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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: -8

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

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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

Federal Circuit Works Out Its Differences on Divided Infringement

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 13, 2015

En banc ruling gives patent holders more ammunition in suits where a service provider and a customer together infringe a patent.

Ruling Strengthens ITC's Hand in Patent Cases

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 10, 2015

An en banc Federal Circuit panel, heavy on Obama appointees, held the ITC can block imports that are later used in ways that cause infringement.

Orrick Takes Beijing IP Partner from Kirkland

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : August 04, 2015

Former Kirkland & Ellis partner Ya-Chiao Chang specializes in U.S. patent litigation.

Big Patent Problems for Big Pharma and Biotech

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : August 04, 2015

The pharmaceutical and biotech industries are not going to surrender easily to attacks on their intellectual property. In fact, they are aggressively fighting back.

Brands Face Legal Hurdles Ahead of 2016 Summer Olympics

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : August 03, 2015

Official sponsors of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio are already making grand plans, and brand owners who are not official sponsors had better watch out.

Mergers Shake Up List of Largest D.C. Law Offices

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : August 03, 2015

Covington & Burling, at the top of The National Law Journal's list of Wash­ington's largest firms for the second consecutive year, added about 15 total lawyers last year in a time when elite firms, especially ones that focus on litigation, find the most ability to expand in Washington.

Morning Wrap: Victims Sue Magazine, Restaurant | New Findings on White Collar Enforcement, Working Mom Lawyers

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : July 30, 2015

Lawsuits related to incidents of sexual assault have hit Rolling Stone Magazine and DC's Bandolero restaurant with accusations of wrongdoing. This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.

The A-List: The Runners-Up

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

The next tier of firms in our A-List rankings, and what they need to do to step up.

Circuit Sets Rules for Biosimilar 'Patent Dance'

Scott Graham : The Recorder : July 21, 2015

In a win for Sandoz, Judge Alan Lourie held that providing early disclosures to brand drug makers is optional.

Liner Lands Dickstein Defectors, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

The head of Dickstein Shapiro's insurance coverage practice leads nine other lawyers to Los Angeles-based Liner; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius hires two more partners in London; and other notable new roles from throughout The Am Law 200.

Litigator of the Week: William Dawson of Gibson Dunn

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : July 16, 2015

Dawson successfully defended drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis against a novel False Claims Act case alleging that his client defrauded the government by improperly getting a drug patent on a blood thinner.

INADMISSIBLE: Airlines Sued Over Alleged Price-Fixing

: The National Law Journal : July 13, 2015

As the U.S. Department of Justice investigates whether airlines conspired to keep ticket prices high, consumers are already going to court. Plus more in this week's column.

DC Football Trademark Ruling Won't Affect Merchandising

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : July 09, 2015

The decision by a federal district judge to uphold the cancellation of the Washington Redskins' trademark does not mean the franchise must stop selling T-shirts, caps and other merchandise bearing the team name.

Court OKs Section 101 Challenges in Some PTAB Proceedings

Scott Graham : The Recorder : July 09, 2015

In its first major decision on covered business-method review, the Federal Circuit gave the Patent Trial and Appeal Board a long leash, while reserving itself the ultimate review.

Federal Circuit Nominee Sails Through Senate Confirmation

Scott Graham : The Recorder : July 07, 2015

Kara Farnandez Stoll, a former Finnegan partner, is an experienced patent litigator, well-connected in the Beltway, and the first woman of color to join the circuit bench.

Amazon Loses Appeal Over Search Results

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : July 06, 2015

The Ninth Circuit said a trademark fight between the retail giant and a luxury watch manufacturer should go to trial.

A New Look for Law Libraries: Fewer Books, More Tech

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

Recent redesigns speak volumes about the changing role of firm libraries and the librarians who oversee them.

Senate Sets July Vote on Federal Circuit Nominee

Scott Graham : The Recorder : June 24, 2015

Kara Stoll, a Finnegan partner, would replace former Chief Judge Randall Rader.

Appeals Court Reinstates Trade Secrets Suit

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : June 23, 2015

The Sixth District Court of Appeal said a 2009 settlement agreement doesn't protect Finnegan Henderson client.

Top Firms for Women for Equity and Power

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 19, 2015

Forty-four firms get WILEF's seal of approval.

Brawls With League Yield More Big Legal Bills for NFL Players

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 02, 2015

The National Football League Players Association filed its annual financial report with the U.S. Department of Labor, which shows that the powerful professional sports union has paid big money to lawyers from five leading Am Law 100 firms.

Pharma Looks to Circuit to Call Tune for Biosimilar 'Patent Dance'

: The Recorder : May 29, 2015

Arguments in fight over $1.2 billion cancer drug expected to flesh out procedures around 2010 biologics law.

The Am Law 200 Second Hundred: The Financial Report

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The group showed improvement, but its results lagged behind The Am Law 100's.

Public IP Companies Feel the Pinch

Scott Graham : The Recorder : May 22, 2015

Changed patent climate could doom smaller publicly traded patent assertion entities like Joe Beyers' Inventergy.

PTAB Chief Judge to Step Down

Scott Graham : The Recorder : May 19, 2015

James Smith helped implement the now popular postgrant procedures authorized in the America Invents Act.

With More Diverse Selection Panel, District Judges Seek Replacement for Magistrate

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : May 08, 2015

The U.S. District Court is accepting applications from those hoping to replace U.S. Magistrate Judge Gerrilyn Brill, who will retire in January from the Atlanta post she has held since 1994.

Latham Scores for InterDigital in ITC Odyssey

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 28, 2015

For eight years InterDigital Inc. and a succession of top IP counsel have pursued an ITC case against Nokia and Microsoft—and after detours to the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court, the company has finally won a key ruling from an ITC judge.

Am Law 100 Analysis: The Superrich Firms Pull Away

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

It was a year of solid gains for The Am Law 100, especially for a burgeoning group of top firms.