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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

  • Designation: Cincinnati
  • Head Count: 575
  • Gross Revenues: $195,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $440,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $455,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

Dinsmore & Shohl is a Washington-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 $195,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 148th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CO, DC, IL, KY, OH, PA, TN and WV.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 148 -1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 107 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 167 -6 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 206 2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

IRS Hack Shows Feds Have Double Standard on Data Breaches

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : August 18, 2015

It's hard to square recent data security breaches by the federal government with the Federal Trade Commission's zealous prosecution of two companies—LabMD and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts—for cybersecurity breaches.

Counterclaims of Patent-Trolling Stand in Infringement Case

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : August 17, 2015

Counterclaims alleging patent-trolling filed by a vitamin and supplement company sued for patent infringement along with six similar companies will be allowed to proceed, a federal judge has ruled.

Carrier May Need to Cover Injuries in 'Concealed' DUI

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : July 31, 2015

An insurance company may have to cover injuries caused when friends of a passenger involved in a drunken-driving accident pried the man from the car and took him to his girlfriend's apartment in an effort to conceal the collision, a court of common pleas judge has ruled.


: The National Law Journal : June 15, 2015

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

Cozen, McKenna Long at Opposite Ends of Growth Spectrum

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 11, 2015

With the NLJ 350 inspiring law firms to size up their competitors this week, we took a look at the Am Law 200 firms that saw their legal ranks fluctuate the most through the first six months of 2015.

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

Reed Smith Adds Seven as Sports Pro Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 24, 2015

A seven-partner team will open a new Frankfurt office for Reed Smith, which saw a top sports lawyer head for greener fields; Foley Hoag brings on Massachusetts' former attorney general; Cravath hires from Crowell & Moring; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Mum's the Word

Lizzy McLellan : Corporate Counsel : May 01, 2015

An in-house lawyer has ethical qualms, but not much more is known.

Pa. Law Weekly - People in the News - April 28, 2015 - Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel Adds Boyanowski to Family Law Group

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 28, 2015

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel added partner Cara A. Boyanowski to the firm's family law practice group.

Proctor & Gamble Denture Case Unglues Over Injury Links

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 10, 2015

After chipping away for years at claims that Fixodent denture glue can cause neurological damage, P&G's lawyers at Weil, Gotshal & Manges put the last of the cases to rest this week.

Wal-Mart Hit With Two Overtime Suits

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : April 02, 2015

Two wage-and-hour lawsuits, one brought as a class action and the other as a collective action, are proceeding against Wal-Mart.

Kirkland Taps New Tax Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 29, 2015

Kirkland & Ellis loses two and hires one from Skadden; Wilmer expands in Denver; Winston & Strawn hires two more from Pillsbury and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Deal Watch: Am Law 100 Foursome Feast on Heinz, Kraft Megamerger

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 26, 2015

Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Kirkland & Ellis; Munger, Tolles & Olson; and Sullivan & Cromwell have landed lead roles on the Warren Buffett-backed $40 billion union of H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods.

Head Count Winners and Losers: Morgan Lewis Makes Gains at Bingham's Expense

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 09, 2015

Firms that saw the biggest head count losses in the past five months include Bingham McCutchen and Edwards Wildman Palmer, according to data compiled by ALM's RivalEdge. Not surprisingly, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, which absorbed 226 attorneys from Bingham McCutchen late last year, made the biggest gains.

Justices Take Up Sealed Nonprofit Confidentiality Case

lizzy mclellan : The Legal Intelligencer : March 06, 2015

A mostly sealed case in front of the state Supreme Court is raising questions—not just on the parties and circumstances involved—but on the ethical implications of attorney-client privilege when the client is a public charity.