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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 314
  • Gross Revenues: $309,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $985,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,220,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, is a Washington-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, has 314 attorneys and is the 139th largest firm in the United States.  With $309,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 105th on The American Lawyer's 2015 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 200 105 -8 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 124 -5 Lawyer head count
The A-List 31 18 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

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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.

Square's IP Chief Talks Patents and Pastry

David Ruiz : The Recorder : February 05, 2016

Kirupa Pushparaj discusses the payment company's approach to patents and how it's been impacted by the U.S. Supreme Court's 'Alice' decision.

Behind-the-Scenes of Latham's IP Litigation Surge

Scott Graham : The Recorder : February 05, 2016

A disciplined, multi-year hiring spree that brought in partners Douglas Lumish, Richard Frenkel and Jeffrey Homrig helped turn around a listless practice.

Ex-Howrey Chair Discusses His New Shop, Old Firm's Demise

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 28, 2016

Former Winston & Strawn litigation partner Robert Ruyak spoke with The Am Law Daily about his recent decision to start his own boutique, the current litigation landscape and the fall of Howrey, a now-defunct firm he once chaired.

WARF Lawyers Shut Down Royalty Claims Over Drug Patent

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 27, 2016

U.S. District Judge Gregory Sleet ruled that Washington University waited to loo long to complain about its share of income from a blockbuster kidney disease treatment.

Patent Bar Anxious for High Court Review of PTAB Ground Rules

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 19, 2016

After the Supreme Court's decision last week to rule on fundamental questions about the proceedings, lawyers like Finnegan's Erika Arner say "the sooner, the better."

Counting Down the Top Headlines of 2015

Recorder Editors : The Recorder : December 29, 2015

From Uber's accelerated hiring to the emails that seemed to stall Ellen Pao's case, we look back on the year's must-see headlines at the intersection of law, technology and business.

Finnegan Wins Suit That Spooked Patent Lawyers

Vanessa Blum : The Recorder : December 24, 2015

Firms aren't automatically conflicted when they prosecute patents for business competitors with similar inventions, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled.

Star Clients, Bold Headlines: Litigators' Intriguing Cases

Am Law Daily Staff : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Celebrity clients and high-profile cases come with the territory when you're one of the nation's top litigation teams. Here are headline-grabbing suits from among 108 contest submissions for our Litigation Department of the Year awards.

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

Q&A With AIPLA President Denise DeFranco

Scott Graham : The Recorder : November 13, 2015

Why patent reform is stuck, 'Alice' is "scary," and what it will take to improve patent quality.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : November 09, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Patent Litigation Will Never Be the Same Again

Lisa Shuchman : Texas Lawyer : November 02, 2015

Patent litigation isn't what it used to be. Monumental changes to U.S. patent law have changed the rules of the litigation game.

IP Litigation Spotlight: Changing the Rules

Lisa Shuchman : The American Lawyer : November 01, 2015

New legislation, new regulator, new decisions: Change is the one constant in the IP scrum.

Patent Litigation Will Never Be the Same Again

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : October 26, 2015

The practice has been changed forever. A lot of lawyers preferred the old way.

The Best Law Firm for Patent Litigation Right Now Is …

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : October 26, 2015

What law firm has the top patent litigation practice? It depends on how you measure it, but new data from Lit Daily affiliate Corporate Counsel suggests one possible answer. When you factor in other surveys, though, it's not so clear-cut.

Hedge Fund Hires From Davis Polk, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 25, 2015

Stone Ridge Asset Management recruits a Davis Polk & Wardwell corporate partner to be its new head of legal; McKenna Long's former cybsecurity co-chair finds a new home; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Meet Again

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : October 19, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon have another chance to revisit its often chilly relationship with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. In the last five terms, the court has heard 24 appeals from Federal Circuit decisions, and affirmed only eight.

Supreme Court Adds Patent Infringement Cases to Docket

Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : October 19, 2015

Until Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court's docket for the new term was devoid of its usually steady flow of intellectual property cases. The justices ended the dry spell by granting review in two patent disputes arising from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, both of which could establish the standard for awarding enhanced damages in cases of willful infringement.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : October 12, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Supreme Court's Patent Plate Is Empty—For Now

Scott Graham : The Recorder : September 25, 2015

After gorging itself on patent cases the last few years, IP lawyers figure the justices may want to push away from the table this term.

The National Law Journal, Connecticut Law Tribune Announce Boston Rising Stars

: The National Law Journal : September 23, 2015

Earlier this summer, the National Law Journal, collaborating with the Connecticut Law Tribune, solicited nominations for our Boston Rising Stars supplement, which features exemplary young lawyers in the Boston area.

Colbert Takes the Stage—As Kenyon & Kenyon Managing Partner

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : September 22, 2015

Amid partner departures, Kenyon & Kenyon has elected Edward Colbert—comedian Stephen Colbert's older brother—as its new managing partner.

IP Shops See Partners Depart, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 15, 2015

Finnegan Henderson and Kenyon & Kenyon, two top IP-focused firms, see partners peel away on both coasts; Gibson Dunn grows in London; Morgan Lewis adds an Islamic finance expert; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Finnegan Takes Swipes in High-Stakes Malpractice Fight

Scott Graham : The Recorder : September 08, 2015

In a case that has the legal industry's attention, Massachusetts state justices criticized Finnegan for allowing a conflict to develop between two patent clients.

Circuit Won't Block First US Biosimilar Launch

Scott Graham : The Recorder : September 02, 2015

In a win for Sandoz and its lawyers at Morrison & Foerster, the Federal Circuit refused to extend a sales ban on Zarxio, the biosimilar version of an Amgen drug.

They Can Still Sell T-Shirts

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : September 01, 2015

A federal court upholds canceling the Redskin trademark, but the team still has some rights to the name.

Firms Sound Alarm in Patent Malpractice Case

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 26, 2015

A decision that representing rival patent-seekers amounts to a conflict of interest would have dire consequences for lawyers and clients, according to an amicus brief from Morrison & Foerster, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and several other firms.

Big Suits

: The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

Franklin California v. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; Smartflash v. Apple; Jang v. Boston Scientific; Amphastar v. Sanofi