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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

Bingham Loses Bulk of London, Frankfurt Offices to Akin

Julie Triedman and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 17, 2014

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld announced Wednesday morning that most of Bingham McCutchen's London and Frankfurt offices, along with a third of Bingham's Hong Kong office, will be joining the firm in one of the more high-profile mass lateral defections in recent memory.

Karen Dunn

: The National Law Journal : September 15, 2014

Chadbourne, Boies Square Off as U.S. Guards Iran Secrets

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 15, 2014

Chadbourne's Abbe Lowell and Lee Wolosky of Boies Schiller are no strangers to sensational cases. Exhibit A: billionaire Victor Restis' defamation lawsuit against United Against Nuclear Iran, which was thrown back into the headlines over the weekend by the government's plea to toss the case.

Sidley Snags Cam Kerry, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 13, 2014

Sidley Austin has hired Cameron Kerry, a former general counsel and acting secretary at the U.S. Commerce Department and younger brother of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, as senior counsel in Boston and Washington, D.C. The Am Law Daily looks at Kerry's hire and more in our latest roundup of lateral moves throughout The Am Law 200.

In the Home Stretch, FHFA Inks $550M Deal With HSBC

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 12, 2014

Like more than a dozen bank defendants before it, HSBC on Friday reached a megabucks settlement to end its mortgage-backed securities fight with Fannie and Freddie's conservator.

10 Apply to Replace Miami-Dade Judges Bloom, Gayles

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : September 11, 2014

Ten lawyers, including five county court judges, put in their names for two open circuit court seats.

Aleynikov v. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 11, 2014

Ambiguous Bylaw Definition Precludes Summary Judgment on Legal Fee Claim

Delta Fights Bid for Sanctions in Baggage Antitrust Case

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : September 11, 2014

Airline says bid for $3.6M is 'outrageous'; judge has already levied $4.7M.

Suit Tossed Against Barclays, Former Dewey Leaders

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : September 09, 2014

A Southern District judge has dismissed a former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner's suit against Barclays Bank and ex-firm leaders, citing lack of jurisdiction.

IN BRIEF: UCLA Dean Stepping Down

: The National Law Journal : September 08, 2014

Rachel Moran, dean of the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, has announced plans to step down as soon as her replacement can be found. Plus more from NLJ.com and other ALM publications.

Key Bingham Group Mulling Move Amid Merger Talks

Brian Baxter and Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : September 08, 2014

James Roome, a London-based managing partner, global financial restructuring cochair and executive board member at Bingham McCutchen, could lead an overseas exodus of international partners from the firm should it push forward with merger talks with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Roome's potential departure from Bingham would be a huge blow to the firm, which recently revamped its leadership structure and compensation system after a tough year financially in 2013.

Lure of the Legal Giants, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 07, 2014

Baker & McKenzie, Jones Day, Norton Rose Fulbright and Squire Patton Boggs all experienced churn to their robust partnership ranks in the first week of September; a high-profile in-house lawyer joins Ballard Spahr as a Bingham McCutchen partner heads the other way; and Milbank brings on a top federal prosecutor in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Gibson Dunn Withdraws From Teacher Tenure Challenge in NY

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : September 04, 2014

On Wednesday, lawyers from Gibson Dunn and Kirkland & Ellis were expected to gather before a judge to learn how closely they'd be collaborating in two separate lawsuits challenging New York's tenure system. Instead, a hearing on consolidating the cases has been postponed, and Gibson Dunn confirmed Tuesday that it is withdrawing.

Two Ex-Goldman Sachs Employees Suffer Courtroom Defeats

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : September 03, 2014

Armed with lawyers from Boies, Schiller & Flexner and O'Melveny & Myers, Goldman Sachs scored back-to-back victories on Wednesday against former employes who burned their bridges with the investment banking behemoth in spectacular ways.

Freshfields Bolsters U.S. M&A Ranks With Wachtell, Skadden Alums

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 03, 2014

The Magic Circle has had its problems trying to make inroads in the U.S., but Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, one of the London-based legal giants that has perhaps had the most success stateside, is ramping up its bid for transactional work in New York by hiring two former partners from Wall Street stalwarts Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. The new additions come after Freshfields recently saw two partners depart from its U.S. ranks.

