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Gibbons P.C.

  • Designation: Newark
  • Head Count: 193
  • Gross Revenues: $110,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $570,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $830,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 2

Gibbons is a Newark-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Gibbons has 193 attorneys and is the 207th largest firm in the United States.  With $110,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 186th on The American Lawyer's 2015 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 200 186 2 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

Judge Tosses $7.3M Award, Grants New Trial in Lady Gaga Case

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : October 01, 2015

The producer credited with launching the career of Lady Gaga has been granted a new trial after he was ordered to pay $7.3 million to a talent scout who introduced him to the singer.

Jennifer L. Seme

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 29, 2015

SEC Settles NJ Insider Trading Case Against Fla. Lawyers

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : September 29, 2015

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has settled with two Florida lawyers and three other people charged with engaging in insider trading of stock in Princeton drug company Pharmasset before it was bought by Gilead Sciences Inc. in 2011.

After Hours

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 25, 2015

NJSBA honors three lawyers and a Hackensack firm for pro bono efforts

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 25, 2015

Three lawyers and a law firm honored for pro bono service

Big-Name Clients Engaging NJ Firms for Litigation Work

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : September 25, 2015

New Jersey firms once again have a presence in an annual survey of which firms are getting the call to advise the country's top-earning corporations in litigation matters.

Christie Announces Pick for Next State Comptroller

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : September 22, 2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has announced his plan to nominate the head of the State Commission of Investigation to be the next state comptroller.

NJ High Court to Mull State's Immunity from ADA Claims

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : September 21, 2015

In a case that previously yielded a $1.06 million verdict against the New Jersey State Police, the state Supreme Court has agreed to determine whether government entities are shielded from Americans with Disabilities Act claims.

People in the News - Sept. 21, 2015 - Needleman Presents at Debt Symposium

: The Legal Intelligencer : September 21, 2015

Joann Needleman, leader of Clark Hill's consumer financial services regulatory and compliance group, was a presenter at the Debt Connection Symposium and Expo in Austin, Texas.

Court: Company Must Provide Lactation Break Time, Place

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : September 18, 2015

It's not enough to say the new mother could use the restroom. And HR must also give her enough time.

Florio Firm Shares Blame for Showboat Deal, Report Says

Zack Needles : New Jersey Law Journal : September 18, 2015

When an outside investigator's report deemed Stockton University's $18 million purchase of the defunct Showboat casino property a poor decision, it spread the blame among numerous parties, and the New Jersey firm counseling the university in the transaction was not spared.


: New Jersey Law Journal : September 11, 2015

Brach Eichler Lobbying Arm Founder Heads to Chiesa Shahinian

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : September 08, 2015

A New Jersey lawyer-lobbyist who helped launch a lobbying subsidiary for Brach Eichler less than two years ago has moved to Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi. West Orange-based Chiesa Shahinian—formerly Wolff & Samson—on Sept. 8 announced the hire of Rocco Iossa, a onetime advisor to New Jersey Gov. Christine Whitman and a congressional aide before that.


: New Jersey Law Journal : September 03, 2015


: New Jersey Law Journal : August 27, 2015

Husband of Ex-Partner at NY Law Firms Admits to Role in Scam

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 27, 2015

Melvin Feliz admitted in court that he and his wife, Keila Ravelo, carried out a scheme involving phony litigation-support companies while she was with Hunton & Williams from 2005 to 2010, and continued when she worked at Willkie Farr & Gallagher from 2010 to 2014.

Billing Scrutiny Creates Tension Between Firm and Client

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : August 27, 2015

Legal bill scrutiny in its many forms—internally by legal departments, by nonlawyer staff elsewhere in the company, by third-party auditors, or via e-billing software—has the potential to affect how and when law firms get paid, which can strain the relationship between firms and their clients.

Ex-Big Law Partner's Husband Pleads Guilty to Bilking Firms

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 26, 2015

The husband of a former partner at two large New York law firms has admitted to his role in a scheme using phony litigation support companies to defraud the firms of more than $7 million.

Third Circuit Strikes Down NJ Sports Betting Again

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 26, 2015

The Third Circuit has once again struck down New Jersey's sports betting law, finding the state's attempt to legalize sports betting through simply repealing the ban on it still violated federal law.

The Dilly in Philly: Clement v. Olson

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : August 26, 2015

It was the legal equivalent of the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao matchup: in one corner, the 42nd solicitor general of the United States, Theodore Olson. In the other, the 43rd SG, Paul Clement, plus a team from Skadden. Clement scored the KO before the Third Circuit, beating an attempt by the state of New Jersey to legalize sports betting.

People in the News - Aug. 20, 2015 - Fogdall Named Pro Bono Chair

: The Legal Intelligencer : August 20, 2015

Stephen Fogdall of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis was named the new chair of the firm's pro bono committee.

Supreme Court Stalemate Means No Exception to Search Rule

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : August 19, 2015

An evenly divided New Jersey Supreme Court has let stand a lower court's ruling rejecting prosecutors' attempt to carve out a good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule, which says arrests or searches and seizures must be declared invalid if the police acted without obtaining a warrant or did not have probable cause.

Former Inmates Allowed to Pursue Negligent Supervision Claims

Harvey M. Stone and Richard H. Dolan : New York Law Journal : August 14, 2015

In their Eastern District Roundup, Harvey M. Stone and Richard H. Dolan review holdings that a defendant with some dementia was exaggerating his symptoms for purposes of malingering, that a defendant's incriminating proffer statements made during a failed cooperation attempt would not be considered in sentencing, that a plaintiff was not required to submit to arbitration before a substitute forum after the agreed forum became unavailable, and more.

Fair Share Hous. Ctr., Inc. v. Zoning Bd. of City of Hoboken

: New Jersey Law Journal : August 13, 2015

Hoboken Affordable Housing Ordinance Upheld

Court Approves Hoboken Affordable Housing Law

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : July 29, 2015

A New Jersey appeals court on July 28 upheld the validity of the city of Hoboken's affordable housing ordinance, which requires homebuilders to designate at least 10 percent of their houses available to low- and middle-income buyers.

Panasonic Loses Bid to Oust Judge From Employees' Suit

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 27, 2015

A New Jersey judge accused of pro-plaintiff bias in issuing a $94,000 sanction will remain assigned to a discrimination suit against Panasonic by three current and former employees, including an assistant general counsel, after the state Supreme Court declined to hear the issue.

Ex-Prosecutor Accusing Christie Wins Bid for Grand Jury Docs

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2015

A former New Jersey prosecutor, who claims he was axed for objecting to the dismissal of indictments against political allies of Gov. Chris Christie, has won his second bid to review sealed grand jury documents in his whistleblower suit.

2015 New Leaders of the Bar: The List

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 24, 2015

Niro Firm Slapped With $4 Million in Sanctions

Scott Graham : The Recorder : July 22, 2015

A federal judge awarded HTC Corp. "exceptional case" attorney fees after finding lawyers at Niro, Haller & Niro knew of client's false declarations to the PTO.

McElroy Deutsch Settles Sexual Harassment Suit

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : July 07, 2015

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter has settled a sexual harassment and gender discrimination suit brought by a former associate, a federal judge in the Southern District of New York said in dismissing the suit.