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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

  • Designation: Cincinnati
  • Head Count: 504
  • Gross Revenues: $219,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $435,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $435,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Dinsmore & Shohl is a Cincinnati-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Dinsmore & Shohl has 443 attorneys and is the 102nd largest firm in the United States.  With $219,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 134th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, CT, DC, IL, KY, MI, OH, PA, TN and WV.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 134 14 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 102 5 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 124 43 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 191 6 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Sea-Doo Maker BRP Ordered to Pay $46.7M in Patent Infringement Case

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : June 16, 2016

A Miami federal judge entered a $46.7 million judgment in a patent infringement case against Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. over its Sea-Doo personal watercraft.

Sea-Doo Maker Bombardier Ordered to Pay $46.7M in Patent Infringement Case

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : June 15, 2016

A Miami federal judge entered a $46.7 million judgment in a patent infringement case against Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. over its Sea-Doo personal watercraft.

The 2016 Am Law 200: Our Exclusive Report

: The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

The Second Hundred, firms 101-200 on our list of the nation's highest-grossing firms, underperformed their larger counterparts in 2015.

The Am Law Second Hundred: Taking a Dive

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Overall, the firms in the bottom half of the Am Law 200 had a rougher year than their richer counterparts.

Bankruptcy Partner Jumps From Dentons to King & Spalding to Advise Troubled Cities, Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 17, 2016

Bankruptcy lawyer Mark Kaufman has joined King & Spalding as a partner from Dentons.

Deal Watch: Lexmark Inks Sale With Four Big Firms in the Queue

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 21, 2016

Wachtell, Skadden, Cleary Gottlieb and King & Wood Mallesons are advising on a $3.6 billion acquisition of U.S. printer maker Lexmark International Inc. by a Chinese-led consortium.

The Door Spins at Jenner & Block, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016

A shift change at Jenner & Block; Duane Morris takes on 13 lawyers from two firms; DLA Piper partners form their own boutique; a Proskauer Rose litigator becomes CEO of a litigation financier; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

More Notable Laterals: The Runners-Up

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016

Aside from the list of top lateral hires, a number of attorneys made moves worth noting in 2015.

Katten Litigation Co-Leader Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 21, 2016

The U.S. Department of Commerce adds a high-profile partner from Katten Muchin Rosenman; Greenberg Traurig and Holland & Knight trade hires; Winston & Strawn's arbitration co-chair departs; and other notable additions from around The Am Law 200.

Federal Circuit Cool on Call to Curb EDTX Patent Cases

Scott Graham : The Recorder : March 14, 2016

Patent reformers had high hopes for TC Heartland case, but Judge Kimberly Moore suggested the issue should be left for Congress.

2016 New Partner Announcements

: The American Lawyer : March 14, 2016

The American Lawyer invites firms to send us the names of their new partners for 2016. Please send submissions to newpartners@alm.com.

The Am Law 200: After Series of Mergers, Dinsmore's Revenue Soars

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 09, 2016

Three mergers in one year proved to be a mixed bag for regional Am Law 200 firm Dinsmore & Shohl, which saw its gross revenue grow in 2015, while partner profits and revenue per lawyer slipped.

Dinsmore & Shohl Names 13 New Partners

Staff : The American Lawyer : March 02, 2016

The lawyers are based in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

People in the News—March 1, 2016—Montgomery McCracken

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 01, 2016

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads partner David S. Blum is set to receive the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Diversity Award on Wednesday.

The Legal's Top Lateral Hires of 2015

: The Legal Intelligencer : February 29, 2016

Each year, we at The Legal take a look back at all the lateral moves in Pennsylvania to determine the 10 most important lateral hires of the previous year.

Dickstein Shapiro, Greenspoon Marder See Head Counts Dip and Drive

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 09, 2016

The firms led the way in negative and positive head count growth for the Am Law 200 over the past 14 months.

Bingham Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 09, 2016

A year after Morgan Lewis absorbed Bingham McCutchen, several lawyers from the latter find new homes; Fried Frank welcomes back an ex-partner; Jenner & Block brings on an M&A leader; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Big Firms Net IP Boutiques as Merger Spate Continues

Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : February 08, 2016

With large firms hungry for more patent litigation work, smaller IP specialty shops are hot properties.

The Big Law Lateral Hiring Frenzy Continues

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : February 01, 2016

Lateral activity at Am Law 200 firms continued to flourish in 2015, our Lateral Survey shows. Are firms and potential hires doing their due diligence?

Barnes & Thornburg Bags Four From Top Chicago IP Shop

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2016

Having already hired a handful of litigators this week, Barnes & Thornburg dipped back into the lateral market Wednesday to snag four more partners for its IP practice from prominent Chicago-based boutique Brinks, Gilson & Lione.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 25, 2016

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

Polish Slur—Or National Origin Discrimination?

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : January 20, 2016

That Michael Jagodzinski's co-workers at Rhino Energy WV disliked him seems clear. But did they violate civil rights laws when they called him a "dumb Polack"?

Federal Circuit Agrees to Hear Major Case on Patent Venue

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 19, 2016

The case could decide whether so-called patent trolls continue to find the Eastern District of Texas a good place to sue patent holders.

Boutique Firm Grabs and Leadership Shuffles Highlighted Big Law's Year

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 29, 2015

Pennsylvania's largest law firms were busy scooping up boutiques across the country in 2015, while out-of-state firms opened up shop in cities such as Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.

Pa. Law Weekly — People in the News Dec. 28—College of Community Association Lawyers

: The Legal Intelligencer : December 29, 2015

Carl N. Weiner of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin was granted membership in the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) as a fellow.