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Fox Rothschild LLP

  • Designation: Philadelphia
  • Head Count: 531
  • Gross Revenues: $301,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $565,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $630,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 6

Fox Rothschild is a Philadelphia-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Fox Rothschild has 531 attorneys and is the 78th largest firm in the United States.  With $301,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 105th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, NJ, NV, NY and PA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 105 6 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 78 7 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 157 -7 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 155 1 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 36 -22 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 13 -6 Summer programs

In the News

Winners and Losers: December 22, 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : December 18, 2014

New Jersey's winners and losers.

NJ High Court Finds Stability After Years of Upheaval

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : December 18, 2014

The New Jersey Supreme Court, after four years of uncertainty stemming from a long-standing stalemate between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the Democratic-controlled state Senate, settled into a sense of calm in the second half of 2014.

Law Firm Leaders Struggle With Setting Firmwide Rates

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 16, 2014

The collective weight of the season is upon law firm managing partners this month, with the season of course being that of collections, partner compensation and rate-setting. And the latter has proven a bit vexing for firm leaders this year as they grapple with setting rates in an era where firms span multiple markets and practice concentrations, clients aren't willing to pay the published rates and alternative fee deals are a growing part of firm revenue.

What Were the Big Lateral Moves in 2014?

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : December 15, 2014

A number of firms headquartered outside Texas opened offices in the Lone Star State during 2014, spurring lateral moves.

Merck Buys Cubist for $9.5B

Jennifer Genova (compiled from ThomsonReuters Financial and other sources) : New Jersey Law Journal : December 15, 2014

Drugmaker Merck & Co., in Whitehouse Station, N.J., on Dec. 8 announced it has paid about $9.5 billion in cash and stock to acquire biopharmaceutical company Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Lexington, Mass.

Women Still Less Than One-Third Of Lawyers at Pa.'s Largest Firms

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 11, 2014

In the last 10 years, there has been no movement in the percentage of women lawyers practicing in the Pennsylvania offices of the state's 100 largest law firms.

Lawyers Take Their Place on Year-End Lists of Top Hollywood, Sports Luminaries

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 11, 2014

Lawyers love their lists, and more than a few with Am Law 200 ties appear on annual compilations of dealmakers and powerbrokers by entertainment industry trade publications like The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and SportsBusiness Journal.

Firms See Strong Revenue, PPP in 'Investment' Year

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : December 09, 2014

Several firm leaders referred to 2013 as a year of investment, and that characterization is borne out by the numbers, with gross revenue generally outpacing profits per equity partner (PPP) and the majority of firms seeing significant increases in head count.

Protecting Privacy During an Infectious Disease Panic

William H. Maruca : Corporate Counsel : December 09, 2014

Twentieth-century notions of health information privacy are struggling to keep up with an increasingly alarmist 24-hour cable news cycle.

Penn State's Legal Fees Rack Up While Controversy Winds Down

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 08, 2014

As UVA comes under fire for failing to investigate reports of sexual assault on campus, Penn State is trying to wind down a controversy of its own. DLA Piper released its ninth quarterly report on athletic integrity at the university, giving it a positive review of its progress. Meanwhile, firms such as Reed Smith, Saul Ewing, Duane Morris, Jenner & Block, along with DLA, will collect some of the $56 million—perhaps more—that Penn State now owes in legal and other fees.

A Rogue Employee Armed With Social Media Can Be a Disaster

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : December 03, 2014

How to create a sound and legally enforceable social media policy.

Cahill's Asbestos Problem: Playing With Fire?

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : December 01, 2014

For decades, the firm and its corporate client claimed that the company's talc didn't contain asbestos. Then a retired engineer testified.

December Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : December 01, 2014

Visa Options: Hiring in the Wake of Executive Action

Robert S. Whitehill and Catherine V. Wadhwani : The Legal Intelligencer : November 26, 2014

This time of year, many companies are making hiring decisions that will impact their businesses for the following year. Will your company be able to hire highly skilled foreign workers who have been identified for employment? Or will the U.S. visa system continue to stand in the way, forcing these talented prospects to look for work elsewhere, at a loss to your business?

