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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

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.


: The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014

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


: The National Law Journal : October 06, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

On the Move

: The Recorder : October 06, 2014

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

London Calling for US Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 03, 2014

Gibson Dunn, Kaye Scholer and Paul Hastings all made major lateral hires in London this week by raiding their British brethren. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

People in the News - Sept. 18, 2014 - Palmer Joins Pepper Hamilton

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 18, 2014

J. Bryan Tuk of Eastburn and Gray is set to speak at the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce seminar from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. today at the Health and Wellness Center in Warrington, Pa.

In Case of Workplace Accident, Increase OSHA Reporting

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : September 16, 2014

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a set of revised recordkeeping rules that ask employers to provide more information about health and safety incidents in the workplace.

Jones Day Adds Two More Kirkland IP Litigators, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 09, 2014

The IP litigation exodus from Kirkland & Ellis continued this week as partners William Devitt and Matthew Hertko decamped for Jones Day in Chicago. The Am Law Daily has a look at those moves and more in our latest roundup of notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Why I ... Volunteer at Cristo Rey

Matthew R. Simpson : Daily Report : August 28, 2014

It was about a year ago when I learned that the Jesuits—a religious order of the Catholic Church—would be opening their first school in Atlanta in August 2014.

Workplace Laws Offering Leave for Domestic Abuse

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : August 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 : August 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 : August 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 : August 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 : August 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.