Greenberg's $25 Billion Case Against U.S. Set for Trial

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : September 02, 2014

Maurice "Hank" Greenberg's $25 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government over the bailout of American International Group Inc. moved a step closer to trial last week, as a federal judge denied the government's motion for summary judgment.

Gibson Dunn Exit Shakes Up New York Teacher Tenure Case

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : September 02, 2014

After creating a playbook for overturning public teacher tenure rules on one coast, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has been sidelined on the other.

Remaining Banks Hit Another Dead End in FHFA Case

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 28, 2014

We've lost count of how many times the banks sued by the Federal Housing Finance Agency for selling shoddy mortgage-backed securities have had their defenses slapped down by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote.

Gore Details Al-Jazeera Dispute in New Filings

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Business Court Insider : August 27, 2014

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore has alleged Al-Jazeera America Holdings Inc. is withholding $65 million owed to Current Media shareholders so it could wage legal battles against cable distributors, according to updated court papers filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Greenberg's $25B Case Against U.S. Set for Trial

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 27, 2014

Maurice Greenberg's $25 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government over the bailout of AIG moved a step closer to trial this week. That trial, set to begin Sept. 29, would feature testimony from former top government officials, as well as some of Wall Street's most prominent banking lawyers.

Stanford Law's Jeff Fisher Joins Okla. Same-Sex Marriage Team

Tony Mauro : The Recorder : August 26, 2014

Stanford Law's Jeff Fisher Joins Okla. Same-Sex Marriage Team

Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : August 26, 2014

Stanford Law School professor Jeffrey Fisher is the latest veteran U.S. Supreme Court advocate to become involved in the same-sex marriage issue as it reaches the doorstep of the high court.

Texas Lawyer Chosen as Co-Lead Counsel in GM Multi-District Litigation

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : August 25, 2014

"This was a chance to appear in front of a judge with some of the 40 best plaintiffs lawyers in the country and have them tell him why they think they are the best guy," Hilliard said.

INADMISSIBLE: U.S. Supreme Court Halts Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia

: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on August 20 tapped the brakes on the fast-moving litigation seeking to overturn bans on same-sex marriage. Plus more in this week's column.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : August 22, 2014

Eight firms announce new additions, including Steptoe & Johnson, Latham & Watkins and Hunton & Williams.

Third Circuit Rejects News Corp.-Related Hacking Case

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : August 22, 2014

A New Jersey marketing company has lost its appeal of a decision that barred it from pursuing claims that a company owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., hacked into its computers to gain a competitive advantage and then falsely denied it in a prior lawsuit.

Starr's Claims Against Chinese Company Survive

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 22, 2014

Maurice Greenberg's Starr Investments claimed it was fraudulently induced to buy stock in China MediaExpress, one of many Chinese companies to be listed on a U.S. stock exchange through a so-called reverse merger.

Podhurst Orseck Partner On GM MDL Committee

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : August 21, 2014

Miami attorney Peter Prieto has been chosen to join the executive steering committee for multidistrict litigation over General Motors ignition switch problems.

African Diaspora Maritime, America's Cup Trustee Settle

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : August 21, 2014

After three years of legal wrangling, a sailing group in North Carolina and the bearer of the prestigious America's Cup trophy reached a settlement late last month following court-ordered mediation in New York's Commercial Division.

Katten, Kaye Scholer Skate to Islanders Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 20, 2014

Kaye Scholer is counseling the National Hockey League's New York Islanders on its reported $548 million sale to an investor group advised by Katten Muchin Rosenman that will take full control of the franchise in two years. The deal comes a week after Andrew Barroway, a former high-flying Philadelphia plaintiffs lawyer turned hedge fund executive, retained Blank Rome to sue the Islanders' current ownership after it allegedly reneged on a handshake deal to sell him the team.

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Boies Schiller & Flexner Llp

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  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Boies Schiller & Flexner L is an USA-based law firm.  

