Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Law Firm Profile

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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 350
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, is a Washington-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, has 350 attorneys and is the 124th largest firm in the United States.  With $316,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 97th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2009 Global 100 survey, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, ranked as the 99th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, GA, MA and VA.

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 250 124 -5 Lawyer head count
The A-List 30 19 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 63 30 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 15 2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 72 -41 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 86 -51 Summer programs

In the News

Discovery Services Acquired by eTERA

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : October 30, 2014

Recent acquisitions, new clients, and expanded offices.

Patent Litigation Shows No Signs of Going Out of Style

Lisa Shuchman : The American Lawyer : October 29, 2014

The number of suits keeps rising, with Fish & Richardson topping our law firm rankings for the most cases handled.

Big Suits

Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : October 29, 2014

Linde v. Arab Bank; VirnetX v. Apple; Williams v. BASF; E.U. v. MasterCard; United States v. BP

Gas Lobby Wins Election Season Trademark Fight

Ross Todd : The Recorder : October 29, 2014

Despite confusion in the market, Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal ruled the American Petroleum Institute can campaign with the phrase "Choose Energy."

2014 Patent Litigation Survey

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : October 22, 2014

Patent trolls continue to up the lawsuit count as companies fight back. Which means plenty of work for the law firms chosen to file or defend patent suits.

Entry-Level Pay for Big Law in Atlanta Flat Since Recession

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : October 17, 2014

Five years after big firms slashed associate pay in response to the recession, the market rate for their first-year associates in Atlanta is still $135,000.

IPRs Shift the Patent-Lit Playing Field

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : October 17, 2014

Pure litigation shops, like Clement Roberts' Durie Tangri, need to partner with PTO practitioners for what's become a team sport.

Head Count Moves in Opposite Extremes at Patton Boggs, Stinson Leonard

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 08, 2014

Legacy firm Patton Boggs, along with Kenyon & Kenyon, McKenna Long & Aldridge, Bingham McCutchen and Dickstein Shapiro, were the Am Law 200 firms that saw their attorney head counts drop the most over the past 12 months, according to data compiled by ALM's RivalEdge. A handful of Am Law 200 firms saw double-digit percentage increases, including Stinson Leonard Street, mostly as a result of mergers.

Important Victory for Google Inc.

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : September 22, 2014

Software makers led by Google Inc. scored a big win at the U.S. Inter­national Trade Commission in the form of a ruling that could shield their products in some instances from the agency's jurisdiction.

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.

Apple, HP Snag Attorney Fees From Repeat Patent Plaintiff

Scott Graham : The Recorder : September 17, 2014

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken said Linex Technologies shopped the same "groundless claims" to different venues.

Wilmer's Lee Erases $368 Million Apple Damages Verdict

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 16, 2014

Another big verdict went up in smoke at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Tuesday, when the appeals court ordered a new damages trial in VirnetX Inc.'s patent infringement case against Apple.

'Transformational' Change to Patent System, 3 Years In

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : September 16, 2014

When the America Invents Act was enacted three years ago, no one knew just how significant it actually would turn out to be.

Mareesa Frederick

: The National Law Journal : September 15, 2014

Lifetime Achiever: Donald Dunner

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : September 14, 2014

The Finnegan Henderson name partner played a key role in creation of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

First Department Supports Dismissing Parking Tickets

Dennis Boshnack : New York Law Journal : September 11, 2014

Dennis Boshnack discusses the recent decision in 'Nestle', which required strict compliance with the Vehicle and Traffic Law provision that "the plate type as shown by the registration plates" of the vehicle shall be inserted in the ticket, and questions three current adjudication policies of the New York City Parking Violations Bureau.

Tech Giants Notch Win Under 'Nautilus'

Scott Graham : The Recorder : September 10, 2014

The Federal Circuit seems to be falling in line with the Supreme Court's big patent decisions.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : September 10, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews "SPRE Realty, Ltd. v. Dienst, " which provided a test for determining whether a broker was the "procuring cause" of a real estate transaction, and therefore entitled to commission.

The American Lawyer Announces 2014 Lifetime Achievement Awards

: The American Lawyer : September 05, 2014

Our 11th annual awards honor distinctive careers and public service.

Forgive Them if They Can't Take a Joke

Marcia Coyle : Corporate Counsel : September 01, 2014

In its 2013 term, the U.S. Supreme Court still found humor in its pursuit of solutions, and sometimes at the expense of the lawyers appearing before it.

