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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

November 2014 Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : November 01, 2014

Holland & Knight Attorneys Named Most Effective Lawyer Finalists in Lobbying, See Who Else Is

Review staff : Daily Business Review : October 28, 2014

The South Florida lawyers will be honored at an event Dec. 5 at the JW Marriott Miami at 1109 Brickell Ave. in Miami.

Jury Delivers $175 Million Verdict for Whistleblower

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : October 24, 2014

In a lawsuit in which opponents had attempted unsuccessfully to disqualify him earlier this year, Sam Baxter cheered when a jury delivered a $175 million verdict for his client.

Litigator of the Week: Nicholas Gravante Jr. of Boies, Schiller & Flexner

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : October 23, 2014

On Texas turf, the New York litigator marshaled his resources to score a massive verdict against Trinity Industries that could affect the safety of drivers around the nation, and possibly beyond.

Iced Tea Empire Valued at $2B in Partnership Dispute

Julie Triedman : The National Law Journal : October 20, 2014

The co-founders of the AriZona brand wage an epic legal battle about how much the company was worth.

Boies Schiller Scores $175M Verdict in Guardrail Defects Case

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : October 20, 2014

A federal jury ordered Dallas-based Trinity Industries to pay the government $175 million for withholding critical information about design changes to an approved safety feature.

Trinity Battles Guardrail Claims as Texas Trial Nears Close

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : October 16, 2014

Three months after a whistleblower's billion-dollar case against a major Texas manufacturer of highway guardrail systems ended in a mistrial, platoons of lawyers for both sides are gearing up for closing arguments in a retrial now underway in Marshall, Texas.

Judge Sets AriZona Cofounder's Stake at $1 Billion

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : October 14, 2014

After nearly seven years of litigation, a state judge in Mineola, N.Y., ruled Tuesday that the cofounder of the company that makes AriZona iced tea owes his former business partner about $1 billion for his ownership share in the company.

Dickstein Shapiro IP Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2014

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips adds a three-partner West Coast IP team from struggling Dickstein Shapiro; Boies Schiller loses a litigator to Barclays, but grabs Al Franken's former general counsel; Davis Polk and Willkie Farr bring back partners from public service; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

With a Series of Star Hires, Freshfields Shifts Strategy in New York

Chris Johnson : Global Lawyer News : October 13, 2014

Elite U.K. firms have struggled to establish themselves as serious contenders in the United States, especially in big-ticket transactional work. Now Freshfields has recruited high-profile talent from Skadden, Wachtell, Fried Frank, and Shearman in a bid to challenge Wall Street firms on their own turf.

With a Series of Star Hires, Freshfields Shifts Strategy in New York

Chris Johnson : Global Lawyer News : October 13, 2014

Elite U.K. firms have struggled to establish themselves as serious contenders in the U.S., especially in big-ticket transactional work. Now Freshfields has recruited high-profile talent from Skadden, Wachtell, Fried Frank and Shearman in a bid to challenge Wall Street firms on their own turf.

David Siegel, Author of New York Practice, Dies at 82

Tania Karas : New York Law Journal : October 10, 2014

David Siegel, a longtime Albany Law School professor who was considered the state's foremost authority on New York civil practice, died Thursday at home in North Egremont, Mass., after years of declining health. He was 82.

Hausfeld Hires Former Virginia Federal Trial Judge

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 08, 2014

A former Eastern District of Virginia federal judge who traded criminal cases for corporate private practice has moved to the plaintiffs litigation firm Hausfeld.Walter DeKalb Kelley Jr. joins the firm as a partner.

Judge Rejects Class Actions Against Disk Drive Manufacturers

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : October 06, 2014

In a win for defense lawyers, U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg said plaintiffs hadn't shown a price-fixing conspiracy resulted in widespread damages.

GCs of Fed and NY Fed Hold Forth at AIG Trial

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : October 03, 2014

A trial challenging how the government bailed out American International Group Inc. in 2008 has focused on testimony from Scott Alvarez of the Federal Reserve and Thomas Baxter Jr. of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Constitutional Challenge to D.C. Tax Sales Can Proceed, Judge Rules

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : October 01, 2014

A constitutional challenge over how the District of Columbia handles the sale of homes with delinquent tax bills has survived the city's bid to dismiss the case.

Elite Trial Lawyers: Hausfeld

: The National Law Journal : September 29, 2014

Hausfeld's small size belies its strength and ability to win big for its clients.

Judge Cues Trial in iPod Antitrust Case

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : September 29, 2014

In the long-running case over an upgrade that plaintiff lawyer Bonny Sweeney says damaged music buyers to the tune of $350 million, judge says clashing experts should be heard by a jury.