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 NR N/A Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Bingham Loses Bulk of London, Frankfurt Offices to Akin

Julie Triedman and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 17, 2014

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld announced Wednesday morning that most of Bingham McCutchen's London and Frankfurt offices, along with a third of Bingham's Hong Kong office, will be joining the firm in one of the more high-profile mass lateral defections in recent memory.

Karen Dunn

: The National Law Journal : September 15, 2014

Chadbourne, Boies Square Off as U.S. Guards Iran Secrets

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 15, 2014

Chadbourne's Abbe Lowell and Lee Wolosky of Boies Schiller are no strangers to sensational cases. Exhibit A: billionaire Victor Restis' defamation lawsuit against United Against Nuclear Iran, which was thrown back into the headlines over the weekend by the government's plea to toss the case.

Sidley Snags Cam Kerry, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 13, 2014

Sidley Austin has hired Cameron Kerry, a former general counsel and acting secretary at the U.S. Commerce Department and younger brother of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, as senior counsel in Boston and Washington, D.C. The Am Law Daily looks at Kerry's hire and more in our latest roundup of lateral moves throughout The Am Law 200.

In the Home Stretch, FHFA Inks $550M Deal With HSBC

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 12, 2014

Like more than a dozen bank defendants before it, HSBC on Friday reached a megabucks settlement to end its mortgage-backed securities fight with Fannie and Freddie's conservator.

10 Apply to Replace Miami-Dade Judges Bloom, Gayles

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : September 11, 2014

Ten lawyers, including five county court judges, put in their names for two open circuit court seats.

Aleynikov v. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 11, 2014

Ambiguous Bylaw Definition Precludes Summary Judgment on Legal Fee Claim

Delta Fights Bid for Sanctions in Baggage Antitrust Case

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : September 11, 2014

Airline says bid for $3.6M is 'outrageous'; judge has already levied $4.7M.

Suit Tossed Against Barclays, Former Dewey Leaders

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : September 09, 2014

A Southern District judge has dismissed a former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner's suit against Barclays Bank and ex-firm leaders, citing lack of jurisdiction.

IN BRIEF: UCLA Dean Stepping Down

: The National Law Journal : September 08, 2014

Rachel Moran, dean of the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, has announced plans to step down as soon as her replacement can be found. Plus more from NLJ.com and other ALM publications.

Key Bingham Group Mulling Move Amid Merger Talks

Brian Baxter and Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : September 08, 2014

James Roome, a London-based managing partner, global financial restructuring cochair and executive board member at Bingham McCutchen, could lead an overseas exodus of international partners from the firm should it push forward with merger talks with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Roome's potential departure from Bingham would be a huge blow to the firm, which recently revamped its leadership structure and compensation system after a tough year financially in 2013.

Lure of the Legal Giants, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 07, 2014

Baker & McKenzie, Jones Day, Norton Rose Fulbright and Squire Patton Boggs all experienced churn to their robust partnership ranks in the first week of September; a high-profile in-house lawyer joins Ballard Spahr as a Bingham McCutchen partner heads the other way; and Milbank brings on a top federal prosecutor in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Gibson Dunn Withdraws From Teacher Tenure Challenge in NY

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : September 04, 2014

On Wednesday, lawyers from Gibson Dunn and Kirkland & Ellis were expected to gather before a judge to learn how closely they'd be collaborating in two separate lawsuits challenging New York's tenure system. Instead, a hearing on consolidating the cases has been postponed, and Gibson Dunn confirmed Tuesday that it is withdrawing.

Two Ex-Goldman Sachs Employees Suffer Courtroom Defeats

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : September 03, 2014

Armed with lawyers from Boies, Schiller & Flexner and O'Melveny & Myers, Goldman Sachs scored back-to-back victories on Wednesday against former employes who burned their bridges with the investment banking behemoth in spectacular ways.

