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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


: The National Law Journal : August 03, 2015

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

Phila. Firms May Be Forced Into Closing for Papal Visit

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 03, 2015

Griesing Law's view of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, from the cathedral to the art museum, offered up a perfect spot to host a party to watch the pope's highly anticipated September sermon along that route. But the firm quickly decided against the party and instead will close up shop entirely for three days during the 2015 World Meeting of Families.

A Lateral Boom of Older Lawyers

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : July 30, 2015

More than 40 percent of partners at Am Law 200 firms are in their 50s and 60s.

America's Oldest Lawyer?

Zoe Ferguson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Fox Rothschild's Murray Shusterman, 102, still works three days a week.

The Clients Who Need Marijuana Law Advice

Zoe Ferguson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

They're not always what you'd expect.

Pot Luck: Marijuana Legalization Drives Budding Practices

Zoe Ferguson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

A few bold Am Law 200 firms are growing their own pot law practices.

2015 New Leaders of the Bar: The List

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2015

Identity Theft: It Happens to Corporations Too

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : July 23, 2015

Thieves are exploiting state filing systems and business registration websites to file bogus reports, and then steal cash and property with fraudulent lines of credit.

Schiff Hardin and Steptoe Make Squire Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Squire Patton Boggs sees more partners depart; two more lawyers peel away from O'Melveny & Myers; another IP litigator leaves Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Ex-Fox Rothschild Partner Pleads Not Guilty to Insider Trading

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : July 21, 2015

A former Fox Rothschild lawyer who was with the firm during its handling of the 2012 Harleysville-Nationwide insurance merger pleaded not guilty in federal court to insider-trading charges.

Succession Planning for Solo and Small Firm Lawyers

Gina F. Rubel : The Legal Intelligencer : July 20, 2015

While most lawyers don't think of themselves as entrepreneurs, Merriam-Webster defines it as "a person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money." Ergo, all solo and small firm practitioners who have founded (or taken over) a law firm are, by definition, entrepreneurs.

Plaintiffs Reload in Fraud Case Against Cahill, BASF

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : July 20, 2015

After getting their case back on track at the Third Circuit last year, a group of asbestos plaintiffs has filed a beefed-up complaint accusing Cahill Gordon and BASF Catalysts of deceiving the courts in long-running asbestos litigation.

Ex-Fox Rothschild Lawyer Charged With Insider Trading

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : July 17, 2015

A former Fox Rothschild lawyer who was with the firm during its handling of the 2012 Harleysville-Nationwide insurance merger has been charged by federal authorities with insider trading.

Fox Rothschild Sponsors Lunch for the Homeless

: Delaware Law Weekly : July 15, 2015

Fox Rothschild's Wilmington office sponsored lunch for the homeless at the Emmanuel Dining Room in Wilmington.

Bracewell & Giuliani May Arbitrate $12.5M Legal Mal Suit

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : July 07, 2015

The wife of a former Bracewell & Giuliani client who sued the firm for malpractice was equally as bound by the mandatory arbitration agreement with the firm as her husband, the Third Circuit has ruled.

State Legislature Must Approve Queens Project, Panel Rules

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : July 06, 2015

The construction of a mixed-use, mall-anchored development on the former site of Shea Stadium in Queens, without the state Legislature's approval, would violate the doctrine restricting the use of public lands for private purposes, an appellate court ruled Thursday.

MoFo Hires Latham's M&A Co-Chair, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 05, 2015

Latham & Watkins corporate partner Graeme Sloan in London joined Morrison & Foerster as co-chair of its M&A group; Covington & Burling brings back a high-profile former U.S. attorney general; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

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.