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Fox Rothschild LLP

  • Designation: Philadelphia
  • Head Count: 615
  • Gross Revenues: $364,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $595,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $815,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 10

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 85 10 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 85 10 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

People in the News—April 29, 2016—Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 29, 2016

The Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession is set to present its annual Anne X. Alpern Award to U.S. District Senior Judge Norma L. Shapiro of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and its Lynette Norton Award to Marion K. Munley, a partner of Munley Law.

Fox Rothschild Bets on Big Wealth, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2016

The Philadelphia-based firm bolts on smaller wealth management shops in California and Florida; Jenner & Block rebuilds its government contracts group; Sidley Austin hires MoFo's ERISA head; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fox Rothschild Adds 5 in West Palm Beach

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 26, 2016

Fox Rothschild is absorbing a small law firm in Boca Raton and New jersey as its picks up four attorneys and a patent agent in West Palm Beach.

Firms With NJ Branches Perform (Mostly) Well in Am Law 100

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : April 25, 2016

As in years past, there are no New Jersey homegrown firms among the 100 highest-grossing in the U.S. But of list, released April 25 by Law Journal affiliate The American Lawyer, includes numerous firms with significant number of "boots on the ground" in the state.

The Public Interest Calendar of Events

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 24, 2016

On Friday, Philadelphia VIP is set to provide training on the Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program at Fox Rothschild's 2000 Market St., Philadelphia location from noon to 2:15 p.m. Bob Lukens, an expert attorney in foreclosure, and Tony Abata, a housing counselor, will lead the training. For more information, visit www.phillyvip.org.

Pepper Hamilton and Reed Smith End Merger Discussions

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 22, 2016

Pepper Hamilton and Reed Smith have ended merger discussions less than two weeks after the firms confirmed they were eyeing the possibility of joining forces.

Litigators Recall Representing Prince, a Client Like No Other

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 22, 2016

Prince, the legendary singer, songwriter, producer and man of myriad other talents, died Thursday at 57. The eclectic pop icon kept a bevy of high-profile lawyers busy during the past three decades.

Pa. Firms Make Waves in Am Law 100 Rankings

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 22, 2016

Amid the slowest rate of revenue growth the Am Law 100 has seen in two decades save the Great Recession, Pennsylvania firms made strong gains in core financial metrics and great waves on this year's Am Law 100 rankings by Legal affiliate The American Lawyer.

Fox Rothschild Grows Revenue 9.6 Percent, PPP Under 1 Percent

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 21, 2016

For the second year in a row, Fox Rothschild has grown gross revenue close to or above the 10 percent mark, thanks in large part to significant expansion that has seen the firm's head count grow nearly 16 percent since 2013.

Blazing Billables: State Laws Expand Pro-Pot Legal Work

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016

To mark 420, the unofficial holiday for marijuana enthusiasts worldwide, The Am Law Daily spoke with some of the go-to Am Law 200 lawyers in the legal weed field.

Fox Nabs Name Partner, Two Others From NJ Bankruptcy Firm

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : April 18, 2016

Fox Rothschild, as it prepares to merge its Roseland and Morristown branches early next year, has hired three laterals from Forman Holt Eliades & Youngman in Paramus, which describes itself as an "insolvency boutique."

Dykema Defectors Form New Firm, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 18, 2016

A four-lawyer team leaves Dykema Gossett to start their own shop; Norton Rose Fulbright nabs a dealmaker who nearly died in an African plane crash; a Seyfarth Shaw practice leader joins a high-profile boutique; and other notable additions from The Am Law 200.

Potential Conflicts Seen in OAG's Hiring of Castor as Solicitor General

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 13, 2016

Following the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General's appointment of attorney Bruce L. Castor Jr. to a newly created position of solicitor general, observers have said the hire does raise some questions about conflict, but does not seem to break any hard-and-fast rules.

