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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 $345,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 91st on The American Lawyer's 2015 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

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.

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.

Florida Reaches Settlement Agreement in Kids' Medicaid Case

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press : Daily Business Review : April 07, 2016

Florida health officials have reached a settlement ending a decadeslong class-action lawsuit that alleged the state is violating federal mandates by failing to deliver critical health services to 2 million children on Medicaid.

2016 Rising Stars

: New York Law Journal : April 06, 2016

The New York Law Journal congratulates the 42 young lawyers chosen as 2016 Rising Stars by a panel of 24 esteemed judges.

Rising Stars to Receive Awards May 19

Staff Report : Daily Business Review : April 04, 2016

Garry Shandling, Boies Schiller's Bill Isaacson and a Rare Friendship

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 04, 2016

Their 18-year friendship was as unlikely as it was strong. Then again, the trust between lawyers and clients can foster deep friendships, Isaacson said.

Antitrust Suit Against Uber Survives Motion to Dismiss

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 04, 2016

Travis Kalanick, the CEO and co-founder of Uber Technologies Inc., has lost a motion to dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of using the company's pricing algorithm to violate antitrust laws.

Au Pairs in the Crosshairs: Boies Schiller Suit May Upend the Program

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 03, 2016

So long as you don't mind, say, a 22-year-old from Sweden living in your house, having an au pair seems like a great bargain--45 hours a week of child care for $4.35 an hour. But a class action in Denver federal court threatens to upend the program.

London Calling for Two Big Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016

Boies Schiller and Cooley bulk up their nascent outposts in London; Gordon Rees and Shipman & Goodwin grow in New York; Hogan Lovells hires four in Australia and an ex-New York prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

GM Seeks 2nd Bellwether Win as Plaintiffs Accuse It of Deceit

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 30, 2016

A lawyer for General Motors told a Southern District jury Tuesday that there were no injuries, no real auto damage and no liability for the carmaker in the case of Dionne Spain, who claimed a defective ignition switch caused her vehicle to shut off and crash on a New Orleans bridge in 2014.

Justices Question Spitzer's Remarks About Former AIG CEO

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : March 30, 2016

An appellate panel on Tuesday questioned whether former Gov. Eliot Spitzer inaccurately characterized one-time American International Group chairman and CEO Maurice "Hank" Greenberg as a criminal in public statements.

Jury Finds Crash Not Caused By Defective GM Switch

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 30, 2016

A Southern District jury Wednesday declined to link what it found to be a defective ignition switch in a General Motors car to an accident on an icy New Orleans bridge.

When it Comes to Conflicts, Ninth Circuit Says Class Actions Are Different

Ross Todd : The Recorder : March 28, 2016

No bright-line DQ rule applies to lawyers who represent divergent interests within the same class, wrote Judge Jon Tigar, sitting by designation on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Judge Orders Hollywood Officials to Sit for Depositions

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : March 25, 2016

A judge orders Hollywood city commissioners to sit for depositions in litigation over a derailed downtown development.

Miami Attorneys Join Cuba Trip During Obama Visit

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : March 23, 2016

A handful of Miami lawyers are in Cuba for President Barack Obama's visit, while others decided to stay home.

Fantasy Websites Won't Take Bets in NY as They Seek New Law

Jake Pearson : The Associated Press : March 22, 2016

The nation's two largest daily fantasy sports websites have agreed to stop taking paid bets in New York, potentially through most of the professional baseball season, as lawmakers consider legalizing the popular online contests, the state attorney general announced Monday.

Oracle Accuses HPE of Plot to Pilfer Support Customers

Ross Todd : The Recorder : March 22, 2016

In a suit filed Tuesday, Oracle's attorneys at Latham & Watkins contend that Hewlett Packard Enterprise worked with a technical support company that illegally downloaded copyrighted software updates.

Juror Dismissed for Sleeping at GM Bellwether Trial

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : March 18, 2016

Southern District Judge Jesse Furman told Juror No. 2 in the second General Motors ignition switch litigation, who was brought into the courtroom alone, that he had observed she was "having some trouble staying awake" during the trial and decided that she should be excused.

SeaWorld's Decision on Whale Shows Followed Legal Feeding Frenzy

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2016

Thanks to regulatory challenges and lawsuits tied to SeaWorld Entertainment's famous orca shows, the company has had to rely heavily on professionals that can't be paid in sardines: lawyers.

GM Attorneys Challenge Plaintiff Injuries in Saturn Defect Case

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 17, 2016

The credibility of the lead plaintiff in the second General Motors ignition switch litigation was on the line Wednesday as she tried to make the case that a defective switch, and not black ice, caused her Saturn Sky to lose control on a stormy night New Orleans in 2014.

After Garland Nomination, Left and Right Make Their Case

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : March 16, 2016

Reactions on the left and the right to the nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland on Wednesday boiled down to: "U.S. Senate, do your job and consider the nomination,” and “U.S. Senate, don't do your job."

Ice Caused Crash, GM Argues at Start of Second Bellwether

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 15, 2016

The attorney for plaintiffs in the General Motors ignition switch litigation told a Southern District jury Monday that the company failed to take real responsibility for a "debacle" that left people injured and dead. But "the car is not the villain in this case," an attorney for GM told the jury during his opening, saying unseasonably cold weather led to sheets of black ice.