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Fulbright & Jaworski L. is a Houston-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Fulbright & Jaworski L. has 790 attorneys and is the 43rd largest firm in the United States.  With $585,500,000 in gross revenue in 2012, the firm placed 54th on The American Lawyer's 2013 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2012 Global 100 survey, Fulbright & Jaworski L.ranked as the 64th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in AL, AZ, CA, CO, DC, GA, ID, IL, LA, MA, MN, MO, NJ, NV, NY, PA, TX and WI.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 NR N/A Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 90 -2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

DLA Piper Breaks Into Canada With Davis Merger

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 01, 2015

A year after its bid to merge with now-defunct Canadian firm Heenan Blaikie fell through, DLA Piper has found a partner up north in Davis LLP, a 260-lawyer midtier firm based in Vancouver. The combination, effective in April, marks the latest combination of a U.S.-based global firm with one in Canada.

Here Are Ways to Head Off Legal Malpractice Lawsuits

Chauncey D. Cole IV : Daily Business Review : February 25, 2015

Due diligence and a well-drafted representation letter could head off legal malpractice lawsuits, writes attorney Chauncey D. Cole IV.

Love in Law: Two Legendary Lawyer Couples Talk Life and Love

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : February 16, 2015

The Hedgeses and Lynns talk about how they first met, built successful careers and raised families.

Locke Lord Lures Boies Litigator, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 04, 2015

Boies Schiller & Flexner partner Kathleen Smalley is headed to newly merged Locke Lord; Davis Polk poaches Greenberg Traurig's real estate chair in New York; three DLA Piper finance lawyers depart; Littler Mendelson heads to Maine; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lead Energy Finance Attorney Heads to Willkie's Houston Office

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : February 04, 2015

After a six-month stint at Bracewell & Giuliani, Michael Niebruegge has joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher's office in Houston, which opened in November. Niebruegge had been one of a couple of Houston-based defectors from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, which recently posted a 15 percent decline in profits per partner for 2014.

King & Spalding Keeps Hiring, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2015

Five lawyers join King & Spalding, as two others depart; Haynes and Boone heads to Denver; Pillsbury Winthrop adds 10 in Texas; Latham & Watkins lures a well-pedigreed litigator and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Murray Fogler Leaves Beck Redden to Open Firm

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 26, 2015

Houston litigator Murray Fogler and four associates leave Beck Redden to open commercial litigation firm in Houston.

Dentons, Dacheng Deal Sets Legal Industry Abuzz

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2015

While law firm leaders and legal observers marvel at the scope and scale of the tie-up between Dentons and China's Dacheng to create the world's largest firm, several also wonder how the two sides will pull off such a massive undertaking, and whether it will ultimately be successful.

Murray Fogler Leaves Beck Redden to Open Firm

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 20, 2015

Houston litigator Murray Fogler and four associates leave Beck Redden to open commercial litigation firm in Houston.

Olive Oil Class Action Survives Motion to Dismiss

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : January 13, 2015

A proposed class action alleging that two popular brands of olive oils are deceptively marketed and labeled as “extra virgin” and “imported from Italy” has survived a motion to toss the case.

Financial Litigation Hiring Heats Up, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2015

Paul Hastings, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Debevoise & Plimpton and Boies, Schiller & Flexner make high-profile litigation hires; an Akin project finance head goes in-house; Kelley Drye & Warren adds a Bingham McCutchen refugee but loses its private equity chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Familiar Footsteps: One Family, Two Law School Deans

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 05, 2015

From the time Danielle Holley-Walker was 7 years old, she knew she wanted to be a lawyer like her father. She followed that dream but took it a step further.

Energy Pipeline Firm Fuels Three Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Locke Lord, Norton Rose Fulbright and Vinson & Elkins reshuffle some energy industry legal chairs in Houston; a K&L Gates partner with a conflict moves on; more Bingham McCutchen refugees find new homes; the federal bench lands some big-firm talent; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Kodak Focuses on In-house Promotion for GC Job

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : December 17, 2014

Sharon Underberg has been promoted to general counsel and elected secretary and senior vice president of Eastman Kodak Company.

