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Fisher & Phillips LLP

  • Designation: Atlanta
  • Head Count: 267
  • Gross Revenues: $139,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $525,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $500,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Fisher & Phillips is an Atlanta-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Fisher & Phillips has 267 attorneys and is the 166th largest firm in the United States.  With $139,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 171st on The American Lawyer's 2014 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 200 171 0 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

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.

NLRB 'Purple' Ruling May Leave Employers Feeling Blue

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : December 15, 2014

The National Labor Relations Board decision in the "Purple Communications" case upends prior NLRB thinking on worker use of employer email, and may open the door for other legal complications.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

What 'Busk' Means for California Bag-Check Cases

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : December 10, 2014

Two labor lawyers offer their takes on how the U.S. Supreme Court decision will affect claims over security checks, like the case against Apple, and other wage-and-hour actions.

Yang Sworn in as EEOC Chair

: New Jersey Law Journal : December 04, 2014

Three alums of the Rutgers Law School MSP (Minority Student Program) on Oct. 21 attended the swearing-in ceremony of Jenny Yang, the new chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, recently appointed by President Barack Obama, in Washington, D.C.

The Cost of Pa. Supreme Court Scandal on Monday's 'The American Law Journal'

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 24, 2014

"The porn emails got the headlines," said Lynn Marks, executive director of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, "but that was just the tip of the iceberg."

TD Bank Claims Rival Stole Customer Files

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : November 20, 2014

TD Bank claims in a suit filed in federal court in Newark that a competing institution illegally obtained its confidential files in hopes of poaching loan customers from the bank.

On the Move

: The Recorder : November 17, 2014

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

In-House Counsel Profile: Graphic Packaging Holding Co.'s Lauren Tashma

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

"Our department may be small, but what we lack in size we make up for in stamina and a passion for getting the job done right."

Republican Gains May Lead to Labor Pains

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : November 10, 2014

The outcome of the 2014 midterm elections could create a challenging political atmosphere for labor supporters.

$1.2M in Attorney Fees for Wage-and-Hour Suit Against TD Bank

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : November 06, 2014

Class counsel who settled a wage-and-hour suit brought by tellers at TD Bank for $6 million have been awarded $1.2 million in attorney fees.

For Once, NLRB Rejects Online Protected Activity

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : October 31, 2014

To some employers concerned with the National Labor Relations Board's protection of employee social media use, Oct. 28 might have felt like Opposite Day.

What's Up With These Ebola Practice Groups?

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : October 30, 2014

Reed Smith just launched its global Ebola group. Should your firm do so too?

Outside Counsel Responding to Employer Ebola Concerns

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : October 27, 2014

Companies are raising so many health and employment questions that major law firms are creating interdisciplinary teams to deal with Ebola issues.

On the Move

: The Recorder : October 17, 2014

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

New Jersey Firms Getting Their Share of Big-Name Clients

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 15, 2014

New Jersey homegrown firms are competing to represent the country's richest corporations in litigation matters, while outside firms with strong presences in the state are doing just as well if not better, a recent survey has shown.

Judge Rejects Avis Wage-and-Hour Deal as Too Vague

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : October 14, 2014

A proposed class settlement between Avis Budget Car Rental LLC and its shift operations managers would allocate nearly 40 percent of the $760,000 compensation fund to plaintiffs' attorneys, but the amount class members would receive was unclear, a Florida judge said in refusing to approve the deal.

Rise in Drug Test Positives Poses Problems for Business

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : October 14, 2014

Why the increase? Some credit decriminalization of marijuana. In any event, employers need to tread carefully when revising policies.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : October 06, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.