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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

Chantix Plaintiffs Expert Seeks Pfizer Documents

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : September 16, 2014

A plaintiffs expert in the multidistrict litigation over the Chantix antismoking drug has moved to unseal court records in the advance of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration meeting next month to consider whether warnings about suicide risk are warranted.

Inter Partes Review: Generic Pharma Has Found a Powerful Patent-Busting Weapon

David E. De Lorenzi and George W. Johnston : New Jersey Law Journal : September 12, 2014

When should a brand company expect generic companies to file inter partes review petitions, seeking to invalidate a patent, and how should the brand company handle it?

Judge DeMarzo Designated as Morris/Sussex CDW Judge

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 11, 2014

Notice to the bar.

Check Your Certification for US/EU Data Transfers

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : September 10, 2014

The Federal Trade Commission has been ramping up its enforcement against companies that have been falsely displaying the Safe Harbor Framework Certification Mark.

Case Tests Whether Methadone Treatment During Pregnancy Is Abuse

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : September 10, 2014

The New Jersey Supreme Court heard arguments Sept. 9 over whether a mother should have been found guilty of abusing and neglecting her infant son by undergoing a methadone treatment program while pregnant.

Complete Coverage of the Bridgegate Scandal

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 09, 2014

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

Court Mulls Constitutionality of Co-Op's Leafleting Ban

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : September 08, 2014

The New Jersey Supreme Court is considering whether the board of directors of a massive co-op can prohibit leafleting by dissident residents who want to seek election to the board.

Revenue Projections for 2014 a Mixed Bag at N.J. Firms

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : September 04, 2014

A recent survey of national and international law firms showed considerable gains in average revenue for the first half of this year, but the outlook is mixed for some of New Jersey's most notable firms as they approach the fourth quarter of 2014.

U.S. Denial of FOIA Request for Detainee's Photo Upheld

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : September 03, 2014

The unanimous Second Circuit panel ruled that the federal government sufficiently made its case that certain images of the reputed 20th hijacker on Sept. 11 during his confinement at Guantanamo Bay should be kept secret under the national security exception to FOIA.

VerdictSearch: Cop Struck by Van in Parade Awarded $4.87 Million

: Texas Lawyer : September 01, 2014

A jury awarded $4.87 million to a police officer who was struck by a van in a parade in Dallas.

Ex-Newark Mayoral Candidate Jeffries Joins Lowenstein Sandler

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : August 21, 2014

Lowenstein Sandler has scooped up Shavar Jeffries, the runner-up in Newark's mayoral election earlier this year and a longtime law professor, to join its litigation department.

Legal Hall of Fame: A List of Past Winners

American Lawyer Staff : The American Lawyer : August 19, 2014

Here are the lawyers we've recognized in past years for Lifetime Achievement and Law Firm Distinguished Leadership awards.

Judge Kaplan Blasts Plaintiffs in Irish Bank Case

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 19, 2014

Motions for reconsideration are always a long shot. But they don't usually backfire as dramatically as they did Tuesday in a decision by U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan.

Newcomer Cracks Top Five in Bond Counsel Rankings

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : August 19, 2014

Government bond issues in New Jersey decreased in both number and average value in the first half of 2014, though Wolff & Samson again topped the list of bond counsel rankings. Still, it wasn't all business as usual this year, as one newcomer—Archer & Greiner—entered the top five.

Verdicts & Settlements

: The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014

A summary of this week's notable decisions.

Judge Whipple Temporarily Assigned to App. Div.

: New Jersey Law Journal : August 15, 2014

Notice to the bar.

CDW Judges – Effective Sept. 1

: New Jersey Law Journal : August 15, 2014

Notice to the bar.

K.A.F. v. D.L.M.

: New Jersey Law Journal : August 14, 2014

Third Party Has Standing to Bring Action Asserting Psychological Parenthood

Coal Company Loses Challenge to Black Lung Benefits

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : August 14, 2014

Despite a history of smoking, a former coal miner is entitled to benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled.

White House Order May Reignite Employment Arbitration Debate

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 14, 2014

A White House executive order restricting mandatory arbitration clauses for employees of large federal government contractors is ripe for a challenge, according to some attorneys.

Judge Recuses From Bridgegate Putative Class Action

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : August 13, 2014

The judge in a would-be class action brought by motorists allegedly caught in the traffic jam caused by the Bridgegate lane closures has taken himself off the case.

People in the News - Aug. 12, 2014 - Jurewicz of Galfand Berger Speaks at PBI Seminar

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 12, 2014

Richard Jurewicz, a senior partner at Galfand Berger, was a course planner and speaker for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's seminar, "The Pain Puzzle: How to Prove a Pain Case," held July 24.

The Legal's 2014 Lawyers on the Fast Track

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 08, 2014

Earlier this summer, The Legal asked the Pennsylvania legal community to submit nominations for our annual Lawyers on the Fast Track. The nominations came pouring in, dozens upon dozens of them, all demonstrating the impressive work being done by young lawyers across the state. These are the 2014 Lawyers on the Fast Track.

Colonel And Decorated War Veteran, Judge Edward Merrigan A Perfect Fit For Veteran's Court

Carlos Harrison : Daily Business Review : August 08, 2014

Now a full colonel, a graduate of the U.S. Army War College and a decorated veteran of the war in Iraq, Broward Circuit Judge Edward Merrigan seems the perfect pick to preside over the county's Veteran's Court.

Graphic Design Firm Sues Spalding Over Basketball Design

Jennifer Genova : New Jersey Law Journal : August 08, 2014

Three men have filed a lawsuit in New Jersey federal court accusing clothing company Russell Brands and its sporting goods subsidiary, Spalding, of ripping off their "fresh" take on basketball design.

Tumpson v. Farina

: New Jersey Law Journal : August 07, 2014

Attorney Fees Appropriate Where City Clerk Violated Right of Referendum

Women Partners Gain but Minority Partners Flat at N.J. Firms

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 07, 2014

Partnerships at major New Jersey firms made strides toward gender equality in 2014, according to a survey of 20 bellwether firms, but the proportion of minority partners at those firms showed no change from last year's numbers.

The Careerist: Top 50 Mommy Firms

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : August 06, 2014

A look at the subtext behind Working Woman magazine's "50 best firms for women."

The Churn: Troutman Sanders Grows in New York, Plus More Lateral Moves

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 05, 2014

Troutman Sanders raids Dentons to pick up four commercial bankruptcy and litigation partners; Covington & Burling hires a senior IRS official in D.C.; and DLA Piper snags three attorneys in our latest roundup of lateral moves in The Am Law 200.

Covington Scores for Roche in Accutane Appeal

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 04, 2014

After nearly a decade of mass tort litigation in New Jersey, Roche's lawyers won a ruling on Monday that could help the company stamp out claims that it failed to warn the public about side effects associated with its acne treatment Accutane.