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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

  • Designation: Cincinnati
  • Head Count: 415
  • Gross Revenues: $187,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $450,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $525,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 2

Dinsmore & Shohl is a Washington-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Dinsmore & Shohl has 415 attorneys and is the 107th largest firm in the United States.  With $187,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 147th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in DC, 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 200 147 2 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

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.

Greenberg Traurig Grows in Chicago, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 22, 2015

A Chicago boutique is absorbed by Greenberg Traurig; a Gibson Dunn practice leader heads out on his own; Sidley Austin and Steptoe & Johnson each add a trio; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

King & Spalding Keeps Hiring, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2015

Five lawyers join King & Spalding, as two others depart; Haynes and Boone heads to Denver; Pillsbury Winthrop adds 10 in Texas; Latham & Watkins lures a well-pedigreed litigator and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Nixon Peabody Reaches Merger Accord with Chicago Firm

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 26, 2015

The Boston-based Am Law 100 firm announced Monday an agreement to absorb Chicago's Ungaretti & Harris, taking on roughly 100 lawyers in the Windy City.

Hedge Funds Add Top Talent, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2015

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft and Kirkland & Ellis saw a pair of leading M&A partners depart for new roles on the business side; a former Bingham McCutchen practice leader lands at Willkie Farr; Skadden snags a leading trusts and estates lawyer; Squire Patton Boggs adds a retired Utah congressman; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Two Am Law 200 Firms Seek Growth Through Mergers

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2015

Dinsmore & Shohl announced its acquisition of West Virginia's Huddleston Bolen on Tuesday, while Clark Hill absorbed the Rayndon Law Group in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Eleventh Circuit Sides With FTC in LabMD Data Breach Case

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : January 20, 2015

The court rejected a bid by LabMD and its lawyers to halt an FTC administrative proceeding stemming from a 2008 breach of patients' confidential information.

General Cable Corp. Hooks Up New GC and CCO

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 14, 2015

Emerson Moser has been named senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, and Kurt Drake was appointed senior vice president and chief compliance officer.

Billing Rates Rise, Discounts Abound

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 05, 2015

The price of a billable hour has risen by more than 10 percent in four years, as large corporate law firms focused on their most expensive work and saved clients' money elsewhere.

Penn State's Legal Fees Rack Up While Controversy Winds Down

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 08, 2014

As UVA comes under fire for failing to investigate reports of sexual assault on campus, Penn State is trying to wind down a controversy of its own. DLA Piper released its ninth quarterly report on athletic integrity at the university, giving it a positive review of its progress. Meanwhile, firms such as Reed Smith, Saul Ewing, Duane Morris, Jenner & Block, along with DLA, will collect some of the $56 million—perhaps more—that Penn State now owes in legal and other fees.

DLA Piper Nabs Ex-FDIC Chair, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 30, 2014

The world's second-largest firm by attorney head count adds two more former federal regulators to its ranks; American Apparel hires a Loeb & Loeb partner; Greenberg Traurig bags Edwards Wildman Palmer's Los Angeles partner-in-charge; Steptoe & Johnson snags an IP trio and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Bingham, Edwards Wildman Partners Defect, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 16, 2014

Edwards Wildman Palmer and Bingham McCutchen lawyers head for the exits; Kirkland & Ellis hires again from Covington & Burling; a quick turnaround for two Quinn Emanuel litigators; government roles beckon some big firm partners and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Latham Raids O'Melveny for Six Partners, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 11, 2014

Latham & Watkins makes a major bid to become a Hollywood heavyweight by luring six high-profile media and entertainment partners from O'Melveny & Myers; Proskauer Rose loses three while Duane Morris adds two; Sidley Austin and Wilson Elser partners go in-house and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Who in Big Law Cut Checks for the Midterms?

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 28, 2014

The NLJ looks at how the legal industry supports certain interests and people, and where lobbying horsepower could focus in the coming years. In this report, we've highlighted midterm election contributions to three powerful members of Congress.