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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

The 2015 New Jersey Top 20

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 24, 2015

In this year's survey, the has ranked firms based on head counts and revenue from New Jersey offices and lawyers only, even for firms headquartered in the state.

Revamped Survey of Top-Grossing Firms in NJ Yields Some Reshuffling, Little Turnover

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

The New Jersey Law Journal's 2015 survey of top-grossing firms and branches in the state looks different in many ways from years past, but almost all the familiar names remain.

Seton Hall Picks New Law School Dean

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

Seton Hall University School of Law has named the next dean of its law school.

Unapproved Opinions: April 16-22, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 23, 2015

Opinions not approved for publication.

Labor Board Shields Online Rants

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : April 20, 2015

To some, a recent labor board ruling about social media marks the end of workplace civility. To others, it's a boost to protected speech.

Panasonic Wants Justices to Review Recusal Ruling

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : April 20, 2015

Panasonic is planning to take its effort to get a judge thrown off a discrimination case to New Jersey's highest court.

On The Move: Castner Named Chair of Gibbons' Government Affairs Practice

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 17, 2015

Gibbons in Newark has appointed William Castner Jr. as the new leader of its government affairs department.

$280,000 to Estate of Woman Killed in Fire

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 16, 2015

The estate of a woman killed in a house fire received $280,000 after it alleged that the home's propane tank and water heater caused the deadly blaze.

Calendar: April 13, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 09, 2015

Calendar of events.

Litigators of the Week: Paul Schmidt and Michael Imbroscio of Covington & Burling

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 09, 2015

After 12 years of litigation, plaintiffs in the Accutane mass tort can no longer claim the upper hand.

On The Move: New Partners Announced at NJ Firms

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 09, 2015

Cole Schotz welcomes retiring U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Donald Steckroth, who will be based in Cole Schotz's New York and Hackensack offices.

Two Candidates Remain in Seton Hall Law Dean Search

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : April 08, 2015

The field of candidates to be the next dean of Seton Hall University School of Law has been whittled down to two.

No Jobless Benefits for Lawyer Who Quit After Being Berated

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : April 07, 2015

A securities class action lawyer who quit her job after being yelled at by the firm's managing partner will not be able to collect unemployment benefits.

People in the News - April 7, 2015 - Shannon to Speak at Philly I-Day

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 07, 2015

David J. Shannon, co-chair of the privacy and data security practice group at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, is set to be a featured speaker at the Philly I-Day conference Thursday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Merck Files Second Suit to Halt Sales of Generic Nasonex

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

Merck, Sharp & Dohme Corp. has filed a second suit to halt plans by Apotex Inc. for a generic version of Merck's popular nasal spray, Nasonex, after the company's previous patent infringement suit in the matter was dismissed.

Suit to Ban Prosecutors From Inmate Call Tapes Is Tossed

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : April 02, 2015

A judge has thrown out a suit seeking to block Nassau County prosecutors from obtaining recorded phone calls of inmates without a court-ordered subpoena.

Calendar: April 6, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 02, 2015

Calendar of events.

NJSBA Election 2015 Update

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 02, 2015

Spotlight on candidates for NJSBA secretary position.

Guaman v. Velez

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 01, 2015

Court Upholds Five-Year Residency Requirement for FamilyCare Program

Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, Inc.

: The Recorder : March 31, 2015

Firm Financials

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 27, 2015

A look at the yearly numbers behind the New Jersey's biggest firms.

Calendar

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 26, 2015

Calendar of events.

Gibbons' Revenue Down 3.9 Percent, PPP Drops 2.9 Percent

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : March 23, 2015

Gibbons, one of New Jersey's top-ranked firms by earnings and attorney head count, followed up an essentially flat fiscal 2013 by taking a step back in revenue last year—and in the process continued its trend of shedding lawyers.

Seton Hall Picks Finalists in Law School Dean Search

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : March 20, 2015

A search committee at Seton Hall University School of Law is interviewing five finalists as it seeks to replace the law school's departing dean, Patrick Hobbs.

Calendar: March 23, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 20, 2015

Calendar of events.

Partners for Women and Justice Thank Volunteer Attorneys

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 19, 2015

Notice to the bar.

Three Candidates to Compete in NJ State Bar Secretary Election

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : March 18, 2015

Three candidates will be on the ballot this year for the post of secretary of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the traditional entry point for members seeking to ascend to the group's presidency.

All-Star Lineup Argues Fate of NJ Sports Betting

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 18, 2015

The question of whether New Jersey's repeal of the ban on sports betting in casinos and racetracks violates federal law may come down to the definition of "authorization."

NJ Justices Hold Bias Crime Law Unconstitutional

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

A New Jersey bias crime law that applied based solely on the victim's perception of bias, even if that was not the defendant's motivation, was struck down as unconstitutional by the state Supreme Court on March 17.

High Court Won't Hear Bid for 9/11 Materials

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : March 10, 2015

Efforts to force the Obama Administration to release photographs and videos of the interrogation of a Guantanamo Bay detainee purported to be the would-be 20th Sept. 11 hijacker have been defeated.