Baker & Hostetler Law Firm Profile

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Baker & Hostetler LLP

  • Designation: Cleveland
  • Head Count: 798
  • Gross Revenues: $540,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $675,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $935,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 1

Baker & Hostetler is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Baker & Hostetler has 798 attorneys and is the 43rd largest firm in the United States.  With $540,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 60th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2012 Global 100 survey, Baker & Hostetler ranked as the 73rd highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, FL, IL, NY, OH and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 60 1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 60 1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 43 -5 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 147 -12 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 93 -5 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 17 20 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 102 -30 Summer programs

In the News

Judy Selby Doesn't Assume Anything

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : January 21, 2014

STEM Cells: To be a successful lawyer, get all the facts and build business for your firm.

Retailers Get Guidance on Payment Providers and Data Security

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 20, 2014

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council has issued a supplemental guidance this month.

The Churn: Bingham Tax Duo Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2014

Two more Bingham McCutchen partners depart in Washington, D.C., Jones Day loses two in the Midwest, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett hires in New York and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Antitrust Lawyer Hittinger Joins Baker & Hostetler

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 14, 2014

Baker & Hostetler has for the first time expanded its Philadelphia office beyond an intellectual property focus with the addition of DLA Piper antitrust practice co-chairman Carl Hittinger.

Judge Trims Madoff Trustee's Suit Against Merkin Funds

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 13, 2014

Irving Picard of Baker & Hostetler, the liquidation trustee for Bernie Madoff's fraud-soaked investment firm, suffered a second setback this week in his bankruptcy court fight with J. Ezra Merkin and the Madoff feeder funds he managed.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 11, 2014

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

Picard Loses Bid to Upset Feeder Fund Settlements

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 11, 2014

Investors in "feeder funds" whose money was funneled into Bernard Madoff's fraudulent securities firm may receive nearly $500 million to recoup part of their lost investments, the Second Circuit ruled Friday.

Madoff Trustee Loses Bid to Block Fairfield, Merkin Deals

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 09, 2014

Irving Picard, the trustee tasked with unwinding Bernie Madoff's investment firm, has hit another wall in his efforts to block two big-dollar settlements with companies that once funneled cash into Madoff's Ponzi fraud.

Cyberliability Insurance Adapts to Changes in Cybercrime

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 06, 2014

As cybercrime is transforming at rapid pace, so too is cyberliability insurance.

IP Firm Novak Druce Opens Phila. Office, Supporting Wilm. Presence

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Delaware Law Weekly : January 06, 2014

Intellectual property boutique Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg has expanded into Philadelphia, opening the Houston-based firm's ninth office.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 04, 2014

Summer Heats Up With Media Deals

MP McQueen and Pia Sarkar : The Am Law Daily : January 04, 2014

Am Law 100 firms were involved in a number of big media transactions in recent weeks, including the Tribune Media Company's spinoff of its publishing company; E.W. Scripps and Journal Communications' merger and spinoff of digital, broadcast and print operations; and A.H. Belo's sale of The Providence Journal.

Novak Druce Opens Philadelphia Office

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : The Legal Intelligencer : January 01, 2014

Intellectual property boutique Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg has expanded into Philadelphia, opening the Houston-based firm's ninth office.

One Businessman's Pro Se Crusade Against an Air Rights Sale

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 01, 2014

For James Brady—investor, businessman and crusader against the corporate forces he believes have trampled over his rights—every fight must come at a cost. Not least of all, the one that has consumed him for the last seven years.

The Churn: Skadden's Roberts Bound for NBPA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 29, 2014

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom litigation partner Michele Roberts in Washington, D.C., has been elected executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, an organization that recently paid big money to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, which this week hired Citigroup deputy general counsel Elizabeth Sacksteder as a partner in New York. Those moves and more in our latest look at lateral hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 28, 2014

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

Legal Tech Professionals On The Move

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : January 23, 2014

Appointments and new hires at e-discovery and technology organizations, law firms and companies this week.

The Churn: A Dechert Partner Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2014

A high-powered litigator leaves Dechert, more departures from Bingham McCutchen and a rare outside hire by Wachtell Lipton in our latest look at lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fidelity National Seeks Reversal Of Class Certification

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : January 16, 2014

Fidelity National Title asked the Fourth District Court of Appeal to reverse the certification of a class action.

Mid-Summer Mixer

: New York Law Journal : January 14, 2014

The Federal Bar Council's First Decade Committee hosted its mid-summer happy hour at the 79th Street Boat Basin Café on Thursday.

