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Fisher & Phillips LLP

  • Designation: Atlanta
  • Head Count: 275
  • Gross Revenues: $148,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $540,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $515,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Fisher & Phillips is an Atlanta-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Fisher & Phillips has 275 attorneys and is the 161st largest firm in the United States.  With $148,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 169th on The American Lawyer's 2015 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 200 169 2 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

Brownstein Hyatt Bags Phoenix Office, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 25, 2015

After a series of departures and an inability to find traction in the desert, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck has shuttered its Phoenix office; Gibson Dunn grabs two new hires; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

Newsmakers: Week of November 23

: Texas Lawyer : November 20, 2015

Allison Carroll has joined Cantey Hanger in Fort Worth as an associate.

Circuit Court Backs NLRB on Social Media Conduct, Voids Handbook Provision

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : November 09, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board has handed down numerous decisions over the past few years, ruling that what may appear to be bad behavior by employees actually is protected concerted activity under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act. Usually the board gets the last word, but one case made it to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Newsmakers: Week of November 9

: Texas Lawyer : November 06, 2015

James E. Smith has joined Schirrmeister Diaz-Arrastia Brem in Houston as senior counsel.

Columbia Grad Students Lose Union Battle, May Win War

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : November 02, 2015

The debate over college athletes unionizing may have obscured discussion about another group on campus likely to make it to the bargaining table—graduate students.

GC Mid-Atlantic Events

: The Legal Intelligencer : October 13, 2015

The Association for Corporate Counsel is set to host an informal roundtable luncheon dealing with information technology, e-commerce and privacy issues on Oct. 15 from at 333 Belrose Bar & Grill, 333 Belrose Lane, Wayne, Pennsylvania. The roundtable, which does not offer CLE credit, will be led by Fisher & Phillips attorneys Risa Boerner and Heather Steele. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited. Contact Chris Stewart at 215-295-0729 or

Urban Outfitters Extends an Unfashionable Invitation to Employees

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : October 13, 2015

The Philadelphia-based company found itself facing an uproar when a leaked memo asking workers to come in on weekends and "volunteer" at an Urban Outfitters warehouse was obtained by Gawker.

Newsmakers: Week of October 12

: Texas Lawyer : October 09, 2015

Dara Hegar has been named managing attorney of The Lanier Law Firm. She will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating litigation efforts in the firm's Houston, Los Angeles and New York offices.

GC Compensation

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 22, 2015

Articles on General Counsel across the board, from the rise of compensation to the SEC's rulemaking mandates on compensation.

Students Persuade 11th Circuit to Revive Inmate's Lawsuit

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : September 21, 2015

A team of University of Georgia law students has persuaded a federal appeals court panel to reinstate a lawsuit brought by a Georgia prisoner.

Newsmakers: Week of September 21

: Texas Lawyer : September 18, 2015

Esmeralda Tinajero has joined the Dallas office of Winstead as an associate in the firm's real estate development and investment practice.

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: Daily Report : September 16, 2015

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IP Shops See Partners Depart, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 15, 2015

Finnegan Henderson and Kenyon & Kenyon, two top IP-focused firms, see partners peel away on both coasts; Gibson Dunn grows in London; Morgan Lewis adds an Islamic finance expert; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Paid Sick Leave Order? Add It to the List of In-House Concerns

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : September 10, 2015

The president celebrated Labor Day on Monday by unveiling a new order requiring paid sick leave for employees working under federal contracts.

Newsmakers: Week of September 7

: Texas Lawyer : September 07, 2015

Quentin Brogdon has joined Crain Lewis Brogdon in Dallas as a partner. He represents plaintiffs in catastrophic personal injury litigation.

Ogletree Deakins Moves Into Seattle

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 02, 2015

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart is opening an office in Seattle—its 48th.

Analysis: NLRB Ruling Could Upset Franchise Businesses

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : August 31, 2015

The redefinition of employee is expansive and, say some lawyers, unclear, and for the time being empowers labor organizers.

Newsmakers: Week of August 31

: Texas Lawyer : August 28, 2015

Glenn A. Ballard Jr. has joined Dentons as managing partner of the firm's Houston office and a member of the litigation and dispute practice.

Newsmakers: Week of Aug 10

: Texas Lawyer : August 10, 2015

Michael McMillin has joined Thompson & Knight as an associate in the firm's government and regulatory group in Austin.

Employment Law Risk? Here Are 4 Types of Apps for That

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : August 04, 2015

Apps have found their way into the workplace, where in the best case they can help get more work done, but in some scenarios can lead to liability for employers.

High Court Suspends Houston's Equal Rights Law

John Council : Texas Lawyer : July 27, 2015

The Texas Supreme Court has ordered the city of Houston to scrap its equal rights ordinance or put it to a public vote in November.

The Au Pair Program is Broken and Here's How They Plan on Fixing it

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : July 21, 2015

Boies Schiller attorneys Sigrid S. McCawley and Lauren Fleischer Louis are part of a legal team claiming sponsor organizations have colluded to keep au pair wages at $4.35 an hour.

Pa. Firms Announce Flurry of Lateral Hires

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : July 20, 2015

Pennsylvania law firms are doing some midyear hiring if the latest lateral partner announcements are any indication.

People in the News - July 16, 2015 - DePillis Joins Messa & Associates

: The Legal Intelligencer : July 16, 2015

Suzanne H. DePillis joined Messa & Associates as a senior associate.

OSHA Highlights Health Care Workplace Dangers

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : July 15, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a memorandum putting employers that run hospitals and residential care facilities on high alert regarding several aspects of employee safety.

After Big Law and Small Law, Hodges Goes Solo

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : July 08, 2015

After trying a big firm and a small firm, trial lawyer Ken Hodges has gone solo, for the first time in his more than 20 years as a lawyer.

Daily Report Announces 2015 'On the Rise' Class

Jonathan Ringel : Daily Report : July 07, 2015

The Daily Report is proud to announce our 2015 class for "On the Rise"—a selection of Georgia lawyers under the age of 40 who are making a difference in the community and will continue to do so in the future.

Big Changes in Overtime Pay, Big Challenges for Companies

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : July 02, 2015

Employers should be preparing for potentially major alterations to the way they categorize and compensate employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Impacts of Marriage Equality on Benefits and HR Policies

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : June 30, 2015

After the U.S. Supreme Court's 'Obergefell' decision, employers should go back and take a fresh look at how their policies treat same-sex married couples.