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Gibbons P.C.

  • Designation: Newark
  • Head Count: 201
  • Gross Revenues: $114,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $570,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $855,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Gibbons is a Newark-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Gibbons has 201 attorneys and is the 200th largest firm in the United States.  With $114,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 188th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in DE, NJ, NY and PA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 188 -3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 200 -7 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 44 19 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 148 12 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 67 -51 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Appeals Court Upholds $5M Verdict Against GE Healthcare

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : October 23, 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has upheld a $5 million verdict issued in a mass tort in which plaintiffs alleged that GE Healthcare Inc. failed to warn that a gadolinium-based contrast agent used in MRIs can cause the growth of painful excess fibrous tissue in patients with failing kidneys.

Judge Blocks Recordings of Jail Inmate Phone Calls

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : October 23, 2014

A judge has imposed a temporary restraining order blocking prosecutors from obtaining, without a court order, recordings of telephone calls from inmates at the local jail.

AG Test Case Seeks Phone Records Without a Warrant

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : October 22, 2014

The New Jersey Attorney General's Office, which in a memo leaked to the Law Journal in June said it was looking for a test case it could take to the Supreme Court for a ruling that would allow prosecutors to obtain phone records without a warrant, has found its case.

Justices Consider Constitutionality of Bias-Intimidation Law

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : October 20, 2014

The New Jersey Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of a state law that says penalties for some crimes can be increased if the victim believes he or she was targeted because of racial animus as expressed through the defendant's words.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : October 20, 2014

Hodgson Russ has appointed Gary Schober, former firm president and CEO, as managing partner of its New York City office; Kirkland & Ellis and Goodwin Procter announce several promotions; and four other firms have added partners.

Edwards Wildman's Tech Cochair Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 18, 2014

Another Edwards Wildman Palmer partner departs ahead of the firm's proposed merger later this year with Locke Lord; a Bingham partner heads to the FCC; Fried Frank and Kirkland & Ellis add a pair of new partners; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Associates Class of 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Associates Class of 2014: M-Q

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Associates Class of 2014: R-T

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Associates Class of 2014: D-G

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Associates Class of 2014: H-L

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Associates Class of 2014: A-C

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Civil Rights Lawyer Remembered as Gifted Litigator

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 16, 2014

William Buckman, a New Jersey civil rights attorney best known for challenging racial-profiling practices within the State Police, has died at age 61 of what police say was a suicide.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : October 16, 2014

A roundup of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

New Jersey Firms Getting Their Share of Big-Name Clients

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 15, 2014

New Jersey homegrown firms are competing to represent the country's richest corporations in litigation matters, while outside firms with strong presences in the state are doing just as well if not better, a recent survey has shown.

People in the News - Oct. 14, 2014 - Scott of Bodell Bove Elected PADC President

: The Legal Intelligencer : October 14, 2014

Maureen M. McBride of Lamb McErlane was reappointed as a member of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania's Rules of Evidence Committee for another three-year term.

Dickstein Shapiro IP Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2014

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips adds a three-partner West Coast IP team from struggling Dickstein Shapiro; Boies Schiller loses a litigator to Barclays, but grabs Al Franken's former general counsel; Davis Polk and Willkie Farr bring back partners from public service; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Cooley, Baker, Wilson Advise NetScout on $2.6 Billion Danaher Deal

David Ruiz : The Recorder : October 13, 2014

For tax reasons, deal was structured as a Reverse Morris Trust—a rarity in tech circles.

N.J. Appeals Court Vacates $170K Attorney Fee Award

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 13, 2014

A New Jersey appeals court has upended a $170,000 attorney fee award in an insurance coverage dispute between Bergen Community College and a carrier that refused to indemnify it in connection with a faculty member's discrimination suit.

AG Seeks Metadata of Witness Notes in Whistleblower Suit

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Barlyn, a former deputy attorney general then working as an assistant Hunterdon prosecutor, had not worked on the case but he claims in court papers that when he encountered O'Grady in the hallway on the date of the dismissal, he told O'Grady that it was improper and politically corrupt.

Top N.J. Lawyer-Lobbyists

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Top N.J. Lawyer-Lobbyists

Santomenna v. John Hancock Life Insurance Company U.S.A

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Failure to Prove Fiduciary Relationship Defeats ERISA Claim

Women & Minorities at Large Firms

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

A look at women and minorities in large firms across N.J.

In-House at Large Public Companies

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Chart tracking In-House Counsel at Large Public Companies.

Largest Law Firms

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Largest Law Firms

Conn. Releases List of Candidates Passing July Bar Exam

: The Connecticut Law Tribune : October 06, 2014

The following list contains the names of everyone who passed the July 2014 Connecticut bar examination.

Two Vie for Seat on NJSBA's Nominating Committee

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 03, 2014

Learn more about the candidates running for the New Jersey State Bar Association's Nominating Committee seat at the upcoming General Council annual meeting.

Ford (Again) Loses Bid for $445M Tax Refund

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : October 01, 2014

A federal appeals court on Wednesday rebuffed Ford Motor Co.'s bid for $445 million in interest it claimed it was due after overpaying its corporate income tax.

Scott J. Etish

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 30, 2014

Associate, Gibbons P.C.

Man Allegedly Injured in Cop Car Settles with City

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 30, 2014

At about midnight on June 23, 2011, plaintiff James McKenna was at a bar in Philadelphia with his girlfriend, the plaintiff's pretrial memorandum said. McKenna attempted to purchase a drink for an acquaintance who was at the bar with defendant Jesse O'Shea, a police officer with the Philadelphia Police Department, the memo said. O'Shea told McKenna that "neither his company nor his offer to buy a drink was wanted," the memo said. O'Shea then identified himself as a police officer and demanded McKenna leave the bar.