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Fisher & Phillips LLP

  • Designation: Atlanta
  • Head Count: 275
  • Gross Revenues: $148,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $540,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $515,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 2

Fisher & Phillips is an Atlanta-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Fisher & Phillips has 275 attorneys and is the 161st largest firm in the United States.  With $148,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 169th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 169 2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 166 -1 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 135 -3 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Big Changes in Overtime Pay, Big Challenges for Companies

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : July 02, 2015

Employers should be preparing for potentially major alterations to the way they categorize and compensate employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Impacts of Marriage Equality on Benefits and HR Policies

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : June 30, 2015

After the U.S. Supreme Court's 'Obergefell' decision, employers should go back and take a fresh look at how their policies treat same-sex married couples.

Lewis Brisbois' Atlanta Office Adds Partners

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 30, 2015

Continuing its hiring spree, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith added three new partners in June from a mix of large and small firms: Frank Brannen from King & Spalding, Jason Wright from Morris Manning & Martin and Terry Finnerty from Ford & Finnerty.

The Uber Ruling and the Future of Worker Classification

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : June 23, 2015

Who is an employee in an economy where the tech-driven and on-demand nature of services has to some degree changed the nature of classification criteria?

Commonwealth Court Greenlights Zoning Officer's Whistleblower Case

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : June 12, 2015

A whistleblower suit filed by a zoning enforcement officer who alleges he was fired for reporting on problems with a school district construction project will be allowed to go forward, the Commonwealth Court has ruled.

Anne Hathaway's Dad Joins Drinker Biddle, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 07, 2015

Drinker Biddle & Reath adds a labor and employment partner with star power; Bryan Cave parts ways with a former senator; Greenberg Traurig grabs two former Dewey & LeBoeuf dealmakers; four firms raid Kirkland & Ellis; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fisher & Phillips Adds Seattle; Ford & Harrison Gains Global Reach

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 03, 2015

Labor and employment firm Fisher & Phillips now has as many offices as Baskin-Robbins has original ice cream flavors.

Musical Chairs at Squire Patton Boggs, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

As the one-year anniversary of the firm's creation draws near, several more Squire Patton Boggs partners seek new homes; Baker & Hostetler brings on roughly 30 lawyers from McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of the latter's June 1 merger with Dentons; Boies, Schiller & Flexner bags another federal prosecutor; Greenberg Traurig grows in Poland; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Atlanta Firm Financials: Deals Drove Increases Over Drops in Litigation

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 28, 2015

An increase in transactional activity, notably in real estate, drove revenue and profit gains at most of Atlanta's nine Am Law 100 and 200 firms, but the conclusion of major class action litigation caused revenue declines at Alston & Bird and Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

2015 Firm Financials: The Numbers Are In

: Daily Report : April 28, 2015

Atlanta Firm Financials tells you who's up, who's down and everything in between.

Half-Dozen K&L Gates Partners Decamp, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 21, 2015

K&L Gates sees six partners leave for four firms; some of Fried Frank's Asia lawyers find new homes; Jackson Lewis opens two new offices; Mayer Brown adds a practice leader; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Frosty Start Held Fisher & Phillips to Modest Growth in 2014

Greg Land : Daily Report : April 07, 2015

Fisher & Phillips came through 2014 with what managing partner Roger Quillen termed modest growth, bumping net income 4.3 percent to $61 million, and increasing profits per partner by 3 percent. Gross revenue was up 6.1 percent, to $148 million.

UPS Ruling Delivers Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : March 27, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court's "Young v. United Parcel Service" ruling provides some guidance for employers dealing with potential liability from pregnancy discrimination claims.

In Upset, An Overtime Win for Car Repair 'Advisers'

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : March 26, 2015

A federal appeals court has found that "service advisers"—those people at the car dealership who give repair estimates—are entitled to overtime pay under federal labor law.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : March 23, 2015

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

Starbucks' 'Race Together' May Brew Up Legal Risk

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : March 23, 2015

The initiative appears to be a genuine attempt by Starbucks to build social awareness, but the road to lawsuits could be paved with well-meaning corporate social responsibility.

McDonald's Employees Not Lovin' Workplace Safety Conditions

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : March 20, 2015

After facing wage-and-hour suits and protests to raise the minimum wage, McDonald's Inc. now is dealing with complaints filed with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

People in the News - March 18, 2015 - Lazzara Joins Pietragallo Gordon

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 18, 2015

Michael D. Lazzara joined Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti as a member in the firm's intellectual property practice group.

Two Texas Partners Leave Vinson, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 10, 2015

Sidley Austin and Katten Muchin Rosenman snag Vinson & Elkins partners in Houston; Honigman adds a former U.S. senator; K&L Gates bags eight lawyers in two cities; Mayer Brown and Chadbourne & Parke make additions in Mexico City; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

ADL Honors Mark Levenson at Annual NJ Gala

: New Jersey Law Journal : February 27, 2015

NLRB GC Changes Arbitration Rules for Employers, Unions

: Corporate Counsel : February 23, 2015

A memorandum from National Labor Relations Board general counsel Richard Griffin Jr. outlines new guidance for when unions and management can arbitrate their way out of conflicts.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Measles in the Workplace: Prevention and Privacy

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : February 10, 2015

The reemergence of measles in the U.S. has led to questions about what employers can and cannot do during an outbreak.

Locke Lord Lures Boies Litigator, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 04, 2015

Boies Schiller & Flexner partner Kathleen Smalley is headed to newly merged Locke Lord; Davis Polk poaches Greenberg Traurig's real estate chair in New York; three DLA Piper finance lawyers depart; Littler Mendelson heads to Maine; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Moose Call: Littler Lands Five-Lawyer Team for Maine Office

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : February 02, 2015

Littler Mendelson is opening an office in Portland, Maine, after scooping up five lawyers from national labor and employment rival Fisher & Phillips.

EEOC v. Ruby Tuesday: An Off-the-Menu Discrimination Case

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : February 02, 2015

In a sex discrimination case brought against Ruby Tuesday Inc., the plaintiffs are male and the issue hinges on housing.

Transgender Woman Challenges Constitutionality of ADA Exclusion

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : January 22, 2015

In the summer of 1989, U.S. senators debating the Americans with Disabilities Act excluded behavior they deemed immoral from the ADA's protections, including "transvestism, transsexualism, pedophilia, exhibitionism, voyeurism, gender identity disorders not resulting from physical impairments, or other sexual behavior disorders," according to the text of the law.

People in the News - Jan. 13, 2015 - LMA 2015 Chapter Leadership Lineup

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 13, 2015

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel partner Stephanie J. Sprenkle was elected to the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia board of directors.

Dreamworks Makes Arbitration Push in New 'No-Poach' Case

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : January 12, 2015

Lawyers for several California animation studios accused of fixing wages say the claims must be resolved outside of a public courtroom.

Carter Returns to Bondurant After Run for Governor

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 06, 2015

Jason Carter has returned to Bondurant Mixson & Elmore after his unsuccessful bid for governor of Georgia.