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Fox Rothschild LLP

  • Designation: Philadelphia
  • Head Count: 560
  • Gross Revenues: $331,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $590,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $640,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -95

Fox Rothschild is a Philadelphia-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Fox Rothschild has 563 attorneys and is the 74th largest firm in the United States.  With $331,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 95th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, NJ, NV, NY, PA and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 95 -95 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 95 -95 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

FINRA Wants to Know How You Pay

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : September 02, 2015

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority is doing some end-of-summer cleaning.

Don't Do It! 3 Interviewing Faux Pas

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : September 02, 2015

Not all questions are created equally, especially when it comes to interviewing job applicants.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : August 31, 2015

Lowenstein Sandler, Otterbourg, Fox Rothschild, Cozen O'Connor, Mayer Brown and JAMS all announce new additions, while Andrews Kurth has elected three partners to its principal governance body.

Before Firing Someone, Ask a Simple Question: Why Now?

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : August 28, 2015

Justified or not, the timing of a termination can be crucial.

First-Year Salaries Hit $160K Mark at More Pa. Firms

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 28, 2015

The average starting pay for first-year associates in Pennsylvania will be noticeably higher for this fall's class, with several firms increasing pay to $160,000 or just below, according to the National Association for Law Placement and data submitted by the firms.

People in the News - Aug. 27, 2015 - Styer Elected CCEDC Secretary

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 27, 2015

Craig A. Styer of Fox Rothschild, office managing partner of the firm's Exton office, was elected secretary of the Chester County Economic Development Council. Styer will serve a two-year term in this role.

The Top 20 Personal Injury Awards

Juliette Gillespie : New Jersey Law Journal : August 27, 2015

New Jersey's Top 20 personal injury recoveries this year were, overall, much lower than last year's.

Appeals Court Upholds FTC's Cybersecurity Oversight

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : August 26, 2015

The Wyndham hotel chain lost in its bid to curtail the federal agency's supervisory powers on customer data.

Court Revives Claims Against Firms Over 'Sham' Motion

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : August 25, 2015

The state Superior Court has revived an abuse of process suit against Fox Rothschild, Dillon McCandless King Coulter & Graham and two attorneys over claims that a coordination motion stemming from an underlying legal malpractice suit was a "sham" aimed at having the suit tried in a more favorable county.

K&L Gates Grows Despite Losses, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

K&L Gates offsets a series of partner departures with hires in Dallas and Asia; Ashurst brings back a private equity pro from Skadden; Boies Schiller bags one from Cravath; a McKenna Long founder decamps; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

During Depositions, It Pays to Be Nice to Your Opponent

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : August 24, 2015

Smile. Say hello, and shake hands. Observe the basic rules of courtesy, and they will pay off.

The Public Interest Calendar of Events

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 24, 2015

On Sept. 11, Philadelphia VIP is set to present a free pro bono CLE training on quiet title from noon to 2:15 p.m. at Fox Rothschild, 2000 Market St., 20th floor, Philadelphia. Training materials and a light lunch will be provided. Participants will receive two free substantive CLE credits in exchange for handling a VIP case within six months. Register online at goo.gl/5zkVOO.

People in the News - Aug. 20, 2015 - Fogdall Named Pro Bono Chair

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 20, 2015

Stephen Fogdall of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis was named the new chair of the firm's pro bono committee.

Bar May Get Insurance Coverage for Fight Between Patrons

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : August 18, 2015

Following two motions for summary judgment and an appeal, a Berks County judge has ruled that an insurer cannot deny general liability and dram shop coverage to a bar facing negligence charges after one patron assaulted another.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : August 17, 2015

A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.

Myriad Sick Leave Laws Create Headaches for Employers

Christina A. Stoneburner : Corporate Counsel : August 14, 2015

Mandatory sick leave policies are the latest hot button HR issue, and they can create chaos for companies.

Pot Luck: Marijuana Legalization Drives Budding Practices

Zoe Ferguson : The American Lawyer : August 11, 2015

A few bold Am Law 200 firms are growing their own pot law practices.

King & Spalding Is California Bound, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 09, 2015

Eight lawyers are leaving DLA Piper's outpost in Sacramento for King & Spalding; Weil, Gotshal & Manges loses two structured finance partners; more partnership changes at K&L Gates; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : August 07, 2015

Six firms announce additions, while Kelley Drye and Katten Muchin have elected new partners.

Don't Go to Court Without Some Tech

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : August 06, 2015

You don't have to be a computer engineer to know how to use at least a little technology in your commercial litigation.

Judge Awards $274K in Fees in Suit vs. Wal-Mart

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 06, 2015

A federal judge in Newark has ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to pay $274,000 in legal fees and costs after a jury awarded $200,000 to a former assistant manager who claimed he was fired in retaliation for taking medical leave.

Suit Over Undelivered Gaming Machines Tossed

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : August 06, 2015

A federal judge has dismissed a gaming company's suit against a producer of pub video-gaming units for lost profits stemming from a failure to deliver gaming software and hardware.

Minor Parents Get New Independence in Custody Cases

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : August 04, 2015

A rule change allowing minor parents to bring, maintain or defend custody actions without an appointed guardian will remove obstacles for some young parents, observers said, but may require new methods for ensuring that the youngest minor parents receive necessary guidance.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 03, 2015

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Phila. Firms May Be Forced Into Closing for Papal Visit

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 03, 2015

Griesing Law's view of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, from the cathedral to the art museum, offered up a perfect spot to host a party to watch the pope's highly anticipated September sermon along that route. But the firm quickly decided against the party and instead will close up shop entirely for three days during the 2015 World Meeting of Families.

A Lateral Boom of Older Lawyers

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : July 30, 2015

More than 40 percent of partners at Am Law 200 firms are in their 50s and 60s.

America's Oldest Lawyer?

Zoe Ferguson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Fox Rothschild's Murray Shusterman, 102, still works three days a week.

The Clients Who Need Marijuana Law Advice

Zoe Ferguson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

They're not always what you'd expect.

2015 New Leaders of the Bar: The List

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2015

Identity Theft: It Happens to Corporations Too

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : July 23, 2015

Thieves are exploiting state filing systems and business registration websites to file bogus reports, and then steal cash and property with fraudulent lines of credit.