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Gordon & Rees LLP

  • Designation: San Diego
  • Head Count: 478
  • Gross Revenues: $225,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $470,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $720,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 8

Gordon & Rees is a San Francisco-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Gordon & Rees has 478 attorneys and is the 89th largest firm in the United States.  With $225,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 131st on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OR, PA, TX and WA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 131 8 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 89 6 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 21 4 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

The Churn: Kirkland IP Duo Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 29, 2014

Two more IP litigation partners leave Kirkland & Ellis, a Bingham McCutchen corporate partner goes in-house, Jones Day scores a Latin American dealmaker and Ropes & Gray grabs a high-profile private equity partner in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Squire Patton Boggs and Ashurst Adjust Alliances, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 19, 2014

Ashurst and Squire Patton Boggs, two growing global legal giants that have recently gone the merger route, both reshuffled overseas alliances this week as the latter saw 23 lawyers in the Middle East decamp en masse, while the former was busy raiding two Am Law 100 rivals. The Am Law Daily looks at those developments and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Unilever Wants Fees Slashed in Suave Case

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : August 14, 2014

Unilever PLC is asking a judge to slash $2 million from a $3.4 million bill for plaintiffs' attorneys' fees in a $10 million Suave hair products class action settlement, highlighting what the company called unacceptable charges, such as $875 for “waiting around for brief” and $22,000 for communicating with the media.


: The National Law Journal : August 11, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

IP Firm Novak Druce Opens Phila. Office, Supporting Wilm. Presence

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Delaware Law Weekly : August 06, 2014

Intellectual property boutique Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg has expanded into Philadelphia, opening the Houston-based firm's ninth office.

Novak Druce Opens Philadelphia Office

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : The Legal Intelligencer : August 01, 2014

Intellectual property boutique Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg has expanded into Philadelphia, opening the Houston-based firm's ninth office.

The Churn: Quinn Emanuel Partner Heads to Prague, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 01, 2014

A little less than three years after joining litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel from Mayer Brown, Andrew Schapiro, a former Harvard Law School classmate of President Barack Obama, has been confirmed as the next U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic. The Am Law Daily looks at Schapiro's career shift, along with other moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Midwest Move: Parker Ibrahim Opens New Office in Chicago

Jennifer Genova and Mark Hamblett : New Jersey Law Journal : July 18, 2014

Parker Ibrahim & Berg is headed to the windy city, announcing last week that it has opened a new office in Chicago, effective July 1.

The Churn: As DLA Turns, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 18, 2014

A flurry of moves at DLA Piper; a longtime Quinn Emanuel partner departs; and Bingham loses two more amid merger talks in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Amid Shrinking Nameplates, Gordon & Rees Expands

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 17, 2014

In an era when many large firms have shortened their monikers, Gordon & Rees added two new name partners to its shingle earlier this year to become Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani. Miles Scully, one of those partners, talks with The Am Law Daily about that decision, litigation with Alex Rodriguez and his firm's expansion efforts as it prepares to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Lawyers for A-Rod Sue Over Unpaid Legal Fees

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : July 16, 2014

Suspended New York Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez is being sued for attorney fees by one of the firms in the legal "dream team" he hired to fight accusations that he used performance enhancing drugs.

What It Takes To Establish Divisible Harm Under CERCLA

Lee Henig-Elona : New Jersey Law Journal : July 16, 2014

The analysis embraced by the U.S. Supreme Court in Burlington Northern has not resulted in many findings of divisible harm under CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act).

On The Move: Cooper Levinson Promotes Three to Partner

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 16, 2014

Cooper Levenson in Alantic City elevates associates Amy Houck, Amy Rudley and Michael Gibson to partners.

Three Judges Named to Fill Santa Clara Vacancies

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : July 16, 2014

Those appointments and one in Contra Costa County were among 10 throughout the state announced Wednesday.

On the Move

: The Recorder : July 14, 2014

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

Union Members Can Sue Over Legal Contract For Leader's Paramour

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : July 14, 2014

A Newark federal judge has given union members a green light to pursue a claim against their union president for her award of $1.4 million in no-bid legal work to her live-in boyfriend.

East Bay Lawyers Win Fees From Client With 'Buyer's Remorse'

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : July 02, 2014

The company's CEO claimed he never approved a $650,000 settlement with AT&T, but an arbitrator disagreed.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : June 30, 2014

Eight firms have added partners, while six others have added counsel.

Pro Bono Partnership Hosts 'Smorgasbono'

: New Jersey Law Journal : June 19, 2014

Volunteer attorneys from law firms and corporations participated in the Pro Bono Partnership's third "Smorgasbono" program, advising nonprofit clients on a variety of legal subjects.

The Churn: Greenberg Adds Two Practice Leaders, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2014

Greenberg Traurig raids Patton Boggs and Dentons for new practice chairs in Washington, D.C., and London in our latest roundup of lateral moves throughout The Am Law 200.


: The National Law Journal : June 16, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Lawyer Worries About Family Near Crimea Border

JAY STAPLETON : The Connecticut Law Tribune : May 09, 2014

Lilia Hrekul knows first-hand what it looks like when Kalisnikov-wielding troops come marching through town. The 2011 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law was a child when she saw troops patrolling her hometown in the then-Soviet republic of Moldova, 60 miles from the Ukraine border

Union Leader's Romance With Lawyer Flouted Fiduciary Duty, Member Says

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : May 06, 2014

A New Jersey labor lawyer's alleged romantic involvement with the president of a union his firm represents is adding fuel to a lawsuit charging the president breached her fiduciary obligation to the union.

Defamation Suit by Cyberintelligence Company Survives

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 22, 2014

A cyberintelligence company that happened upon patient data mistakenly made accessible on the Internet by a cancer detection facility can sue the facility for defamation after it alleged in a video and book that the intelligence company worked with the government to surveil private businesses, a federal judge has ruled in denying a motion to dismiss.

Pa. Seeing Influx of Out-of-State Firms, Despite Mature Market

Zack Needles : The Legal Intelligencer : April 16, 2014

Despite talk for years that the Philadelphia region's legal market is oversaturated with firms, several out-of-state firms have entered the market over the past few years.

To Cut Costs, Gordon & Rees Sends Some Functions Across the Bay

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Recorder : March 24, 2014

A Q&A with Executive Director Mark Stephens on the firm's decision to relocate 130 employees to Oakland.

Cozen O'Connor Revenue Dips 1.3 Percent, PPP Rises 1.4 Percent

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 19, 2014

Cozen O'Connor saw a 1.3 percent decline in gross revenue in 2013 as its headcount dropped nearly 3 percent in a year that saw a number of attorneys leave the firm in places such as Chicago and Philadelphia.

People in the News - March 14, 2014

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 14, 2014

Fox Rothschild is set to present a panel discussion on the current state of Title IX enforcement actions from 8 to 10 a.m. March 21 at the Marriott in Conshohocken, Pa.

ON THE MOVE: Peck Shaffer's Atlanta Office Relocates to Butler Snow

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 05, 2014

The Atlanta office of public finance boutique Peck Shaffer & Williams has joined Butler Snow, based in Jackson, Miss. Jerry Peterson, David Williams and Blake Sharpton, who is in Macon, joined Butler Snow as partners on Feb. 1. Ashton Bligh joined as an associate.

E-Filing Comes to the First District

Scott Graham : The Recorder : March 03, 2014

A Q&A with Don Willenburg of Gordon & Rees.