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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 CA, DE, MN, 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

Niro, Vizio Square Off Over Judge's Fee Discretion

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 23, 2015

Lawyers for TV maker Vizio say U.S. District Judge Mariana Pfaelzer abused her discretion when she let Niro, Haller & Niro off the hook after finding the case exceptional.

On The Move: Gibbons Promotes Two Attorneys

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 23, 2015

Gibbons in Newark Christopher Strate and Jennifer Marino Thibodaux to partner, and other lateral moves around New Jersey.

NJ Judiciary Delays Action on New Electronic Device Policy

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : January 22, 2015

A court directive that would have required lawyers and others to tote around signed permission forms in order to use their smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices in court was put on indefinite hold Jan. 21.

Client's Guilty Plea Helps NJ Lawyer Avoid Legal Mal Suit

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 20, 2015

A legal malpractice suit against a New Jersey lawyer who advised a client to cooperate with an FBI investigation despite having no criminal law experience was deemed properly dismissed.

Driver Settles With Deliveryman After Intersection Crash

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 20, 2015

On June 2, 2013, plaintiff Mahmoud Ahmad, 25, a pizza deliveryman, was driving an Acura TL sedan on Lycoming Street toward the intersection with K Street, in Northeast Philadelphia.On June 2, 2013, plaintiff Mahmoud Ahmad, 25, a pizza deliveryman, was driving an Acura TL sedan on Lycoming Street toward the intersection with K Street, in Northeast Philadelphia. Ahmad claimed that he stopped at a four-way stop sign, then drove into the intersection. As he did so, the driver's side of his car was struck by a Nissan Maxima driven by Mohammed Abuawada, who was traveling on K Street. Ahmad maintained that Abuawada struck his car at 80 to 85 mph. Ahmad suffered a fracture to his left clavicle, which he claimed was a serious impairment of a bodily function.

People in the News - Jan. 20, 2015 - Wild Appointed Allentown City Solicitor

: The Legal Intelligencer : January 20, 2015

Flaster Greenberg and Humareso are set to present the program "Employee Screening in the Era of Ban the Box" that will examine developments in employee screening and will include an exploration of New Jersey's Opportunity to Compete Act (known as "Ban the Box").

VOIR DIRE: Rock 'n' Rolled Out

: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2015

Classic rock and the law combined when an attorney filed a lawsuit alleging wrongful arrest. Plus: crime as art project in this week's column.

Injured Party Can File Counterclaim Against Insurer

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : January 13, 2015

The Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas has ruled that an injured party can bring a declaratory judgment claim against an insurer directly—if the insurer has already named that party as a defendant in its own claim.

Court OKs Discovery of Confidential Witness's Other Cases

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : January 12, 2015

Information about a confidential witness who is expected to testify in a New Jersey drug case must be turned over to the defense—not just information about the case at hand but about other matters on which the witness has assisted prosecutors.

Judge to Make Niro Firm Pay Millions in Sanctions Over False Declarations

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 09, 2015

An Illinois judge says Raymond Niro Sr. and his colleagues must have known an inventors claims were false before they proceeded with patent litigation.

On The Move: Firms Hire New Associates

: New Jersey Law Journal : December 30, 2014

Judge Tosses 600 Accutane Suits for Lack of Discovery

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : December 30, 2014

More than 600 lawsuits over the acne drug Accutane that were centralized in Atlantic County have been thrown out for failure to provide discovery.

Apartments To Pay For Resident's Icy Fall

: The Legal Intelligencer : December 23, 2014

A resident of a Philadelphia apartment complex has been awarded damages in a slip-and-fall case.

Judge Whipple One Day Additional Assignment to Morris Criminal

: New Jersey Law Journal : December 23, 2014

Notice to the bar.

Justices Say Methadone Treatment While Pregnant Not Child Abuse

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

Going through methadone treatment while pregnant does not constitute child abuse or neglect even if the newborn baby suffers from drug withdrawal symptoms, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Dec. 22.

Third Circuit OKs Conviction of Prosecutor-Turned-Criminal

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : December 18, 2014

Paul Bergrin, the ex-prosecutor and defense lawyer found guilty of facilitating witness murder and running drugs out of his Newark law office, had his conviction and multiple life sentences upheld by a federal appeals court.

Bill to Limit Solitary Confinement Long Overdue in New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : December 17, 2014

Sen. Raymond Lesniak recently introduced legislation that would substantially reduce the use of solitary confinement in New Jersey's prisons.

Uniform Rules Issued on Electronic Devices in Courtrooms

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : December 17, 2014

Lawyers and others who want to tap away at their smart phones and tablets while in court will be able to do so under newly issued guidelines from the New Jersey Supreme Court.

DA Urges Judge to Reject Eavesdropping Lawsuit

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : December 12, 2014

Nassau County prosecutors say a lawsuit alleging they eavesdrop on attorney-inmate calls was "speculative and unproven" and should be rejected.

Fed Bubble Bursts in $550B of Energy Debt: Credit Markets

Christine Idzelis and Craig Torres : Bloomberg : December 11, 2014

The danger of stimulus-induced bubbles is starting to play out in the market for energy-company debt.

Moves at Perkins Coie, OmniVere

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : December 09, 2014

Plus new hires at Complete Discovery Source, Paragon and LawBase.

Complete Coverage of the Bridgegate Scandal

: New Jersey Law Journal : December 08, 2014

Tracking the latest in New Jersey's "Bridgegate" scandal.

Leaflet Ban Thwarts Free-Speech Rights, High Court Says

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : December 05, 2014

The New Jersey Supreme Court has voided a real estate co-op's ban on leafletting challenged by a disgruntled resident—and in the process crafted a new standard for free-speech cases involving "common interest communities."

Dublirer v. 2000 Linwood Avenue Owners Inc.

: New Jersey Law Journal : December 03, 2014

Co-op Board of Director's Rule Violates Resident's Free Speech Rights

Judge Whipple Temporarily Assigned to the Appellate Division

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 25, 2014

Notice to the bar.

Motion to Compel Metadata Denied in Whistleblower Suit

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : November 24, 2014

A New Jersey state judge has refused to order a former prosecutor to turn over metadata for notes he produced in a suit accusing the administration of Gov. Chris Christie of having a criminal case thrown out in order to protect political allies.

Should Ex-JNC Members Pursue Judgeships?

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Law Weekly : November 21, 2014

In a year that has seen a record number of judicial vacancies in Delaware, two members of the commission charged with filling those positions have resigned to pursue judicial vacancies.

Representing Corporate New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 14, 2014

A chart of 114 law firms used most frequently by 30 New Jersey companies.

Education Law Center v. New Jersey State Board of Education

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 13, 2014

Administrative Authority to Amend Charter School Regs to Permit Satellites Upheld

Sayreville Football Players to Remain in Family Court

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : November 11, 2014

Seven Sayreville, N.J., high school football players accused of sexually assaulting younger teammates as part of a hazing ritual will get to have their cases heard in family court rather than criminal court.