Drinker Biddle & Reath

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Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
HeadquartersPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
No. of offices12
No. of attorneys600
Major practice areasGeneral practice
Key peopleAndrew C. Kassner
Date foundedMarch 5, 1849; 171 years ago (1849-03-05)
FounderJohn Christian Bullitt
Company typeLimited liability partnership
DissolvedFebruary 1, 2020;
merged with Faegre Baker Daniels

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP was a national law firm founded in Philadelphia in 1849 by John Christian Bullitt. As of 2019, the firm had more than 600 lawyers located in 11 offices in the United States: Philadelphia; Chicago; Washington, D.C.; New York City; Dallas; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Wilmington; Florham Park; Princeton; and Albany. Drinker Biddle also operated an office in London. The firm maintained a broad range of practices, including corporate and securities; intellectual property; real estate; investment management; environment and energy; litigation and investigations; insurance; trusts and estates; employment and benefits; and government regulation, lobbying and advocacy.[1]

In February 2020, the Firm merged with Midwest-originated firm Faegre Baker Daniels to become Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath.[2]


  1. ^ "About Us| Drinker Biddle". www.drinkerbiddle.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25.
  2. ^ "Faegre Drinker Launches, Forming Top 50 Firm Designed for Clients". businesswire.com. 2020-02-03. Retrieved 2020-06-05.

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