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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 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 $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

The Tobacco Litigation That Wouldn't Die

Carlyn Kolker : The American Lawyer : May 25, 2015

The original "Engle" tobacco class action is long gone, but its progeny live on. Now the verdicts and settlements are mounting.

The Global Lawyer: Iran's Bill Comes Due

Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : May 20, 2015

With or without a grand bargain, victims of Iranian terror expect to get paid.

Boies, Quinn Reap More Settlements in Foam Antitrust MDL

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : May 19, 2015

Two months after the Supreme Court refused to undo certification of a "gargantuan" antitrust class action, a half-dozen foam manufacturers have agreed to pay big bucks to bow out of the price-fixing case.

For IRS, Quinn Emanuel Hire Stirs Trouble in Congress and in Court

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : May 18, 2015

Amid its $20 billion triumph for the FHFA, Quinn Emanuel is facing scrutiny over the firm's latest litigation venture for the U.S. government.

Boies Schiller Hires Third Prosecutor of 'Madoff Five'

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : May 15, 2015

Assistant U.S. Attorney Randall Jackson, who helped prosecute five employees of Bernard Madoff for their role in his record-breaking Ponzi scheme, is leaving the Southern District to become a partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner.

Musical Chairs at Squire Patton Boggs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2015

As the one-year anniversary of the firm's creation draws near, several more Squire Patton Boggs partners seek new homes; Baker & Hostetler brings on roughly 30 lawyers from McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of the latter's June 1 merger with Dentons; Boies, Schiller & Flexner bags another federal prosecutor; Greenberg Traurig grows in Poland; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Will Greenberg Traurig Co-President Hilarie Bass Become ABA President?

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 13, 2015

Hilarie Bass, the highest-ranking woman at Greenberg Traurig, is running unopposed to become the 141st president of the American Bar Association.

How David Boies Became the Best Friend and Worst Enemy of Big Business

: Bloomberg : May 13, 2015

For three decades—at least since a June 1986 New York Times Sunday Magazine cover story anointed him "The Wall Street Lawyer Everyone Wants"—Boies has reigned as the country's premier litigator.

Goldman Loses $100M FINRA Ruling as CDO Headaches Rage On

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : May 12, 2015

In yet another dispute alleging that Goldman Sachs marketed a CDO that it was wagering would fail, a FINRA panel sided with the bank's adversaries at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Tobacco Case Lesson: Use Closing Arguments Cautiously

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : May 11, 2015

Tucker Ronzetti, who has written about mistakes in closing arguments for the Florida Bar Journal, said the Ferraro firm averted a disaster by admitting to an error and salvaging a $5 million tobacco verdict.

On the Move

: The Recorder : May 11, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

2015 Rising Stars

: New York Law Journal : May 11, 2015

The New York Law Journal congratulates the 50 young lawyers chosen as 2015 Rising Stars by a panel of 24 esteemed judges.

Testimony Touches On Lawyers' Roles After Art-Deal-Gone-Bad

Ross Todd : The Recorder : May 08, 2015

Jurors learned Friday how disgraced investor Luke Brugnara's path crossed with that of Bay Area defense lawyer David Shapiro, a former federal prosecutor.

Boies Schiller Partner Takes GC Job at Theranos

David Ruiz : The Recorder : May 07, 2015

Heather King had helped represent the medical tech company in a patent dispute last year.

Jury Awards $136,000 to Smoker's Widow

: VerdictSearch : May 06, 2015

Injunction Issued Against AmEx Anti-Steering Rules

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : May 05, 2015

American Express cannot impede merchants from expressing preferences or offering incentives for consumers to use certain cards, a judge decided after already determining the company violated antitrust laws with its anti-steering rules.

K&L Gates Absorbs Austin Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2015

Despite a recent spate of departures, K&L Gates absorbed three-partner Moltz Morton & Glenn in Austin, Texas; Cozen O'Connor brings on a 10-lawyer state attorneys general group from Dickstein Shapiro; White & Case raids Clifford Chance in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Karen Dunn

: The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

Alanna Rutherford

: The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

High Court Rejects Lehman Petition in Barclays Brawl

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : May 04, 2015

Cementing a victory for Barclays plc and its lawyers at Boies, Schiller & Flexner, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for Barclays to keep some $4 billion in a long-running asset dispute stemming from the bank's frenzied 2008 buyout of Lehman Brothers' brokerage business.

Boies and Dershowitz Go Mano a Mano

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : April 29, 2015

Boies strikes back at Dershowitz. And Dershowitz counters.

Arent Fox Adds Real Estate Team, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 28, 2015

Another batch of lawyers departs McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of its merger with Dentons; several Edwards Wildman Palmer legacy partners find new homes; Boies, Schiller & Flexner brings on a Justice Department veteran; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Why Banks, Not Executives, Are Prosecuted

Matthew L. Schwartz : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

The law makes it easier to prove that a company acted willfully.

Comcast Pulls Plug On Deal

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : April 27, 2015

Facing stiff regulatory resistance, Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. on April 24 abandoned their $45 billion merger more than a year after the deal was announced.

Big Suits

Scott Flaherty and Rebekah Mintzer : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

Chen-Oster v. Goldman Sachs; SmartFlash v. Apple; Carpenter v. Ace Foam; In re Forex Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litigation

Why Banks, Not Executives, Are Prosecuted

Matthew L. Schwartz : Corporate Counsel : April 27, 2015

While there are any number of reasons why executives aren't prosecuted more often, one question deserves attention: Can a corporation commit a crime, even though none of its employees did?

Founders of Iced Tea Company Settle Suit

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : April 23, 2015

A Long Island judge gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a settlement between the cofounders of AriZona Iced Tea to help end their seven-year court dispute.

Boies Takes on Dershowitz in Sex Case

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : April 23, 2015

Another twist in the case involving allegations of underage sex and the Harvard professor.

FCC Resistance Dooms Comcast Deal, Lawyers Say

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : April 23, 2015

Facing stiff regulatory resistance, Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable are expected to pull the plug on their $45 billion merger more than a year after the deal was announced. A lawyer involved in the process said the companies could not persuade the Federal Communications Commission that the merger offered sufficient benefits for consumers.