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- Designation: Cleveland
- Head Count: 878
- Gross Revenues: $579,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $660,000
- Profits Per Partner: $810,000
- Year Over Year Change: 2
Baker & Hostetler is a Los Angeles-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Baker & Hostetler has 878 attorneys and is the 35th largest firm in the United States. With $579,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 58th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Baker & Hostetler ranked as the 71st highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, FL, IL, NY, OH and TX.
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Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : July 30, 2015
Caterpillar Inc. has failed to persuade a federal judge in Camden that multidistrict litigation over allegedly defective diesel engines it made for buses is preempted by the Clean Air Act.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : July 30, 2015
A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : July 08, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission is turning its attention to deceptive data plan practices, starting with a record $100 million forfeiture fine against AT&T Mobility.
Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : July 08, 2015
Galveston County Judge Mark Henry "intentionally interfered with the independence of the Galveston County judiciary and the ability of the Galveston County judiciary to perform its judicial functions."
Carl W. Hittinger and M. Mitchell Oates : The Legal Intelligencer : July 06, 2015
In , 576 U.S. ____ (2015), the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether to overturn , 379 U.S. 29 (1964), its 1964 decision holding that it was per se unlawful for a patent owner to charge royalties for use of a patented invention after the licensed patent has expired. In a 6-3 decision by Justice Elena Kagan, the court in concluded that it was required by stare decisis to affirm the rule.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 05, 2015
Latham & Watkins corporate partner Graeme Sloan in London joined Morrison & Foerster as co-chair of its M&A group; Covington & Burling brings back a high-profile former U.S. attorney general; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : July 02, 2015
The 2014 Dallas Law Firm Diversity Report Card includes data from 16 of Dallas's biggest law firms. The firms said they had 11 LGBT lawyers among 1,203 associates and nonequity lawyers, and six of 681 partners were LGBT.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 30, 2015
The Third Circuit's ruling June 26 in In re Lamictal Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation brought a wider array of reverse-payment settlements between pharmaceutical companies under antitrust scrutiny, bolstering the FTC's efforts against such accords and ensuring more complicated reviews of the so-called pay-for-delay deals, antitrust attorneys have said.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : June 30, 2015
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft partner Kathy Chin and her husband, Judge Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, have been presenting re-enactments of cases important to Asian-American legal history for nearly a decade. Now, they will broaden the scope of their work to commemorate cases involving other minority groups.
Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : June 26, 2015
In a separation-of-powers dispute of epic proportions, a visiting judge plans to grant a temporary injunction in the case of a district judge who sued Galveston County Judge Mark Henry in a fight over the firing of a court administrator.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 22, 2015
A San Antonio dentist and his dental company filed an amended petition in a Dallas County lawsuit, adding Baker & Hostetler and two current and two former lawyers as defendants.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : June 14, 2015
After going live last week, a pot bar began luring lawyers nationwide into its ranks. The National Cannabis Bar Association counts a current Akerman partner and former Reed Smith partner as members of its founding board of directors as the organization seeks to bring a relatively niche practice area into the mainstream.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 11, 2015
The end of a decade of abuse and imprisonment for Amanda Berry and her fellow victims sparked joy, disgust, relief and endless questions. Among them: How could they ever put their lives back together after such an ordeal?
Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : June 10, 2015
Major mergers last year landed two newly created firms on the NLJ 350, and smaller combinations resulted in jumps up the list for five other firms.The search for opportunities—new clients, practices and geographic markets—in the face of a static market for legal services drove most of the marriages, according to firm leaders and consultants. Overall, law firm head counts on the NLJ 350 were flat in 2014, increasing by a mere 0.6 percent.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 09, 2015
Skeptics accuse global megafirm Dentons of growing for growth's sake, especially after its January combination with a 4,000-lawyer Chinese firm, Dacheng. That move made Dentons the largest firm in the world with 6,500 lawyers.
Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015
Numbers sank at a few shops that shed underperformers or lost lawyers to the competition.
Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : June 08, 2015
The bankruptcy judge overseeing the Madoff case last week handed a victory to Irving Picard, the trustee seeking to claw back payments the Ponzi scheme made to "net winners"—investors who were paid more from the Madoff fund than they had put in to it.
Ross Todd : The Recorder : June 05, 2015
Law frms used to see it as cheaper to settle unfinished business claims than to fight them, but that's no longer the case.
By Judy A. Selby and Jonathan A. Forman : Legaltech News : June 05, 2015
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By Chris DiMarco : Legaltech News : June 04, 2015
PwC survey shows that cybersecurity trends across the pond are consistent with challenges faced by U.S. organizations, and are increasingly common and expensive.
Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : June 04, 2015
A panel of national data-security attorneys agreed at a cybersecurity conference Tuesday that data breach litigation is expanding in almost every way, and big changes are coming soon.
By Erin E. Harrison : Legaltech News : June 02, 2015
As businesses face growing regulatory compliance pressures, many are taking shortcuts with their security efforts and hurting themselves in the process, based on the results of a new survey.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 02, 2015
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is further developing its real estate practice with the addition of two partners, Scott Hitch and Patrick Webb, from Burr & Forman.
Judy A. Selby and Bryn Bowen : Corporate Counsel : June 01, 2015
Data robbers want your stuff. Here's how to fend them off.
Carl W. Hittinger and M. Mitchell Oates : The Legal Intelligencer : June 01, 2015
Section 5 of the FTC Act gives the Federal Trade Commission the authority to take action against "unfair methods of competition." The act was enacted over 100 years ago, and its legislative history indicates that it was left to the FTC to provide specific content to this broad and general language. However, there is still little clarity today regarding what conduct qualifies and does not qualify as an "unfair method of competition" that might subject an actor to enforcement proceedings, litigation, and/or monetary penalties.
Sonja D. Kerr and Julie Foster : The Legal Intelligencer : May 29, 2015
Nancy Stewart wants to work in an office. She successfully worked as an office assistant for six months before being laid off in downsizing, and was not able to get help finding another job. Since then, Stewart has worked in a segregated warehouse packaging car parts and labeling food for subminimum wages, earning between $10 and $40 per week. Stewart is one of approximately 13,000 Pennsylvanians with disabilities who labor in more than 100 segregated sheltered workshops, performing menial repetitive tasks, for an average of $2.40 an hour.
Manny D. Pokotilow : The Legal Intelligencer : May 27, 2015
On May 17, the 36th annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Support Center for Child Advocates was held at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Approximately 1,200 people participated in the 5K Run/Walk, the 1 Mile Dash, the Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Kids' Dash and the Caesar Rivise Team Competition.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 24, 2015
A seven-partner team will open a new Frankfurt office for Reed Smith, which saw a top sports lawyer head for greener fields; Foley Hoag brings on Massachusetts' former attorney general; Cravath hires from Crowell & Moring; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : May 18, 2015
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Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2015
As the one-year anniversary of the firm's creation draws near, several more Squire Patton Boggs partners seek new homes; Baker & Hostetler brings on roughly 30 lawyers from McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of the latter's June 1 merger with Dentons; Boies, Schiller & Flexner bags another federal prosecutor; Greenberg Traurig grows in Poland; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.