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Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 760
  • Gross Revenues: $300,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $395,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $590,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is a White Plains-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker has 760 attorneys and is the 48th largest firm in the United States.  With $300,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 106th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, IL, KY, MA, MD, NJ, NV, NY, PA, TX, VA and WI.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 106 -1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 48 2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 167 -2 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 100 33 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

In-House Counsel Profile: Bowlmor AMF Corp.'s Rick Chung

June D. Bell : The National Law Journal : May 18, 2015

"I know the processes that need to be put in place to create a foundation for adequate growth."

Widow Beats Insurance Carrier's Criminal Exception Claim

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : May 12, 2015

A 25-year-old man who died after passing a truck on his motorcycle in a no-passing zone wasn't committing a crime at the time of the accident, so his wife can collect on his life insurance policy, a federal judge has ruled.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Elser Again Leads Lineup of Top Albany Lobbyists

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : May 01, 2015

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker remained the biggest lobbying firm in Albany in 2014, with a diverse list of clients who were largely uninvolved with the debates over public education policies that dominated the conversation at the Capitol last year.

Lobbying Spending Hits All-Time High on Education

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : April 30, 2015

Money spent to promote or defeat education-related legislation helped push lobbying spending to an all-time record $226 million in 2014, JCOPE reported Wednesday. Lobbying spending was up from the $210 million reported in 2013 and broke the previous annual record of $220 million set in 2011.

High Court: No Immunity For Contractors

John Council : Texas Lawyer : April 30, 2015

Peter Kelly, a Houston attorney and partner in Kelly, Durham & Pittard who represents the plaintiffs in the case, said the ruling is significant—especially since private companies are taking an increasing role in providing government services through contracts.

Recognitions

: New York Law Journal : April 29, 2015

James S. Brown, of counsel at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, recently received the Medal of Achievement Award, the highest honor given by Fordham Law to its alumni, and other recognitions.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : April 27, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

People in the News - April 15, 2015 - Homans to Speak at PBI Seminar

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 15, 2015

Michael D. Homans, a shareholder in the labor and employment practice group at Flaster Greenberg, was selected by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute to participate as a panelist at the "Understanding Damages and Indemnities in Commercial Contracts" seminar.

Wine Lovers Relocate, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 14, 2015

Duane Morris and McKool Smith saw a pair of oenophiles pull up stakes for new endeavors; Kirkland & Ellis adds one litigator and loses two more; Paul Hastings bolsters its banking group in London; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Sonsini Partner Sets Sail for New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2015

J. Christopher Groobey spent 25 years in Big Law before heading for the high seas; Fried Frank makes more litigation hires; Latham & Watkins lures three from Sidley Austin; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

People in the News - April 9, 2015 - Institute for Jewish Ethics Seminar

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 09, 2015

The Institute for Jewish Ethics is scheduled to present the Holocaust Talmudic Law and Ethics Seminar from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. April 16 at the Chevra Center in Philadelphia.

Judge Tosses Antitrust, Copyright Suit Against NFL, AP

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 01, 2015

The suit, brought by freelance professional photographers, claimed an exclusive arrangement between the defendants stripped them of their ability to sell higher-value commercial licenses and forced them to transfer all of their NFL photos to the AP if they wanted to continue offering commercial licenses.

No Consensus on Application of 'Comcast v. Behrend'

Kenneth L. Racowski : The Legal Intelligencer : March 31, 2015

It has been two years this month since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in , 133 S. Ct. 1426 (2013), reversing the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit's class certification of antitrust claims brought by more than 2 million cable subscribers.

Federal Law Does Not Preempt NY Wage Law, Circuit Says

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 30, 2015

New York's 2011 Wage Parity Law, which sets minimum compensation that employers must pay home health care workers to get Medicaid reimbursement in New York City, Westchester, Suffolk and Nassau Counties, was ruled not preempted by federal law.

Copyright Claims Stick Against D.C. Law Firm

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : March 27, 2015

A woman who secretly videotaped sexual harassment by her supervisor at work can pursue copyright infringement claims against a Washington law firm that allegedly made the video public—but only if she drops her anonymity.

People in the News - March 25, 2015 - Pellegrini to Receive PBA Award

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 25, 2015

The Pennsylvania Bar Association's administrative law section is set to present its James S. Bowman Award to Commonwealth Court President Judge Dan R. Pellegrini at a PBA luncheon today at the Harrisburg Radisson Hotel in Camp Hill.

Newsmakers: Week of March 23

: Texas Lawyer : March 23, 2015

Steve Corso, a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Texas and also a former enforcement attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, has joined Haynes and Boone as a partner in Houston.

Partners for Women and Justice Thank Volunteer Attorneys

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 19, 2015

Notice to the bar.

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

E-Discovery

: New York Law Journal : March 16, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by : "How Do You Handle 500 Truckloads of Emails?," "Stay Clear of Form Preservation Letters," "Protective Orders in the Age of Hacking," "Move Your Discovery Onto a Smarter Path" and "When Considering TAR, It's Never Too Late."

Court Upholds Dismissal of Legal Mal Suit Over Home Sale

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : March 11, 2015

A litigant looking to pin a real estate transaction gone awry on her lawyers—a deal that eventually went through for $350,000 less than the original sale price—has come up empty.

People in the News - March 11, 2015 - PADC CLE Program

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 11, 2015

John C. Connell, a partner and shareholder in Archer & Greiner's Haddonfield, New Jersey, office, was elected as the chair of the board of trustees of the New Jersey Supreme Court's Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts Fund of the bar of New Jersey.

VerdictSearch: Plaintiff Settles for $150,000 in Collision With Tractor-Trailer

: Texas Lawyer : March 09, 2015

A driver who was struck by a tractor-trailer agreed to a $150,000 settlement.

Littler Goes to Guatemala, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 08, 2015

Littler Mendelson's Swiss verein enters Guatemala, as the global labor and employment firm loses a six-lawyer team in Atlanta; Covington & Burling opens in Los Angeles; Paul Hastings' hiring spree extends to Brazil; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

People in the News - March 6, 2015 - Bennett Bricklin Opens NYC Office

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 06, 2015

Furia Rubel Communications Inc. President and CEO Gina Furia Rubel was elected secretary and treasurer of the Justinian Foundation, an affiliate of the Justinian Society of Philadelphia.

2015 New Partners: V-Z

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

People in the News - March 2, 2015 - Landon Appointed to Center of Literacy Board

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 02, 2015

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young counsel Jana M. Landon was appointed to the board of trustees for The Center of Literacy, one of the largest nonprofit community-based literacy providers in the nation and the first one in Pennsylvania.

New Partners: Torricella Pastor

: Daily Business Review : March 02, 2015

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : March 02, 2015

Sheppard Mullin, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, Paul Hastings, Baker & McKenzie, and Anderson Kill announce promotions, among other news.