Big Suits

Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : September 29, 2014

U.S. ex rel. O'Donnell v. Countrywide; In re AIG 2008 Securities Litigation; ViaSat v. Space Systems/Loral; Gilead v. La Roche; O'Bannon v. NCAA

Lawyers Grill Bernanke, Geithner on AIG Bailout

: Bloomberg : September 29, 2014

Maurice "Hank" Greenberg said the $182 billion taxpayer bailout that saved AIG during the 2008 financial collapse was a government rip-off.

Judge Cues Trial in Antitrust Case Over Apple's iPod

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : September 29, 2014

A federal judge has hit the play button on antitrust allegations targeting Apple iPods, sending the case toward trial after nearly 10 years of litigation.

Persistence Pays Off for Boies Schiller in Barclays-Lehman Brawl

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 24, 2014

Barring an unlikely U.S. Supreme Court reversal, lawyers at Boies, Schiller & Flexner can finally add the roller-coaster bankruptcy litigation over Barclays' fire sale acquisition of Lehman Brothers' brokerage unit to the firm's win column.

The Same-Sex Marriage Petitions

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : September 24, 2014

A list of cases, along with counsel of record and additional counsel.

Johnnie Walker, Explorers' Club Settle Via Sponsorship Deal

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : September 22, 2014

Global spirits distributor Diageo and New York not-for-profit society The Explorers Club announced a settlement Friday that resolves litigation in New York's Commercial Division over the company's use of the club's name in a Johnnie Walker whiskey collection.

Diegeo Inks Deal to Exit Johnnie Walker Trademark Row

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 21, 2014

As part of the settlement, Johnnie Walker will become a corporate sponsor for the New York-based Explorers Club. The deal ends a feud that pitted the club's lawyers at Boies, Schiller & Flexner against counsel for Diageo at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.

Freshfields Adds Four But Loses One, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

The Magic Circle firm's New York hiring spree continued, although one partner has left the London-based legal giant's office in Washington, D.C., for a top in-house job at Chevron. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Law Firm Lawsuit-Palooza: Latham, Baker & McKenzie Under Fire

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : September 19, 2014

Our latest roundup of law firm lawsuits includes a malicious prosecution case against Latham & Watkins that was reinstated by a California appeals panel, as well as a suit against Yahoo Inc. and its lawyers at Baker & McKenzie, alleging that they conspired to get a big verdict against the tech giant overturned in Mexico.

Antitrust Opt Outs Open Doors for Defense Lawyers

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : September 19, 2014

Nixon Peabody's John Foote, who specializes in antitrust defense, recently wrapped up his first plaintiff's case for Kodak.

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

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Boies Schiller & Flexner Llp

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  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
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  • 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

November 2014 Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : November 01, 2014

Holland & Knight Attorneys Named Most Effective Lawyer Finalists in Lobbying, See Who Else Is

Review staff : Daily Business Review : October 28, 2014

The South Florida lawyers will be honored at an event Dec. 5 at the JW Marriott Miami at 1109 Brickell Ave. in Miami.

Jury Delivers $175 Million Verdict for Whistleblower

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : October 24, 2014

In a lawsuit in which opponents had attempted unsuccessfully to disqualify him earlier this year, Sam Baxter cheered when a jury delivered a $175 million verdict for his client.

Litigator of the Week: Nicholas Gravante Jr. of Boies, Schiller & Flexner

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : October 23, 2014

On Texas turf, the New York litigator marshaled his resources to score a massive verdict against Trinity Industries that could affect the safety of drivers around the nation, and possibly beyond.

Iced Tea Empire Valued at $2B in Partnership Dispute

Julie Triedman : The National Law Journal : October 20, 2014

The co-founders of the AriZona brand wage an epic legal battle about how much the company was worth.

Boies Schiller Scores $175M Verdict in Guardrail Defects Case

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : October 20, 2014

A federal jury ordered Dallas-based Trinity Industries to pay the government $175 million for withholding critical information about design changes to an approved safety feature.

Trinity Battles Guardrail Claims as Texas Trial Nears Close

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : October 16, 2014

Three months after a whistleblower's billion-dollar case against a major Texas manufacturer of highway guardrail systems ended in a mistrial, platoons of lawyers for both sides are gearing up for closing arguments in a retrial now underway in Marshall, Texas.

Judge Sets AriZona Cofounder's Stake at $1 Billion

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : October 14, 2014

After nearly seven years of litigation, a state judge in Mineola, N.Y., ruled Tuesday that the cofounder of the company that makes AriZona iced tea owes his former business partner about $1 billion for his ownership share in the company.

Dickstein Shapiro IP Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2014

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips adds a three-partner West Coast IP team from struggling Dickstein Shapiro; Boies Schiller loses a litigator to Barclays, but grabs Al Franken's former general counsel; Davis Polk and Willkie Farr bring back partners from public service; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

With a Series of Star Hires, Freshfields Shifts Strategy in New York

Chris Johnson : Global Lawyer News : October 13, 2014

Elite U.K. firms have struggled to establish themselves as serious contenders in the United States, especially in big-ticket transactional work. Now Freshfields has recruited high-profile talent from Skadden, Wachtell, Fried Frank, and Shearman in a bid to challenge Wall Street firms on their own turf.