Introducing the NJLJ Young Lawyers Advisory Board

Jennifer Genova : New Jersey Law Journal : November 25, 2014

Introducing the New Jersey Law Journal Young Lawyers Advisory Board.

From Dress Code to Disparate Impact Discrimination

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : November 24, 2014

Starbucks' new dress code policy bans rings with stones and places other limits on employee appearance. Is it legal?

Lawyers Hopeful, If Not Optimistic, About Sports Betting

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : November 24, 2014

When a federal judge recently thwarted New Jersey's latest effort to institute sports wagering, it wasn't just lawmakers and gambling enthusiasts who were paying attention. Atlantic City lawyers said sports betting, were it to come to fruition, would be a boon to casinos—and possibly to gaming lawyers as well.

Key Ruling Brings Thelen Bankruptcy Closer to Conclusion

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : November 21, 2014

A bankruptcy judge in Manhattan brought Thelen LLP a giant step closer to a final resolution of its Chapter 7 liquidation, ruling Thursday that partners who haven't yet settled with the bankrupt firm's estate have to pay back monthly draws they received during the now-defunct firm's final year.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

Lateral moves at Baker & Hostetler, Fox Rothschild, Jenner & Block, and Miller & Chevalier.

Representing Corporate New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 14, 2014

A chart of 114 law firms used most frequently by 30 New Jersey companies.

Conn. Medical Records Ruling Could Have Widespread Impact

Jay Stapleton : The Connecticut Law Tribune : November 14, 2014

In a first-of-its-kind decision in the state, the Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that patients can bring negligence lawsuits against health care providers that violate federal privacy regulations.

Tweets Land Professional in Hot Water

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : November 12, 2014

The offending tweets date back to 2009, with the most recent from 2011.

A Longer Leash to Charge Rothstein Co-Conspirators?

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : November 12, 2014

The U.S. attorney's office said the case could carry a 10-year statute of limitations because it involved bank fraud, an exception spelled out in federal law.

Ballard Spahr Fills Chief Marketing Role With Wilmer Hire

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : November 11, 2014

Ballard Spahr's chief marketing position, which had been vacant for more than a year, has been filled by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr Director of Business Development Timothy John H. Delaney.

People in the News - Nov. 10, 2014 - Phila. LERA Meeting

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 10, 2014

The Philadelphia Labor and Employment Relations Association meeting is set to be held Tuesday at the Philadelphia Racquet Club.

Covington Nabs MoFo Financial Services Pro, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Covington & Burling picks up a leading consumer financial services lawyer from Morrison & Foerster, a firm that recently saw a technology transactions partner join the NBA; Gibson Dunn makes a government hire after election season; two more firms raid Bingham; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

People in the News - Nov. 7, 2014 - HBAPA's Second Judicial Panel

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 07, 2014

The Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania (HBAPA) is set to feature a discussion by state and federal Latino jurists during its second Judicial Panel at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 at Ballard Spahr, 1735 Market St., Philadelphia.

McCaffery's Seat Likely to Stay Empty Through 2014

Max Mitchell and Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : November 04, 2014

The state Supreme Court seat left empty by former Justice Seamus P. McCaffery will likely remain vacant until next year's election, political and legal sources who spoke with the Law Weekly said.

McCaffery's Seat Likely to Stay Empty Through 2014

Max Mitchell and Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : November 04, 2014

The state Supreme Court seat left empty by former Justice Seamus P. McCaffery will likely remain vacant until next year's election, political and legal sources who spoke with the Law Weekly said.

Managing Partners Survey 2014: Optimistic Law Firms Have Expansion Mindset

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : October 31, 2014

South Florida managing partners are expressing unprecedented optimism about the future of the legal industry, a clear sign the economic recovery is in full swing.