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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 292
  • Gross Revenues: $308,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,055,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,175,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, is a Washington, D.C.-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 $308,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 106th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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 200 106 -1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 139 -15 Lawyer head count
The A-List 35 -4 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 78 -15 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 20 -6 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 72 -41 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 86 -51 Summer programs

In the News

IP Whack-a-Mole: The 2016 Patent Litigation Survey

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : June 23, 2016

Suits by trolls still bedevil patent holders, despite efforts to rein them in.

The ITC: Life in the Fast Lane

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : June 16, 2016

The U.S. International Trade Commission is a popular forum for IP actions, thanks to its speed and its mandate.

Arnall Golden Gregory Partner Goes In-House at Beazer Homes; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 07, 2016

E. Terrell Gilbert Jr., a partner in Arnall Golden Gregory's corporate and securities and corporate governance practice, has gone in-house at Beazer Homes as assistant general counsel of securities and finance.

Ex-Broadcom GC Joins Sheppard Mullin

David Ruiz : The Recorder : June 03, 2016

Arthur Chong will work as a special advisor.

Amid Battles With League, NFL Players Incur Big Legal Fees

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 01, 2016

In an annual filing, The National Football League Players Association recently detailed expenditures to 16 law firms within the past year, including payments to Gibson Dunn, Latham & Watkins, Norton Rose Fulbright and Winston & Strawn.

Lateral Litigators: May's Most Impressive Moves

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 01, 2016

Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., were hot markets for lateral litigators in May, with firms including Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan; Morrison & Foerster; and Bracewell coming out on top. Here are The Lit Daily's picks for the most notable litigator moves in May.

K&L Gates Bolsters Taipei With Baker & McKenzie Hire

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : May 17, 2016

Corporate partner Stephen Tan advises on cross-border deals and compliance matters.

In-House Patent Lawyer Tapped for PTO Posting

Scott Graham : The Recorder : May 11, 2016

David Ruschke, Medtronic's chief patent counsel, will be the second permanent chief judge of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Hulu Turns to Latham in Patent Fight

Scott Graham : The Recorder : May 07, 2016

Partner Julie Holloway will defend infringement claims from OpenTV, which has launched similar campaigns against Netflix, Apple and others.

New Rules Mean It's Payback Time in Patent Cases

Scott Graham : The Recorder : April 30, 2016

Two years of data since the Supreme Court's 'Octane Fitness' ruling show fees are flowing but Intellectual Ventures and other big NPEs haven't been hit.

Pharma Patent Battles Seeing Steep Increase

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : April 26, 2016

The number of patent litigation filings related to new drug applications before the FDA, known as ANDA filings, increased dramatically in 2014-15.

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.


: The National Law Journal : April 18, 2016

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

Spring Forward: What Top Litigator Lateral Moves Tell Us About the Market

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 05, 2016

Demand for litigators seems to be lagging behind corporate, regulatory and transactional specialists--consistent with predictions by some consultants earlier this year. So what do recent lateral moves tell us about the market for litigators?

On the Move

: The Recorder : April 01, 2016

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

London Calling for Two Big Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016

Boies Schiller and Cooley bulk up their nascent outposts in London; Gordon Rees and Shipman & Goodwin grow in New York; Hogan Lovells hires four in Australia and an ex-New York prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : March 28, 2016

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

Sheppard Brings on IP Partner With China Practice

David Ruiz : The Recorder : March 24, 2016

Weiguo "Will" Chen joins the firm's Palo Alto office from Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner.

Finnegan Names Seven New Partners for 2016

Staff : The Am Law Daily : March 24, 2016

Maling Decision Highlights Ethical Booby Traps in Patent Prosecution

Milton Springut : New York Law Journal : March 22, 2016

Milton Springut writes: Patent practice, like many other forms of legal practice, is becoming more and more specialized. It is not uncommon that patent prosecution counsel develops expertise in obtaining patent protection in one area of technology, and has multiple clients operating in the same space. While the increasingly focused expertise of patent attorneys benefits clients, it also raises significant ethical issues.

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.

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.