With a Series of Star Hires, Freshfields Shifts Strategy in New York

Chris Johnson : Global Lawyer News : October 13, 2014

Elite U.K. firms have struggled to establish themselves as serious contenders in the U.S., especially in big-ticket transactional work. Now Freshfields has recruited high-profile talent from Skadden, Wachtell, Fried Frank and Shearman in a bid to challenge Wall Street firms on their own turf.

David Siegel, Author of New York Practice, Dies at 82

Tania Karas : New York Law Journal : October 10, 2014

David Siegel, a longtime Albany Law School professor who was considered the state's foremost authority on New York civil practice, died Thursday at home in North Egremont, Mass., after years of declining health. He was 82.

Hausfeld Hires Former Virginia Federal Trial Judge

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 08, 2014

A former Eastern District of Virginia federal judge who traded criminal cases for corporate private practice has moved to the plaintiffs litigation firm Hausfeld.Walter DeKalb Kelley Jr. joins the firm as a partner.

Judge Rejects Class Actions Against Disk Drive Manufacturers

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : October 06, 2014

In a win for defense lawyers, U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg said plaintiffs hadn't shown a price-fixing conspiracy resulted in widespread damages.

GCs of Fed and NY Fed Hold Forth at AIG Trial

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : October 03, 2014

A trial challenging how the government bailed out American International Group Inc. in 2008 has focused on testimony from Scott Alvarez of the Federal Reserve and Thomas Baxter Jr. of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Constitutional Challenge to D.C. Tax Sales Can Proceed, Judge Rules

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : October 01, 2014

A constitutional challenge over how the District of Columbia handles the sale of homes with delinquent tax bills has survived the city's bid to dismiss the case.

Elite Trial Lawyers: Hausfeld

: The National Law Journal : September 29, 2014

Hausfeld's small size belies its strength and ability to win big for its clients.

Judge Cues Trial in iPod Antitrust Case

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : September 29, 2014

In the long-running case over an upgrade that plaintiff lawyer Bonny Sweeney says damaged music buyers to the tune of $350 million, judge says clashing experts should be heard by a jury.

Big Suits

Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : September 29, 2014

U.S. ex rel. O'Donnell v. Countrywide; In re AIG 2008 Securities Litigation; ViaSat v. Space Systems/Loral; Gilead v. La Roche; O'Bannon v. NCAA

Lawyers Grill Bernanke, Geithner on AIG Bailout

: Bloomberg : September 29, 2014

Maurice "Hank" Greenberg said the $182 billion taxpayer bailout that saved AIG during the 2008 financial collapse was a government rip-off.

Judge Cues Trial in Antitrust Case Over Apple's iPod

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : September 29, 2014

A federal judge has hit the play button on antitrust allegations targeting Apple iPods, sending the case toward trial after nearly 10 years of litigation.

Persistence Pays Off for Boies Schiller in Barclays-Lehman Brawl

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 24, 2014

Barring an unlikely U.S. Supreme Court reversal, lawyers at Boies, Schiller & Flexner can finally add the roller-coaster bankruptcy litigation over Barclays' fire sale acquisition of Lehman Brothers' brokerage unit to the firm's win column.

The Same-Sex Marriage Petitions

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : September 24, 2014

A list of cases, along with counsel of record and additional counsel.

Johnnie Walker, Explorers' Club Settle Via Sponsorship Deal

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : September 22, 2014

Global spirits distributor Diageo and New York not-for-profit society The Explorers Club announced a settlement Friday that resolves litigation in New York's Commercial Division over the company's use of the club's name in a Johnnie Walker whiskey collection.

Diegeo Inks Deal to Exit Johnnie Walker Trademark Row

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 21, 2014

As part of the settlement, Johnnie Walker will become a corporate sponsor for the New York-based Explorers Club. The deal ends a feud that pitted the club's lawyers at Boies, Schiller & Flexner against counsel for Diageo at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.

Freshfields Adds Four But Loses One, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

The Magic Circle firm's New York hiring spree continued, although one partner has left the London-based legal giant's office in Washington, D.C., for a top in-house job at Chevron. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Law Firm Lawsuit-Palooza: Latham, Baker & McKenzie Under Fire

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : September 19, 2014

Our latest roundup of law firm lawsuits includes a malicious prosecution case against Latham & Watkins that was reinstated by a California appeals panel, as well as a suit against Yahoo Inc. and its lawyers at Baker & McKenzie, alleging that they conspired to get a big verdict against the tech giant overturned in Mexico.

Antitrust Opt Outs Open Doors for Defense Lawyers

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : September 19, 2014

Nixon Peabody's John Foote, who specializes in antitrust defense, recently wrapped up his first plaintiff's case for Kodak.

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