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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

Revenue Falls for Law Firms That Lobby

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

Overall revenue for the lobbying industry in New Jersey dipped in 2014 after a one-year increase, and the top 10 law firms that lobby suffered lower revenues as well.

2015 New Partners: R-T

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

2015 New Partners: H-L

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

2015 New Partners: M-Q

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

Union Bar Installs Wikstrom as President

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 06, 2015

On Dec. 5, 2014, at the Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, New Jersey, the Union County Bar Association swore in its 52nd president, David Wikstrom of Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins of Springfield, New Jersey, along with its new officers and trustees.

Suit Over Teacher's Anti-Gay Facebook Comments Can Proceed

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : February 24, 2015

A teacher in Union Township in Union County, New Jersey who faced tenure charges over her anti-gay postings on Facebook can proceed with her civil rights suit against the school district, a federal judge in Newark has ruled.

It's Time to Act to Avoid Sequester in 2015

Glenn Lau-Kee : New York Law Journal : February 20, 2015

Sequestration, which resulted in the serious underfunding of the federal government in 2013, is, once again, a serious possibility in 2015.

Christie Accuser Renews Request for Grand Jury Records

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : February 19, 2015

A former prosecutor who claims that the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie quashed a criminal case to protect political allies and then fired him for objecting has renewed his request for the grand jury transcripts and exhibits, which he claims will help him prove his case.

Announcing the Law Journal's First Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

: New Jersey Law Journal : February 18, 2015

Our focus in selecting this group of noteworthy individuals was to represent the figures who have helped to shape the law in New Jersey, whether through their work on the bench, assisting those in need of legal services, building a firm or any other means.

Denial of Media Access Upheld in Sayreville Hazing Case

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : February 17, 2015

Court proceedings concerning the seven Sayreville, N.J., high school football players who are charged with sexually assaulting younger teammates will continue to take place behind closed doors.

Court Orders Changes to NJSEA Contract for Horse Race Betting

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : February 17, 2015

The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority will have to rewrite its contract with the company that administers remote wagering on horse racing in the state, thanks to a state appeals court's ruling.

INADMISSIBLE: Loretta Lynch Vote Awaiting 'Clarification'

: The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015

U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch will have to wait another two weeks for her Senate Judiciary Committee vote, Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said during a committee meeting on Feb. 12. Plus more in this week's column.

Case Summaries

David Popple : Texas Lawyer : February 16, 2015

Four Senators File Brief Challenging DOJ's Drone Law Secrecy

Mike Sacks : The National Law Journal : February 11, 2015

A bipartisan group of four U.S. senators filed an amicus brief on Wednesday in support of a New York Times suit to obtain legal memos justifying the Obama administration's targeted killing of designated terrorists. The signatories on the brief were Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Rand Paul, R-Ky., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M.

Christie Accuser Says He Was Interviewed by Feds

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : February 05, 2015

An ex-prosecutor who claims that the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie quashed a criminal case to protect political allies and then fired him for objecting said Feb. 5 that he has been interviewed by federal investigators about those allegations.

Judge Won't Cut $7.3M Award for Discovering Lady Gaga

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : February 05, 2015

The producer credited with launching Lady Gaga's career has lost his bid to trim the $7.3 million he was ordered to pay a talent scout for introducing him to the singer.

Firms Use Technology to Plow Through Snow-Related Closures

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 28, 2015

The looming snowstorm—though it turned out to be much milder than expected—prompted New Jersey firms and branches to close early on Jan. 26 and stay closed the next day. But the ability to work remotely meant it was business as usual for most firms.

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.