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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 and PA.

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

82 Percent of All Am Law 200 Firms are Blogging, Report Says

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : July 01, 2015

LexBlog, Inc. has released its 2015 Am Law 200 Blog Benchmark Report, and it found that more firms than ever are turning to blogging.

Fox Rothschild Lawyer Promoted to Partner

: Delaware Law Weekly : July 01, 2015

Fox Rothschild attorney Carl D. Neff was promoted to partner in the firm's Wilmington office.

Can Social Media Speech Violate Protection-From-Abuse Orders?

Aaron D. Weems : The Legal Intelligencer : June 30, 2015

When the U.S. Supreme Court took up the appeal of Anthony Elonis' conviction in (Docket No. 12-983, Term 2014), under the federal criminal statute 18 U.S.C. Section 875 (related to the use of transmitting by interstate or commerce any communication threatening to kidnap or injure another person), observers and legal analysts surmised it was the court's first significant foray into social media speech and content.

Court Backs 'Taxi of Tomorrow' Program

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : June 25, 2015

New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) was within its "extremely broad" legal mandate under the City Charter when it designated a Nissan model as the "Taxi of Tomorrow," a unanimous Court of Appeals ruled this morning.

Top 10 Numbers From Our Special Report on Women

Kim Kleman, editor-in-chief : The American Lawyer : June 23, 2015

We've uncovered some sobering statistics in our special report on women in Big Law.

Where Do Plaintiffs Stand on Data Breach Litigation?

Amy C. Purcell : The Legal Intelligencer : June 23, 2015

Article III standing has been a data breach plaintiff's worst enemy (and, thus, a defendant's best friend). Courts have routinely dismissed data breach cases because plaintiffs cannot demonstrate that they have standing to bring claims against a company that suffered a data breach.

Remaining Fosamax Cases Dismissed But Not Dead

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 23, 2015

A federal judge in Trenton has dismissed the last remaining 570 cases in multidistrict litigation over Merck's osteoporosis drug Fosamax, but the cases could be reinstated if plaintiffs win an appeal currently pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

On the Move

: The Recorder : June 22, 2015

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

Chip Kelly Tackled for $80K in Rent, Costs

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : June 22, 2015

A collection action has begun against Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly after he was hit with a nearly $80,000 judgment over a lease dispute for a penthouse in what court papers describe as the "most expensive rental in Philly."

Venue Unlikely to Impact Menendez Case, Observers Say

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 17, 2015

A federal judge's ruling denying a motion by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to relocate his corruption trial from Newark to Washington, D.C. isn't a major setback for the lawmaker, several observers said.

PetroTiger Ex-CEO Gets Probation After GC Recants Testimony

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 16, 2015

A former oil company executive who had faced 20 years in prison for bribing a Colombian government official has been sentenced to probation after a co-defendant who testified for the prosecution admitted giving false testimony.

Nonequity Departures Driving Declines in Pa. Head Count

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2015

Attorney head count among Pennsylvania's largest firms has fluctuated in the first six months of the year from as much as a 9.3 percent increase to an 11.2 percent decline, according to a review of statistics tracked by ALM's RivalEdge.

New Pot Bar Has Some Lawyers Seeing Green

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : June 14, 2015

After going live last week, a pot bar began luring lawyers nationwide into its ranks. The National Cannabis Bar Association counts a current Akerman partner and former Reed Smith partner as members of its founding board of directors as the organization seeks to bring a relatively niche practice area into the mainstream.

Pa. Firms Rank High for Head Count Shifts in Both Directions

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 10, 2015

Mergers and group departures had significant impacts on Pennsylvania firms' head count numbers—in both growth and decline—in 2014, according to data reported by Legal affiliate The National Law Journal.

Panel Finds TLC Overstepped Authority on Health Plan

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : June 08, 2015

New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission overstepped its authority when it required drivers to have disability insurance and health benefits and pay 6 cents per ride for the benefits, a Manhattan appeals court ruled Thursday.

Summer Hiring at Large NJ Firms

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 04, 2015

Tracking summer hiring at N.J.'s largest firms.

In Pennsylvania Firms, Rankings Show Minority Attorneys Underrepresented

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 04, 2015

Only two of the 17 Pennsylvania-based law firms included in Legal affiliate The American Lawyer's rankings of firms based on minority attorneys came in above the national average of 14.4 percent and none could be found in the top 50 of the rankings.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : June 03, 2015

Three firms announce new additions, while another three announce promotions.

A Mean Boss Is Not a Disability

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : June 02, 2015

A California court recently affirmed that working under a bad supervisor is not considered a disability.

2015 Roundtable Discussion on Diversity Issues

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 02, 2015

The editorial staff of The Legal Intelligencer recognizes diversity as a continuing concern in the legal community. This is our biannual discussion, an attempt to propose concrete solutions for the issues the legal profession faces in recruiting, hiring and retaining minority attorneys.

The Legal's Diverse Attorneys of the Year—2015

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 02, 2015

Earlier this year, The Legal's editorial staff set out to select our latest group of Diverse Attorneys of the Year, our attempt to shine a light on the outstanding work being done by minority attorneys across Pennsylvania, whose work is sometimes overlooked by a profession still catching up when it comes to diversity.

Beyond Belief

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : June 01, 2015

Not all religious precepts require accommodation.

Law Firm 3.0: Information Changing Business Models

Hank Grezlak and Gina Passarella : The Connecticut Law Tribune : June 01, 2015

The standard law firm model that has been in effect for the better part of the last 20 years is becoming less viable and the way law firms are run is undergoing a subtle, yet significant change, driven largely by information.

Female Equity Partner Numbers Lag in Pa. for All but a Few

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : June 01, 2015

The percentages of female equity partners within Pennsylvania's largest law firms largely place in the bottom third of the national rankings, with a few shining examples of area firms that are outperforming their counterparts when it comes to promoting women.

Pa. Am Law 200 Firms Show Slow, Steady Climb

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 29, 2015

The five Pennsylvania law firms on the Am Law 200 all held steady or showed modest movement up the rankings of the second hundred largest grossing law firms, according to data released Thursday by Legal affiliate The American Lawyer.

Phila. Bar 5K Event Brings Out Judges, Children and Lawyers

Manny D. Pokotilow : The Legal Intelligencer : May 27, 2015

On May 17, the 36th annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Support Center for Child Advocates was held at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Approximately 1,200 people participated in the 5K Run/Walk, the 1 Mile Dash, the Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Kids' Dash and the Caesar Rivise Team Competition.

With Three Seats at Stake, Partisan Battle Looms

Lizzy McLellan and Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : May 26, 2015

Now that every party-endorsed candidate for Pennsylvania Supreme Court has secured a place on the November ballot, observers are expecting partisan support and outside money to play a major role in a historic race for three open seats.

Architectural Firm to Pay College for Using Unlicensed Personnel

: The Legal Intelligencer : May 26, 2015

The Community College of Philadelphia was awarded $5.5 million in its suit against an architectural firm for using unlicensed personnel to work on the construction of a new campus facility.

Reed Smith Adds Seven as Sports Pro Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 24, 2015

A seven-partner team will open a new Frankfurt office for Reed Smith, which saw a top sports lawyer head for greener fields; Foley Hoag brings on Massachusetts' former attorney general; Cravath hires from Crowell & Moring; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On The Move: Jeffrey Hall Joins Stark & Stark

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 22, 2015

Stark & Stark announces that Jeffrey Hall has joined the firm as a partner in the Lawrenceville office.