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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 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 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

Ex-NextEra Counsel Joins Palm Beach Gardens Firm

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : September 02, 2015

NextEra's former corporate counsel and lobbyist David Markarian joins Markarian Frank White-Boyd & Hayes as managing partner.

The Best and the Nicest: Making the Grade With the American College of Trial Lawyers

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : August 30, 2015

Want to know what you can do to be invited to join the ultraprestigious American College of Trial Lawyers? The answer, according to the group's president: not much. "'Campaigning' for membership is discouraged and counterproductive." So who gets in, and why?

Quinn Emanuel Co-Founder Joins Davis Wright

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 26, 2015

David Quinto, one of the first partners at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan until leaving the litigation powerhouse last year, is headed to Davis Wright Tremaine with Scott Commerson. The two Quinn Emanuel alums hope for referrals from their former colleagues.

K&L Gates Grows Despite Losses, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2015

K&L Gates offsets a series of partner departures with hires in Dallas and Asia; Ashurst brings back a private equity pro from Skadden; Boies Schiller bags one from Cravath; a McKenna Long founder decamps; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Legal Fiction: Is It Time for a New Direction?

Douglas Mccollam : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

"To Kill a Mockingbird" popularized the iconic lawyer as hero. But after more than 50 years, maybe readers are ready for a more nuanced approach.

Technology Finds Its Place in Commercial Division Cases

Melissa Hoffmann : New York Law Journal : August 17, 2015

Many New York courts, particularly in the Commercial Division, are increasingly turning to tech to increase efficiency in complicated and time-consuming cases.

Napoli Bern Business Divorce Will Create Two Separate Firms

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : August 17, 2015

The pending settlement in the nasty litigation between the founders of Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik will wind down the 40-lawyer firm and spin off two new firms, Napoli Shkolnick and BernRipka.

$125M Settlement Reached For Madoff Investors

Celia Ampel : New York Law Journal : August 14, 2015

A team of Fort Lauderdale attorneys helped negotiate a $125 million settlement with a financial services company accused of breaching its obligation to investors who lost money in Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme.

$125 Million Settlement Reached for Madoff Investors

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : August 13, 2015

A team of Fort Lauderdale attorneys with Boies, Schiller & Flexner help reach the deal with a financial services company accused of breaching its obligation to investors.

Feds Charge 32 With Hacking Press Info for Insider Trading

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : August 12, 2015

In the largest operation of its kind, the federal government smashed a global ring of hackers and stock traders who were trading on inside information contained in corporate press releases.

In Airline Forum Fight, Plaintiffs Argue My Court's Better Than Yours

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : August 10, 2015

Plaintiffs lawyers jockeying for position in 68 yet-to-be-consolidated antitrust suits against the major domestic airlines are mounting campaigns worthy of a local Chamber of Commerce visitor's brochure. Here's what the six courts in contention have going for them.

Coral Gables Lawyers Settle Malpractice Suit With Biotech Firm

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : August 10, 2015

Jupiter-based Dyadic International reaches a seven-figure settlement with Moscowitz & Moscowitz after suing three law firms and its former accounting firm.

Clinton Email Saga Means Work for Big Law

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : August 06, 2015

As the U.S. State Department grapples with dozens of lawsuits seeking emails from Hillary Clinton's private server and other records about her time as secretary of State, Clinton and former aides have separately lawyered up.

Counsel's 'Egregious' Conduct Upsets Credit Card Settlement

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : August 05, 2015

In a stunning decision Tuesday, Eastern District Judge Nicholas Garaufis assailed "the improper and disappointing conduct" of Gary Friedman, plaintiffs counsel in credit card litigation between retailers and American Express, for talking behind the scenes with Keila Ravelo, who represented MasterCard in a separate but similar lawsuit brought by the same retailers.

Frozen Embryo Case a 'Morality Call,' Judge Says

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 04, 2015

San Francisco Judge Anne-Christine Massullo hit both sides with questions during closing arguments Tuesday.

