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Fisher & Phillips LLP

  • Designation: Atlanta
  • Head Count: 290
  • Gross Revenues: $158,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $545,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $525,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Fisher & Phillips is an Atlanta-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Fisher & Phillips has 290 attorneys and is the 146th largest firm in the United States.  With $158,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 160th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX and WA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 160 9 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 161 5 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 133 1 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

EEOC Reports Uptick in Systemic Discrimination Case

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : July 11, 2016

A report from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission shows the agency has ramped up its work on systemic discrimination cases, achieving a significant increase in the number of these matters investigated annually since 2011.

Kilpatrick Tops Atlanta's Big Law Pro-Bono Rankings

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : July 06, 2016

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton led Atlanta-based firms in The American Lawyer's annual pro bono ranking of the 200 top-grossing U.S. firms, edging out last year's top-ranked Atlanta firm, Alston & Bird.

Dallas Lawyer Mike Abcarian Has Won 97 Suits Over the Last 20 Years

Brenda Sapino jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : July 01, 2016

Dallas lawyer Mike Abcarian, who does employment litigation, has secured a win for his clients in 97 suits over the last 20 years.

Jessica Cook, 36

: Daily Report : June 23, 2016

When companies, universities or agencies want to hire foreign-born individuals possessing extraordinary abilities in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics, Fisher & Phillips' Jessica Cook is the "go-to" lawyer.

Orinda D. Evans

Mary Smith Judd | Special to the Daily Report : : June 23, 2016

In the 37 years since Orinda D. Evans first donned judicial robes, she has presided over hundreds of cases, including the highly-publicized trial of former prosecutor Fredric Tokars, sentenced to life in prison for racketeering, money laundering and the 1992 murder-for-hire of his wife.

DOL Ditches 'Mad Men' Era Sex Discrimination Guidelines for Federal Contractors

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : June 14, 2016

The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced a final rule on Tuesday that expands protection from sex discrimination for workers at companies that are federal contractors and subcontractors.

Cheeley Leaves Butler Wooten to Start a New Plaintiffs Shop; and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 14, 2016

Plaintiffs lawyer Bob Cheeley has left Butler Wooten Cheeley & Peak to start his own firm, Cheeley Law Group, with Pat Dawson, who's had a solo plaintiffs practice for 20 years.

On the Move

: The Recorder : May 31, 2016

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

Sherry Boston Enjoys DA Win In DeKalb County as Runoffs Loom for Other Posts

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : May 25, 2016

Sherry Boston on Wednesday took a few minutes to contemplate the enormity of her ousting DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James by 24 percentage points.

Fisher & Phillips Rebrands, Sans Serif and Ampersand

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 24, 2016

National labor and employment firm Fisher & Phillips has ditched the ampersand and rebranded as Fisher Phillips. The Atlanta-based Am Law 100 firm has unveiled a new logo, tagline and website to go with the streamlined name as part of the campaign to update its brand.

DC Circuit Knocks NLRB Bid for Attorney Fees

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : May 23, 2016

After proving that a company violated labor laws, can the National Labor Relations Board force the wrongdoer to pay its costs and attorney fees as punishment? Not according to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

2016 Firm Financials: The Numbers Are In

: Daily Report : May 19, 2016

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

Atlanta's Top-Grossing Firms Outpace Am Law 100 Revenue Growth

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 19, 2016

Atlanta's largest firms prospered last year, despite the uncertain economy and continued flat demand for legal services nationally.

With New Overtime Rules, Employers Face Tough Choices

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : May 18, 2016

While there's little doubt the final rules will affect plenty of companies, their legal departments do have choices in how to respond to the changes.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : May 16, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

White House Takes Aim at Noncompetes in New Report

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : May 11, 2016

Noncompete agreements are supposed to protect companies from losing their edge in the marketplace when they lose an employee. But, in a new report, the Obama administration argues that companies are overusing these agreements to the detriment of workers.

On the Move

: The Recorder : May 09, 2016

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

Daily Report's Firm Financial Coverage

: Daily Report : May 06, 2016

Reports for the Daily Report's annual firm finance coverage are coming in. Check back often to this page for the latest insights on firm revenue, net income and other metrics.

Fulton County Races Draw Hefty Campaign Donations

Greg Land : Daily Report : May 04, 2016

Financial reports for the candidates seeking Fulton County judgeships indicate unusually hefty support for several of those running to fill three empty seats on the superior court. One candidate for county solicitor general has also broken the six-figure fundraising threshold.

State Justices Consider Who Gets to OK Class Arbitration

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : May 03, 2016

A case argued Tuesday before the California Supreme Court flips the usual positions of lawyers for plaintiffs and defendants.

Fulton County Judicial Candidates Speak To Voters

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 28, 2016

Candidates for the three open seats on Fulton County's Superior Court gathered at Georgia State University Tuesday evening to share with voters what skills they could bring to the bench.

Busy Year Sparks Revenue Jump at Fisher & Phillips

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 28, 2016

Fisher & Phillips reported strong growth in 2015, with a 6.8 percent increase in revenue to $158 million.

With Two Days Left, $50K Needed to Hit Food Frenzy Goal

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 27, 2016

Atlanta participants in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy have just two days left to raise $51,471 for regional food banks to hit the $125,000 goal set by Frenzy organizers for the area.

Atlanta Firms Clear 50% Fundraising Bar for Food Frenzy

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 26, 2016

With only three days left in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, Atlanta-area law firms and legal organizations participating in the friendly competition have reached 50 percent of their $125,000 regional fundraising goal.

Does Uber's Settlement Go Far Enough?

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : April 25, 2016

The class action settlement that Uber Technologies Inc. unveiled on Thursday makes concessions to drivers, but some wonder if the proposed reforms will make a practical difference.

Georgia Tech Legal Affairs Maintains Food Frenzy Lead

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 25, 2016

The Office of Legal Affairs at Georgia Tech kept its dominant lead over other Atlanta law firms and legal organizations in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy as the fundraising competition entered its second week.

Uber Deal Signals Open Season on Gig Economy

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : April 22, 2016

Shannon Liss-Riordan's success in landing an $84 million-plus pay-out could spark more litigation over worker status.

Atlanta Food Frenzy Tops Last Year's Halfway Mark

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 22, 2016

Law firms and legal organizations across Atlanta have surpassed last year's fundraising halfway through the two-week Georgia Legal Food Frenzy competition, raising $41,465 for the Atlanta Community Food Bank in the first week. Last year, participants raised just short of $40,000.

People in the News—April 22, 2016—Widener University Commonwealth Law School

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 22, 2016

Widener University Commonwealth Law School is set to host "Reconciling Quality of Life and Development."

Atlanta Food Frenzy Raises 18% of Its $125K Goal

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 20, 2016

After nearly three days of competition, legal organizations participating in the fifth annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy in the Atlanta metro area have raised 18 percent of their regional collection goal of $125,000 for food banks.