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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 450
  • Gross Revenues: $458,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,020,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,635,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson has 450 attorneys and is the 95th largest firm in the United States.  With $458,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 66th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2012 Global 100 survey, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson ranked as the 81st highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, London, NY and Paris.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 66 -1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 66 -1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 95 -5 Lawyer head count
The A-List 42 -10 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 21 -12 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 102 21 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 101 20 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 74 -25 Summer programs

In the News

Global Legal Awards: Global M&A Deals of the Year

: The Am Law Daily : August 29, 2014

In this category, The American Lawyer's Global Legal Awards honor the 10 cross-border deals and disputes of 2013 that best exemplify the challenges of transnational legal practice.

Jones Day Nabs Shearman's LatAm M&A Head

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 27, 2014

Michael McGuinness, a corporate partner and former head of the Latin American M&A practice at Shearman & Sterling in New York, has left the firm for Jones Day, which over the past year has sought to slake its thirst for south-of-the-border clients by opening an office in Miami and making key lateral hires.

Lifetime Achiever: Robert Mundheim

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

The Shearman & Sterling of counsel represented the Treasury Department in the Iranian hostage crisis.

Columbia Law Prof Named to Ginsburg Chair at Georgetown

Tony Mauro : Legal Times : August 26, 2014

Columbia Law School professor David Schizer will be the next occupant of an endowed chair at Georgetown University Law Center named after Martin Ginsburg, the late husband of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Holland & Knight Team Works $290M Surf Club Redevelopment Loan

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : August 26, 2014

John Halula, William G. McCullough and Ilana Strickon of Holland & Knight helped arrange a $290 million construction loan for the Surf Club Four Seasons Private Residences and Hotel.

Simpson Thacher Raids Weil in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 22, 2014

Weil, Gotshal & Manges debt capital markets partner Gil Strauss has decamped for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in London; Bank of America adds an Akin Gump partner; a Debevoise & Plimpton partner joins the U.S. State Department; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Katten, Kaye Scholer Skate to Islanders Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 20, 2014

Kaye Scholer is counseling the National Hockey League's New York Islanders on its reported $548 million sale to an investor group advised by Katten Muchin Rosenman that will take full control of the franchise in two years. The deal comes a week after Andrew Barroway, a former high-flying Philadelphia plaintiffs lawyer turned hedge fund executive, retained Blank Rome to sue the Islanders' current ownership after it allegedly reneged on a handshake deal to sell him the team.

Kirkland, Freshfields, Fried Frank Advise on Infineon Buy

Wenxiong Zhang : The Am Law Daily : August 20, 2014

German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG has agreed to buy Silicon Valley-based International Rectifier Corp. in a $3 billion all-cash deal that would strengthen Infineon's regional presence and expand its economic scale in the power management technology business.

Lifetime Achievers, Distinguished Firm Leaders Named

Valori Corral-Nava : The American Lawyer : August 20, 2014

The honorees selected by The American Lawyer have had distinguished careers that include public service. Law firm leaders have exhibited extraordinary stewardship of their firm.

Ashurst Hires in Hong Kong

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : August 19, 2014

Debt capital markets partner Anna-Marie Slot has moved over from White & Case.

The Churn: Bingham Tax Duo Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 15, 2014

Two more Bingham McCutchen partners depart in Washington, D.C., Jones Day loses two in the Midwest, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett hires in New York and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

$820 Million Earmarked For South Florida By Blackstone

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : August 14, 2014

New York's Blackstone Group, one of the largest private equity firms in the planet, has committed more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to two South Florida projects.

The Careerist: Is Part-Time Work Getting Respect?

Vivia Chen : The American Lawyer : August 12, 2014

At some big firms, part-time status isn't necessarily a career-killer.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : July 23, 2014

BNY Mellon, a corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, will be moving its world headquarters to Brookfield Place from 1 Wall St. Also, boutique law firms Katz Melinger and W.R. Samuels Law have combined forces at 280 Madison Ave.

