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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 1,154
  • Gross Revenues: $1,386,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,200,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,945,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has 1154 attorneys and is the 20th largest firm in the United States.  With $1,386,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 11th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher ranked as the 15th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, London, NY, Paris, TX and WA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 11 -1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 11 -1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 20 -1 Lawyer head count
The A-List 3 2 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 18 11 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 57 9 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 7 -3 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 1 2 Summer programs

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Holder Endorses Eastern District Alternatives to Prison

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : October 31, 2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. said Thursday that alternative-to-incarceration programs taking root in the Eastern District of New York are "emblematic" of the sort of specialized programs that the nation needs in order to address overincarceration within the federal criminal justice system.

Special Report: Big Law's Reality Check

Aric Press : The American Lawyer : October 29, 2014

Amid generally flat revenue but rising partner profits, four fundamental changes are roiling the legal marketplace. Is your firm prepared?

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : October 29, 2014

Burger King-Tim Hortons, Electrolux-G.E. Appliance Division, Roche-InterMune, Norwegian Cruise Lines-Prestige Cruises

Judge OKs NY Discovery in Billionaires' Beachfront Brawl

Susan Beck : The Litigation Daily : October 29, 2014

Never underestimate how hard the rich—in this case a hedge fund founder and a clothing magnate—will fight over oceanfront property.

Texas Supreme Court May Hear Kountze ISD Cheerleader Case

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : October 27, 2014

The so-called cheerleader litigation against the Kountze Independent School District moved one step closer to a Texas Supreme Court hearing, after the justices requested that the schools file by a Nov. 10 deadline a response to plaintiff parents' petition for review.

Turning Point Was the 'Turncoats'

Carlyn Kolker : The National Law Journal : October 27, 2014

Skills sharpened as a prosecutor helped Mastro secure a win for Chevron.

Complete Coverage of the Bridgegate Scandal

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 27, 2014

Tracking the latest in New Jersey's "Bridgegate" scandal.

Federal Judge Enjoins Sports Betting at NJ Racetrack

Michael Booth and David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 24, 2014

A federal judge has blocked New Jersey's latest effort to pave the way for sports wagering—at least for the time being.

With New Tools, Leadership, SEC Touts Toughness

Ross Todd : The Recorder : October 24, 2014

When it comes to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, executives in Silicon Valley are on heightened alert.

Taking on Ebola: Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Leads the Fight

Anne Belli Perez : Texas Lawyer : October 24, 2014

"This is America's Ebola outbreak, and Dallas County is going to take point. The buck has to stop with somebody, and the buck will stop with me."

Who's Getting the Work at the Supreme Court

Tony Mauro : The American Lawyer : October 24, 2014

An elite group of firms now argues a larger proportion of the court's shrinking caseload.

HLP Properties, LLC v. Consolidated Editson Co. of N.Y., Inc.

: New York Law Journal : October 23, 2014

Refusal to Disqualify Law Firm, as Conflicted, In CERCLA Action Against ConEd Explained

When Lawyers Sue Lawyers, One Standard Should Apply

Susan Beck : The Litigation Daily : October 22, 2014

Corporate law firms and their clients like to talk about tort reform and abuses by the plaintiffs bar. But what happens when the accusations flow the other way?

Texas Supreme Court May Hear Kountze ISD Cheerleader Case

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : October 21, 2014

The so-called cheerleader litigation against the Kountze Independent School District moved one step closer to a Texas Supreme Court hearing, after the justices requested that the schools file by a Nov. 10 deadline a response to plaintiff parents' petition for review.

Apple Must Hand Over Damages Report to NPE

Scott Graham : The Recorder : October 21, 2014

Judge Vince Chhabria said Unwired Planet is entitled to the expert report Apple relied on in its epic litigation with Samsung.

Facebook Sues DLA, Milberg, Former NY AG Over Ceglia Case

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : October 20, 2014

The lawsuit, filed by lawyers at Kellogg Huber, alleges that leading partners at DLA Piper, Milberg and other firms knew or should have known that Paul Ceglia forged the contract at the heart of his highly publicized ownership case against Facebook.

Boies Schiller Scores $175M Verdict in Guardrail Defects Case

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : October 20, 2014

A federal jury ordered Dallas-based Trinity Industries to pay the government $175 million for withholding critical information about design changes to an approved safety feature.

IPRs Shift the Patent-Lit Playing Field

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : October 17, 2014

Pure litigation shops, like Clement Roberts' Durie Tangri, need to partner with PTO practitioners for what's become a team sport.

How Labor and Employment Practices, Squeezed, Have Survived

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 17, 2014

Robert Smith's retirement this month from Morgan Lewis, with one of the first and largest labor and employment groups in Washington, puts into perspective how a practice, squeezed by the commoditization of Big Law services, can still manage to survive.

Trinity Battles Guardrail Claims as Texas Trial Nears Close

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : October 16, 2014

Three months after a whistleblower's billion-dollar case against a major Texas manufacturer of highway guardrail systems ended in a mistrial, platoons of lawyers for both sides are gearing up for closing arguments in a retrial now underway in Marshall, Texas.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : October 16, 2014

A roundup of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

NYU Wins Bid for $6 Billion Greenwich Village Expansion

Tania Karas : New York Law Journal : October 15, 2014

A Manhattan appeals court has paved the way for New York University to proceed with a controversial expansion plan, overturning a lower court's ruling that would have blocked much of the development.

New Jersey Firms Getting Their Share of Big-Name Clients

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 15, 2014

New Jersey homegrown firms are competing to represent the country's richest corporations in litigation matters, while outside firms with strong presences in the state are doing just as well if not better, a recent survey has shown.

LexisNexis Adds Labor & Employment to Lexis Practice Advisor

Sean Doherty : Law Technology News : October 14, 2014

New LPA offering helps attorneys handle transactions and litigation in labor and employment law.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

BNSF Railway: The Legal Department That Could

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : October 13, 2014

INADMISSIBLE: Lawyers Line Up To Fight Trial Subpoenas

: The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014

Lawyers are lining up to fight subpoenas requiring them to testify remotely via video in a Boston antitrust trial, but the battle is over for Covington & Burling chairman Timothy Hester. Plus more in this week's column.

Asia Deal Digest: Oct. 9, 2014

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : October 09, 2014

*Five firms on Anbang Insurance's $1.95 billion purchase of the Waldorf Astoria New York*Ashurst advises state-run PT Pertimina on $2 billion acquisition of Murphy Oil's Malaysian assets*Herbert Smith Freehills guides Australia's Regis Healthcare on its recent IPO.

Four Firms Grab Roles on Gentiva's Kindred Combination

Wenxiong Zhang and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 09, 2014

Gentiva Health Services, one of the nation's largest home health care and hospice companies, will be absorbed into Kindred Healthcare in a $1.8 billion cash, stock and debt deal that will create the country's largest rehabilitation and hospice services provider. Cleary Gottlieb, Gibson Dunn, Greenberg Traurig and Weil have landed lead roles on the transaction.

Lawyer: Gentiva Sale Price Was Boosted by Poison Pill

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : October 09, 2014

Greenberg Traurig shareholder Gary Snyder, who represented Atlanta-based Gentiva Health Services in an agreement announced Thursday to be acquired by Kindred Healthcare, said Gentiva's use of a poison pill defense to an initial hostile takeover offer paved the way for a higher sale price.