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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 1,204
  • Gross Revenues: $1,466,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,215,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $3,045,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has 1204 attorneys and is the 18th largest firm in the United States.  With $1,466,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 11th on The American Lawyer's 2015 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, NY, TX and WA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 11 0 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 11 0 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

In the News

INADMISSIBLE: New Look at Texas Affirmative Action Case

: The National Law Journal : July 06, 2015

Revisiting affirmative action, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 29 agreed to take a second look at the constitutionality of the admissions policy of the University of Texas at Austin. Plus more in this week's column.

Deal Watch: Skadden Celebrates Holiday Weekend Atop M&A League Tables

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 03, 2015

M&A league tables for the first half of 2015 compiled by Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters show Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom leading the pack among legal advisers, while several other Am Law 100 firms prepare to fete the Fourth of July with some insurance-related transactional work.

Facebook Legal Likes Long-Term Relationships

David Ruiz : The Recorder : July 02, 2015

Two years after Colin Stretch took over as GC, his department continues to send most legal work to three firms.

Philip Morris Must Pay $6.4M for Smoker's Death

: VerdictSearch : July 01, 2015

Going Local in Singapore

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : July 01, 2015

A handful of international firms have obtained a Qualifying Foreign Law Practice license, which allows them to hire Singapore-qualified lawyers and practice some local law. Others say it's not worth the trouble.

The Highest Stakes in the 2015 Arbitration Scorecard

Michael D. Goldhaber : Focus Europe : July 01, 2015

The 10 biggest disputes from our 2015 survey, ranked by the amount in controversy.

Court of Appeals Backs Use of Land for NYU Expansion

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : July 01, 2015

Four parcels of property may be incorporated into an ambitious New York University expansion project in Manhattan's Greenwich Village without violating principles of the proper use of public parkland, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

Paul Hastings Poaches Foursome, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 01, 2015

A leading structured finance team leaves Ashurst for Paul Hastings; a Quinn Emanuel associate development director moves on; Dentons closes on a combination; DLA Piper bolts on a boutique Down Under; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Split Panel Affirms Apple Conspired to Fix Ebook Prices

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : July 01, 2015

A finding that Apple engaged in a price-fixing conspiracy with five publishers as it broke into the ebooks market dominated by was upheld by a divided U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit this morning.

Risky Bet Pays Off for Plaintiffs in Apple e-Book Case

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : June 30, 2015

An unusual settlement between Apple and private plaintiffs who challenged e-book prices looks like quite a good deal for the plaintiffs and their lawyers, now that the Second Circuit has upheld the DOJ's antitrust win against Apple.

U.S. Supreme Court Blesses State's Redistricting Approach

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : June 29, 2015

Gibson Dunn's Daniel Kolkey helped create the California commission that draws the political map, much like the Arizona system upheld Monday.

Pro Bono Service Recognized

: New York Law Journal : June 29, 2015

The First Decade Committee of the Federal Bar Council, in conjunction with its Public Service Committee, presented awards for pro bono service.

Alleged Kirkland Conflict Gives Sullivan & Cromwell the Edge

David Bario : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

In the Teva-Mylan takeover fight, a magistrate judge advises that Kirkland's previous work for Mylan should bar it from advising Teva.

INADMISSIBLE: D.C. Judge Blocks Sysco-US Foods Merger

: The National Law Journal : June 29, 2015

A federal district judge in Washington last week blocked the proposed $8.2 billion merger between food distributors Sysco Corp. and US Foods Inc. Plus more in this week's column.

Survey: Pro Bono Hours Dip Slightly at Am Law 200 Firms

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

Jenner & Block takes the top spot in our annual pro bono survey; Arnold & Porter is second.

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

Uber Hires First Head of Legal for India

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : June 29, 2015

The taxi-hailing service has tapped Mohit Abraham of Khaitan & Co., the firm currently defending Uber against a ban in Delhi.

The 2015 Washington Litigation Departments of the Year

: The National Law Journal : June 29, 2015

In this special report, The National Law Journal takes the measure of litigation ­departments in our nation's capital.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : June 29, 2015

Morning Wrap: Future of Gay Rights | Ted Olson Says Scalia's 'Wrong' | The Justice Gap

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : June 29, 2015

A round up of news from ALM affiliated publications and around the web: More reactions to Friday's same-sex marriage ruling, how Big Law is failing legal aid and the story of a drug-addicted narcotics cop.

Musical Chairs at Kirkland & Ellis; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 28, 2015

Kirkland snags a top London tax partner but loses three others; McKenna Long & Aldridge sees more lateral movement ahead of its deal with Dentons; Shearman & Sterling opens in Saudi Arabia; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Former In-House Lawyer Accuses Broadcom of Gender Bias

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : June 26, 2015

The company has tapped Orrick to fight claims its executives fostered a misogynistic culture and stood in the way of advancement for female employees.

Dealmaker of the Week: Richard Hall of Cravath, Swaine & Moore

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 26, 2015

Hall advised Delhaize Group in its merger with Koninklijke Ahold NV, which will create a combined company valued at $29 billion.

What Same-Sex Marriage Advocates Say About SCOTUS Win

Ross Todd : The Recorder : June 26, 2015

… And about the long road to equality.

Deal Watch: Cravath Goes Big on Groceries and Unsolicited Bids

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 25, 2015

The Am Law 100 firm took the lead this week for clients such as The Williams Companies, Cigna and Delhaize on a trio of potential deals totaling some $124 billion in value.

Dallas Private Equity Company Plans $7.6B Acquisition

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 25, 2015

Lone Star Funds of Dallas has agreed to acquire Home Properties, of Rochester, for $7.6 billion, including assumed debt.

Energy Transfer's $53B Merger Bid Rejected

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : June 24, 2015

Recently The Williams Group publicly rejected the $53.1 billion acquisition offer made by Dallas-based Energy Transfer Equity.

The 6 Metrics that Matter in Evaluating E-Discovery

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : June 24, 2015

Statistical analysis can both minimize the burden of discovery and provide a guideline to help document reviewers determine the next steps to take.

For-Profit Colleges Lose Challenge to Financial Aid Criteria

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : June 23, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education can determine if students attending for-profit colleges are eligible for financial aid based on graduates' ability to pay off their school debt, U.S. District Judge John Bates in Washington ruled on Tuesday.

Gibson Dunn Takes the Field in Deflategate Appeal

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 23, 2015

Partner Andrew Tulumello joined Winston & Strawn's Jeffrey Kessler on Tuesday to contest quarterback Tom Brady's suspension.