Boies, Schiller & Flexner Law Firm Profile

More Profiles:
Choose A Law Firm

IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

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

Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 263
  • Gross Revenues: $330,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,255,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,975,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 1

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 1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 91 1 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

Trinity: No $16.5 Million Attorney Fees for Whistleblower

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : January 29, 2015

The Dallas-based guardrail maker, which a jury found had sold defective systems to government, said whistleblower's attorneys are trying to get the fees to pay for training lawyers to file more cases.

Gibson Dunn Earns $459K in Fees in Va. Same-Sex Marriage Case

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : January 29, 2015

The commonwealth of Virginia will pay $520,000 to lawyers who successfully challenged the state's ban on same-sex marriage, including $459,000 to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.

Boies Wins Discovery Fight in Bank of China Terror Funding Case

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : January 29, 2015

Over the objections of defense lawyers at Dorsey & Whitney and Squire Patton Boggs, Bank of China was ordered to turn over internal investigation records that could help plaintiffs tie the bank to a 2006 Palestinian terrorist attack.

Boies Schiller Names New D.C. Administrative Partner

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 27, 2015

Amy Mauser, who worked alongside Boies Schiller founder David Boies on the Starr International trial last year, succeeds Mike Brille in the top job. Mauser's promotion caps about two years of expansion at the litigation firm.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 26, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 23, 2015

Ten firms announce promotions, while four more have added attorneys.

Iconic Miami Tower's Broken Elevators Anger Tenants and Law Firms

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 22, 2015

Tenants at the iconic 47-floor landmark are irate about broken city-owned elevators serving the office building's garage. Twenty-minute waits have become commonplace.

Litigation Boutique Kobre & Kim Launches S.F. Outpost With IP Focus

Ross Todd : The Recorder : January 20, 2015

The new office will led by partner Michael Ng, the former head of Kerr & Wagstaffe's IP practice.

Financial Litigation Hiring Heats Up, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2015

Paul Hastings, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Debevoise & Plimpton and Boies, Schiller & Flexner make high-profile litigation hires; an Akin project finance head goes in-house; Kelley Drye & Warren adds a Bingham McCutchen refugee but loses its private equity chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fees Mount in Marriage Cases

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : January 12, 2015

States that unsuccessfully ­defended same-sex marriage bans in federal courts are on the hook to pay more than $800,000 in legal fees to the challengers, and requests for millions of dollars more are pending.

State: Old Medicaid System for Kids 'No Longer Exists'

News Service of Florida : Daily Business Review : January 08, 2015

Arguing Medicaid has undergone a transformation, state officials pushed back Wednesday against a federal judge's finding that Florida has not properly provided health care to low-income children.

Deaf Partner at Boies Schiller Overcomes Obstacles

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : January 05, 2015

Melissa Felder Zappala is deaf. But with years of hard work and the support of Boies, Schiller & Flexner, she has developed a strong litigation practice from the firm's office in Washington, D.C.

January Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2015

UFC Taps Boies Schiller for Antitrust Fight

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : December 31, 2014

Partner William Isaacson will lead the UFC's defense against a potential antitrust class action by current and former professional mixed martial arts fighters.

State, County to Split $20M From Salt Mine Settlement

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : December 30, 2014

A settlement will end a long-standing legal dispute over the potential contamination caused by a collapse of North America's largest salt mine in 1994, parties to the agreement said.

The Year's Most Interesting Litigation

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : December 30, 2014

Changing technology sparked a range of memorable lawsuits—but so did some timeless (and thorny) legal issues.

There's More to Tobacco Cases Than Engle

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : December 30, 2014

Richard Daynard of the Northeastern University School of Law says the tide is turning against tobacco companies, who used to prevail on technical matters after smoking plaintiffs had won over juries.

Sony Hires Wilmer as Class Actions Pile Up

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 30, 2014

A team from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr has been hired by Sony Pictures to represent the company as it confronts a series of class actions in the wake of a cyberattack. The firm is no stranger to handling such cases, having represented JP Morgan in its own massive security breach.

Litigators of the Week: A Look (Way) Back

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : December 29, 2014

In five years of Litigator of the Week features, a handful of partners and their law firms managed to stand out from their competitors.

In Partner Promotions, Boies Schiller Sees Its Future

Brian Baxter and Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : December 22, 2014

Boies, Schiller & Flexner might be known for big associate bonuses and high-profile courtroom victories, but as its founding partners grow older, the firm is grooming a new generation. Boies Schiller recently promoted nine lawyers to partner, among them counsel Joshua Schiller, the son of the firm's cofounder and current managing partner Jonathan Schiller, and counsel Hampton Dellinger, son of noted O'Melveny & Myers appellate litigator Walter Dellinger III.

Siding With Apple, Federal Circuit DQs Jones Day From Battery Case

Scott Graham : The Recorder : December 22, 2014

Jones Day had refused Apple's demand that it end its representation of a company at odds with an Apple supplier.

BAR-ometer: Coming Soon to a Courtroom Near You …

: The Recorder : December 19, 2014

Internal Dispute at Napoli Bern Spawns More Litigation

: New York Law Journal : December 19, 2014

Internal disputes at Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik continue to roil the 80-attorney personal injury firm.

Consumer-Fraud Suit Over Vegan Mayonnaise Shelved

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : December 19, 2014

Weeks after consumer-products company Unilever made national headlines by suing an upstart company that makes vegan mayonnaise for alleged false labeling, the suit is history.

Panel Allows Challenge to Prenup's Fee Waiver

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : December 19, 2014

The Appellate Division, First Department, has allowed a non-monied spouse to challenge a standard provision in prenuptial agreements where each party waives claims against the other for attorneys' fees.

UFC Looks for Big Hitters to Batter Antitrust Suit

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 18, 2014

Slapped with a $100 million antitrust suit this week by a group of ex-fighters backed by a formidable team of plaintiffs lawyers, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and its Las Vegas-based parent company Zuffa LLC have commenced a beauty contest involving several top firms flexing their legal muscle in an effort to secure the lucrative defense work.

UFC Looks for Big Hitters to Batter Antitrust Suit

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 18, 2014

Slapped with a $100 million antitrust suit this week by a group of ex-fighters backed by a formidable team of plaintiffs lawyers, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and its Las Vegas-based parent company Zuffa LLC have commenced a beauty contest involving several top firms flexing their legal muscle in an effort to secure the lucrative defense work.

Unilever Drops False Ad Lawsuit Against Just Mayo

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : December 18, 2014

Unilever, the maker of Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise, abruptly dismissed its own false advertising suit against eggless mayonnaise upstart Just Mayo.

Litigators of the Week: William Isaacson and Karen Dunn of Boies, Schiller & Flexner

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : December 18, 2014

Plaintiffs lawyers kept a billion-dollar antitrust class action against Apple smoldering for a whole decade, until Isaacson and Dunn stepped in to douse the flames.

Boies Schiller Takes On Forbes Over Mexican Corruption List

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : December 17, 2014

Days after David Boies threatened major media organizations over hacked Sony emails, his firm has picked another fight with a respected news outlet, accusing Forbes of publishing "a hit piece of the worst sort" about an aide to former Mexican President Felipe Calderón.