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Arnold & Porter LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 699
  • Gross Revenues: $694,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $995,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,385,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

Arnold & Porter is a Washington-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Arnold & Porter has 699 attorneys and is the 55th largest firm in the United States.  With $694,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 45th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Arnold & Porter ranked as the 51st highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, NY, TX and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 45 -2 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 45 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 53 -5 Lawyer head count
The A-List 25 -4 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 2 4 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 24 0 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 109 -3 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 14 5 Summer programs

In the News

Lawyer's Right-to-Die Fight Draws Appellate Heavy Hitters

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 27, 2015

Arnold & Porter's Jerome Falk and Horvitz & Levy's Jon Eisenberg have joined the legal team for Christy Donorovich-O'Donnell, whose case sputtered in the lower court.

Lifetime Achiever: Esther Lardent, Pro Bono Institute

Susan Hansen : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

A tireless advocate for expanding the industry's pro bono commitment.

Lifetime Achiever: Marna Tucker, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell

Susan Hansen : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

She brought a civil tone to the messy business of divorce law.

Legal Fiction: Is It Time for a New Direction?

Douglas Mccollam : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

"To Kill a Mockingbird" popularized the iconic lawyer as hero. But after more than 50 years, maybe readers are ready for a more nuanced approach.

The American Lawyer's 2015 Lifetime Achievement Awards

: The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

Our 12th annual awards honor lawyers whose remarkable careers have shaped the legal profession.

Big Suits

: The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

Franklin California v. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; Smartflash v. Apple; Jang v. Boston Scientific; Amphastar v. Sanofi

Lifetime Achiever: Robert Pitofsky, Arnold & Porter

Susan Hansen : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

He whipped the Federal Trade Commission into fighting shape.

2015 Lifetime Achievers, Law Firm Leaders Announced

Am Law Daily Staff : The Am Law Daily : August 19, 2015

The American Lawyer honors eight longtime lawyers with distinctive careers and a commitment to public service. Three others are recognized for extraordinary talents managing their firm.

Sidley Austin on the Hunt in LA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 11, 2015

Manatt loses another partner to Sidley in Los Angeles; Debevoise makes do with a pair of IP departures; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Asia Still Sees Fewer Big Arbitrations

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : August 10, 2015

The latest Arbitration Scorecard finds only seven—out of 128—billion-dollar disputes that are being heard in Asia. But Asian arbitral institutes in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and beyond see no shortage of smaller cases.

Monitor Offers Clarifications to Rules for Stop and Frisk

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : August 10, 2015

A monitor guiding reform of the New York City Police Department's stop-and-frisk practices has offered revisions to the police patrol guide so officers have a better understanding of the Fourth Amendment law at issue.

Merry-Go-Round at Milbank, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 04, 2015

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy brings on a Jones Day M&A duo in New York, as the firm watched two others head for the door; Morrison & Foerster adds a pair from Crowell & Moring; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morning Wrap: The Legal Times 150 | Companies Sour on Delaware | Lateral Boom of Older Lawyers

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : August 03, 2015

A round up of news from ALM affiliated publications and around the web: Inside Washington's largest law firms, the harsh realities of probation and an increase in lateral hires of older lawyers.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 03, 2015

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Mergers Shake Up List of Largest D.C. Law Offices

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : August 03, 2015

Covington & Burling, at the top of The National Law Journal's list of Wash­ington's largest firms for the second consecutive year, added about 15 total lawyers last year in a time when elite firms, especially ones that focus on litigation, find the most ability to expand in Washington.

Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : August 01, 2015

Boies Schiller to Abandon Suburbs for Downtown D.C.

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : July 28, 2015

One of the few Am Law 100 law firms in Washington located far from the central business district is moving. Boies, Schiller & Flexner, whose D.C. lawyers work in a building near the Maryland border, plans to move to New York Avenue and 14th Street downtown in the late summer or fall next year.

Dealmakers of the Week: Wm. Randolph Smith of Crowell & Moring and Richard Rosen of Arnold & Porter

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 27, 2015

Following the completion Friday of AT&T's $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, The Am Law Daily caught up with AT&T's go-to antitrust lawyers.

The A-List: The Runners-Up

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

The next tier of firms in our A-List rankings, and what they need to do to step up.

Deal Watch: Am Law 100 Firms Circle Pair of $48 Billion Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 23, 2015

Anthem's $48 billion takeover bid for Cigna and AT&T's successful $48 billion acquisition of DirecTV provided work for dozens of lawyers at Am Law 100 firms.

Meet Monique Pressley, Bill Cosby's Lawyer

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : July 22, 2015

Defending a once-beloved superstar in the court of public opinion has meant sometimes evading questions. Plus, AT&T's outside counsel at Crowell & Moring, Arnold & Porter and Sidley Austin get a second chance.

Pro Bono Report 2015: Treading Water

: The American Lawyer : July 20, 2015

Firms continue to talk the pro bono talk, but hours devoted to pro bono legal work dipped slightly last year among Am Law 200 firms.

In-House Counsel Profile: CNL Financial Group Inc.'s Holly Greer

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : July 20, 2015

"In the sixth grade I was the prosecutor in a 'mock trial' and from that point on I was determined to be a attorney."

Homegrown Firms Get Serious About Succession

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : July 17, 2015

Some Bay Area firms are bracing for a wave of retirements. While for Durie Tangri's Daralyn Durie, it's never too soon to start planning.

TV Streamer FilmOn Wins Round Against Broadcasters

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : July 17, 2015

Aereo and FilmOn relied on similar technology to stream TV shows without getting licenses from the major networks. After Aereo lost at the Supreme Court and went bankrupt, FilmOn tweaked its litigation strategy.

Hausfeld Rides Big Fees Into New York, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 14, 2015

High-powered plaintiffs shop Hausfeld hires two antitrust litigators from Greenberg Traurig to open in the Big Apple; Greenberg Traurig opens its first office in Germany; Pillsbury picks up two; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

D.C. Moves: Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : July 13, 2015

A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.

Kasowitz Firm Wins Trial Over Stent Patent

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : July 10, 2015

After 10 years of litigation, a federal jury found that Boston Scientific's Express stent infringed a patent held by Dr. G. David Jang, and that the company breached a 2002 agreement with Jang. The doctor is seeking more than $100 million.

Monitor Suggests Reasons for Decline in NYPD Stop/Frisk

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : July 10, 2015

A sharp drop in the number of stop-and-frisk encounters by the New York City Police Department might be due to officers' uncertainty over the law, a court-appointed monitor told a federal judge Thursday.

SEC Ramps Up Regulation of Pre-IPO Securities Market

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : July 10, 2015

The murky marketplace for private startup stock has the attention of agency lawyers.