Home

Dickstein’s Head of Energy Practice Moves over to Crowell & Morning
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

On Monday, Larry Eisenstat, Dickstein Shapiro’s head of energy practice, joined the Washington office of Crowell & Morning. Eisenstat, who was a member of Dickstein’s executive committee and used to handle crucial business decisions left with two partners and three junior members. He was known as one of the major forces behind Dickstein’s energy practice, though Dickstein has a sound energy practice that also includes that firm’s chairman.

Dickstein Shapiro seems to have taken the loss in its stride and the chairman of the firm, Mike Nannes seemed unperturbed while addressing the firm’s financial performance in a statement. Without mentioning the departures, he said about Dickstein, “We continue to position our firm for the future. With our fiscally sound, debt-free platform, we are confident in our market-leading practices, and clear about our path to continued prosperity.”

  
What
Where


Since 2009, Dickstein has seen its headcount of lawyers fall from 360 to 308 and profits per partner fall from $1,050,000 to $950,000.

Eisenstat indicated in an interview that his departure was not linked with an announcement of change of leadership in the law firm, but aligned with Crowell’s geographic reach and clients in the energy sector. In May, Nannes had announced that he would step down and Jim Kelly, the leader of the corporate and finance group of Dickstein would take over as chairman of the law firm from January 2014.

Though Dickstein’s energy practice is quite big, the 300-lawyer firm is more famous for its insurance recovery, intellectual property and regulatory practices. In contrast, Crowell has a headcount of nearly 500 lawyers and engages in a wide range of practices across its 11 offices.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

RELEVANT JOBS

Paralegal

USA-MS-Jackson

We are seeking an experienced personal injury Paralegal to become a part of our team! You will ...

Apply now

Employment Advocate

USA-CA-Pasadena

Legal Authority is at the forefront of the job placement industry. We are looking for an experi...

Apply now

Paralegal / Legal Assistant

USA-IN-Batesville

Salary $12 - $15 an hour Job Type Full-time Qualifications Criminal bac...

Apply now

Litigation Legal Secretary

USA-TX-Amarillo

Full Job Description Downtown law firm has an opening for a litigation legal secretary with a min...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Attorney

USA-NY-Flushing

Flushing office of our client seeks attorney. The candidate will draft, review, negotiate, revise, a...

Apply Now

Insurance Defense Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-GA-Atlanta

Atlanta office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks insurance defense litigation assoc...

Apply Now

Attorney

USA-FL-Tampa

Tampa office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks attorney with 2-5 years of insurance...

Apply Now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top