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Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 300
  • Gross Revenues: $380,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,265,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $3,085,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 8

Boies, Schiller & Flexner is an Armonk-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Boies, Schiller & Flexner has 282 attorneys and is the 155th largest firm in the United States.  With $380,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 83rd on The American Lawyer's 2016 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 83 8 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 83 8 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

Fund for Modern Courts Awards

: New York Law Journal : May 25, 2016

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman presented the Fund for Modern Courts' 2016 John J. McCloy Memorial Award to Harlan Levy, a partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner and former chief deputy attorney general.

Fenwick & West Heads to NYC, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 25, 2016

Silicon Valley stalwart Fenwick & West is poised to set up shop in the Big Apple; Boies Schiller brings on two more litigators; Ropes & Gray grabs another private equity pro in London; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Boutique Finds 'More Heft' by Joining Boies Schiller

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : May 24, 2016

Boies Schiller & Flexner is absorbing a five-attorney New York litigation boutique headed by Sean O'Shea, a former federal prosecutor.

Susman Godfrey

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 23, 2016

New York trial lawyer Bill Carmody of Susman Godfrey equates his colleagues to the Navy Seals, working among the larger military operation that is Big Law litigation.

Boies Schiller Bolts On New York Litigation Boutique

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016

White-collar pro Sean O'Shea is joining Boies Schiller along with the rest of his small firm, O'Shea Partners.

Big Suits

Scott Flaherty, Ben Hancock and Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Epic Systems v. Tata Consultancy Services; O'Connor v. Uber; SunEdison Chapter 11; In re VW 'Clean Diesel' Product Liability Litigation; Prosterman v. Airline Tariff Publishing.

Plaintiffs Giant Darren Robbins on Scorched Earth, Worthy Opponents and What's Next in Complex Litigation

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 23, 2016

Darren Robbins is one of the most successful advocates ever for injured shareholders. He spoke with The Litigation Daily about how he and his partners have built Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd, what they look for in laterals and the next big thing in complex litigation.

Oracle, HP Set for Trial in $3 Billion Contract Feud

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : May 19, 2016

Still fighting Google, Oracle is about to begin another high-stakes jury trial. Here's what you need to know.

Want to be a South Florida Rising Star? Follow This Roadmap

Mary Welch, Special to the Review : Daily Business Review : May 19, 2016

Want to build a young South Florida super lawyer? A basic blueprint would be to be a litigator from the University of Miami School of Law who is involved in international business or real estate.

Lawsuit Seeks Damages for Actions of Ex-Putnam DA

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : May 18, 2016

A White Plains attorney is seeking unspecified damages for what he maintains was former Putnam County District Attorney Adam Levy's attempt to impugn his reputation and wreck his legal career.

Blurred Lines at Oracle

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : May 17, 2016

No, their lawyers aren't dancing to that tune. But they know the business from top to bottom, and think nothing of inviting engineers to speak their mind at hearings.

Alioto's Airline Injunction Bid Fails to Take Off

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : May 13, 2016

U.S. District Judge Maxine Chesney refused to block airlines from implementing policy that hikes prices for multiple-city tickets.

David Boies Has a Thing for The Good Wife

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : May 09, 2016

What was Boies doing on the hit TV show?

Huge Sums at Stake in Oracle-Google Rematch

Ross Todd : The Recorder : May 08, 2016

If Oracle's lawyers overcome Google's fair use defense, they plan to ask for nearly $9 billion in copyright damages.

Six Things to Watch in Oracle-Google Trial

Ross Todd : The Recorder : May 07, 2016

From the star witness lists to the tough judge, here's what you should know about the tech titans' showdown.

Decade-Old Case Against Greenberg Not Dead, State Insists

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : May 05, 2016

New York's solicitor general insisted this week that the state's civil fraud case against Maurice "Hank" Greenberg and another former American International Group executive remains viable, despite settlements reached in federal court with AIG and its shareholders in 2013.

Paul Weiss Hires High-Profile Product Liability Litigator

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : May 03, 2016

David Bernick, a former general counsel of tobacco giant Philip Morris International Inc., has left Dechert for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, which restocked its litigation group after a notable departure in January.

Milbank to Move Uptown Into Hudson Yards Site

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : May 02, 2016

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, a firm that has spent the last 150 years in downtown Manhattan, will relocate its headquarters to the Hudson Yards development in 2018.

Boies Schiller Partner's New Courtroom Foe: His Mom

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2016

A family feud involving top New York litigator Nicholas Gravante Jr. got worse when his 81-year-old mother allegedly called his firm and his friends to call him a lying cheat.

From Bowie to Boies: Milbank Looks to Hudson Yards as New Home

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 29, 2016

It's the end of an era. Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy is poised to leave New York City's financial district for midtown Manhattan, a departure that moves the Wall Street firm from the historic home of a banking icon to a new development on the West Side.

ValueActs' Purchase of $2.5B of Halliburton and Baker Hughes Stock Triggers Antitrust Suit

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : April 25, 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice recently filed a lawsuit against ValueAct Capital and its affiliates for allegedly violating U.S. antitrust laws in their recent purchase of approximately $2.5 billion of stock owned by Houston-based Halliburton and Baker Hughes.

Delta Taps Boies Team in Antitrust Suit

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : April 25, 2016

The airline is accused of conspiring with other carriers to raise the prices for multicity trips.

Davis Polk Hires Ex-Cravath Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 25, 2016

Ronald Cami heads to Davis Polk & Wardwell in Silicon Valley; Davis Wright Tremaine adds a former top federal prosecutor; another Bracewell partner departs; a new IP boutique forms inside the Beltway; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

For Boies Schiller, Florida Medicaid Win Was 10 Years in the Making

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 17, 2016

A decade after they began fighting to reform the way Florida delivers Medicaid services to kids, partners Stuart Singer and Carl Goldfarb can finally claim a hard-won victory.

What's Everyone Hiding in the Dershowitz Case?

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : April 14, 2016

Behind all the post-settlement posturing, neither side in the Alan Dershowitz sex case really wants their secrets out.

Did Dershowitz Pay Big Bucks to Settle Sex Case?

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : April 11, 2016

Dershowitz's opponents say they're willing to waive confidentiality. Is he?

Who Will Represent the Firm Behind the 'Panama Papers'?

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 08, 2016

Mossack Fonseca says it hasn't yet hired outside counsel. What kind of lawyers will it need?

The Select 75: A Portrait of Merrick Garland's Law Clerks

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 07, 2016

The résumés of Chief Judge Merrick Garland's clerks, taken together, form a somewhat homogeneous drawing. They are the standouts from only the most elite of law school classes, then the majority sail into U.S. Supreme Court clerkships and ride the fast track to law industry, government and intellectual success. The NLJ crunched numbers on all former and current Garland clerks, looking at where the 75 lawyers attended law school and where they've worked since. Garland's universe of former clerks illuminates both his connections and influence.