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Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 282
  • Gross Revenues: $345,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,225,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $3,025,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Boies, Schiller & Flexner is an Armonk-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Boies, Schiller & Flexner has 263 attorneys and is the 167th largest firm in the United States.  With $330,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 91st on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, MA, NH, NJ, NV and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 91 0 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 91 0 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 167 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 139 -139 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 51 23 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Karen Dunn

: The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

Alanna Rutherford

: The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

Boies and Dershowitz Go Mano a Mano

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : April 29, 2015

Boies strikes back at Dershowitz. And Dershowitz counters.

Arent Fox Adds Real Estate Team, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 28, 2015

Another batch of lawyers departs McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of its merger with Dentons; several Edwards Wildman Palmer legacy partners find new homes; Boies, Schiller & Flexner brings on a Justice Department veteran; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Why Banks, Not Executives, Are Prosecuted

Matthew L. Schwartz : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

The law makes it easier to prove that a company acted willfully.

Comcast Pulls Plug On Deal

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : April 27, 2015

Facing stiff regulatory resistance, Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. on April 24 abandoned their $45 billion merger more than a year after the deal was announced.

The Global Lawyer: Iran's Bill Comes Due

Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

With or without a grand bargain, victims of Iranian terror expect to get paid.

Big Suits

Scott Flaherty and Rebekah Mintzer : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

Chen-Oster v. Goldman Sachs; SmartFlash v. Apple; Carpenter v. Ace Foam; In re Forex Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litigation

Why Banks, Not Executives, Are Prosecuted

Matthew L. Schwartz : Corporate Counsel : April 27, 2015

While there are any number of reasons why executives aren't prosecuted more often, one question deserves attention: Can a corporation commit a crime, even though none of its employees did?

The Tobacco Litigation That Wouldn't Die

Carlyn Kolker : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

The original "Engle" tobacco class action is long gone, but its progeny live on. Now the verdicts and settlements are mounting.

Founders of Iced Tea Company Settle Suit

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : April 23, 2015

A Long Island judge gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a settlement between the cofounders of AriZona Iced Tea to help end their seven-year court dispute.

Boies Takes on Dershowitz in Sex Case

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : April 23, 2015

Another twist in the case involving allegations of underage sex and the Harvard professor.

FCC Resistance Dooms Comcast Deal, Lawyers Say

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : April 23, 2015

Facing stiff regulatory resistance, Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable are expected to pull the plug on their $45 billion merger more than a year after the deal was announced. A lawyer involved in the process said the companies could not persuade the Federal Communications Commission that the merger offered sufficient benefits for consumers.

Half-Dozen K&L Gates Partners Decamp, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 21, 2015

K&L Gates sees six partners leave for four firms; some of Fried Frank's Asia lawyers find new homes; Jackson Lewis opens two new offices; Mayer Brown adds a practice leader; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Boies Schiller Bolsters Corporate Group With O'Melveny Hire

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2015

Boies, Schiller & Flexner is rebuilding its small corporate group by hiring O'Melveny & Myers corporate and project finance partner Dev Sen, who joined his now former firm nearly three years ago, prior to the historic collapse of Dewey & LeBoeuf.

Sony's Hacked Emails a Treasure Trove for Attorney-Client Relations

Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 19, 2015

Internal emails hacked from Sony Pictures Entertainment late last year have been released in a searchable database form by WikiLeaks. The document dump reveals frank discussions between the company's in-house lawyers and outside counsel on everything from legal fees and conflict waivers to pitches for business.

State's Case Against Greenberg Clears Another Barrier to Trial

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : April 17, 2015

New York state's civil fraud case may go forward against AIG former chairman and CEO Maurice "Hank" Greenberg and the insurance giant's former chief financial officer, the First Department said Thursday in the latest ruling in the labyrinthine legal battle.

Ted Olson Says He May Skip Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : April 17, 2015

Theodore Olson, who argued a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage two years ago, might not be in the audience when the court revisits the issue April 28. "I was having a dinner party last night, and several [people], including one D.C. Circuit judge said, 'Don't go, you'll just be frustrated,' " Olson recounted Friday.

Class Action Over Alleged Energy Fraud Survives

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : April 16, 2015

A 2002 prediction from the Third Circuit that Pennsylvania courts would bar contract actions from being brought under statutory fraud claims because of the economic loss doctrine is no longer valid, a federal district judge has ruled.

Introducing The National Law Journal's Outstanding Women Lawyers

: The National Law Journal : April 15, 2015

The National Law Journal presents 75 of the most accomplished female attorneys working in the legal profession today.

'Long Arm' of NY Courts Can Reach Brazil, Panel Rules

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : April 15, 2015

The allegation that a Brazilian citizen and resident and his two Brazil-focused investment funds negotiated and signed a shareholder agreement with the plaintiff in New York was sufficient to support New York jurisdiction, a split First Department panel ruled Tuesday.

Elisa D'Amico Named Attorney of the Year

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 14, 2015

K&L Gates partner Elisa D'Amico is named Attorney of the Year by the Daily Business Review, recognizing her work against revenge porn.

Napoli Bern Receiver Requests Interim Fees

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : April 13, 2015

Ira Warshawsky, who was appointed after partners Paul Napoli and Marc Bern filed breach of contract claims against one another and blamed each other for financial improprieties, has requested an interim payment of $289,814, citing his work "putting out brushfires before they become infernos."

In Menendez Case, Friendship Defense Could Prove Effective

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : April 09, 2015

As the government's case against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez moves toward a trial, both sides in the case will be honing arguments about the true meaning of friendship.

Boies Schiller Backs First Openly Gay Boy Scout Leader

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 08, 2015

Boies, Schiller & Flexner is putting its legal muscle behind 18-year-old Pascal Tessier, the first openly gay Boy Scout leader. The New York chapter of the group hired Tessier, flouting the Boy Scouts of America's policy against openly gay adult members.

White-Collar Crime

: New York Law Journal : April 06, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by : "A New Focus On Victims' Rights in FCPA Restitution Cases," "Trade Secret Theft and the Rise of the Private Right of Action," "The Evolving Use of SEC Waivers to Extract Settlement Conditions'" and "Silver and Menendez: How Strong Are the Government's Cases?"

Justices Seek S.G.'s View of Iran Central Bank Appeal

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : April 06, 2015

As Iran's nuclear negotiations continue to dominate headlines, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday showed interest in another enduring dispute between Iran and this country.

Menendez Pleads Not Guilty to Political Corruption Charges

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : April 02, 2015

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-New Jersey, appeared in federal court in Newark April 2 to plead not guilty to political corruption charges filed against him a day earlier.

Wilmer Hires US Attorney Ronald Machen in Competition for DOJ Brass

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : April 02, 2015

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, not to be left out among the scramble to hire exiting U.S. Justice Department brass, has re-hired Ronald Machen Jr., formerly the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, the firm announced Thursday.

Supporting Civil Legal Services

: New York Law Journal : April 01, 2015

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley raised more than $85,000 for programs and services at its 2015 Equal Access to Justice Dinner Thursday.