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on GrayRobinson, P.A.

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GrayRobinson, P.A.

  • Designation: Orlando, Fla.
  • Head Count: 257
  • Gross Revenues: $121,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $475,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $400,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 3

GrayRobinson, formerly Gray, Harris and Robinson, is an Orlando, Florida-based law firm. With 245 attorneys, the firm was ranked as the 167th largest in the United States by the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings. The firm ranked 182nd on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings of firms based on revenue with $113,500,000 in gross revenue in 2010. GrayRobinson has eight Florida offices, including Tallahassee and Tampa. Among the firm's practice areas are antitrust; banking; corporate; entertainment and sports; health care; media; government; venture capital; and white collar criminal defense.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 179 3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 163 4 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 200 0 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 144 -144 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

GrayRobinson's Karen L. Stetson Wins Copyright Infringement Suit Filed By 50 Cent

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : January 31, 2014

A GrayRobinson attorney helps rapper 50 Cent win a case in New York against a website operator who posted photos of him.

DBR Honors Tampa-Area Litigation Firms

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : January 25, 2014

The Daily Business Review recognizes the litigation work of four law firms—GrayRobinson, Trenam Kemker, Greenberg Traurig and Jackson Lewis—with a recognition program in Tampa.

New Partners 2014: Partner Track Derailment

: Daily Business Review : January 03, 2014

Did the Great Recession cause a fundamental change in hiring at large law firms? Firms in South Florida report high lateral partner hiring, but associates find it hard moving through the pipeline.

New Partners 2013-2014

: Daily Business Review : January 03, 2014

The listing is based on submissions from area law firms that responded to a DBR survey.

State Speaker Will Weatherford: No New Stadium 'Checks'

: The Associated Press : January 13, 2014

House Speaker Will Weatherford indicated he's not in favor of the state setting aside money for any professional-sports stadium projects this year after also opposing a high-profile effort in 2013 to direct tax dollars to improvements at the home of the Miami Dolphins.

And The Litigation Department Of The Year In Tampa is...

Review staff : Daily Business Review : January 11, 2014

Four law firms in the Tampa Bay area are being recognized for their achievements in the Daily Business Review's Litigation Department of the Year program.

Judge Laura Watson Takes Witness Stand

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : January 11, 2014

Broward Circuit Judge Laura Watson defended herself on the witness stand during a state Judicial Qualifications Commission ethics trial.

GrayRobinson Revenue Up 4%, Profit Margin Down

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 03, 2014

Orlando-based GrayRobinson had a relatively flat year as expenses rose. Net income was up less than 1 percent.

Diversity Scorecard 2014: Women Closing The Gender Gap

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 31, 2014

South Florida women lawyers are starting networking groups as a way to help other women get business and raise their collective profiles.

Richard N. Schermer Inked Complicated Deal For West Miami Publix

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : January 14, 2014

The Pathman Lewis attorney helped arrange a $20.72 million construction loan secured by a mortgage on a West Miami property, packaged together with a short-term lease and buyout option.

Law Firms Predict Increase in Real Estate, Transactional Work in 2014

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 06, 2014

Miami law firm managers are expecting another burgeoning practice area this year: international arbitrations, which are starting to arrive in Miami in strong numbers.

GrayRobinson Moving To Miami's Wells Fargo Center

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 06, 2014

GrayRobinson is leasing 35,358 square feet on the 31st and 32nd floors of Miami's Wells Fargo Center and plans to move out of its space at 1221 Brickell Ave. in a year.

Former Bar president to chair GrayRobinson litigation department

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 13, 2013

Just a year after joining GrayRobinson, former Florida Bar president Mayanne Downs has been appointed head of the firm's litigation department.

Akerman Partner Richard Sharpstein Found Dead In Home

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 10, 2013

Prominent Miami criminal defense attorney Richard Sharpstein, 63, lived a colorful slice of Miami life from its cocaine cowboy days to the present.

Attorney Anthony Livoti Jr. Convicted Of Fraud

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : January 04, 2013

The Fort Lauderdale attorney was convicted of fraud and conspiracy in the $830 million Ponzi scheme at Mutual Benefits Corp., a viatical company that failed in 2006.

MOVERS

: The National Law Journal : January 02, 2013

Maya Melnikas joins King & Spalding's financial-institutions practice as partner in the Moscow office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

November Flurry Propels 2013 to Law Firm Merger Record

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 26, 2013

With five weeks left, 2013 is already a record-setting year for tie-ups involving U.S. law firms. The Am Law Daily caught up with legal consultants Ward Bower and Tony Williams to discuss the continuing trend toward consolidation here and abroad.

November Flurry Propels 2013 to Law Firm Merger Record

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2013

With five weeks left, 2013 is already a record-setting year for tie-ups involving U.S. law firms. And as the latest spate of deals pushed the total number of mergers announced so far to 78—past the previous high of 70 set in 2008—The Am Law Daily caught up with legal consultants Ward Bower and Tony Williams to discuss the continuing trend toward consolidation here and abroad.

Surf Club Settles Suit Against Bilzin Sumberg

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : January 19, 2013

The Surf Club has settled its malpractice lawsuit against the Miami law firm Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod for $250,000 to be paid by its insurance carrier.

CABA Conference Roundtable Optimistic On Economy; Traffic, Not So Much

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 12, 2013

Florida business experts painted a rosy picture of the economy at a roundtable discussion in Miami. But there weren't many answers when the subject turned to South Florida traffic.

The Churn: Lateral Moves in The Am Law 200

Hillary Flynn : The Am Law Daily : January 12, 2013

Pepper Hamilton poaches three Goodwin Procter partners to open in Silicon Valley; Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr takes a partner from Weil, Gotshal & Manges; and Brown Rudnick hires the former cochair of Bingham McCutchen's life sciences practice. .

Akerman Reports Third Year Of Record Growth

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : January 08, 2013

Akerman reported $297.5 million in gross revenue as the firm saw gross revenue rise 4.2 percent and net income up 5.6 percent.

3rd DCA: Couple Not Deprived Of Island's Economic Use

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : January 06, 2013

The Third District Court of Appeal ruled in favor the city of Marathon and the state in a land use dispute in the Florida Keys over development on an undeveloped nine-acre island.

The Churn: Lateral Moves in The Am Law 200

Hillary Flynn : The Am Law Daily : January 01, 2013

GrayRobinson merges with trial firm Hirschhorn & Bieber; the former managing partner of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy's Asia practice joins investment bank Moelis & Co.; and Cozen O'Connor launches an international arbitration practice..

Joel Hirschhorn, Brian Bieber To Join GrayRobinson

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 30, 2013

Coral Gables criminal defense attorney Joel Hirschhorn and partner Brian Bieber will join GrayRobinson on Nov. 1 and start a white collar defense practice for the Orlando-based firm.

Holland & Knight Expands Maternity, Adoption Leave

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 28, 2013

Holland & Knight is expanding its maternity and adoption leave to help attract and retain more female lawyers.

Key West Lawyer Named To 3rd DCA

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 21, 2013

Governor Rick Scott appointed GrayRobinson lawyer Edwin Scales III to the Third District Court of Appeal. Scales is general counsel of the Florida Citrus Commission.

Justice Watch: Cemetery operators face class action appeals

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : January 21, 2013

A federal appeals courts and the Florida Supreme Court are considering whether families suing South Florida cemetery operators for losing the locations of their loved ones' graves can bring class actions or must litigate individually.