Overview

Introduction

Founded as a small-town, one-lawyer practice in the Garden State more than 175 years ago, McCarter & English is one of New Jersey’s oldest law firms, and one of its largest. The firm has grown—both organically and strategically—to around 400 lawyers in 10 offices on the East Coast, including offices in Delaware; Massachusetts; New York; Pennsylvania; Connecticut; and Washington, DC. McCarter has been focused on serving innovative clients since it was founded in 1865 by Thomas Nesbitt McCarter.

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Total No. Attorneys (2020)

250 - 500

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Featured Rankings

Best Law Firms in the Mid-Atlantic

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Base Salary

1st year: $150,000


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No. of U.S. Offices

10


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No. of International Offices

0


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Major Office Locations

Boston, MA

About the Firm

Founded as a small-town, one-lawyer practice in the Garden State more than 175 years ago, McCarter & English is one of New Jersey’s oldest law firms, and one of its largest. The firm has grown—both organically and strategically—to around 400 lawyers in 10 offices on the East Coast, including offices in Delaware; Massachusetts; New York; Pennsylvania; Connecticut; and Washington, DC.

Powerhouse

McCarter has been focused on serving innovative clients since it was founded in 1865 by Thomas Nesbitt McCarter. Clients have included inventors like Thomas Edison and gunslinger Annie Oakley to biotech and cryptocurrency fund clients today.

The firm’s work hasn’t gone unrecognized. McCarter has been names as a Regional Powerhouse by Law360, and a Na...

Diversity at McCarter & English, LLP

"McCarter is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Recruiting, retaining, mentoring, and promoting diverse attorneys is no only the right course of action, it serves to strengthen and enrich the Firm as well as the services we provide to our clients, the diversity of our attorneys, administrators and staff enable us to better understand, value and respect the multicultural differences that comprise today's business world. Through various initiatives, such as the ones described below, we are determined to..."

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