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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

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.

Court Bars ADA Suits Against State, Tosses $1M Verdict

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : March 10, 2015

A New Jersey court in a precedential ruling has deemed the state immune from disability lawsuits—and in the process upended a $1.06 million verdict won by a former state trooper.

Top 10 NJ Lawyer-Lobbyists

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 09, 2015

The top ten New Jersey Lawyer-Lobbyists.

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.