Patton Boggs Diaspora Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 26, 2014

After a short stint at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, a pair of former Patton Boggs litigators have joined several former colleagues at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips; a Sidley Austin litigation cochair goes in-house; a former Thelen firm leader retires; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move: Harry Norman Realtors And Affiliate Get a GC

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 26, 2014

Ashoo Sharma has become the new general counsel for residential real estate brokerages Harry Norman Realtors and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties.

Finnegan Beats Humira IP Licensing Claims for AbbVie

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 21, 2014

A U.K. arthritis research trust overreached by demanding more patent royalties from drugmaker and longtime licensee AbbVie, an appeals court ruled on Thursday.

Lifetime Achievers, Distinguished Firm Leaders Named

Valori Corral-Nava : The American Lawyer : August 20, 2014

The honorees selected by The American Lawyer have had distinguished careers that include public service. Law firm leaders have exhibited extraordinary stewardship of their firm.

Squire Patton Boggs and Ashurst Adjust Alliances, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 19, 2014

Ashurst and Squire Patton Boggs, two growing global legal giants that have recently gone the merger route, both reshuffled overseas alliances this week as the latter saw 23 lawyers in the Middle East decamp en masse, while the former was busy raiding two Am Law 100 rivals. The Am Law Daily looks at those developments and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

New VirnetX Patent Case Survives Apple Challenge

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 11, 2014

The patent licensing company VirnetX got a boost on Friday in its latest fight with Apple, persuading a federal judge in East Texas that Apple can't revive defenses from an earlier case that culminated in a $368 million verdict for VirnetX.

Eight of the 50 Best Firms for Women Have Atlanta Offices

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 08, 2014

Eight of this year's 50 Best Law Firms for Women chosen by Flex-Time Lawyers and Working Mother magazine have an Atlanta office—but none are based here.

Parties Back at Federal Circuit in Important Patent Case

John Council : Texas Lawyer : August 07, 2014

Peter Corcoran, an East Texas solo patent attorney who clerked for former Federal Circuit Chief Judge Randall Rader, said that Eastern District federal judges have recently cited three times either or .

IP Firm Novak Druce Opens Phila. Office, Supporting Wilm. Presence

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Delaware Law Weekly : August 06, 2014

Intellectual property boutique Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg has expanded into Philadelphia, opening the Houston-based firm's ninth office.

The Careerist: Top 50 Mommy Firms

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : August 06, 2014

A look at the subtext behind Working Woman magazine's "50 best firms for women."

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IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

  • Designation: N/A
  • Head Count: 350
  • Gross Revenues: $316,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $905,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $990,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -97

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, is an USA-based law firm.  

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 97 -97 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 97 -97 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

Discovery Services Acquired by eTERA

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : October 30, 2014

Recent acquisitions, new clients, and expanded offices.

Patent Litigation Shows No Signs of Going Out of Style

Lisa Shuchman : The American Lawyer : October 29, 2014

The number of suits keeps rising, with Fish & Richardson topping our law firm rankings for the most cases handled.

Big Suits

Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : October 29, 2014

Linde v. Arab Bank; VirnetX v. Apple; Williams v. BASF; E.U. v. MasterCard; United States v. BP

Gas Lobby Wins Election Season Trademark Fight

Ross Todd : The Recorder : October 29, 2014

Despite confusion in the market, Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal ruled the American Petroleum Institute can campaign with the phrase "Choose Energy."

2014 Patent Litigation Survey

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : October 22, 2014

Patent trolls continue to up the lawsuit count as companies fight back. Which means plenty of work for the law firms chosen to file or defend patent suits.

Entry-Level Pay for Big Law in Atlanta Flat Since Recession

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : October 17, 2014

Five years after big firms slashed associate pay in response to the recession, the market rate for their first-year associates in Atlanta is still $135,000.

IPRs Shift the Patent-Lit Playing Field

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : October 17, 2014

Pure litigation shops, like Clement Roberts' Durie Tangri, need to partner with PTO practitioners for what's become a team sport.

Head Count Moves in Opposite Extremes at Patton Boggs, Stinson Leonard

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 08, 2014

Legacy firm Patton Boggs, along with Kenyon & Kenyon, McKenna Long & Aldridge, Bingham McCutchen and Dickstein Shapiro, were the Am Law 200 firms that saw their attorney head counts drop the most over the past 12 months, according to data compiled by ALM's RivalEdge. A handful of Am Law 200 firms saw double-digit percentage increases, including Stinson Leonard Street, mostly as a result of mergers.

Important Victory for Google Inc.

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : September 22, 2014

Software makers led by Google Inc. scored a big win at the U.S. Inter­national Trade Commission in the form of a ruling that could shield their products in some instances from the agency's jurisdiction.