Loss of Key Witness Dooms Pfizer Investor Class Action

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 09, 2014

In a victory for Beth Wilkinson of Paul Weiss and her cocounsel at Simpson Thacher and DLA Piper, a federal judge in Manhattan refused to give plaintiffs a new chance to explain how Pfizer caused their losses.

Judge Denies Madoff Trustee Recovery of Foreign Transfers

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 08, 2014

Dealing a win to foreign banks and investment service providers, Southern District Judge Jed Rakoff held that the recovery provision of the Bankruptcy Code is subject to the same limits on the extraterritorial reach of U.S. laws that apply to securities transactions under 'Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd.'

Madoff Trustee Barred from Seeking Foreign Bank Funds

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 07, 2014

While most people were enjoying the tail end of a long holiday weekend, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff was busy Sunday delivering a key victory to foreign banks targeted by Irving Picard, the liquidation trustee for Bernie Madoff's defunct investment firm.

When Insurance Coverage Zips Away

Judy Selby and C. Zachary Rosenberg : Law Technology News : January 01, 2014

Court finds no insurance coverage for collecting ZIP code information in alleged violation of state privacy laws.

Madoff Trustee Hits Dead End in Suits Against Banks

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 30, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has finally put an end to Irving Picard's quest to recover billions of dollars from HSBC, UniCredit and other banks he accused of facilitating Bernard Madoff's fraud.

High Court Limits Presidential Power, Triggers Turmoil at NLRB

Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : January 26, 2014

A major separation-of-powers decision by the U.S. Supreme Court may prevent President Barack Obama from making recess appointments for the rest of his tenure, and will trigger uncertainty for months or years to come at the National Labor Relations Board.

LegalTech West Coast Preview: Day 2 Panels

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : January 24, 2014

The second day of LegalTech West Coast will include a dozen panels on topics such as information governance, cybersecurity and deflating the cost of e-discovery.

How to Protect Client Data From Government Spies and Other Miscreants

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : January 24, 2014

Cybercriminals and the government may have access to your firm's confidential client data.

The Churn: Defections Mount at Edwards Wildman, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2014

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired Shawn Atkinson, the former cochair of the venture capital and cross-border M&A practice at Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, where the latter firm is trying to stave off a partner exodus. Plus: Bingham McCutchen bulks up in Asia, a partner trio decamps for top in-house roles and other lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

More Profiles:
Choose A Law Firm

IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Baker & Hostetler LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Baker & Hostetler LLP

  • Designation: N/A
  • Head Count: N/A
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Baker & Hostetler is a Houston-based law firm.  

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 NR N/A Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Judy Selby Doesn't Assume Anything

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : January 21, 2014

STEM Cells: To be a successful lawyer, get all the facts and build business for your firm.

Retailers Get Guidance on Payment Providers and Data Security

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 20, 2014

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council has issued a supplemental guidance this month.

The Churn: Bingham Tax Duo Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2014

Two more Bingham McCutchen partners depart in Washington, D.C., Jones Day loses two in the Midwest, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett hires in New York and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Antitrust Lawyer Hittinger Joins Baker & Hostetler

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 14, 2014

Baker & Hostetler has for the first time expanded its Philadelphia office beyond an intellectual property focus with the addition of DLA Piper antitrust practice co-chairman Carl Hittinger.

Judge Trims Madoff Trustee's Suit Against Merkin Funds

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 13, 2014

Irving Picard of Baker & Hostetler, the liquidation trustee for Bernie Madoff's fraud-soaked investment firm, suffered a second setback this week in his bankruptcy court fight with J. Ezra Merkin and the Madoff feeder funds he managed.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 11, 2014

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

Picard Loses Bid to Upset Feeder Fund Settlements

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 11, 2014

Investors in "feeder funds" whose money was funneled into Bernard Madoff's fraudulent securities firm may receive nearly $500 million to recoup part of their lost investments, the Second Circuit ruled Friday.

Madoff Trustee Loses Bid to Block Fairfield, Merkin Deals

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 09, 2014

Irving Picard, the trustee tasked with unwinding Bernie Madoff's investment firm, has hit another wall in his efforts to block two big-dollar settlements with companies that once funneled cash into Madoff's Ponzi fraud.

Cyberliability Insurance Adapts to Changes in Cybercrime

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 06, 2014

As cybercrime is transforming at rapid pace, so too is cyberliability insurance.

