Duane Morris has evolved into a legal powerhouse since its doors opened more than a century ago. While its roots are in Philadelphia, the firm has a global reach with offices across the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Despite the firm’s rapid expansion into new markets, Duane Morris hasn’t wavered from upholding its core values and maintaining a collaborative culture—these successes even made it into the Harvard Business School curriculum following a case study of the firm.
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About the Firm
With more than 900 lawyers around the world, Duane Morris has 22 offices across the U.S., as well as offices throughout Asia and one in London.
Small, Medium, Big
In 1904 in Philadelphia, four lawyers joined together to form the partnership that is today known as Duane Morris. In the mid-80s, the firm got the urge to expand, opening an office in Delaware—and it hasn’t looked back since, with eight more offices opening in the ’90s and 15 new offices launching since 2000. International growth began with the opening of its London office in 2000, and the firm planted its flag in Asia in 2007.
From Construction to Cannabis
Duane Morris’ practice areas include litigation, corporate law, intellectual property, business reorganiz...