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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

Dickstein Shapiro, Greenspoon Marder See Head Counts Dip and Drive

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 09, 2016

The firms led the way in negative and positive head count growth for the Am Law 200 over the past 14 months.

People in the News—Feb. 8, 2016—High Swartz

: The Legal Intelligencer : February 08, 2016

High Swartz partner Eric B. Smith was appointed president-elect of the Montgomery Bar Association for a one-year term.

White-Collar Crime

: New York Law Journal : February 08, 2016

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by : "Jury Charge Issues Loom in Silver, Skelos Appeals," "Defending Parallel Securities and Commodities Actions," "CFTC Enters the Insider Trading Enforcement Arena," "Analyzing the Impact of SEC's Proposed Uniform Fiduciary Standard" and "NYSE Returns to the Regulatory Beat."

Ex-Fox Rothschild Partner Found Guilty in Insider-Trading Case

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : February 05, 2016

A jury in Philadelphia federal court has handed up a guilty verdict Friday on all charges in former Fox Rothschild lawyer Herbert Sudfeld's insider-trading trial.

Broker Details Calls in Ex-Fox Rothschild Lawyer's Trial

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : February 04, 2016

The stockbroker for Herbert Sudfeld, the former Fox Rothschild partner accused of insider trading, testified Thursday in federal court about the phone calls he and the lawyer had about buying stock in an insurance company being purchased by Nationwide.

Fox Rothschild MP Testifies at Insider Trading Trial

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : February 04, 2016

The managing partner of Fox Rothschild testified Wednesday about the firm's confidentiality rules in the case of Herbert Sudfeld Jr.—a former Fox Rothschild attorney accused of insider trading related to the firm's handling of a merger between Nationwide and Harleysville Insurance.

After Hours

: New Jersey Law Journal : February 03, 2016

Day Pitney Partner Honored By Hispanic National Bar Association. Fox Rothschild Associate Receives Atlantic County Bar Association Award.

People in the News—Feb. 2, 2106—Stradley Ronon

: The Legal Intelligencer : February 02, 2016

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner Jeffrey McFadden is set to be a panelist at the Health Care Compliance Association's Managed Care Compliance Conference Tuesday in Las Vegas.

Insider-Trading Trial for Ex-Fox Rothschild Partner Begins

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : February 02, 2016

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday kicked off former Fox Rothschild partner Herbert Sudfeld's insider trading trial by claiming that evidence will show his knowledge of an impending merger between Nationwide and Harleysville Insurance in 2012 gave him an “illegal edge” in the stock market.

Holland & Knight Hires in Connecticut, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Christine Simmons : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2016

The latest Dickstein Shapiro defectors are hired by Holland & Knight; Jones Day adds an IP trio; Kirkland & Ellis recruits a senior SEC official; Latham & Watkins lands a high-profile lateral in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : February 01, 2016

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

Third-Party Subpoenas Found to Violate Discovery Rules

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 28, 2016

A restaurant group being sued for discrimination was criticized by a federal magistrate judge for sending out third party subpoenas to a plaintiff's former employers.

Spotlight on Strategy: Middle-Market and Mergers for Fox Rothschild

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2016

The Philadelphia-based Am Law 100 firm has swore off international expansion to stick to its roots serving middle-market clients across a range of industries in the U.S.

Litigation Funding Suit Moved From Pa. to California

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 26, 2016

A professional negligence lawsuit initiated by a legal funding firm against a lawyer it retained to collect from a borrower has been moved from Philadelphia federal court to central California.

K&L Gates Going Gangbusters, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2016

After a series of lateral losses, K&L Gates hits the ground running with some new hires to start 2016; Dickstein Shapiro's departures mount; Fried Frank launches a London restructuring practice and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Blogging Strategies for Small Law Firms

Lori Prapas : New Jersey Law Journal : January 22, 2016

Pairing basic SEO techniques with innovative content makes for a winning law firm blog.

Fox Rothschild Creates HIPAA Privacy Officer Role

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 22, 2016

Fox Rothschild has taken what appears to be an unusual step for law firms with the naming of a HIPAA privacy officer.

Attorneys Say New Email Revelations Won't Help Eakin

Lizzy McLellan 
And Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : January 21, 2016

It appears that two more current Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices were recipients of questionable emails that circulated between state officials, but ethics attorneys have said it is unlikely to affect the outcome of suspended Justice J. Michael Eakin's ongoing disciplinary case over his participation in the exchange of inappropriate emails.

People in the News—Jan. 19, 2015—Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 19, 2016

Kyle W. Fox joined Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg as an associate.

Blogging Strategies for Small Law Firms

Lori Prapas : The Legal Intelligencer : January 19, 2016

Having a blog on your law firm's website is widely believed to be an effective marketing tactic. According to Mark Silow, Fox Rothschild's firmwide managing partner, his firm's specialized niche blogs generate an astounding amount of traffic and business. Virtually every law firm and successful solo practitioner has a blog of some type. When it comes to managing a successful blog, there are two main strategies: get maximum exposure through search engine optimization, or offer an interesting, quality publication. Most bloggers see these two approaches as mutually exclusive. It doesn't have to be that way.

Inadmissible

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2016

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. succeeded in striking down an obscenity suit filed by a New Jersey man who claimed scantily-clad "Star Wars" action figures the company sold were offensive and obscene.

For Merger-Focused Pa. Firms, Where's the Next Hot Spot?

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 14, 2016

Coming off a record year for law firm mergers, with the Midwest and southern portions of the country targets of opportunity, Pennsylvania law firms will continue to expand in those markets while eyeing new geographic locations such as the Pacific Northwest, consultants and firm leaders said.

Loss Prevention Tips for Law Firms

Ronald L. Israel : New Jersey Law Journal : January 14, 2016

The best defense to a professional malpractice claim is to not get sued--here are some techniques to limit a client's ability to sue you for malpractice.

A Dentons Lawyer Gets Religion, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2016

Dentons keeps expanding, but one lawyer in Chicago seeks a higher power; Clark Hill merges in the Windy City; Wilson Elser expands in two states; Orrick makes a handful of key hires; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : January 11, 2016

Cases recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.

5 Privacy and Security Stories That Mattered in 2015

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 06, 2016

A decade or two ago, it would have been hard for in-house lawyers to imagine just how much of an asset (and potential liability) data would someday be for their companies. But looking at some of the major legal headlines of 2015, it's clear data is here to stay.

Pa. Firms Played Big Role in Record Year for Mergers

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : January 06, 2016

The legal community set a new record in 2015 for the number of law firm mergers, with Pennsylvania firms comprising nearly 11 percent of that record-high.

Who Will Be Pennsylvania's Next Chief Justice?

Ben Seal : The Legal Intelligencer : January 05, 2016

As the state Supreme Court welcomes three new justices to the fold, there remains an open question about which of its veteran members will become the next chief justice of Pennsylvania.

New Year, New Name: Lewis Roca Rothgerber Merges in SoCal

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 04, 2016

Lewis Roca Rothgerber, an Am Law 200 firm formed via a merger two years ago, has pulled off the first big-firm combination of 2016 by absorbing Southern California-based IP boutique Christie, Parker & Hale.

Data Breaches, Judicial Vacancies and NFL Marked Third Circuit's Year

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : December 31, 2015

The most significant happenings in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in 2015 came from a varied array of issues concerning data breaches and privacy, appeals from the NFL concussion settlement, and the long road a federal trial judge has had to travel to be named to the appellate court's bench.