Social Media Ads for Counterfeit Goods Spike

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : December 08, 2014

Survey found 180 Facebook ads for luxury and fashtion items, 43 were counterfeit items.

Inadmissible: Resolution for Indigent Parents

: Texas Lawyer : November 24, 2014

The Texas Judicial Council has approved a resolution to ask the Texas Legislature to pass a bill that would ensure that indigent parents battling the state in child custody lawsuits would get court-appointed lawyers sooner.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

: New York Law Journal : November 17, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "2014 IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest," "Mediation in Securities Arbitration Cases: Regain Control," "New York's International Arbitration Judge, One Year Later," "'Arbitration' Definition Under the FAA: The Unsettled Law," and "Consolidation: Limited Consent Trumps Endless Controversy."

Some Plaintiffs Trying to Abandon Vaginal Mesh MDL

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : November 10, 2014

Several plaintiffs suing Coloplast Corp. over its pelvic mesh products have moved to initiate discovery because they claim the goal of coordinating the cases into multidistrict litigation has been defeated.

Skadden, Weil Alum Nab Roles in Dendreon Bankruptcy

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 10, 2014

In a down year for big corporate bankruptcies, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom bagged a big assignment Monday for Seattle-based biotechnology company Dendreon as the prostate cancer drug maker filed for bankruptcy in Delaware. Also tapped by the debtor as claims agent in its Chapter 11 case is Prime Clerk, a company started last year by former Weil, Gotshal & Manges restructuring partner Shai Waisman.

Willkie Puts Down Stakes in Houston

Wenxiong Zhang : The Am Law Daily : November 04, 2014

Willkie Farr & Gallagher is opening an office in Houston, marking the Wall Street firm's foray into the booming legal market in Texas as well as its first new domestic office since 1981, when it opened in Washington, D.C.

At Norton Rose Fulbright, a New Guard for the New Year

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : October 30, 2014

After 12 years, Norton Rose Fulbright chief executive Peter Martyr will relinquish his managing partner responsibilities in the U.K. to Martin Scott, the firm announced Wednesday. Meanwhile, John Coleman, managing partner of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada, will pass the baton to Charles Hurdon.

Wachtell Advises Chesapeake on $5.38 Billion Asset Sale

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

Chesapeake Energy announced Thursday that it would sell a large portion of its gas business in Northern West Virginia and Southern Pennsylvania to Houston-based rival Southwestern Energy. The deal allows Chesapeake to pay down a substantial amount of debt accrued from past expansion efforts.

GC Builds Legal Department from Ground Up

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : October 13, 2014

A Year of Slow But Solid Growth for Global 100 Firms

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : October 08, 2014

A surge in dealmaking boosted the top and bottom lines for the world's top-grossing firms, which experienced steady if unspectacular growth in 2013.

Herbalife Hires a Safe 'Harbour' to Head Compliance

Andrew Ramonas : Legal Times : October 06, 2014

Herbalife Ltd. has brought on former Federal Trade Commission commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour to oversee the nutritional supplement provider's compliance work amid an investigation by the agency into the company's business practices and structure.

Herbalife Hires a Safe 'Harbour' to Head Compliance

Andrew Ramonas : Corporate Counsel : October 06, 2014

An investigation into the company's structure and business practices leads it to bolster its legal team.

Ashurst, Gibson Dunn Meet Again Over Murphy Oil Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 01, 2014

While Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's London office raided Ashurst for its former head, the two firms also worked on opposite sides of Arkansas-based Murphy Oil's $2 billion sale of assets in Malaysia to an Indonesian oil and gas giant.

Norton Rose, Ex-Crowell & Moring Partner Enter NFL's Ray Rice Saga

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 25, 2014

Richard Smith, head of regulatory and government investigations at Norton Rose Fulbright, has been hired by the National Football League Players Association for its investigation of the league's indefinite suspension of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice, who himself has retained former Crowell & Moring litigation partner Peter Ginsberg.

Squire Patton Boggs Website Fails to Keep Up With Merger

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : September 11, 2014

Three-and-a-half months after Cleveland-based Squire Sanders and Washington, D.C.-based Patton Boggs' merger into Squire Patton Boggs went live, the firm still has a split identity online.

