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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

Winner of Modern Courts' John McCloy Award Named

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : February 08, 2016

Harlan Levy, a partner in Boies, Schiller & Flexner and former chief deputy attorney general, has received the Fund for Modern Courts' 2016 John J. McCloy Memorial Award, which recognizes lawyers who have made outstanding contributions to improving the administration of justice in New York state.

Lateral All-Stars: The Splashiest Hires of 2015

James Schroeder : The American Lawyer : February 01, 2016

Twenty-five of last year's most notable and intriguing lateral moves.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 22, 2016

Six firms, including Boies Schiller and Morrison Cohen, announce newly elected partners.

WeWork Taps Boies Schiller in Employment Suit

David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 21, 2016

A former worker for the venture-funded office space company claims she was underpaid and fired for complaining about it.

Wilkinson's New Firm Aims to Train Younger Trial Lawyers

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2016

All six partners at Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz—the trial boutique formed this week by star Paul Weiss litigator Beth Wilkinson—are under age 54. The goal, she said, is to give younger lawyers the kind of trial experience that can be hard to come by at a larger firm.

VW Judge Names 22 Lawyers to Class Action 'Dream Team'

Ross Todd : The Recorder : January 21, 2016

Judge Charles Breyer selected Elizabeth Cabraser of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein as lead counsel.

Arent Fox Partners Leave to Launch Boutique

David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 19, 2016

New litigation firm will be led by partners Robert O'Brien, who had built up Arent's L.A. office, and Stephen Larson.

Firms Line Up to Lead VW Suits

Ross Todd and Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 18, 2016

More than 140 law firms have applied for leadership positions in litigation targeting Volkswagen A.G. over the company's "clean diesel" emissions scandal.

With Big Money in Play, VW Case Draws a Crowd

Ross Todd : The Recorder : January 15, 2016

About 150 law firms are vying for roles in the litigation, leading one class action critic to call for a bidding process.

D.C. Judge Says Recusal in Tobacco Case Would Encourage 'Judge-Shopping'

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : January 14, 2016

A federal district judge in Washington won't recuse from a regulatory fight between tobacco companies and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The judge ruled on Wednesday that work his former law firm did for an anti-tobacco group was "too attenuated" from the case to disqualify him.

Life of Fantasy Sports Sites in NY Is Extended Until May

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 12, 2016

A Manhattan appeals court has paused until May a judge's decision to stop daily fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel from doing business in the state while the sites press their appellate challenge.

Heavy Hitters Vie for Lead Roles in VW Suits

Ross Todd : The Recorder : January 11, 2016

Among those jockeying for position are top lawyers with Lieff Cabraser, Boies Schiller, Quinn Emanuel and Hagens Berman.

Opponents Ask Court to Block New Warriors Arena

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : January 08, 2016

A 27-page complaint filed Thursday argues that San Francisco failed to conduct an adequate environmental review.

Settlement Proposed in Madoff Feeder Fund Case

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 08, 2016

PricewaterhouseCoopers affiliates have agreed to pay $55 million to resolve claims brought by investors who suffered losses in the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC Ponzi scheme.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Agrees to $55 Million Madoff Feeder Fund Settlement

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : January 07, 2016

Boies, Schiller & Flexner attorneys help negotiate a proposed $55 million settlement with two PricewaterhouseCoopers divisions for victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme.

Litigators of the Week: Stuart Singer and David Barrett of Boies Schiller

Susan Beck : The Litigation Daily : January 07, 2016

In the latest settlement tied to so-called feeder funds that funneled money to Bernie Madoff, PricewaterhouseCoopers agreed to pay $55 million to investors.

Takata, Automakers Push Dismissal of Economic Loss Claims for Air Bags

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : January 07, 2016

U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno in Miami has sticky legal questions to consider as he prepares his next rulings in the massive Takata air bag case.

Barclays Dodges Fraud Claims Over Dewey & LeBoeuf Loans

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : January 04, 2016

Another former Dewey partner has stumbled in a lawsuit against Barclays related to capital contribution loans provided to partners at the now-defunct firm.

Trial Lawyers Brace for Blockbuster Cases in 2016

Recorder Staff : The Recorder : December 31, 2015

Billions of dollars—not to mention bragging rights—are at stake in cases set for trial against Facebook, Google, Uber and others.

Key Rulings in Agency Lawsuits Expected in 2016

C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : December 31, 2015

From net neutrality rules to the Sally Yates memo, federal agencies came out with major policy announcements and found themselves in high-stakes litigation in 2015. But by the year's end, there was too little time left to see how those policies would be put into practice, or how lawsuits with potentially vast ramifications would be resolved. Here are some of the top things to look out for in 2016 with four federal agencies: the Federal Trade Commission, Justice Department, Federal Communications Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Arms Race: Law Firms and the Litigation Funding Boom

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : December 30, 2015

Deep-pocketed litigation funders are throwing investor dollars into lawsuits, raising questions about ethics and the specter of regulation.

Miami Federal Court Becomes Hotbed for MDL Cases

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : December 24, 2015

The Southern District of Florida will see five multidistrict litigation cases proceed in 2016, including the giant Takata air bag case and about $1 billion in overdraft fee claims against Wells Fargo.

Litigation Department of the Year, Finalist: Boies Schiller

Emily Barker : The American Lawyer : December 23, 2015

Boies, Schiller & Flexner took on the big, risky cases—and won them.

What to Do With Your Bonus

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : December 22, 2015

Associates, take the lead in legal aid giving.

Litigator of the Year: William Isaacson of Boies Schiller

Emily Barker : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Daily Fantasy Sports Companies Lawyer Up

Scott Flaherty : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

As they fight New York's attorney general, DraftKings and FanDuel are relying on an all-star lineup.

Meet the Winners: Litigation Department of the Year

: The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

A repeat winner claims the top prize in The American Lawyer's Litigation Department of the Year contest, while three practice area winners, 11 finalists and six individual litigators are honored for outstanding successes in the hardest-fought cases.

Slideshow: Litigation Department of the Year

: The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Meet the 15 firms and six individual litigators honored in The American Lawyer's biennial Litigation Department of the Year issue.

Suit Filed to Stop Warriors Arena Project

Scott Graham : The Recorder : December 17, 2015

The suit, brought by David Boies and a trio of environmental lawyers, was no surprise, but the grounds for blocking the development are a new twist.

Magic Circle Firms, Litigation Leaders Spread Bonus Cheer

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 16, 2015

Associate bonus announcements continue to roll in, with Freshfields and Clifford Chance announcing that their U.S. associates won't trail American peers. As in past years, Boies, Schiller & Flexner and Susman Godfrey marched to their own rhythms.