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|Year of establishment||1890||Number of partners||51|
|Number of offices||2||Partner to associate ratio||0.70|
|Biggest office||New York City||Percentage of women attorneys||30.10|
|Number of attorneys||152||Percentage of minority attorneys||13.20|
|Number of associates||74||Percentage of LGBT attorneys||1.80|
Former Employee - Reviewed on May 19, 2021
Current Employee - Reviewed on August 04, 2017
Seward & Kissel, founded in 1890, is a leading U.S. law firm with an international reputation for excellence. We have offices in New York City and Washington, D.C. Our practice primarily focuses on corporate and litigation work for clients seeking legal expertise in the financial services, corporate finance and capital markets areas. The Firm is particularly well known for its representation of major commercial banks, investment banking firms, investment advisers and related investment funds (including mutual funds and hedge funds), broker-dealers, institutional investors and transportation companies (particularly in the shipping area).
Seward & Kissel LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.
Seward & Kissel LLP follows the set of hiring criteria outlined below.
We are selective in our hiring standards. We look to hire outstanding students and lawyers. We are interested in well-rounded, mature individuals of demonstrated intellectual capacity and promising legal ability who can quickly assume a share of the Firm's work responsibilities.
Six Seward & Kissel Partners have been Selected as Best Lawyers in America, 2016.
Seward & Kissel is Ranked in Four Categories in The Legal 500 USA, 2015:
Seward & Kissel was named Best Business Transactions Group, USA, by the Acquisition International 2015 M&A Awards.
11 attorneys are recognized by Chambers USA 2015 for excellence in their fields of practice.
Partner Jack Yoskowitz has been selected by the New York State Bar Association as the recipient of the 2015 President's Pro Bono Service Award.
5 Seward & Kissel attorneys are listed in Super Lawyers 2014 New York-Metro Women's Edition.
Seward & Kissel was named
In 2010, Seward & Kissel LLP had a class of 11 summer associates. 9 of those summer associates were considered for offers. 8 offers were made.