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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

Global Bar Conference Hosted in Phila. Focuses on Ethics

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : September 15, 2014

Judicial campaigning and self-regulation of attorney discipline were some of the topics tackled during a panel discussion at the World City Bar Leaders Conference, hosted for the first time in Philadelphia.

Fla. Lawyer's Pro Hac Vice Denial Sparks Admission Debate

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : September 12, 2014

A Newark federal judge has denied pro hac vice admission to a disability lawyer from Florida based on his frequent use of that mechanism to practice in the District of New Jersey. But while a number of lawyers and law professors agreed the ruling was a sound decision, some said it remains unclear how many pro hac vice applications is too many, and several doubted whether it's a smart tactical move for a lawyer to close the door to his adversary.

Williams v. BASF Catalysts LLC

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 11, 2014

Action Alleging Fraudulent Conspiracy Between Law Firm and Client May Proceed

Third Circuit Gets It Right in Cahill Fraud Case

Susan Beck : The Litigation Daily : September 10, 2014

By refusing to allow the litigation privilege to shield Cahill Gordon and its former client from egregious fraud claims, a Third Circuit panel took a welcome step toward holding lawyers more accountable for their actions.

Attorney Discipline

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 10, 2014

Keeping an eye on the latest disciplinary actions taken against New Jersey lawyers.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 08, 2014

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

Fla. Lawyer's Pro Hac Vice Admission Denied in ADA Case

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : September 05, 2014

A Newark federal judge has denied pro hac vice admission to a disability lawyer from Florida based on his frequent use of that mechanism to practice in the District of New Jersey.

Litigators of the Week: Christopher Placitella of Cohen, Placitella & Roth and Jeffrey Pollock of Fox Rothschild

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 04, 2014

Placitella and Pollock persuaded an appeals court to revive fraud claims against BASF Corporation and Cahill Gordon—and to affirm that the litigation privilege isn't a license to deceive the courts.

EEOC Issues First New Guidance on Pregnancy in 30 Years

Christina A. Stoneburner : New Jersey Law Journal : September 04, 2014

New guidance shows that not only are pregnancy claims a priority for the EEOC, but the EEOC is willing to push the boundaries of this type of discrimination claim.

Suit Alleging Cahill Gordon Hid Asbestos Evidence Revived

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : September 03, 2014

Cahill Gordon & Reindel once again faces a putative class action that alleges it conspired with a client to destroy and conceal evidence in an effort to subvert asbestos suits brought in state courts throughout the U.S.

Daily Decision Service Alert: Vol. 23, No. 169 - September 3, 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 03, 2014

Daily decision alert.

Focusing on Disparate Impact Discrimination

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : September 02, 2014

Companies need to pay attention to a lesser-known cause of contention (and liability): disparate impact discrimination.

Malpractice Suit Proceeds Against Fox Rothschild

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : September 02, 2014

A New Jersey appeals court has reinstated a legal malpractice suit against Fox Rothschild, finding, as a matter of law, that attorneys have a duty of care to explain the terms of an agreement to clients, even if those terms are unambiguous and the client is a sophisticated businessperson who personally negotiated those terms.

Daily Decision Service Alert: Vol. 23, No. 168 - September 2, 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 02, 2014

Daily decision alert.

In re: G-I Holdings, Inc.

: New Jersey Law Journal : August 27, 2014

Adversary Complaint Seeking Injunctive Relief for Asbestos Claims Dismissed

Canadian Big Deals

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

Amaya Gaming / Rational Group; Auxilium / QLT; Harlequin Sale; BlackBerry Asset Sale

As Casino Gambling Busts, Atlantic City Firms Play On

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : August 27, 2014

The planned shuttering of three casinos over Labor Day weekend or soon after—Revel, Showboat and Trump Plaza—would seem to have dealt a cruel hand to the legal industry in Atlantic City, N.J. But, nearly four decades after gambling was legalized in the city, lawyers there say they're carrying on.

Simpson Thacher Raids Weil in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Weil, Gotshal & Manges debt capital markets partner Gil Strauss has decamped for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in London; Bank of America adds an Akin Gump partner; a Debevoise & Plimpton partner joins the U.S. State Department; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

People in the News - Aug. 22, 2014 - Pompo of Lamb McErlane to Present at PMAA Conference

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 22, 2014

Vincent Pompo, partner and chairman of Lamb McErlane's municipal and environmental law department, is scheduled to be a co-presenter at Solicitor Day, a feature of the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association (PMAA) annual conference and trade show Aug. 25.

Merck Seeks Dismissal of Remaining Fosamax Suits

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 18, 2014

After winning two bellwether suits over femur fractures suffered by users of osteoporosis drug Fosamax, Merck & Co., is seeking dismissal of the roughly 500 remaining cases in the mass litigation in Trenton, N.J. federal court.

Not A Good Track Record, Pizzi Case Latest Instance Where Prosecutors Failed

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : August 18, 2014

The acquittal of suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi shows it's not easy being a prosecutor when bringing a corruption case against a public official.

Senate Confirms Essex Co. Judicial Nominations

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

The New Jersey Senate on Monday unanimously approved eight new Superior Court judges for Essex County, a move that should reduce some of the pressure on the state's busiest courthouse.

Ditch the Gender-Based Assumptions When Hiring

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : August 15, 2014

Instead of focusing on their sex, look at candidates' qualifications and those listed in the job description.

K.A.F. v. D.L.M.

: New Jersey Law Journal : August 14, 2014

Third Party Has Standing to Bring Action Asserting Psychological Parenthood

Vacancies, Backlogs Growing, but Christie Not Sole Factor

Michael Booth and Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : August 14, 2014

The number of sitting New Jersey trial court judges is at a 14-year low and case backlogs continue to expand under Gov. Chris Christie, but legislators and court administrators said the governor is not solely at fault.

It's Easier to Prove Retaliation Than Discrimination

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : August 08, 2014

It often may be too easy or too tempting, but you just cannot retaliate against employees who complain about the company.

Women Partners Gain but Minority Partners Flat at N.J. Firms

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 07, 2014

Partnerships at major New Jersey firms made strides toward gender equality in 2014, according to a survey of 20 bellwether firms, but the proportion of minority partners at those firms showed no change from last year's numbers.

Third Circuit Sides With Dad in Parental Rights Case

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 04, 2014

A federal civil rights suit over termination of a father's parental rights was wrongly dismissed based on the outcome of a related state court case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled.

Do You Have A Drinking Problem? Lawyer Assistance Programs Are Stepping Up Efforts

: Daily Business Review : August 01, 2014

Lawyer assistance programs are stepping up efforts to reach attorneys with alcohol, drug and mental health problems amid signs that pressures in the profession may be taking its toll.

Intel Defeats Class Cert for Consumer Antitrust Case

Rodd Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 01, 2014

Four years ago, a special master recommended that class certification be denied in a case brought by plaintiffs who bought computers equipped with Intel microprocessors. A judge has finally agreed.