Bingham Headlines Latest Round of Merger Rumblings

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 21, 2014

After a spate of lateral departures following a tough financial year in 2013, Bingham McCutchen has reportedly sounded out several Am Law 100 firms for potential tie-up talks, which come at a record-setting time for law firm mergers.

Clinton Docs Reveal Concerns About Court Nominees

Marcia Coyle, Tony Mauro and Todd Ruger : Legal Times : July 18, 2014

Clinton White House documents released on Friday predicted a "vicious attack" against the possible nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Clinton Docs Reveal Concerns About Court Nominees

Marcia Coyle, Tony Mauro and Todd Ruger : Legal Times : July 18, 2014

Clinton White House documents released on Friday predicted a "vicious attack" against the possible nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Am Law Duo Leads on Onex's Insurance Business Boost

Wenxiong Zhang : The Am Law Daily : July 17, 2014

Kirkland & Ellis and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson advised on the deal, in which a group of investors led by Onex will pay $1.33 billion to acquire York Risk Services from ABRY Partners.

The American Lawyer Chooses 2014 Global Legal Award Winners

Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : July 10, 2014

The American Lawyer unveils the 36 winners of its second annual Global Legal Awards. Four grand prizewinners—in Global M&A, Global Finance, Global Disputes and Global Citizenship—will be announced at the awards dinner on Sept. 15 at Gotham Hall in New York City.

The American Lawyer Chooses 2014 Global Legal Award Winners

Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : July 10, 2014

The American Lawyer unveils the 36 winners of its second annual Global Legal Awards. Four grand prizewinners—in Global M&A, Global Finance, Global Disputes and Global Citizenship—will be announced at the awards dinner on Sept. 15 at Gotham Hall in New York City.

With Workload Up, SEC Expands Administrative Law Unit

Jamille Sutton : The American Lawyer : July 02, 2014

The agency brings on two new judges and three additional lawyers.

Can't Buy Them Love

Katelyn Polantz : Corporate Counsel : July 01, 2014

Washington firms were far behind the richest firms in profits per partner.

The New Immigrants

Anne Stuart : Focus Europe : July 01, 2014

When London-based AstraZeneca rejected Pfizer Inc.'s $119 billion takeover offer in late May, it put the kibosh on the U.S. drug-maker's attempt to create the largest pharmaceutical company in the world—and also to slash its corporate income tax bill.

White House Touts Law Firm Pro Bono Work

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : June 30, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden expressed his support for law firm pro bono programs during a meeting this month with representatives from more than a dozen firms.

Vinson & Elkins Rolls Up Sleeves on $2.86 Billion Merger of Oil Field Services Businesses

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 30, 2014

On June 25, C&J announced a definitive agreement for the merger of the oil field services businesses.

LSEG's Big Russell Buy a First for Kirkland

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 26, 2014

The London Stock Exchange Group, one of the oldest and largest stock exchanges in Europe, has tapped Kirkland & Ellis and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to advise on its $2.7 billion acquisition of the Russell 2000 stock index from Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. Skadden and Debevoise & Plimpton are also advising on the purchase, the largest transaction in LSEG's history.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : June 18, 2014

RXR Realty has closed on the deal to acquire 61 Broadway for $330 million, after being in contract for about two months. Also, Delshah Capital has purchased an office building at 221 W. 17th St. for $26.4 million.

Vedder Price Office Manager Charged With Embezzlement

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2014

Prosecutors say the Chicago firm fell victim to a decades-long false billing scheme run by Patricia Lapinski, who worked for Vedder Price for more than 30 years.

Withers Adds Hong Kong Partner

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : June 16, 2014

Matthew Egerton-Warburton is joining the British private client boutique from King & Wood Mallesons, where he was a counsel.

Net Losses Outweigh Gains at Firms

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : June 16, 2014

The number of attorneys employed full time by the largest private law offices in New York continues to decline, a trend that began with the 2008 financial crisis, according to data gathered for the New York Law Journal's annual survey. Hiring is up, however, among regional and out-of-state firms.