Big Firm Vets Start New Careers, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Two longtime Am Law 100 partners start post-legal careers; Kirkland & Ellis hires in Germany; Orrick grows in Europe; Reed Smith makes moves amid merger talks; White & Case goes to Boston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : April 11, 2016

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

Fox Rothschild Settles Tax Dispute With U.S. Virgin Islands

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 09, 2016

Fox Rothschild has settled a nearly $400,000 tax beef with the U.S. Virgin Islands for an undisclosed amount, according to an order closing out the case in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Lawyer Convicted of Insider Trading Temporarily Suspended

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : April 08, 2016

The state Supreme Court's disciplinary board today temporarily suspended Herbert K. Sudfeld, a former Fox Rothschild attorney convicted in February of insider trading.

Parties Settle for $5.5M After Child Fell From Window

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 08, 2016

The family of a 7-year-old who was allegedly brain damaged after falling out of a third-story window has settled with numerous parties for more than $5.5 million.

Judges, Lawyers Suing Riviera Country Club Over $75 Fee

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : April 08, 2016

U.S. Senior District Judge Paul Huck and Third District Court of Appeal Judge Frank Shepherd lead the list of plaintiffs suing the exclusive Riviera Country Club in Coral Gables over fees.

$5.5M Settlement for Child Who Fell From Third-Story Window

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : April 07, 2016

The family of a 7-year-old who was allegedly brain damaged after falling out of a third-story window has settled with ­numerous parties for more than $5.5 million.

Cahill Gordon, BASF Can't Escape Asbestos Fraud Suit

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : April 06, 2016

A federal judge in Newark has denied a motion by New York-based Cahill, Gordon & Reindel and two of its attorneys seeking to be dismissed from a putative class action suit claiming they conspired with a client to destroy and fabricate evidence in thousands of asbestos injury cases. The judge also denied motions to dismiss Cahill Gordon's alleged accomplice in the fraud, BASF Catalysts, along with two former in-house lawyers for the company.

Joseph DeMaria Named Fox Rothschild's First Miami Managing Partner

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 04, 2016

Joseph DeMaria, formerly of Tew Cardenas, has been named the first managing partner of the Miami office of Fox Rothschild.

The Do's and Don'ts of Video Surveillance in the Workplace

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : April 01, 2016

Using surveillance videos to fire employees caught stealing is one thing. Using the same videos to publicly shame the terminated staff and deter others from following suit is another thing entirely.

Obama Endorsement Could Boost Shapiro in Tight Race for AG

Ben Seal : The Legal Intelligencer : March 30, 2016

In a move that took some political observers by surprise, President Obama has endorsed Josh Shapiro for attorney general, calling him a "true progressive" with a track record of protecting Pennsylvania's families. The unusual endorsement, observers said, demonstrates Shapiro's larger political potential and the broader Democratic party's need for a deep roster of future leaders.

Beats, Rhymes and Law for Nixon Peabody's Julian Petty

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 23, 2016

Julian Petty, head of Nixon Peabody's entertainment practice, reminisces about Phife Dawg, the late rapper and member of A Tribe Called Quest who was one of his first clients in building a practice with a hip-hop base.

Mission Aborted in 'Buck Rogers' Copyright Dispute

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016

In a copyright battle stemming from a Hollywood production company's attempt to revive the "Buck Rogers" science fiction franchise, a federal judge in Pennsylvania has declined to rule on whether the sci-fi hero's universe is public domain.

New Partners

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016

Katten Litigation Co-Leader Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 21, 2016

The U.S. Department of Commerce adds a high-profile partner from Katten Muchin Rosenman; Greenberg Traurig and Holland & Knight trade hires; Winston & Strawn's arbitration co-chair departs; and other notable additions from around The Am Law 200.

NJ Court Limits AG's Subpoena Power in Qui Tam Cases

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : March 18, 2016

A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that the state Attorney General's Office may not issue administrative subpoenas in qui tam cases after the statutory deadline has passed for it to either intervene or decline to participate.

Rutgers' Patent Eligibility Battle a Sign of the Times

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : March 17, 2016

A patent dispute between Rutgers University and a medical diagnostic company provides a glimpse of the increasing focus in intellectual property law on whether an idea is patent-eligible.