INADMISSIBLE: Bar Associations Side Against 'The Slants'

: The National Law Journal : August 03, 2015

In a case testing the government's authority to reject trademarks it deems disparaging, a pair of Asian-American bar associations have sided against an Asian-American rock band attempting to register its name as The Slants. Plus more in this week's column.

Mergers Shake Up List of Largest D.C. Law Offices

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : August 03, 2015

Covington & Burling, at the top of The National Law Journal's list of Wash­ington's largest firms for the second consecutive year, added about 15 total lawyers last year in a time when elite firms, especially ones that focus on litigation, find the most ability to expand in Washington.

Napoli Bern Hires Mediator to Settle Firm Dispute

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 30, 2015

The feuding equity partners of Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik have engaged Mark Zauderer, a partner at Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer, to mediate their partnership dispute and adjourned a contempt hearing that was scheduled Wednesday.

Oracle Brings in New Trial Team for Googacle Do-Over

Ross Todd : The Recorder : July 30, 2015

Orrick litigators are in the driver's seat after appellate win.

Class Certification Granted in Halliburton Securities Fraud Case

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : July 29, 2015

The plaintiffs in this case have traveled a long and winding road–including two treks to the U.S. Supreme Court—in their quest to be compensated for what they allege are fraudulent actions by Houston-based Halliburton Company.

Morning Wrap: Two Bar Associations Oppose 'Slants' Trademark | Threats Case Over Abortion Clinic Revived

Happy Carlock : Legal Times : July 29, 2015

Two Asian American Bar Associations are siding against an Asian-American rock band that wants to register its name as "The Slants." A federal appeals court revives a civil threats case against a woman who sent a threatening letter to a doctor who planned to open an abortion clinic in Kansas. A mom throws her toddler a personal injury lawyer-themed birthday. And an appeals court upholds one of the Obama administration's major environmental regulations. This is a news roundup from ALM and other publications.

Boies Schiller to Abandon Suburbs for Downtown D.C.

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : July 28, 2015

One of the few Am Law 100 law firms in Washington located far from the central business district is moving. Boies, Schiller & Flexner, whose D.C. lawyers work in a building near the Maryland border, plans to move to New York Avenue and 14th Street downtown in the late summer or fall next year.

Sweeping Protections Proposed Against Anti-LGBT Bias

Mike Sacks : Legal Times : July 23, 2015

Congressional Democrats on Thursday introduced a bill that would extend federal civil rights protection against sexual-orientation and gender-identity discrimination in employment, education, housing, public accommodations and other important areas of American life.

The Au Pair Program is Broken and Here's How They Plan on Fixing it

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : July 21, 2015

Boies Schiller attorneys Sigrid S. McCawley and Lauren Fleischer Louis are part of a legal team claiming sponsor organizations have colluded to keep au pair wages at $4.35 an hour.

Judge Suggests Mediator to Settle Dispute in Napoli Bern

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 21, 2015

A judge on Monday recommended that Mark Zauderer be tapped to mediate the acrimonious dispute between two equity partners of Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik, Paul Napoli and Marc Bern.

Circuit Opens Door to NY Discovery for Netherlands Suit

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : July 20, 2015

A former NYU professor suing for defamation in the Netherlands has been given a chance at discovery in New York in her quest to prove that Citigroup's chief economist had her wrongly arrested for stalking him.

Embryo Case Could Break New Ground

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : July 17, 2015

Dr. Mimi Lee, a 46-year-old breast cancer survivor, gave two days of emotional testimony in a trial that could shape California law on the topic.

In Fight Over Embryos, Wife Says She Thought She Could Change Her Mind

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : July 16, 2015

Dr. Mimi Lee, a breast cancer survivor, says the embryos she created with her husband before their divorce are her last chance to have children.

Nominal Damages Awarded to Lawyer for Ex-Client's Libel Per Se

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : July 16, 2015

A lawyer who successfully sued a disgruntled client for defamation after she posted a five-page denunciation of him on is entitled only to nominal damages, the First Department said Thursday.

Fate of Frozen Embryos at Center of Divorce Trial

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : July 13, 2015

A 46-year-old breast cancer survivor represented by Boies Schiller says it's her last chance at having children. Her ex-husband says they should be destroyed.