IP Firm Novak Druce Opens Phila. Office, Supporting Wilm. Presence

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Delaware Law Weekly : January 06, 2014

Intellectual property boutique Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg has expanded into Philadelphia, opening the Houston-based firm's ninth office.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 04, 2014

Summer Heats Up With Media Deals

MP McQueen and Pia Sarkar : The Am Law Daily : January 04, 2014

Am Law 100 firms were involved in a number of big media transactions in recent weeks, including the Tribune Media Company's spinoff of its publishing company; E.W. Scripps and Journal Communications' merger and spinoff of digital, broadcast and print operations; and A.H. Belo's sale of The Providence Journal.

Novak Druce Opens Philadelphia Office

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : The Legal Intelligencer : January 01, 2014

Intellectual property boutique Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg has expanded into Philadelphia, opening the Houston-based firm's ninth office.

One Businessman's Pro Se Crusade Against an Air Rights Sale

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : January 01, 2014

For James Brady—investor, businessman and crusader against the corporate forces he believes have trampled over his rights—every fight must come at a cost. Not least of all, the one that has consumed him for the last seven years.

The Churn: Skadden's Roberts Bound for NBPA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 29, 2014

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom litigation partner Michele Roberts in Washington, D.C., has been elected executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, an organization that recently paid big money to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, which this week hired Citigroup deputy general counsel Elizabeth Sacksteder as a partner in New York. Those moves and more in our latest look at lateral hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 28, 2014

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

Legal Tech Professionals On The Move

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : January 23, 2014

Appointments and new hires at e-discovery and technology organizations, law firms and companies this week.

The Churn: A Dechert Partner Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2014

A high-powered litigator leaves Dechert, more departures from Bingham McCutchen and a rare outside hire by Wachtell Lipton in our latest look at lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fidelity National Seeks Reversal Of Class Certification

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : January 16, 2014

Fidelity National Title asked the Fourth District Court of Appeal to reverse the certification of a class action.

Mid-Summer Mixer

: New York Law Journal : January 14, 2014

The Federal Bar Council's First Decade Committee hosted its mid-summer happy hour at the 79th Street Boat Basin Café on Thursday.

Loss of Key Witness Dooms Pfizer Investor Class Action

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 09, 2014

In a victory for Beth Wilkinson of Paul Weiss and her cocounsel at Simpson Thacher and DLA Piper, a federal judge in Manhattan refused to give plaintiffs a new chance to explain how Pfizer caused their losses.

Judge Denies Madoff Trustee Recovery of Foreign Transfers

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 08, 2014

Dealing a win to foreign banks and investment service providers, Southern District Judge Jed Rakoff held that the recovery provision of the Bankruptcy Code is subject to the same limits on the extraterritorial reach of U.S. laws that apply to securities transactions under 'Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd.'

Madoff Trustee Barred from Seeking Foreign Bank Funds

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 07, 2014

While most people were enjoying the tail end of a long holiday weekend, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff was busy Sunday delivering a key victory to foreign banks targeted by Irving Picard, the liquidation trustee for Bernie Madoff's defunct investment firm.

When Insurance Coverage Zips Away

Judy Selby and C. Zachary Rosenberg : Law Technology News : January 01, 2014

Court finds no insurance coverage for collecting ZIP code information in alleged violation of state privacy laws.

Madoff Trustee Hits Dead End in Suits Against Banks

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 30, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has finally put an end to Irving Picard's quest to recover billions of dollars from HSBC, UniCredit and other banks he accused of facilitating Bernard Madoff's fraud.

High Court Limits Presidential Power, Triggers Turmoil at NLRB

Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : January 26, 2014

A major separation-of-powers decision by the U.S. Supreme Court may prevent President Barack Obama from making recess appointments for the rest of his tenure, and will trigger uncertainty for months or years to come at the National Labor Relations Board.

LegalTech West Coast Preview: Day 2 Panels

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : January 24, 2014

The second day of LegalTech West Coast will include a dozen panels on topics such as information governance, cybersecurity and deflating the cost of e-discovery.

How to Protect Client Data From Government Spies and Other Miscreants

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : January 24, 2014

Cybercriminals and the government may have access to your firm's confidential client data.

The Churn: Defections Mount at Edwards Wildman, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2014

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired Shawn Atkinson, the former cochair of the venture capital and cross-border M&A practice at Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, where the latter firm is trying to stave off a partner exodus. Plus: Bingham McCutchen bulks up in Asia, a partner trio decamps for top in-house roles and other lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.