High Court Remands High Sanctions Award

John Council : Texas Lawyer : September 08, 2014

Texas Supreme Court rules sanctions are appropriate, but more review is needed in one of the nation's highest attorney fee awards of its kind.

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IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

  • Designation: N/A
  • Head Count: N/A
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Fulbright & Jaworski is an USA-based law firm.  

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 NR N/A Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

DLA Piper Breaks Into Canada With Davis Merger

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 01, 2015

A year after its bid to merge with now-defunct Canadian firm Heenan Blaikie fell through, DLA Piper has found a partner up north in Davis LLP, a 260-lawyer midtier firm based in Vancouver. The combination, effective in April, marks the latest combination of a U.S.-based global firm with one in Canada.

Here Are Ways to Head Off Legal Malpractice Lawsuits

Chauncey D. Cole IV : Daily Business Review : February 25, 2015

Due diligence and a well-drafted representation letter could head off legal malpractice lawsuits, writes attorney Chauncey D. Cole IV.

Love in Law: Two Legendary Lawyer Couples Talk Life and Love

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : February 16, 2015

The Hedgeses and Lynns talk about how they first met, built successful careers and raised families.

Locke Lord Lures Boies Litigator, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 04, 2015

Boies Schiller & Flexner partner Kathleen Smalley is headed to newly merged Locke Lord; Davis Polk poaches Greenberg Traurig's real estate chair in New York; three DLA Piper finance lawyers depart; Littler Mendelson heads to Maine; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lead Energy Finance Attorney Heads to Willkie's Houston Office

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : February 04, 2015

After a six-month stint at Bracewell & Giuliani, Michael Niebruegge has joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher's office in Houston, which opened in November. Niebruegge had been one of a couple of Houston-based defectors from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, which recently posted a 15 percent decline in profits per partner for 2014.

King & Spalding Keeps Hiring, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2015

Five lawyers join King & Spalding, as two others depart; Haynes and Boone heads to Denver; Pillsbury Winthrop adds 10 in Texas; Latham & Watkins lures a well-pedigreed litigator and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Murray Fogler Leaves Beck Redden to Open Firm

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 26, 2015

Houston litigator Murray Fogler and four associates leave Beck Redden to open commercial litigation firm in Houston.

Dentons, Dacheng Deal Sets Legal Industry Abuzz

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2015

While law firm leaders and legal observers marvel at the scope and scale of the tie-up between Dentons and China's Dacheng to create the world's largest firm, several also wonder how the two sides will pull off such a massive undertaking, and whether it will ultimately be successful.

Murray Fogler Leaves Beck Redden to Open Firm

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 20, 2015

Houston litigator Murray Fogler and four associates leave Beck Redden to open commercial litigation firm in Houston.

Olive Oil Class Action Survives Motion to Dismiss

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : January 13, 2015

A proposed class action alleging that two popular brands of olive oils are deceptively marketed and labeled as “extra virgin” and “imported from Italy” has survived a motion to toss the case.

Financial Litigation Hiring Heats Up, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2015

Paul Hastings, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Debevoise & Plimpton and Boies, Schiller & Flexner make high-profile litigation hires; an Akin project finance head goes in-house; Kelley Drye & Warren adds a Bingham McCutchen refugee but loses its private equity chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Familiar Footsteps: One Family, Two Law School Deans

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 05, 2015

From the time Danielle Holley-Walker was 7 years old, she knew she wanted to be a lawyer like her father. She followed that dream but took it a step further.

Energy Pipeline Firm Fuels Three Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Locke Lord, Norton Rose Fulbright and Vinson & Elkins reshuffle some energy industry legal chairs in Houston; a K&L Gates partner with a conflict moves on; more Bingham McCutchen refugees find new homes; the federal bench lands some big-firm talent; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Kodak Focuses on In-house Promotion for GC Job

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : December 17, 2014

Sharon Underberg has been promoted to general counsel and elected secretary and senior vice president of Eastman Kodak Company.

Social Media Ads for Counterfeit Goods Spike

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : December 08, 2014

Survey found 180 Facebook ads for luxury and fashtion items, 43 were counterfeit items.

