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- 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 2013 Global 100 survey, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson ranked as the 78th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC and NY.
In the News
Vivia Chen : The Careerist : April 22, 2015
Despite low female partner rates, the firm gets Yale Law Women's top honors.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 21, 2015
K&L Gates sees six partners leave for four firms; some of Fried Frank's Asia lawyers find new homes; Jackson Lewis opens two new offices; Mayer Brown adds a practice leader; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : April 21, 2015
Private equity lawyers Douglas Freeman and Victor Chen are moving over, leaving two senior lawyers at Fried Frank's soon-to-close Asia offices.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : April 21, 2015
Three months after Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson announced it was pulling out of Asia, the firm's disputes practice in Hong Kong, led by former partner Alfred Wu, has found a new home.
Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : April 15, 2015
Buying a chunk of Brooklyn real estate, a joint venture of ASB Real Estate Investments and L3 Capital LLC has acquired a 17-property portfolio in Williamsburg from the estate of Ulla Lee for more than $85.75 million. The properties, which include about a dozen buildings and several parcels of land, span a two-block area between N. 6th and N. 7th streets, from Berry Street to Kent Avenue.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 13, 2015
A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2015
J. Christopher Groobey spent 25 years in Big Law before heading for the high seas; Fried Frank makes more litigation hires; Latham & Watkins lures three from Sidley Austin; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 09, 2015
Oil and gas tops off this week's list of billion-dollar deals, with Royal Dutch Shell plc's $70 billion acquisition of BG Group plc. Magic Circle and Am Law firms landed roles on the mega deal, with Slaughter and May, Cravath, Swaine & Moore and De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek advising Shell, and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer working on behalf of BG Group.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 09, 2015
Fresh off adding a new litigation chief from the lateral market, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson snagged Shearman & Sterling's IP litigation chair Scott Doyle and partner Jonathan DeFosse in Washington, D.C., where Doyle served as his former firm's local co-managing partner. Both lawyers have recently picked up notable victories for corporate clients.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : April 07, 2015
Private equity, pension funds ink deal to take cloud-computing company private.
Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : April 06, 2015
German business executive Sigram Schindler promises he will never write a U.S. Supreme Court brief again. Schindler is the Foley & Lardner client who insisted last year that partner Howard Shipley file a petition with the Supreme Court almost exactly as he, Schindler, had written it.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 03, 2015
Crowell & Moring's environmental and natural resources chair decamps for a key client; Fried Frank hires a new litigation chief; McGuireWoods adds a former top Milbank litigator in Los Angeles; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : April 03, 2015
Although two dozen firms earned honors for their pro bono work in D.C. earlier this week, more than a few important Big Law names were missing. Is pro bono work on the decline across the city?
: Corporate Counsel : April 01, 2015
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 01, 2015
Fresh off a rebound financial year in 2014, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson has hired a new litigation chair in James "Jamie" Wareham from DLA Piper, a global legal giant that made its soon-to-be-former partner a $5 million man after hiring him four years ago from Paul Hastings.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2015
Irell & Manella partner Steven Thomas negotiated the sale of Gustav Klimt's famous gold painting "Adele Bloch-Bauer I," which drew headlines for fetching the highest price for any artwork in 2006. The painting, along with four others, was stolen by the Nazis and recovered by the Bloch-Bauer heirs after an eight-year legal battle with the Austrian government, and is now the subject of "Woman in Gold," a film starring Helen Mirren that will be released Wednesday.
: The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015
Shine represented Merck & Co. in its $14.2 billion sale of consumer brands to Germany's Bayer AG, which in turn tapped Hurd for counsel on the giant carve-out.
MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015
Transactions work was up across the board in 2014, with record-setting years in M&A and capital markets activity.
: The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015
Our Dealmakers of the Year package is no rote examination of the 2014's biggest transactions. Instead, we spotlight creative thinking, novel approaches and innovative work. Here we present 20 transactions—some big, some small—where effective lawyering truly made the difference.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015
For 27 months, the Obama administration has gone without a confirmed candidate for this important post.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 29, 2015
Kirkland & Ellis loses two and hires one from Skadden; Wilmer expands in Denver; Winston & Strawn hires two more from Pillsbury and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
: New Jersey Law Journal : March 26, 2015
The Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus promotes six associates.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 26, 2015
Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Kirkland & Ellis; Munger, Tolles & Olson; and Sullivan & Cromwell have landed lead roles on the Warren Buffett-backed $40 billion union of H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods.
: New York Law Journal : March 23, 2015
Nine firms, including Blank Rome, Dickstein Shapiro and Paul Hastings, announce new additions.
: The National Law Journal : March 16, 2015
Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 13, 2015
Having just completed his first year as chairman of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, David Greenwald is happy with his firm's "realignment." Fried Frank, which in January announced plans to shutter its offices in Asia, saw gross revenue remain flat in 2014, although profits per partner and revenue per lawyer both hit the highest marks in the firm's history.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 13, 2015
The top New York-centered firms outperformed their rivals in 2014. Revenue grew an average of 4.5 percent at 17 top firms based in the Big Apple, while profits per partner rose 5.6 percent, according to reporting by The American Lawyer.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 08, 2015
Littler Mendelson's Swiss verein enters Guatemala, as the global labor and employment firm loses a six-lawyer team in Atlanta; Covington & Burling opens in Los Angeles; Paul Hastings' hiring spree extends to Brazil; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 07, 2015
O'Melveny & Myers saw gross revenue, profits per partner, revenue per lawyer and attorney head count all fall in 2014 as the firm sought to refill a pipeline of high-end litigation work. Bradley Butwin, chairman of the firm, spoke with The Am Law Daily about O'Melveny's performance and its outlook for the future.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 06, 2015
The Los Angeles-based firm, which saw partner profits rise 8.5 percent in 2014, has picked up three partners from Allen & Overy and a new office in Brazil in the wake of other recent hires of note from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson and Shearman & Sterling.