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.

Apple, HP Snag Attorney Fees From Repeat Patent Plaintiff

Scott Graham : The Recorder : September 17, 2014

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken said Linex Technologies shopped the same "groundless claims" to different venues.

Wilmer's Lee Erases $368 Million Apple Damages Verdict

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 16, 2014

Another big verdict went up in smoke at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Tuesday, when the appeals court ordered a new damages trial in VirnetX Inc.'s patent infringement case against Apple.

'Transformational' Change to Patent System, 3 Years In

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : September 16, 2014

When the America Invents Act was enacted three years ago, no one knew just how significant it actually would turn out to be.

Mareesa Frederick

: The National Law Journal : September 15, 2014

Lifetime Achiever: Donald Dunner

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : September 14, 2014

The Finnegan Henderson name partner played a key role in creation of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

First Department Supports Dismissing Parking Tickets

Dennis Boshnack : New York Law Journal : September 11, 2014

Dennis Boshnack discusses the recent decision in 'Nestle', which required strict compliance with the Vehicle and Traffic Law provision that "the plate type as shown by the registration plates" of the vehicle shall be inserted in the ticket, and questions three current adjudication policies of the New York City Parking Violations Bureau.

Tech Giants Notch Win Under 'Nautilus'

Scott Graham : The Recorder : September 10, 2014

The Federal Circuit seems to be falling in line with the Supreme Court's big patent decisions.

Realty Law Digest

Scott E. Mollen : New York Law Journal : September 10, 2014

Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein and an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law, reviews "SPRE Realty, Ltd. v. Dienst, " which provided a test for determining whether a broker was the "procuring cause" of a real estate transaction, and therefore entitled to commission.

The American Lawyer Announces 2014 Lifetime Achievement Awards

: The American Lawyer : September 05, 2014

Our 11th annual awards honor distinctive careers and public service.

Forgive Them if They Can't Take a Joke

Marcia Coyle : Corporate Counsel : September 01, 2014

In its 2013 term, the U.S. Supreme Court still found humor in its pursuit of solutions, and sometimes at the expense of the lawyers appearing before it.

Patton Boggs Diaspora Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 26, 2014

After a short stint at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, a pair of former Patton Boggs litigators have joined several former colleagues at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips; a Sidley Austin litigation cochair goes in-house; a former Thelen firm leader retires; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move: Harry Norman Realtors And Affiliate Get a GC

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 26, 2014

Ashoo Sharma has become the new general counsel for residential real estate brokerages Harry Norman Realtors and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties.

Finnegan Beats Humira IP Licensing Claims for AbbVie

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 21, 2014

A U.K. arthritis research trust overreached by demanding more patent royalties from drugmaker and longtime licensee AbbVie, an appeals court ruled on Thursday.

Lifetime Achievers, Distinguished Firm Leaders Named

Valori Corral-Nava : The American Lawyer : August 20, 2014

The honorees selected by The American Lawyer have had distinguished careers that include public service. Law firm leaders have exhibited extraordinary stewardship of their firm.

Squire Patton Boggs and Ashurst Adjust Alliances, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 19, 2014

Ashurst and Squire Patton Boggs, two growing global legal giants that have recently gone the merger route, both reshuffled overseas alliances this week as the latter saw 23 lawyers in the Middle East decamp en masse, while the former was busy raiding two Am Law 100 rivals. The Am Law Daily looks at those developments and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

New VirnetX Patent Case Survives Apple Challenge

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 11, 2014

The patent licensing company VirnetX got a boost on Friday in its latest fight with Apple, persuading a federal judge in East Texas that Apple can't revive defenses from an earlier case that culminated in a $368 million verdict for VirnetX.

Eight of the 50 Best Firms for Women Have Atlanta Offices

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 08, 2014

Eight of this year's 50 Best Law Firms for Women chosen by Flex-Time Lawyers and Working Mother magazine have an Atlanta office—but none are based here.

Parties Back at Federal Circuit in Important Patent Case

John Council : Texas Lawyer : August 07, 2014

Peter Corcoran, an East Texas solo patent attorney who clerked for former Federal Circuit Chief Judge Randall Rader, said that Eastern District federal judges have recently cited three times either or .

IP Firm Novak Druce Opens Phila. Office, Supporting Wilm. Presence

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Delaware Law Weekly : August 06, 2014

Intellectual property boutique Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg has expanded into Philadelphia, opening the Houston-based firm's ninth office.

The Careerist: Top 50 Mommy Firms

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : August 06, 2014

A look at the subtext behind Working Woman magazine's "50 best firms for women."