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Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 300
  • Gross Revenues: $380,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,265,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $3,085,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 8

Boies, Schiller & Flexner is an Armonk-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Boies, Schiller & Flexner has 300 attorneys and is the 142nd largest firm in the United States.  With $380,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 83rd on The American Lawyer's 2016 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 83 8 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 83 8 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 155 12 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 132 7 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

Tough Calls for Referee in New York Firm Breakup

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 12, 2016

The demise of Napoli Bern has been a messy affair.

NYLJ Announces Its Lawyers Who Lead by Example

: New York Law Journal : July 07, 2016

The New York Law Journal announces the 2016 honorees for Lawyers Who Lead by Example in three categories: Lifetime Achievement, Public Service and Pro Bono. The attorneys will be featured in a special section and honored at a dinner on Sept. 20.

HP Wins $3 Billion in Suit Against Oracle

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : July 01, 2016

A Santa Clara jury bought the company's argument that Oracle had damaged its Itanium server business.

Senior Banking Officers Face New Anti-Money Laundering Obligations in NY

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : June 30, 2016

The New York State Department of Financial Services on Thursday published new regulations that impose greater requirements on banks licensed in the state to monitor for and flag potentially illegal transactions. The rules also bring stricter obligations on board members and senior officers to certify compliance.

Lawyers Put Final Spinon HP-Oracle Spat

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : June 29, 2016

The $3 billion dispute, now in a jury's hands, stems from Oracle's withdrawal of software support for the Itanium chip.

Arbitration Pledge for Diversity Met With Skepticism in South Florida and Latin America

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : June 29, 2016

A pledge that aims to increase the number of women in international arbitration has gained the support of hundreds of people and organizations worldwide, but the response from attorneys in South Florida and Latin America has been less enthusiastic.

June Laterals: Firms Snap Up Ex-Government and White Collar Litigators

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 29, 2016

Many of June's most notable lateral hires involved litigators exiting the Justice Department and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. Other significant moves featured lawyers who specialize in being adverse to the government. Thanks, Uncle Sam.

Where in the World Is Your Fenwick & West Lawyer?

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : June 28, 2016

Fenwick & West announced the launch of its fifth office in New York this month to a bit of fanfare. But thanks to a firm policy, there are actually Fenwick lawyers working in offices all over the country, from Vermont to Idaho.

Boies Schiller Convinces Florida to Expand Medicaid Services for Kids

Scott Flaherty : The American Lawyer : June 27, 2016

After a 10-year litigation battle, the firm won a settlement designed to help more Florida children on Medicaid get preventative care.

Deal Watch: London Falls, But M&A Must Carry On

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2016

While Friday's Brexit vote has likely cast a potential shadow over cross-border M&A activity, a number of timely billion-dollar tie-ups were announced amid the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union.

Exclusive: Best Firms for Pro Bono

Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : June 27, 2016

Hughes Hubbard is tops for U.S. pro bono; Dechert leads the international scene.

Boies Comes to Theranos' Defense, Again

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : June 23, 2016

Lawyers at Boies Schiller are representing the embattled blood testing company in consumer litigation.

Boies: California Supreme Court Should Seize Historic Opportunity With Vergara

David Boies : The Recorder : June 20, 2016

In an op-ed, David Boies says the suit is not anti-teacher. "If it were, I would not support it."

Oracle Lawyer Slings Mud at Expert Witness

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : June 20, 2016

In the third week of trial against Hewlett Packard, Boies Schiller's William Isaacson did his best to smear a former White House economist who priced HP's damages at $3 billion.

Judge Stands by Order for Uber to Release Antitrust Documents

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : June 09, 2016

A federal judge will not rescind his order that Uber turn over documents for his review of a claim that Uber CEO Travis Kalanick hired a private investigator to dig up dirt on a plaintiff and his lawyer in an antitrust case.

NYLJ Rising Stars 2016: Joshua Schiller

: New York Law Journal : June 07, 2016

An experienced trial lawyer and civil rights advocate, Joshua Schiller has been a partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner since December 2014. He arrived at the firm, which was co-founded by his father, as an associate in 2008.

Judge Allows Colombians to Pursue Torture Claims Against Chiquita

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : June 03, 2016

A federal judge in West Palm Beach allows Colombian families to pursue torture claims against Chiquita Brands International Inc., which is blamed for funding a violant right-wing paramilitary group.

Greenberg Loses Another Round in State High Court

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : June 03, 2016

The state may legally pursue the disgorgement of bonuses it claims were fraudulently received by former American International Group CEO Maurice "Hank" Greenberg just before financial difficulties at the insurance and financial services giant came to light in the 2000s.

Lateral Litigators: May's Most Impressive Moves

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 01, 2016

Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., were hot markets for lateral litigators in May, with firms including Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan; Morrison & Foerster; and Bracewell coming out on top. Here are The Lit Daily's picks for the most notable litigator moves in May.

Kenyon & Kenyon Practice Leader Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 01, 2016

Fox Rothschild snags three from Kenyon & Kenyon; Hogan Lovells goes on a hiring spree; Latham lands an arbitration head; Sheppard Mullin raids Steptoe; Wilmer welcomes a top federal prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

High Court Veterans Make Arguments for Birthright Citizenship

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : May 31, 2016

During his GOP presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump triggered a debate over birthright citizenship. Now, some of the top high court advocates urge the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on what birthright citizenship means, particularly for persons born in U.S. territories.

HP, Oracle Exploit Emails in Trial Openings

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : May 31, 2016

Lawyers with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and Boies, Schiller & Flexner faced off Tuesday in a $3 billion contract dispute.

Fund for Modern Courts Awards

: New York Law Journal : May 25, 2016

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman presented the Fund for Modern Courts' 2016 John J. McCloy Memorial Award to Harlan Levy, a partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner and former chief deputy attorney general.

Fenwick & West Heads to NYC, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 25, 2016

Silicon Valley stalwart Fenwick & West is poised to set up shop in the Big Apple; Boies Schiller brings on two more litigators; Ropes & Gray grabs another private equity pro in London; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Boutique Finds 'More Heft' by Joining Boies Schiller

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : May 24, 2016

Boies Schiller & Flexner is absorbing a five-attorney New York litigation boutique headed by Sean O'Shea, a former federal prosecutor.

Susman Godfrey

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 23, 2016

New York trial lawyer Bill Carmody of Susman Godfrey equates his colleagues to the Navy Seals, working among the larger military operation that is Big Law litigation.

Boies Schiller Bolts On New York Litigation Boutique

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016

White-collar pro Sean O'Shea is joining Boies Schiller along with the rest of his small firm, O'Shea Partners.

Big Suits

Scott Flaherty, Ben Hancock and Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Epic Systems v. Tata Consultancy Services; O'Connor v. Uber; SunEdison Chapter 11; In re VW 'Clean Diesel' Product Liability Litigation; Prosterman v. Airline Tariff Publishing.

Plaintiffs Giant Darren Robbins on Scorched Earth, Worthy Opponents and What's Next in Complex Litigation

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 23, 2016

Darren Robbins is one of the most successful advocates ever for injured shareholders. He spoke with The Litigation Daily about how he and his partners have built Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd, what they look for in laterals and the next big thing in complex litigation.

Oracle, HP Set for Trial in $3 Billion Contract Feud

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : May 19, 2016

Still fighting Google, Oracle is about to begin another high-stakes jury trial. Here's what you need to know.