Freshfields Bolsters U.S. M&A Ranks With Wachtell, Skadden Alums

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 03, 2014

The Magic Circle has had its problems trying to make inroads in the U.S., but Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, one of the London-based legal giants that has perhaps had the most success stateside, is ramping up its bid for transactional work in New York by hiring two former partners from Wall Street stalwarts Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. The new additions come after Freshfields recently saw two partners depart from its U.S. ranks.

Greenberg's $25 Billion Case Against U.S. Set for Trial

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : September 02, 2014

Maurice "Hank" Greenberg's $25 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government over the bailout of American International Group Inc. moved a step closer to trial last week, as a federal judge denied the government's motion for summary judgment.

Gibson Dunn Exit Shakes Up New York Teacher Tenure Case

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : September 02, 2014

After creating a playbook for overturning public teacher tenure rules on one coast, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has been sidelined on the other.

Remaining Banks Hit Another Dead End in FHFA Case

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 28, 2014

We've lost count of how many times the banks sued by the Federal Housing Finance Agency for selling shoddy mortgage-backed securities have had their defenses slapped down by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote.

Gore Details Al-Jazeera Dispute in New Filings

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Business Court Insider : August 27, 2014

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore has alleged Al-Jazeera America Holdings Inc. is withholding $65 million owed to Current Media shareholders so it could wage legal battles against cable distributors, according to updated court papers filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Greenberg's $25B Case Against U.S. Set for Trial

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 27, 2014

Maurice Greenberg's $25 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government over the bailout of AIG moved a step closer to trial this week. That trial, set to begin Sept. 29, would feature testimony from former top government officials, as well as some of Wall Street's most prominent banking lawyers.

Stanford Law's Jeff Fisher Joins Okla. Same-Sex Marriage Team

Tony Mauro : The Recorder : August 26, 2014

Stanford Law's Jeff Fisher Joins Okla. Same-Sex Marriage Team

Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : August 26, 2014

Stanford Law School professor Jeffrey Fisher is the latest veteran U.S. Supreme Court advocate to become involved in the same-sex marriage issue as it reaches the doorstep of the high court.

Texas Lawyer Chosen as Co-Lead Counsel in GM Multi-District Litigation

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : August 25, 2014

"This was a chance to appear in front of a judge with some of the 40 best plaintiffs lawyers in the country and have them tell him why they think they are the best guy," Hilliard said.

INADMISSIBLE: U.S. Supreme Court Halts Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia

: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on August 20 tapped the brakes on the fast-moving litigation seeking to overturn bans on same-sex marriage. Plus more in this week's column.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : August 22, 2014

Eight firms announce new additions, including Steptoe & Johnson, Latham & Watkins and Hunton & Williams.

Third Circuit Rejects News Corp.-Related Hacking Case

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : August 22, 2014

A New Jersey marketing company has lost its appeal of a decision that barred it from pursuing claims that a company owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., hacked into its computers to gain a competitive advantage and then falsely denied it in a prior lawsuit.

Starr's Claims Against Chinese Company Survive

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 22, 2014

Maurice Greenberg's Starr Investments claimed it was fraudulently induced to buy stock in China MediaExpress, one of many Chinese companies to be listed on a U.S. stock exchange through a so-called reverse merger.

Podhurst Orseck Partner On GM MDL Committee

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : August 21, 2014

Miami attorney Peter Prieto has been chosen to join the executive steering committee for multidistrict litigation over General Motors ignition switch problems.

African Diaspora Maritime, America's Cup Trustee Settle

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : August 21, 2014

After three years of legal wrangling, a sailing group in North Carolina and the bearer of the prestigious America's Cup trophy reached a settlement late last month following court-ordered mediation in New York's Commercial Division.

Katten, Kaye Scholer Skate to Islanders Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 20, 2014

Kaye Scholer is counseling the National Hockey League's New York Islanders on its reported $548 million sale to an investor group advised by Katten Muchin Rosenman that will take full control of the franchise in two years. The deal comes a week after Andrew Barroway, a former high-flying Philadelphia plaintiffs lawyer turned hedge fund executive, retained Blank Rome to sue the Islanders' current ownership after it allegedly reneged on a handshake deal to sell him the team.