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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

Daily Report's Firm Financial Coverage

: Daily Report : April 29, 2016

Reports for the Daily Report's annual firm finance coverage are coming in. Check back often to this page for the latest insights on firm revenue, net income and other metrics.

Fulton County Judicial Candidates Speak To Voters

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 28, 2016

Candidates for the three open seats on Fulton County's Superior Court gathered at Georgia State University Tuesday evening to share with voters what skills they could bring to the bench.

Busy Year Sparks Revenue Jump at Fisher & Phillips

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 28, 2016

Fisher & Phillips reported strong growth in 2015, with a 6.8 percent increase in revenue to $158 million.

With Two Days Left, $50K Needed to Hit Food Frenzy Goal

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 27, 2016

Atlanta participants in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy have just two days left to raise $51,471 for regional food banks to hit the $125,000 goal set by Frenzy organizers for the area.

Atlanta Firms Clear 50% Fundraising Bar for Food Frenzy

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 26, 2016

With only three days left in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, Atlanta-area law firms and legal organizations participating in the friendly competition have reached 50 percent of their $125,000 regional fundraising goal.

Does Uber's Settlement Go Far Enough?

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : April 25, 2016

The class action settlement that Uber Technologies Inc. unveiled on Thursday makes concessions to drivers, but some wonder if the proposed reforms will make a practical difference.

Georgia Tech Legal Affairs Maintains Food Frenzy Lead

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 25, 2016

The Office of Legal Affairs at Georgia Tech kept its dominant lead over other Atlanta law firms and legal organizations in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy as the fundraising competition entered its second week.

Uber Deal Signals Open Season on Gig Economy

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : April 22, 2016

Shannon Liss-Riordan's success in landing an $84 million-plus pay-out could spark more litigation over worker status.

Atlanta Food Frenzy Tops Last Year's Halfway Mark

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 22, 2016

Law firms and legal organizations across Atlanta have surpassed last year's fundraising halfway through the two-week Georgia Legal Food Frenzy competition, raising $41,465 for the Atlanta Community Food Bank in the first week. Last year, participants raised just short of $40,000.

People in the News—April 22, 2016—Widener University Commonwealth Law School

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 22, 2016

Widener University Commonwealth Law School is set to host "Reconciling Quality of Life and Development."

Atlanta Food Frenzy Raises 18% of Its $125K Goal

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 20, 2016

After nearly three days of competition, legal organizations participating in the fifth annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy in the Atlanta metro area have raised 18 percent of their regional collection goal of $125,000 for food banks.

Announcing the Law Journal's 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 19, 2016

Our focus in selecting this group of noteworthy individuals was to represent the figures who have helped to shape the law in New Jersey, whether through their work on the bench, their work in-house, building a firm or any other means.

Fisher & Phillips Hires New COO

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 18, 2016

Fisher & Phillips has hired a new COO, Steve Mauro, from Drinker Biddle & Reath in Philadelphia. Mauro succeeds Mark Noonan, who has retired.

Georgia Legal Food Frenzy to Begin Monday

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 15, 2016

Georgia's Legal Food Frenzy kicks off its fifth annual friendly food drive competition on Monday.

Fulton County Judicial Candidates Field Lawyers' Questions at Forum

Greg Land : Daily Report : April 14, 2016

Eight candidates vying to fill three open seats on the Fulton County Superior Court bench on Wednesday fielded incisive questions by fellow attorneys as to their qualifications and courtroom experience.

On the Move

: The Recorder : April 11, 2016

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

Suit: John Marshall Law Dean's Email Account Hacked for Confidential Report

Greg Land : Daily Report : April 08, 2016

A lawsuit filed last week said a hacker targeted the email of Malcolm Morris, dean of Atlanta's John Marshall Law School and circulated the contents of a confidential report dealing with a "shouting match" between an associate and an assistant dean that erupted last year.

Ropes and Sidley Snag Weil Partners, Plus More Lateral Moves

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 06, 2016

A pair of PE partners leave Weil; a rare hire by Wachtell; big firms raid Cadwalader and Reed Smith; Jenner & Block, Jones Day and Schiff Hardin rotate practice leaders; Goodwin Procter goes to Paris; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fisher & Phillips Adds Sacramento Office; Freeman Mathis & Gary Expands to N.C.

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 05, 2016

Two Atlanta-based firms, Fisher & Phillips and Freeman Mathis & Gary, have added offices nationally—in Sacramento for Fisher & Phillips and Raleigh for FMG.

Au Pairs in the Crosshairs: Boies Schiller Suit May Upend the Program

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 03, 2016

So long as you don't mind, say, a 22-year-old from Sweden living in your house, having an au pair seems like a great bargain--45 hours a week of child care for $4.35 an hour. But a class action in Denver federal court threatens to upend the program.

138 Groups Are Set to Raise Food Bank Funds

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : March 29, 2016

As early registration draws to a close, 138 law firms and legal organizations have registered to participate in the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy.

DOL Rule Could Persuade Management Not to Seek Legal Advice

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : March 23, 2016

The U.S. Department of Labor released the final version of a rule today that will force companies to disclose more information about the third parties, including attorneys, that they hire to help counter unionization campaigns.

Daily Report Announces Lifetime Achievement, On the Rise Honorees

: Daily Report : March 23, 2016

“We had a lot of very impressive nominations for each group,” said George Haj, the ALM regional editor-in-chief who oversees the Daily Report. “We had a lot of tough choices to make.”

Merrick Garland's Pro-Labor Rulings Run Deep on D.C. Circuit

C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : March 16, 2016

In nearly two decades on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Judge Merrick Garland has rarely ruled against the National Labor Relations Board. But when he has overturned NLRB's decisions, departing from his typical deference to federal agencies, he has done so to the benefit of labor unions.

NLRB Memo Urges Settlements Early and Often

C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : March 09, 2016

Facing a "significant budget deficit" for the rest of the fiscal year, the National Labor Relations Board is being frank: Regional offices need to settle disputes quickly—and remember to print double-sided.

NLRB Flooded With Amicus Briefs in Fight Over Grad Student Unions

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : March 02, 2016

Are students who help with teaching and research at private universities employees or just plain old students? That's the thorny question the National Labor Relations Board is trying to resolve, and amici had a lot to say on the issue this week.

INADMISSIBLE: Akin Hires Cargill Exec to Lobby on Cuba

: The National Law Journal : February 29, 2016

As President Barack Obama prepares to travel to Cuba next month to further mend ties with the communist country, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is continuing to bolster its Cuba practice. Plus more in this week's column.

After Near-Tragedy, Firm Takes Cardiac Safety to Heart

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : February 10, 2016

A barely averted disaster for the wife of a Fisher & Phillips partner led to big changes in how the 330-lawyer labor firm prepares for office health emergencies.

EEOC Wants to Collect Pay Data to Beat Discrimination

Stephanie Forshee : Corporate Counsel : February 01, 2016

Aiming to combat pay discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission proposed Friday a revision to the Employer Information Report, or the EEO-1, requiring employers with more than 100 employees to collect and disclose pay data.

Survey of Women Finds Rampant Sexism in Tech. Can It Be Fixed?

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 12, 2016

Ellen Pao may have lost her gender discrimination case, but she did succeed in triggering a national conversation about women's treatment in the workplace, especially in the technology sector. On Monday, a group of Silicon Valley bigwigs released a survey that backs up Pao's claims and employment lawyers say that companies need to be taking firm stands against this sort of discrimination.