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

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.

Hausfeld

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 thechurn@alm.com.

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.

From Boies Schiller to the Bench

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : February 09, 2015

Judge Tanya Chutkan, a former partner at Boies, Schiller & Flexner, was formally sworn in to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Feb. 6.

Locke Lord Lures Boies Litigator, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 04, 2015

Boies Schiller & Flexner partner Kathleen Smalley is headed to newly merged Locke Lord; Davis Polk poaches Greenberg Traurig's real estate chair in New York; three DLA Piper finance lawyers depart; Littler Mendelson heads to Maine; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

INADMISSIBLE: Gibson Dunn Gets $459K in Marriage Case

: The National Law Journal : February 02, 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. Plus more in this week's column.

Law Firms, Attorneys Honored for Pro Bono Contributions

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : February 02, 2015

Akerman, Holland & Knight and Coral Gables lawyer John Kozyak, who is known for his popular annual minority mentoring picnic, are honored for their pro bono service to the community.

'Dart' and Class Certification Order Jurisdiction

Scott E. Gant and Christopher L. Hayes : Corporate Counsel : January 30, 2015

A recent decision resolves uncertainty about whether the U.S. Supreme Court has jurisdiction to review a district court's interlocutory order granting or denying class certification.

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.