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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

3rd Circuit Revives $137K Sanction Awarded to Fox Rothschild

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 29, 2015

The Third Circuit has reinstated more than $137,000 in fees owed to Fox Rothschild, as counsel to the trustee of a bankrupt media enterprise, over what the court found were vexatious allegations by the debtor's counsel that the firm and the trustee orchestrated a bribery scheme.

After Sony Hack, More HIPAA Scrutiny Likely

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 26, 2015

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services won't be taking it easy this year when it comes to ensuring compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 26, 2015

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

McDermott Taps New COO, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Two firms shuffling their COOs saw partners depart in January; DLA Piper and Kirkland & Ellis make some high-profile labor and employment hires; Quinn Emanuel grows in Houston; Wilmer raids MoFo for a new cybersecurity chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Car Buyers Lose Argument Over Seizure of 48 Cars

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 21, 2015

Car buyers accused by the U.S. government of violating a sale-in-the-United-States-only rule have lost their argument against the seizure for forfeiture of dozens of cars and money used to fund the operation.

Intellectual Property

: New York Law Journal : January 20, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Managing Fallout From 'Bilski', 'Mayo' and 'Alice'," "Infringement Prevention and Brand Management on Social Media," 'Transformation' of Fair Use Back to Its Section 107 Roots," "Accounting for Jurisdictional Variances in Damages" and "Examining the Multi-Faceted Attack on Patent Assertion Entities."

The NLRB Gives Organized Labor a New Year's Resolution

Randall C. Schauer : The Legal Intelligencer : January 20, 2015

On Dec. 9, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board, in a decision referred to as rejected a prior ruling and held that workers may use an employer's email system for nonbusiness purposes during nonwork time.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2015

New arrivals, laterals, and a new office in this week's column.

Davis Polk Partner Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 16, 2015

A Davis Polk & Wardwell corporate partner in Silicon Valley leaves the firm to return to the business side; Greenberg Traurig grows in Mexico City; Hogan Lovells expands in Vietnam; Wilmer adds a new lobbying cochair and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

NJ Bankruptcy Court Undergoing 'Generational Change'

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2015

In what one lawyer termed a "generational change," New Jersey's bankruptcy court is in the process of being remade due to a series of retirements and one death that by mid-2015 will have led to the loss of six of its nine judges within a two-year period.

After Long Careers, Am Law Luminaries Look to New Horizons

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2015

From Akin's John Dowd to Vinson & Elkins' Joe Dilg, the start of 2015 has led some lions of the bar to retire. Some, like Dilg, are leaving Am Law 100 life early to try their hand on the business side, while others, such as Baker Botts' Robert Jordan and McGuireWoods' Richard Lieberman, are preparing for book tours.

$72M Theft Claim Against Venezuelan Bankers, Including Hugo Chavez's Top Opponent, Resurrected

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : January 14, 2015

Two companies charge two former Venezuelan bankers living in the United States defrauded them out of $72 million in U.S. Treasury bills.

Essex Assignment Judge Costello Set to Retire March 1

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : January 14, 2015

Essex County Assignment Judge Patricia Costello, who has been in charge of New Jersey's largest and busiest judicial vicinage for more than a decade, announced Jan. 14 that she plans to retire as of March 1.

Twp. of Millcreek v. Angela Cres Trust of June 25, 1998, PICS Case No. 15-0007 (C.P. Erie Dec. 16, 2014) Bozza, J. (46 pages).

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 13, 2015

Real Property • Taking • Attorney Fees • Fee Shifting

People in the News - Jan. 13, 2015 - LMA 2015 Chapter Leadership Lineup

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 13, 2015

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel partner Stephanie J. Sprenkle was elected to the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia board of directors.

Financial Litigation Hiring Heats Up, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2015

Paul Hastings, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Debevoise & Plimpton and Boies, Schiller & Flexner make high-profile litigation hires; an Akin project finance head goes in-house; Kelley Drye & Warren adds a Bingham McCutchen refugee but loses its private equity chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Newsmakers: Week of Jan. 12

: Texas Lawyer : January 12, 2015

Drew Baldinger has returned to Andrews Kurth as a business transactions partner in Houston.

Duty to Client in Business Deals Murky, Attorneys Say

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 12, 2015

A New Jersey appeals court's September 2014 holding that lawyers must thoroughly counsel even sophisticated clients on deal-making will remain the law going forward since the state Supreme Court declined last month to hear the case—and transactional attorneys say they've taken heed.

Two Receive Learned Hand Award

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 09, 2015

The Central New Jersey Region of the American Jewish Committee honored Barry Szaferman and Kenneth Mack with its National Judge Learned Hand Award.

People in the News - Jan. 8, 2015 - Woods-Skipper to Receive Award

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 08, 2015

The Metropolitan Philadelphia chapter of the Legal Marketing Association's January program will focus on "The Marriage of Events and Business Development."

With Ferman Leaving, Castor Eyes Return as Montco DA

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 08, 2015

Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman has announced she will be running for one of the county's open judicial slots, forgoing the chance to run for a third term as head prosecutor.

Bucknell Student's Defamation Claim Against Lawyer Survives

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : January 07, 2015

A federal judge has dismissed all claims made by a former Bucknell student against the university following the 2010 internal student conduct proceeding stemming from an accusation that he had assaulted a female student. His claim against the woman's lawyer, though, has survived.

Mergers, Management Changes Drew BigLaw Focus in 2014

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 30, 2014

The latter part of 2014 brought with it not only the biggest business of law news for Pennsylvania, but perhaps for the country. All eyes watched during the second half of the year as Morgan, Lewis & Bockius entertained merger discussions with struggling Boston-based firm Bingham McCutchen. A full-on acquisition of the more than 700 lawyers at Bingham would have been a big departure for Morgan Lewis' typical growth strategy of acquiring groups of attorneys from firms that are disbanding.

Counsel Fees Aren't Loss Under Trade Law, Justices Rule

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : December 30, 2014

Attorney fees alone won't be enough to toll the "ascertainable loss" requirement under Pennsylvania's Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law, the state Supreme Court has ruled

Cahill's Asbestos Problem: Playing With Fire?

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : December 29, 2014

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

World Conference Tops Philadelphia Bar Association's Year

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : December 24, 2014

Among the most significant developments to come out of the Philadelphia Bar Association this year was its hosting of a conference that brought bar leaders from across the globe together in Philadelphia.

New Firms, Lateral Moves Highlight 2014 Law Firm Activity

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Law Weekly : December 24, 2014

Delaware's legal landscape changed slightly in 2014. Four new firms entered the market while firms established in Delaware expanded, relocated or launched a new office. Lateral activity was also busy with several well-known names moving to new firms.

People in the News - Dec. 23, 2014 - Phila. Bar Association's Annual Election

: The Legal Intelligencer : December 23, 2014

The Philadelphia Bar Association's annual election took place Dec. 9.

On The Move: Christopher Carlson Joins Capehart Scatchard

: New Jersey Law Journal : December 23, 2014

Capehart Scatchard in Mount Laurel, N.J., welcomes Christopher Carlson, who joins the firm's growing litigation department.

Attorney Discipline

: New Jersey Law Journal : December 19, 2014

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