Fisher & Phillips LLP
- Designation: Minneapolis
- Head Count: 237
- Gross Revenues: $121,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $515,000
- Profits Per Partner: $480,000
- Year Over Year Change: 7
Fisher & Phillips is an Atlanta, Georgia-based law firm. In January 2009, it acquired the Portland Maine law firm Moss Shapiro. In terms of revenue, the firm ranked 186th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 with gross revenue of $107,500,000 in 2010. According to the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms based on size and prior to the acquisition,Fisher & Phillips has 217 attorneys and is the 186th largest firm in the United States. 2002 was the first year that the firm ranked on the NLJ 250 and reappears on the 2006 ranking after falling off in 2005. The firm has over twenty offices in the United States, including Chicago, Las Vegas, New Orleans, and San Diego. An employment and labor firm, Fisher & Phillips' attorneys practice in the areas of employee discrimination and harassment, labor relations, wage and hour law, global immigration, mergers and acquisitions, and downsizing.
In the News
: The Legal Intelligencer : January 02, 2014
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner Danielle Banks presented, "Church Members in Conflict: Limitations on Civil Court Jurisdiction," at the Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges' mid-annual meeting in Philadelphia.
Bill Wright and Celia Joseph : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014
Lawyers confront the challenges of managing global workforces.
Greg Land : Daily Report : January 28, 2014
Despite what managing partner Roger Quillen described as continuing downward pressure on billing rates, Fisher & Phillips saw its revenue climb by 4.5 percent in 2013, to $139.5 million
Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : January 27, 2014
Labor lawyers are skeptical that a decision by a National Labor Relations Board official in Chicago giving football players at Northwestern University a green light to unionize would survive judicial scrutiny.
Bill Wright and Celia Joseph : Corporate Counsel : January 21, 2014
Corporate counsel have an enormous responsibility to navigate complicated and often voluminous international legislation.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 19, 2014
Charles Huddleston has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough as of counsel. He was a shareholder at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz until going solo in August.
: Texas Lawyer : January 17, 2014
Santiago "Jimmy" Alaniz, a partner in Fisher & Phillips in San Antonio, has been named a 2014 fellow in the mentoring program sponsored by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.
: The Recorder : January 17, 2014
New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.
Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 11, 2014
Akin picks up Baker & McKenzie's former North America oil and gas chair and Simpson hires an M&A partner from Baker Botts, both in Houston; Reed Smith welcomes two regulatory partners, in Chicago and Washington, D.C.; and K&L Gates lands new partners in Milan and Washington, D.C.
Zack Needles : The Legal Intelligencer : January 25, 2014
There was no shortage of notable lateral moves in 2013 and, as usual, there were too many to put them all on the shortlist.
: The Legal Intelligencer : January 20, 2014
Archer & Greiner, in partnership with the Garden State Bar Association, is set to host a CLE seminar addressing diversity in the legal system.
Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : January 19, 2014
With an Affordable Care Act mandate that large employers provide coverage for their employees or pay penalties due to take effect next year, health care providers and employers of all stripes are seeking legal advice on many fronts.
Pam Smith : The Recorder : January 14, 2014
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 12, 2014
New rules have replaced the old guidelines for determining whether the health privacy law has been violated.
: The National Law Journal : January 03, 2014
Andrea Barach joins Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz's business department as partner in the Nashville office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.
Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 30, 2014
It's unclear whether the unionization play by the Northwestern University Wildcats will make it to the end zone.
: The Legal Intelligencer : January 28, 2014
On Wednesday, Flaster Greenberg shareholders Kevin Greenberg and Bill Skinner are set to discuss recent changes to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct.
Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : January 27, 2014
A federal government proposal to make workplace illness and injury records public amounts to "regulation by shaming," say employers, who have tapped top lawyers to derail the controversial initiative by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Laura Raines | Special to the Daily Report : Daily Report : January 24, 2014
The Energizer Bunny has nothing on Tex McIver. He moved to Atlanta in late 1972 to join management-side employment boutique Fisher & Phillips. In 1973, he ran his first Peachtree Road Race. Four decades later, he's still at it, with no plans to stop.
Gregory D. Hanscom and Christina Michael : The Legal Intelligencer : January 21, 2014
The use of social media has exploded over the past five years. A large number of lawyers have jumped on the proverbial social media bandwagon and are using these websites both as highly effective marketing tools and as a way to stay connected with friends, family, colleagues and others. The use of social media among young lawyers is particularly prevalent, because many of us have been active participants on these websites since their infancy—starting from the days when you needed a ".edu" email address to register for Facebook.
: Texas Lawyer : January 20, 2014
Holly E. Engelmann and Kevin Kneupper have been promoted to principals in McKool Smith in Dallas and Austin, respectively. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 17, 2014
Last year saw a rise in these labor and employment suits. Here's how you can help prevent a repeat performance.
Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 17, 2014
Hogan Lovells opens its second Brazilian office with a lateral hire from Clifford Chance; Holland & Knight and Littler both beef up in Portland, and Pryor Cashman adds a prominent sports attorney and agent.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 15, 2014
Michael Lucas is the new deputy director of the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, succeeding Tamara Caldas, who left the legal nonprofit in October to become Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton's pro bono partner.
Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 07, 2014
Employers who are redecorating the office should know that they won't be needing to hang a poster of the National Labor Relations Board's Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act on the wall.
: The National Law Journal : January 30, 2013
Our review of some of the more remarkable comments uttered by newsmakers during the year.
Zack Needles : The Legal Intelligencer : January 26, 2013
Whether they were gaining or losing groups of lawyers, undergoing leadership transitions, splitting up or merging, midsized firms across Pennsylvania experienced a number of significant changes in 2013.
Greg Mitchell : The Recorder : January 13, 2013
Alice Wang : The Recorder : January 13, 2013
Hard work and client service are among the traits new lawyers should embrace, advises Alice Wang of Fisher & Philips.
: The National Law Journal : January 09, 2013
Abbie Maliniak joins Davis Wright Tremaine's health care practice as of counsel to the Los Angeles office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 04, 2013
Burr & Forman has hired Susan Longo as its new chief marketing officer, replacing Erin Meszaros, who has moved to Sutherland Asbill & Brennan as its chief business development and marketing officer.
Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2013
A circuit court decision may mean that companies need to expand policies.
Hillary Flynn : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2013
The cochair of Jenner & Block's content, media and entertainment practice takes an in-house job with the Motion Picture Association of America; Crowell & Moring adds five attorneys in New York; and Greenberg Traurig woos a lawyer from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. .
Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 13, 2013
Suzanne Bogdan, who has been with Fisher & Phillips since 1994, is the second woman to be named a South Florida managing partner in the last month.
Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : January 08, 2013
Corporate America has been watching the Miami Dolphins suffer publicly through a charge of harassment creating a hostile work environment. Now the National Football League has hired a noted white-collar defense attorney to investigate the allegations in Miami.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 30, 2013
It's been a tenants' market for Class A office space since the recession but the market is starting to tighten up, according to a report on national law firm office space from real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle.
Hillary Flynn and Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 29, 2013
Patton Boggs creates a public finance practice with four hires from Edwards Wildman & Palmer; Arnold & Porter loses a partner to Bingham McCutchen; and Fisher & Phillips hires four attorneys from a shuttering firm in Denver. .