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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

In the News

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

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.

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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.