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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

Court Rejects Marital Presumption for Life Insurance Proceeds

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : February 26, 2015

A New Jersey appeals court has refused to create a bright-line rule that says marriage creates a presumptive right for a spouse to receive the benefits of his or her partner's life insurance benefits if the deceased previously had designated someone else as the beneficiary.

Fox v. Lincoln Financial Group

: New Jersey Law Journal : February 25, 2015

Subsequent Marriage Alone Does Not Change Life Insurance Beneficiary Status

And If the List Were Longer... Top Lateral Runners-Up

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : February 24, 2015

Notable lateral moves abounded in 2014, and, as usual, there were too many for each one to fit on the shortlist.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 23, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

The Public Interest Calendar of Events

: The Legal Intelligencer : February 23, 2015

During this week, the University of Pennsylvania Law School is set to hold Public Interest Week, celebrating the power of public service and the 25th anniversary of Penn Law School's Toll Public Interest Center. Events scheduled include the annual Equal Justice Foundation Auction on Thursday to raise funds for students working in public service, and the 25th Anniversary Alumni Gala on Saturday, which will spotlight the impact of 25 years of service-centered education. More information about these events is available at https://www.law.upenn.edu.

Greenberg Traurig Grows in Chicago, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 22, 2015

A Chicago boutique is absorbed by Greenberg Traurig; a Gibson Dunn practice leader heads out on his own; Sidley Austin and Steptoe & Johnson each add a trio; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

New Essex County Assignment Judge Named

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : February 20, 2015

Family Judge Sallyanne Floria has been chosen to replace Judge Patricia Costello as Essex County assignment judge as of March 1, New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Stuart Rabner announced Feb. 20.

Daily Decision Service Alert: Vol. 24, No. 32 - February 19, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : February 19, 2015

Daily decision alert.

Same-Sex Spousal Benefits Dispute Headed to Third Circuit

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : February 19, 2015

A suit over an employer's denial of health benefits to an employee's same-sex spouse is headed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Legal Mal Suit Against Fox Rothschild Revived by NJ Court

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 19, 2015

A legal malpractice suit against Fox Rothschild, claiming the firm either fraudulently or negligently abetted a convicted real estate scammer, was reinstated by a New Jersey appeals court.

Burst Pipes Close Courts in Essex, Mercer and Middlesex

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : February 18, 2015

The extreme cold weather that has gripped New Jersey recently, causing water pipes to freeze and burst, has resulted in the closing of courthouses in three counties—Essex, Mercer and Middlesex.

People in the News - Feb. 18, 2015 - Scheff to Be Honored by PASE

: The Legal Intelligencer : February 18, 2015

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote added Paul R. Rennie to its creditors' rights and bankruptcy practice group in the Pittsburgh office.

Firm Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 17, 2015

Big firms take on more partners from Bingham McCutchen and Edwards Wildman Palmer; Dentons heads to Northern Virginia; King & Spalding snags a rival's IP litigation co-head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Cost of Cybersecurity: Risks and Responses on the Rise

Gina Passarella and David Gialanella : The Legal Intelligencer : February 17, 2015

Editor's note: This is the third installment of a series on cybersecurity published in conjunction with Legal affiliate New Jersey Law Journal.

Company's Privilege Claim Rejected in Sex Discrimination Case

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : February 11, 2015

A company's broad claim to attorney-client privilege as a complete defense to a sex discrimination suit brought by a lawyer has been rejected by a federal judge.

Cybersecurity Practices Booming in Era of the Breach

Gina Passarella and David Gialanella : The Legal Intelligencer : February 10, 2015

Editor's note: This is the second installment in a series done by The Legal and affiliate New Jersey Law Journal on how general counsel and law firms are tackling the issue of cybersecurity.

Holland & Knight Heads to Denver, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 10, 2015

Fresh off successful financial years in 2014, Holland & Knight opens a Denver office with six lawyers from Lathrop & Gage; Akin plucks a practice leader from Paul Hastings; Covington & Burling adds a former federal prosecutor; a handful of departures from Dickstein Shapiro; Kirkland & Ellis grows in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Attorney Discipline

: New Jersey Law Journal : February 10, 2015

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

Firm Employee's Leak of Deal Info Leads to Insider Trading Case

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : February 05, 2015

When the administrative assistant to the lead law firm partner handling the 2012 Harleysville-Nationwide merger began working longer hours in preparation for the deal, she explained to her boyfriend why.

People in the News - Feb. 4, 2015 - Promer Named to Phila. Bar Foundation Board

: The Legal Intelligencer : February 04, 2015

Ellen Canan Grady joined Cozen O'Connor as a member in the corporate securities practice.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 02, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

People in the News - Jan. 30, 2015 - Wren Joins Clark Hill

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 30, 2015

Lisa S. Wren joined Clark Hill as a member in the banking and finance practice group.

Hill Wallack Sponsors Christmas Party for NJ Army National Guard

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 30, 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, Hill Wallack in Princeton, N.J., has supported the troops and their families by sponsoring the annual Christmas party of the Lawrenceville Family Readiness Group (FRG) of the HHC 50th New Jersey Army National Guard.

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.