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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

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.

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.

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

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : August 20, 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.

Al Gore Sues Al-Jazeera in Delaware Chancery Court

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Business Court Insider : August 20, 2014

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore has filed a lawsuit in the Delaware Court of Chancery alleging Al-Jazeera America Holdings Inc. is withholding $65 million owed to Current Media's shareholders after the Qatar-based news agency last year paid roughly $500 million for the cable network.

Justices Block Virginia Same-Sex Marriages

Tony Mauro : Legal Times : August 20, 2014

As expected, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday delayed enforcement of a federal appeals court ruling that struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages.

Gore Sues Al Jazeera America for Unpaid Millions

: The Associated Press : August 18, 2014

Former Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America, saying the news network is withholding tens of millions of dollars that it owes for buying Current TV from him and other shareholders for $500 million last year.

Bankruptcy Judge Delays Briefing in GM Ignition Cases

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014

A federal bankruptcy judge on Monday delayed briefing to give plaintiffs attorneys suing General Motors Co. over ignition-switch defects time to file a consolidated complaint.

Telecom Deals Put Lawyers to Work

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014

As federal antitrust regulators review Comcast Corp.'s pending $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc. and AT&T Inc.'s $49 billion deal for DirecTV LLC, competitors and public interest advocates are on the attack — and they're lawyering up with outside and in-house counsel to fight.

Lawsuit-Palooza: Firms Embroiled in Real Estate Disputes, Case Conflicts

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 18, 2014

Boies Schiller, Wachtell, Greenberg Traurig and Duane Morris are in the news. Plus, a new study says real estate and conflicts-of-interest cases are hot spots for firms.

Oracle Scores in Rimini Street Copyright Row

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 15, 2014

A ruling by a federal judge in Nevada chips away at the obstacles confronting Oracle and its lawyers at Bingham McCutchen and Boies, Schiller & Flexner as they inch toward a long-awaited trial.

The Terror Docket

: The Litigation Daily : August 15, 2014

With trial in now underway in Brooklyn, see our roundup of the other key Anti-Terrorism Act cases unfolding in U.S. courts.

Harvard's Tribe Joins Campaign Against Teacher Tenure

Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : August 14, 2014

Harvard Law School professor Laurence Tribe on Thursday signed on as an adviser to Students Matter, the group that won a lawsuit in June striking down California's teacher tenure law.

Boies Schiller Sanctioned $271,000 for Case Conflict

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : August 14, 2014

Boies Schiller & Flexner, sharply reprimanded last year by a federal judge for taking on a case in which it had an obvious conflict, now has been ordered to pay $271,000 in legal fees and expenses to a former client.

Litigators of the Week: Michael Hausfeld of Hausfeld LLP and William Isaacson of Boies, Schiller & Flexner

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 14, 2014

Hausfeld and Isaacson's landmark win in promises to transform the business of college sports—and the fate of the student athletes who play them.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 11, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Picard Loses Bid to Upset Feeder Fund Settlements

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : August 11, 2014

Investors in "feeder funds" whose money was funneled into Bernard Madoff's fraudulent securities firm may receive nearly $500 million to recoup part of their lost investments, the Second Circuit ruled Friday.

Judge Won't Toss Antitrust Class Actions Against MLB, NHL

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 10, 2014

Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League and cable broadcasters are stuck fighting claims that they schemed to shield regional sports networks from competition for live game broadcasts.

Madoff Trustee Loses Bid to Block Fairfield, Merkin Deals

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 09, 2014

Irving Picard, the trustee tasked with unwinding Bernie Madoff's investment firm, has hit another wall in his efforts to block two big-dollar settlements with companies that once funneled cash into Madoff's Ponzi fraud.

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Boies Schiller & Flexner Llp

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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

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.

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.

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

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : August 20, 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.

Al Gore Sues Al-Jazeera in Delaware Chancery Court

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Business Court Insider : August 20, 2014

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore has filed a lawsuit in the Delaware Court of Chancery alleging Al-Jazeera America Holdings Inc. is withholding $65 million owed to Current Media's shareholders after the Qatar-based news agency last year paid roughly $500 million for the cable network.

Justices Block Virginia Same-Sex Marriages

Tony Mauro : Legal Times : August 20, 2014

As expected, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday delayed enforcement of a federal appeals court ruling that struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages.

Gore Sues Al Jazeera America for Unpaid Millions

: The Associated Press : August 18, 2014

Former Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America, saying the news network is withholding tens of millions of dollars that it owes for buying Current TV from him and other shareholders for $500 million last year.

Bankruptcy Judge Delays Briefing in GM Ignition Cases

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014

A federal bankruptcy judge on Monday delayed briefing to give plaintiffs attorneys suing General Motors Co. over ignition-switch defects time to file a consolidated complaint.

Telecom Deals Put Lawyers to Work

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014

As federal antitrust regulators review Comcast Corp.'s pending $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc. and AT&T Inc.'s $49 billion deal for DirecTV LLC, competitors and public interest advocates are on the attack — and they're lawyering up with outside and in-house counsel to fight.

Lawsuit-Palooza: Firms Embroiled in Real Estate Disputes, Case Conflicts

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 18, 2014

Boies Schiller, Wachtell, Greenberg Traurig and Duane Morris are in the news. Plus, a new study says real estate and conflicts-of-interest cases are hot spots for firms.

Oracle Scores in Rimini Street Copyright Row

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 15, 2014

A ruling by a federal judge in Nevada chips away at the obstacles confronting Oracle and its lawyers at Bingham McCutchen and Boies, Schiller & Flexner as they inch toward a long-awaited trial.

The Terror Docket

: The Litigation Daily : August 15, 2014

With trial in now underway in Brooklyn, see our roundup of the other key Anti-Terrorism Act cases unfolding in U.S. courts.

Harvard's Tribe Joins Campaign Against Teacher Tenure

Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : August 14, 2014

Harvard Law School professor Laurence Tribe on Thursday signed on as an adviser to Students Matter, the group that won a lawsuit in June striking down California's teacher tenure law.

Boies Schiller Sanctioned $271,000 for Case Conflict

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : August 14, 2014

Boies Schiller & Flexner, sharply reprimanded last year by a federal judge for taking on a case in which it had an obvious conflict, now has been ordered to pay $271,000 in legal fees and expenses to a former client.

Litigators of the Week: Michael Hausfeld of Hausfeld LLP and William Isaacson of Boies, Schiller & Flexner

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 14, 2014

Hausfeld and Isaacson's landmark win in promises to transform the business of college sports—and the fate of the student athletes who play them.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 11, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Picard Loses Bid to Upset Feeder Fund Settlements

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : August 11, 2014

Investors in "feeder funds" whose money was funneled into Bernard Madoff's fraudulent securities firm may receive nearly $500 million to recoup part of their lost investments, the Second Circuit ruled Friday.

Judge Won't Toss Antitrust Class Actions Against MLB, NHL

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 10, 2014

Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League and cable broadcasters are stuck fighting claims that they schemed to shield regional sports networks from competition for live game broadcasts.

Madoff Trustee Loses Bid to Block Fairfield, Merkin Deals

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 09, 2014

Irving Picard, the trustee tasked with unwinding Bernie Madoff's investment firm, has hit another wall in his efforts to block two big-dollar settlements with companies that once funneled cash into Madoff's Ponzi fraud.