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, D.C.-based law firm. The firm ranked 84th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 100 rankings of U.S. law firms based on revenue, with $318,500,000 in gross revenue in 2010. In the 2010 Global 100 rankings, the firm was ranked as the 99th highest grossing law firm in the world, which marks the first time the firm has appeared on the Global 100. According to the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms based on size, the firm has 377 attorneys and is the 118th largest firm in the United States. Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner practices in the areas of intellectual property, including acquisitions, licensing, and enforcement of patents; litigation; trademarks; copyrights; and trade secrets. The firm has five offices in the United States and four offices overseas in Brussels, Taipei, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

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

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

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 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 : January 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 : January 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 : January 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 : January 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 : January 06, 2014

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

Novak Druce Opens Philadelphia Office

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : The Legal Intelligencer : January 01, 2014

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

Patent Foes Square Off Over New Fee-Shifting Rules

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 31, 2014

It's been three months since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on fee-shifting in patent infringement lawsuits. But battles over how to apply the new standards are just beginning, as two companies at the center of the high court's rulings illustrated this week.

Apple, HP May Get 'Half a Loaf' in Patent Fees

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 31, 2014

Judge Claudia Wilken, taking her turn parsing the "exceptional case" standard, sounded ready to stick plaintiffs with at least part of the bill.

Revenue for Top-Earning Law Firms Inches Up

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 28, 2014

Washington's legal market grew again in 2013, at least when counting revenues generated by the city's 25 top-earning law firms. The results show yet another year of gradual increases.

Group Gives Some Atlanta Firms Gold Standard for Women in Big Law

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 22, 2014

Thirteen firms with Atlanta offices have qualified for Gold Standard Certification this year from the Women In Law Empowerment Forum for having a "meaningful percentage" of women in leadership roles.

The Churn: As DLA Turns, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 18, 2014

A flurry of moves at DLA Piper; a longtime Quinn Emanuel partner departs; and Bingham loses two more amid merger talks in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Did You Hear the One About the Appellate Lawyer?

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : January 14, 2014

With a full plate of problems in its 2013 term, the U.S. Supreme Court still found some humor in its pursuit of solutions, and sometimes at the expense of the lawyers appearing before it. Here are some lighter moments that provoked outright or nervous laughter—moments that some lawyers may prefer to forget.

Replacing Rader: Sizing up the Short List for the Federal Circuit

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 11, 2014

PTO Deputy Director Michelle Lee, a former Google lawyer, is an oft-mentioned candidate—and one who would add Silicon Valley perspective to the influential patent court.

Upstream Investor Interest On The Miami River

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : January 11, 2014

Investment dollars for residential and mixed-used projects are flowing into the Miami River's northern industrial corridor.

Replacing Rader: The Short List for the Federal Circuit

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 11, 2014

PTO Deputy Director Michelle Lee, a former Google lawyer, is an oft-mentioned candidate—and one who would add Silicon Valley perspective to the influential patent court.

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : January 07, 2014

The following cases were recently filed in the Washington-area district courts. This information is provided by the district courts' official online bulletins.

Rader Leaves Federal Circuit With Unfinished Business

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 30, 2014

The court has yet to rule on a $360 million verdict against Apple. Rader was on the panel.

Rader Leaves Federal Circuit with Unfinished Business

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 30, 2014

The court has yet to rule on Apple's appeal of a $360 million verdict for VirnetX after former chief judge Randall Rader dominated arguments in the case in March.

Meet the GC: Chris Schwab of Cadillac Jack Inc.

Mary Welch : Daily Report : January 24, 2014

Chris Schwab is vice president, general counsel and secretary of Cadillac Jack Inc., a subsidiary of Montreal-based Amaya Gaming Group Inc., which supplies products and technology for the global gaming market in the United States and Mexico.

The Churn: Defections Mount at Edwards Wildman, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2014

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired Shawn Atkinson, the former cochair of the venture capital and cross-border M&A practice at Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, where the latter firm is trying to stave off a partner exodus. Plus: Bingham McCutchen bulks up in Asia, a partner trio decamps for top in-house roles and other lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Using Design-Patent Protection for Replacement Parts

P. Andrew Riley and Elizabeth D. Ferrill : Corporate Counsel : January 19, 2014

Companies with innovative replacement-part designs are frequently turning to design patents for IP protection.

'Disparaging' Washington Football Trademarks Canceled

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 18, 2014

Ruling that the term "Redskin" is disparaging to Native Americans, a divided panel of three administrative law judges from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday canceled six of the National Football League team's trademarks.

The Careerist: Top 45 Firms for Women

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : January 18, 2014

Did your firm make this year's list?

'Disparaging' Football Trademarks Spiked

Tony Mauro and Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 18, 2014

If and when the Washington Redskins trademark dispute gets to the U.S. Supreme Court, it is not certain the justices would uphold last week's ruling canceling the team's marks as disparaging to Native Americans.

'Disparaging' Washington Football Trademarks Canceled

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 18, 2014

Ruling that the term "Redskin" is disparaging to Native Americans, a divided panel of three administrative law judges from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday canceled six of the National Football League team's trademarks.

Winston & Strawn Adds Taipei Partner

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 17, 2014

Horng-Dar Lin is coming aboard from Sovereign Law Office, a Taipei-based firm he founded last year. He was also previously vice president responsible for intellectual property at contract electronics maker Foxconn Technology Group.

Court Opens Companies To Litigation Over Labeling

Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : January 16, 2014

Food and beverage companies would be wise to take a long, hard look at their product labels in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision clearing the way for competitors to allege those labels are false or misleading.

SCOTUS Closes Safe Harbor in False-Advertising Wars

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : January 12, 2014

Companies would be wise to take a long, hard look at their product labels in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision clearing the way for competitors to allege those labels are false or misleading.