Inadmissible: Resolution for Indigent Parents

: Texas Lawyer : November 24, 2014

The Texas Judicial Council has approved a resolution to ask the Texas Legislature to pass a bill that would ensure that indigent parents battling the state in child custody lawsuits would get court-appointed lawyers sooner.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

: New York Law Journal : November 17, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "2014 IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest," "Mediation in Securities Arbitration Cases: Regain Control," "New York's International Arbitration Judge, One Year Later," "'Arbitration' Definition Under the FAA: The Unsettled Law," and "Consolidation: Limited Consent Trumps Endless Controversy."

Some Plaintiffs Trying to Abandon Vaginal Mesh MDL

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : November 10, 2014

Several plaintiffs suing Coloplast Corp. over its pelvic mesh products have moved to initiate discovery because they claim the goal of coordinating the cases into multidistrict litigation has been defeated.

Skadden, Weil Alum Nab Roles in Dendreon Bankruptcy

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 10, 2014

In a down year for big corporate bankruptcies, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom bagged a big assignment Monday for Seattle-based biotechnology company Dendreon as the prostate cancer drug maker filed for bankruptcy in Delaware. Also tapped by the debtor as claims agent in its Chapter 11 case is Prime Clerk, a company started last year by former Weil, Gotshal & Manges restructuring partner Shai Waisman.

Willkie Puts Down Stakes in Houston

Wenxiong Zhang : The Am Law Daily : November 04, 2014

Willkie Farr & Gallagher is opening an office in Houston, marking the Wall Street firm's foray into the booming legal market in Texas as well as its first new domestic office since 1981, when it opened in Washington, D.C.

At Norton Rose Fulbright, a New Guard for the New Year

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : October 30, 2014

After 12 years, Norton Rose Fulbright chief executive Peter Martyr will relinquish his managing partner responsibilities in the U.K. to Martin Scott, the firm announced Wednesday. Meanwhile, John Coleman, managing partner of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada, will pass the baton to Charles Hurdon.

Wachtell Advises Chesapeake on $5.38 Billion Asset Sale

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

Chesapeake Energy announced Thursday that it would sell a large portion of its gas business in Northern West Virginia and Southern Pennsylvania to Houston-based rival Southwestern Energy. The deal allows Chesapeake to pay down a substantial amount of debt accrued from past expansion efforts.

GC Builds Legal Department from Ground Up

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : October 13, 2014

A Year of Slow But Solid Growth for Global 100 Firms

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : October 08, 2014

A surge in dealmaking boosted the top and bottom lines for the world's top-grossing firms, which experienced steady if unspectacular growth in 2013.

Herbalife Hires a Safe 'Harbour' to Head Compliance

Andrew Ramonas : Legal Times : October 06, 2014

Herbalife Ltd. has brought on former Federal Trade Commission commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour to oversee the nutritional supplement provider's compliance work amid an investigation by the agency into the company's business practices and structure.

Herbalife Hires a Safe 'Harbour' to Head Compliance

Andrew Ramonas : Corporate Counsel : October 06, 2014

An investigation into the company's structure and business practices leads it to bolster its legal team.

Ashurst, Gibson Dunn Meet Again Over Murphy Oil Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 01, 2014

While Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's London office raided Ashurst for its former head, the two firms also worked on opposite sides of Arkansas-based Murphy Oil's $2 billion sale of assets in Malaysia to an Indonesian oil and gas giant.

Norton Rose, Ex-Crowell & Moring Partner Enter NFL's Ray Rice Saga

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 25, 2014

Richard Smith, head of regulatory and government investigations at Norton Rose Fulbright, has been hired by the National Football League Players Association for its investigation of the league's indefinite suspension of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice, who himself has retained former Crowell & Moring litigation partner Peter Ginsberg.

Squire Patton Boggs Website Fails to Keep Up With Merger

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : September 11, 2014

Three-and-a-half months after Cleveland-based Squire Sanders and Washington, D.C.-based Patton Boggs' merger into Squire Patton Boggs went live, the firm still has a split identity online.

High Court Remands High Sanctions Award

John Council : Texas Lawyer : September 08, 2014

Texas Supreme Court rules sanctions are appropriate, but more review is needed in one of the nation's highest attorney fee awards of its kind.