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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

Albany County Told to Create New Minority-Majority District

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : March 26, 2015

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Albany County to redraw the lines of its county legislature to create a new district where minority voters are in the majority, finding that current lines dilute the voting strength of blacks in violation of the federal Voting Rights Act.

Defamation Claim Is Doomed by State Secrets Privilege

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 25, 2015

A Greek shipping executive who claims that he and his businesses were defamed by an anti-Iran advocacy group cannot sue, a federal judge ruled after the government intervened to assert that discovery would be harmful to national security.

Ex-Goldman Sachs VP's Suit Moved From Delaware to NJ

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : March 24, 2015

Goldman Sachs has successfully moved to transfer from Delaware to New Jersey a suit over legal bills for a former vice president who was charged with stealing computer code from the company.

Am Law 100 Pair Keep Poaching, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 24, 2015

King & Spalding and Winston & Strawn continue their recent hiring sprees; Latham & Watkins lands one partner and lose two others; a longtime Reed Smith partner departs; Stroock snags a Goldman Sachs alum from Kirkland & Ellis; Wilmer brings back another former federal regulator; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Boies Schiller Set to Open Palo Alto Outpost

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : March 23, 2015

The office will house three lawyers and offer war rooms for visiting litigation teams.

Banking Industry Awaits Details on Cybersecurity Proposals

Ed Silverstein : Law Technology News : March 20, 2015

New York State superintendent of financial services offered concrete proposals on cybersecurity protection.

Prieto, Miner, Boies Named to Lead Plaintiffs in Takata Air Bag Litigation

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 18, 2015

Podhurst Orseck partner Peter Prieto will lead the plaintiffs side of the consolidated Takata air bag litigation in Miami federal court. Boies Schiller's David Boies and Colson Hicks' Curtis Miner also have leadership roles.

Motion to Keep Documents Sealed Denied

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : March 16, 2015

U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap ruled that he would keep most documents under seal for only 10 more days.

Circuit Upholds Sanction Against Boies Schiller

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : March 13, 2015

The Second Circuit has upheld a decision to impose sanctions totaling more than $270,000 against Boies, Schiller & Flexner for taking a case with a client conflict.

20 Plaintiffs Firms Seek Roles in Takata Air Bag Litigation

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 10, 2015

Twenty top law firms from around the country are applying for five lead counsel and two liaison positions in the Takata air bag multidistrict litigation case.

Judge Denies Guardrail Maker's Emergency Motion to Keep Documents Sealed

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : March 10, 2015

U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap ruled that he would keep most documents under seal for only 10 more days.

State Fights Sanctions in 'Wandering Dago' Case

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : March 09, 2015

New York state is fighting a defense request for sanctions over the loss of communications by the state's automatic email purging system months before a former Cuomo aide was subpoenaed, along with his emails, in a case involving the "Wandering Dago" lunch cart.


: The National Law Journal : March 09, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

PwC, Citco Must Face Madoff Feeder Fund Class Action

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : March 04, 2015

Thought major investor class action litigation sparked by the Bernie Madoff affair was over? Think again.

Former Cuomo Aide Criticizes Deletion of 2013 Emails

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : March 04, 2015

A one-time top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo testified that he was "aghast" over the state's apparent deletion of emails he wrote in 2013 seeking the removal of the "Wandering Dago" food truck from the Saratoga thoroughbred track because officials found the name offensive.


Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : March 02, 2015

Justices Won't Put Brakes on 'Largest Class Action Ever'

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 02, 2015

Declining to review a price-fixing case that defense lawyers have dubbed the "largest class action ever certified," the Supreme Court on Monday deprived Gibson Dunn's Ted Boutrous of a chance to slay another giant class suit, as he did in.

Milbank Adds Euro Trio, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 01, 2015

Milbank expands in London and Frankfurt; Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani loses a top sports lawyer, but picks up more than a dozen others in Pittsburgh; Barclays and Deutsche Bank raid big firms for two in-house legal chiefs; Cadwalader brings on a top federal prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Surge in Sports Megadeals a Boon to Proskauer, Others

Brian Baxter : The American Lawyer : February 26, 2015

Sports law may be a niche, but with today's deals worth billions of dollars, it's March Madness out there.

Takata MDL Plaintiffs to Get 5 Lead Counsel, 2 Liaison Counsel

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : February 25, 2015

In a move cheered by the local plaintiffs bar, U.S. Judge Federico Moreno in Miami issues an order for five lead plaintiffs counsel and two liaison counsel in the Takata air bag multi-district litigaiton.

AmEx Restrictions Violated Antitrust Laws, Judge Finds

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : February 20, 2015

Eastern District Judge Nicholas Garaufis said American Express' rules restricting merchants from steering customers to other credit cards with lower merchant fees impaired competition with other card issuers, stunted innovation and led to higher costs for merchants and consumers.

National Air-Bag Litigation Against Takata Begins in Miami

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : February 20, 2015

The nation's top class-action lawyers packed a Miami federal courtroom for the first hearing on the multidistrict litigation against air-bag manufacturer Takata Corp.

David Boies Dabbles in Hollywood Through Film Company

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : February 20, 2015

About three years ago, the chairman and founder of Boies, Schiller & Flexner teamed up with Zack Schiller, son of the firm's other founder, Jonathan Schiller, to create the Boies/Schiller Film Group, which is set to release "Jane Got a Gun," starring Natalie Portman and Ewan McGregor, on Sept. 4.

Litigation Gamble Fails for AmEx With DOJ Antitrust Win

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : February 19, 2015

When antitrust regulators challenged rules that card companies imposed on merchants, Visa and MasterCard settled, while American Express opted to roll the dice in court. But despite the efforts of AmEx's lawyers at Cravath and Boies Schiller, the bet hasn't paid off.

City Asbestos Judge Slashes $190M Award to $30M

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : February 17, 2015

Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Joan Madden, sitting in the New York York City Asbestos Litigation part, refused to disturb a liability verdict against two boiler companies, but deeply slashed a jury's damages verdict in the consolidated action.

INADMISSIBLE: Loretta Lynch Vote Awaiting 'Clarification'

: The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015

U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch will have to wait another two weeks for her Senate Judiciary Committee vote, Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said during a committee meeting on Feb. 12. Plus more in this week's column.

Dickstein Shapiro Continues to See Departures, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Dickstein Shapiro's deputy IP practice leader joins Arent Fox; Brown Rudnick brings on two 'Big Short' litigators; Latham & Watkins hires in London; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200. On the Move is compiled from law firm announcements and reporting. Please send all memos and news releases to

Kennedy, Ginsburg Clerks Join Boies Schiller

Marcia Coyle : Legal Times : February 11, 2015

Boies, Schiller & Flexner has added two recent U.S. Supreme Court clerks to its roster of trial lawyers in Washington. Greg Dubinsky clerked last term for Justice Anthony Kennedy, and Ryan Park was a clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and retired Justice David Souter.

DBR Announces Lifetime Awards, Attorney of the Year Finalists

Review staff : Daily Business Review : February 10, 2015

The Daily Business Review announces its first Professional Excellence Awards winners.

Trinity: No $16.5 Million Attorney Fees for Whistleblower

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : February 09, 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.