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Irell & Manella LLP

  • Designation: Los Angeles
  • Head Count: 159
  • Gross Revenues: $247,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,555,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $3,625,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 1

Irell & Manella is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Irell & Manella has 159 attorneys and is the 241st largest firm in the United States.  With $247,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 125th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA and DC.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 125 1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 239 7 Lawyer head count
The A-List 13 26 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 31 24 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 20 7 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 114 -59 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 104 -14 Summer programs

In the News

Fraud Claims Fall Flat in Lawyers' Messy Divorce Trial

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : June 29, 2015

A Los Angeles judge found no breach of fiduciary duty and ordered the couple to split more than $15 million in assets.

Cozen, McKenna Long at Opposite Ends of Growth Spectrum

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 11, 2015

With the NLJ 350 inspiring law firms to size up their competitors this week, we took a look at the Am Law 200 firms that saw their legal ranks fluctuate the most through the first six months of 2015.

'Missing' $20 Million at Issue in Lawyers' Divorce

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : June 10, 2015

Trial starts Thursday in messy split of two former Big Law attorneys.

O'Melveny Sees Another Rainmaker Exit

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : June 08, 2015

Entertainment litigator Marvin Putnam will join Latham & Watkins.

Federal Circuit Gets Its Wonk On in Prenatal Patent Appeal

Scott Graham : The Recorder : June 05, 2015

In arguments pitting lawyers from Weil Gotshal and Irell & Manella, the panel wrestled with nitty-gritty questions of appealability and jurisdiction.

Uber Turns to Durie Tangri in Dispute Over Founding

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : June 01, 2015

Partner Ragesh Tangri, who previously defended Snapchat against similar claims, has also gone toe-to-toe with plaintiff Kevin Halpern.

Irell & Manella

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

Like a baseball team that stocks its bullpen with ace relievers, Irell & Manella packs power onto its intellectual property trial roster.

The 2015 IP Hot List

: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

This week we recognize 15 law firms that accomplish great things in the realm of intellectual property law.

Morrison & Foerster

Ginny LaRoe : The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

A $120 million jury verdict for Apple Inc. would mark the climactic moment for most intellectual property practices. But the 2014 story of Morrison & Foerster's IP team had multiple plot lines.

Value Per Lawyer

: The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

Average of each lawyers' contribution to total partner compensation.

Revenue Per Lawyer

: The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

Revenue per lawyer climbed by 3.25 percent.

Profits Per Partner

: The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

Profits per equity partner improved 5 percent.

The Am Law 200 Second Hundred: The Financial Report

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The group showed improvement, but its results lagged behind The Am Law 100's.

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

Carlyn Kolker : The National Law Journal : May 25, 2015

For Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, being midsize means being multifaceted.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : May 11, 2015

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

Uber Legal Goes From Zero to 70 in Three Years

David Ruiz : The Recorder : May 08, 2015

GC Salle Yoo has had to quickly assemble an in-house army to fend off a widening array of global regulatory and litigation challenges.

Irell Takes Pair of Entertainment Litigators from O'Melveny

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : May 07, 2015

Robert Schwartz and Victor Jih represent the creators of films and video games.

Irell Brings On Former PTO Judge

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : May 04, 2015

Michael Fleming, former chief administrative judge for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, will specialize in inter partes review and other postgrant proceedings.

After a Setback, Uber Hails Gibson in String of Suits

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : April 17, 2015

The company seems to be consolidating high-stakes cases with Gibson Dunn.

Introducing The National Law Journal's Outstanding Women Lawyers

: The National Law Journal : April 15, 2015

The National Law Journal presents 75 of the most accomplished female attorneys working in the legal profession today.

Trial Looming, Uber Drops Morgan, Adds Gibson

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : April 13, 2015

A month after losing its argument that drivers are contractors, not employers, the ride-hailing company has hired a team from Gibson Dunn that includes Theodore Boutrous Jr.

White-Collar Defender Leaves K&L Gates for Rosen Bien

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : April 13, 2015

Jeffrey Bornstein, who is repping PG&E executives in connection with the San Bruno explosion, will be the boutique firm's first white-collar partner.

Irell Partner Reflects on Sale of Klimt's Gold Painting

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2015

Irell & Manella partner Steven Thomas negotiated the sale of Gustav Klimt's famous gold painting "Adele Bloch-Bauer I," which drew headlines for fetching the highest price for any artwork in 2006. The painting, along with four others, was stolen by the Nazis and recovered by the Bloch-Bauer heirs after an eight-year legal battle with the Austrian government, and is now the subject of "Woman in Gold," a film starring Helen Mirren that will be released Wednesday.

PDC Energy Settles for $37.5 Million in Class Action

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : March 30, 2015

After years of hard-fought litigation, a case pitting PDC Energy against a group of investors who claimed they were "duped" into approving a cash-out merger of their interests in 12 O&G limited partnerships for a fraction of their true value was finally resolved.

PDC Energy Settles for $37.5 Million in Class Action

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : March 25, 2015

After years of hard-fought litigation, a case pitting PDC Energy against a group of investors who claimed they were "duped" into approving a cash-out merger of their interests in 12 O&G limited partnerships for a fraction of their true value was finally resolved.

Plaintiffs Lawyers Who Sued Tesla Avoid Sanctions

Vanessa Blum : The Recorder : March 23, 2015

U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said the suit was a failure but not entirely frivolous.

Uber Taps Gibson Team to Fight Liability for Alleged Rape by Driver

Ross Todd : The Recorder : March 23, 2015

Gibson Dunn partner Michael Wong, a former federal prosecutor, was hired to fend off a suit filed by a Delhi woman who claims stronger background checks could have prevented her attack.

California Cab Companies Sue Uber Over Safety Claims

Ross Todd : The Recorder : March 18, 2015

The taxi services contend Uber has no right touting that it has the "safest rides on the road."

On the Move

: The Recorder : March 16, 2015