Supreme Court Closes Safe Harbor in False-Advertising Wars

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : January 12, 2014

Food and beverage companies and others would be wise to take a long, hard look at their product labels in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision clearing the way for competitors to allege those labels are false or misleading.

More Profiles:
Choose A Law Firm

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

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

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

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 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 : January 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 : January 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 : January 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 : January 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 : January 06, 2014

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

Novak Druce Opens Philadelphia Office

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : The Legal Intelligencer : January 01, 2014

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

Patent Foes Square Off Over New Fee-Shifting Rules

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 31, 2014

It's been three months since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on fee-shifting in patent infringement lawsuits. But battles over how to apply the new standards are just beginning, as two companies at the center of the high court's rulings illustrated this week.

Apple, HP May Get 'Half a Loaf' in Patent Fees

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 31, 2014

Judge Claudia Wilken, taking her turn parsing the "exceptional case" standard, sounded ready to stick plaintiffs with at least part of the bill.

Revenue for Top-Earning Law Firms Inches Up

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 28, 2014

Washington's legal market grew again in 2013, at least when counting revenues generated by the city's 25 top-earning law firms. The results show yet another year of gradual increases.

Group Gives Some Atlanta Firms Gold Standard for Women in Big Law

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 22, 2014

Thirteen firms with Atlanta offices have qualified for Gold Standard Certification this year from the Women In Law Empowerment Forum for having a "meaningful percentage" of women in leadership roles.

The Churn: As DLA Turns, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 18, 2014

A flurry of moves at DLA Piper; a longtime Quinn Emanuel partner departs; and Bingham loses two more amid merger talks in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Did You Hear the One About the Appellate Lawyer?

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : January 14, 2014

With a full plate of problems in its 2013 term, the U.S. Supreme Court still found some humor in its pursuit of solutions, and sometimes at the expense of the lawyers appearing before it. Here are some lighter moments that provoked outright or nervous laughter—moments that some lawyers may prefer to forget.

Replacing Rader: Sizing up the Short List for the Federal Circuit

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 11, 2014

PTO Deputy Director Michelle Lee, a former Google lawyer, is an oft-mentioned candidate—and one who would add Silicon Valley perspective to the influential patent court.

Upstream Investor Interest On The Miami River

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : January 11, 2014

Investment dollars for residential and mixed-used projects are flowing into the Miami River's northern industrial corridor.

Replacing Rader: The Short List for the Federal Circuit

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 11, 2014

PTO Deputy Director Michelle Lee, a former Google lawyer, is an oft-mentioned candidate—and one who would add Silicon Valley perspective to the influential patent court.

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : January 07, 2014

The following cases were recently filed in the Washington-area district courts. This information is provided by the district courts' official online bulletins.

Rader Leaves Federal Circuit With Unfinished Business

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 30, 2014

The court has yet to rule on a $360 million verdict against Apple. Rader was on the panel.

Rader Leaves Federal Circuit with Unfinished Business

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 30, 2014

The court has yet to rule on Apple's appeal of a $360 million verdict for VirnetX after former chief judge Randall Rader dominated arguments in the case in March.

Meet the GC: Chris Schwab of Cadillac Jack Inc.

Mary Welch : Daily Report : January 24, 2014

Chris Schwab is vice president, general counsel and secretary of Cadillac Jack Inc., a subsidiary of Montreal-based Amaya Gaming Group Inc., which supplies products and technology for the global gaming market in the United States and Mexico.

The Churn: Defections Mount at Edwards Wildman, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2014

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired Shawn Atkinson, the former cochair of the venture capital and cross-border M&A practice at Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, where the latter firm is trying to stave off a partner exodus. Plus: Bingham McCutchen bulks up in Asia, a partner trio decamps for top in-house roles and other lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Using Design-Patent Protection for Replacement Parts

P. Andrew Riley and Elizabeth D. Ferrill : Corporate Counsel : January 19, 2014

Companies with innovative replacement-part designs are frequently turning to design patents for IP protection.

'Disparaging' Washington Football Trademarks Canceled

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 18, 2014

Ruling that the term "Redskin" is disparaging to Native Americans, a divided panel of three administrative law judges from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday canceled six of the National Football League team's trademarks.

The Careerist: Top 45 Firms for Women

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : January 18, 2014

Did your firm make this year's list?

'Disparaging' Football Trademarks Spiked

Tony Mauro and Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 18, 2014

If and when the Washington Redskins trademark dispute gets to the U.S. Supreme Court, it is not certain the justices would uphold last week's ruling canceling the team's marks as disparaging to Native Americans.

'Disparaging' Washington Football Trademarks Canceled

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 18, 2014

Ruling that the term "Redskin" is disparaging to Native Americans, a divided panel of three administrative law judges from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday canceled six of the National Football League team's trademarks.

Winston & Strawn Adds Taipei Partner

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 17, 2014

Horng-Dar Lin is coming aboard from Sovereign Law Office, a Taipei-based firm he founded last year. He was also previously vice president responsible for intellectual property at contract electronics maker Foxconn Technology Group.

Court Opens Companies To Litigation Over Labeling

Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : January 16, 2014

Food and beverage companies would be wise to take a long, hard look at their product labels in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision clearing the way for competitors to allege those labels are false or misleading.

SCOTUS Closes Safe Harbor in False-Advertising Wars

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : January 12, 2014

Companies would be wise to take a long, hard look at their product labels in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision clearing the way for competitors to allege those labels are false or misleading.

Supreme Court Closes Safe Harbor in False-Advertising Wars

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : January 12, 2014

Food and beverage companies and others would be wise to take a long, hard look at their product labels in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision clearing the way for competitors to allege those labels are false or misleading.