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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, 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

Workplace Laws Offering Leave for Domestic Abuse

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 21, 2014

A growing number of states and municipalities are requiring employers to give those workers dealing with the trauma of domestic violence time away from work.

Newsmakers: Week of Aug. 18

: Texas Lawyer : January 18, 2014

Jim Moseley, who has served as a justice on the Fifth Court of Appeals, will join Gray Reed & McGraw in Dallas on Sept. 2. He will chair the firm's appellate section.

On the Move: A Litigator and a Corporate Lawyer Move to Taylor English

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 12, 2014

Longtime Atlanta lawyers Charles McKnight and Allan Tanenbaum joined Taylor English Duma last week.

Don't Panic: Workplace Worries Over Ebola Virus

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 11, 2014

The Ebola threat in U.S. workplaces remains low, but companies will do no harm in making sure they have policies that keep the office healthy and safe.

Executive Order Requires New Labor Disclosures

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 04, 2014

In the "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order," President Barack Obama is requiring federal contractors to disclose new facts about labor law violations.

NLRB Boosts 'Micro Units' With Macy's Decision

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 29, 2014

A National Labor Relations Board decision bolstered the standard for employers seeking to prevent small collective bargaining groups from forming.

The Churn: A Dechert Partner Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2014

A high-powered litigator leaves Dechert, more departures from Bingham McCutchen and a rare outside hire by Wachtell Lipton in our latest look at lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move: Esquire Deposition Captures Stadler As Its New GC

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 22, 2014

Avi Stadler has traded a position as a big-firm litigator to become the general counsel for Esquire Deposition Solutions, a national court-reporting company based in Atlanta.

Meet the GC: George A. Villasana of Asbury Automotive Group

Mary Welch : Daily Report : January 08, 2014

George A. Villasana serves as vice president, general counsel and secretary of Asbury Automotive Group, an automotive retailer with 2013 revenue of $5.3 billion and approximately 7,000 employees.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 07, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Labor Law: Back to an Uncertain Future

Rebekah Mintzer : Texas Lawyer : January 07, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in impacts NLRB decisions issued over 18 months.

A Significant Attack on the NCAA's Principle of Amateurism

J. Freedley Hunsicker Jr. : The Legal Intelligencer : January 30, 2014

The bedrock principle of intercollegiate athletics is amateurism. The games are played by students who play for the love of the game and not for money. The principle is under attack by those who want the students to be paid as professional athletes are paid. The attack is from a number of flanks.

NLRB Decision Sends Labor Law Back to an Uncertain Future

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 27, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning impacts NLRB decisions issued over 18 months.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 23, 2014

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

Pro Bono Partnership Hosts 'Smorgasbono'

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 19, 2014

Volunteer attorneys from law firms and corporations participated in the Pro Bono Partnership's third "Smorgasbono" program, advising nonprofit clients on a variety of legal subjects.

Disciplinary Moves: Dicey If the Worker Complains First

Sherry Karabin : Corporate Counsel : January 17, 2014

How can you avoid a messy flare-up when a worker misbehaves? Document, document, document.

Beating the Workplace-Risk Heat This Summer

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 12, 2014

In the summertime, the heat is on in-house counsel and their colleagues in human resources.

3 Reasons Your Company Needs an Employee Handbook

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 11, 2014

It's a good thing to set the ground rules early on. And it may prevent trouble further along in the relationship.

On the Move: Former Nurse Leaves K&S to Launch Litigation Consultancy

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 11, 2014

Dawn Jones has left King & Spalding to launch a consultancy that uses her background in nursing and litigation to assist other lawyers, from assessing cases through taking them to trial.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 09, 2014

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

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 02, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

People in the News - June 2, 2014 - Fisher & Phillips to Host Breakfast Series

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 02, 2014

Fisher & Phillips is set to host a breakfast series, Sunrise Solutions, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Cira Centre in Philadelphia.

Superior Court Rejects Exception to Consideration for Noncompetes

Zack Needles : The Legal Intelligencer : January 20, 2014

In a decision that garnered very different reactions from several employment lawyers, the Pennsylvania Superior Court has ruled in a case of first impression that the Uniform Written Obligations Act does not relieve employers of the requirement to give employees valuable consideration in exchange for signing noncompete agreements.

The Churn: Kirkland Adds Two, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Kirkland & Ellis poaches from Weil and Baker Botts, a White House rejoins Latham and more new hires across The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 19, 2014

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

People in the News - May 16, 2014 - Neal Troum Joins Spector Gadon

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 16, 2014

The following is a portion of a list of pro bono volunteers who assisted the Homeless Advocacy Project in 2013:

Waiter, Acting Alone, Engaged in 'Concerted Activity'

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 13, 2014

An administrative law judge said that although a fired employee filed the class action, it involved the rights of other employees.

Northwestern Football Players' Unionization Remains Long Shot

J. Freedley Hunsicker Jr. : The Legal Intelligencer : January 05, 2014

Those eligible Northwestern University student football players who receive athletic scholarships have cast their ballots in an April 25 election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board to determine whether they wished to be represented by a union known as College Athletes Players Association. The "walk-on" members of the team, who are not on scholarship, were not permitted to vote.

The EEOC's Frontal Assault on Severance Agreements

Paul Burmeister : Corporate Counsel : January 30, 2014

Employers routinely offer departing employees separation agreements, which would appear to be the very definition of a win-win proposition.

People in the News - April 29, 2014

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 29, 2014

The following is a list of pro bono volunteers who assisted the Philadelphia Landlord/Tenant Legal Help Center in 2013: