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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 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Gibbons has 201 attorneys and is the 200th 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 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 200 186 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

NJ Justices Limit Defamation Damages

Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : May 27, 2015

Plaintiffs in defamation cases may not recover both actual and presumed damages, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled May 27.

Hobbs Reflects on Challenges Faced by Seton Hall

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 22, 2015

Patrick Hobbs, who is set to step down as dean of Seton Hall University School of Law on June 30, steered the school through unprecedented change during his time at the helm.

State v. Wright

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 21, 2015

Third-Party Intervention Doctrine Not Applicable to Search of Private Residences

Maryland Law Fellowships Emphasize Business Experience

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : May 20, 2015

A new fellowship program at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law will send students and graduates in-house to learn about corporate clients' needs and gain marketable experience.

Bohus v.

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 14, 2015

New Rule Applying TCCWNA to Gift Certificates Applied to Plaintiffs

NYC Bars Credit Histories During Hiring Process

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : May 11, 2015

The city's legislature passes the bill, which has a few exceptions for sensitive positions.

Landmark Coral Gables Office Deal Faced Tight Deadline

: Daily Business Review : May 11, 2015

CBRE's Christian Lee, Jose Lobon, Charles Foschini and Chris Apone worked to quickly secure a buyer to meet the seller's deadline—and finished early.

Winners and Losers: May 11, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 08, 2015

The state's biggest winners and losers.

Nonequity Partner Ranks Still Swelling

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 07, 2015

The number of nonequity partners has continued to grow at bellwether firms and branches in New Jersey, and now makes up nearly half of partner ranks.

State Bar Race to Be Decided in Runoff

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 06, 2015

The New Jersey State Bar Association will hold a runoff election for the office of secretary after none of the three candidates running for that position attained the required majority of votes.

NJ Court Reverses $4M Fee Award to Allstate

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : May 04, 2015

A $3.96 million award of attorney fees to Allstate Insurance Co.—in a civil suit over what the insurer claimed was a lawyer-chiropractor team's fraudulent practice of giving advice on formation of multidisciplinary medical practices in the 1990s—has been upended by a New Jersey appeals court.

In-House Counsel Profile: North Jersey Media Group Inc.'s Jennifer Borg

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

North Jersey Media Group Inc. publishes The Record, which the company says reaches nearly half a million readers a day in Northern New Jersey, plus a second daily publication and 49 community newspapers.

Appellate Division Summer Parts

: New Jersey Law Journal : May 01, 2015

Notice to the bar.

Hon. James R. Zazzali (Ret.)

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 30, 2015

If ever a person exemplified why the present mandatory judicial retirement age of 70 is unrealistic, Jim Zazzali does.

Lifetime Achievement Awards

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 30, 2015

The Law Journal's first-ever Lifetime Achievement Awards are meant to celebrate attorneys who have worked throughout their careers to advance the profession.

Christine A. Amalfe

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 29, 2015

Christine is equally dedicated to her work on behalf of the advancement of women, at Gibbons and throughout the legal profession and business community.

Lawrence S. (Larry) Lustberg

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 29, 2015

Larry's reputation as a tenacious advocate for disenfranchised communities is legendary, perhaps best exemplified by his work as lead counsel in both landmark cases that led to the achievement of marriage equality for New Jersey's gay and lesbian community.

A Troll's In-House Hire Derails a Patent Suit

David Bario : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

When patent licensing giant Acacia decided to target the energy industry, it recruited an IP counsel from oil field services company Schlumberger. Big mistake.

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.

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.

The 2015 New Jersey Top 20

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.

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.

Daily Decision Service Alert: Vol. 24, No. 74 - April 20, 2015

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 20, 2015

Daily decision alert.

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.