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Jones Day

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 2,510
  • Gross Revenues: $1,850,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $735,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $930,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 1

Jones Day is a Cleveland-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Jones Day has 2510 attorneys and is the 4th largest firm in the United States.  With $1,850,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 6th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Jones Day ranked as the 11th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, NY, OH, PA and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 6 1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 6 1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 5 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 62 13 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 96 2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 63 -16 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 70 -4 Summer programs

In the News

Correction

: The National Law Journal : July 06, 2015

Ince & Co Hires Shanghai Partner

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : July 06, 2015

French lawyer Paul-Emmanuel Benachi joins from Gide Loyrette Nouel.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 06, 2015

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

MoFo Hires Latham's M&A Co-Chair, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 05, 2015

Latham & Watkins corporate partner Graeme Sloan in London joined Morrison & Foerster as co-chair of its M&A group; Covington & Burling brings back a high-profile former U.S. attorney general; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

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.

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.

Kraft Heinz Names General Counsel Of Combined Entity

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : July 01, 2015

The current general counsel of Kraft Foods will be leaving the company after its planned merger with H.J. Heinz Co. and her deputy GC will take over the legal functions of the combined entity, the companies said this week.

Paxton Lawyers Up as Case Heads to Grand Jury

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : July 01, 2015

Joe Kendall will be Texas AG Ken Paxton's lawyer in a case that alleges that Paxton violated state securities law. The AG is also getting legal advice from other high-profile Dallas lawyers, Matt Orwig and Bob Webster.

Kraft Heinz Co. Names GC of Combined Entity

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : July 01, 2015

The current general counsel of Kraft Foods will be leaving the company after its planned merger with H.J. Heinz Co., and her deputy GC will take over the legal functions of the combined entity, the companies said this week.

Railroads Challenge New Massachusetts Sick-Leave Law

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : July 01, 2015

Amtrak and other rail carriers sued Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey in Boston federal court on Wednesday, arguing that federal railroad and other laws pre-empt the state's new sick-leave requirement.

Will India Open the Door to Foreign Lawyers?

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : July 01, 2015

Global law firms are keeping a cautious eye on India as the government moves closer to lifting the protectionist regulations that have barred foreign firms from the country.

Big Deals

Rebecca Geiger : Global Lawyer News : July 01, 2015

In the largest recent M&A deals across Europe, which law firms got the work?

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.

Singapore: A Tough Market, But Law Firms Can't Stay Away

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : July 01, 2015

As the gateway to Southeast Asia, Singapore continues to be a hot spot for global law firms. To thrive in such a competitive legal market, firms need to be smart about where they invest their resources.

What's Next for the Supreme Court?

Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : June 30, 2015

Raising the stakes in the new term beginning in October, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday added a potential union-breaking challenge to its docket along with important securities and redistricting cases.

Lawyer Sworn In as DeKalb Superior Court Judge

Suzanne Monyak : Daily Report : June 29, 2015

Former Jones Day partner Jean-Paul Boulee was sworn in as a DeKalb County Superior Court judge on Monday morning during a ceremony at the State Capitol.

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.

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

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.

The Justice Gap: How Big Law Is Failing Legal Aid

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : June 29, 2015

At best, the nation's biggest and wealthiest firms donate 0.1 percent of revenue to legal aid, an institution in crisis. Isn't it time for more of them to pledge serious money?

Jones Day

Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : June 29, 2015

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.

Four Firms Advise on Shanghai Developer's $920M Fund Raising

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : June 25, 2015

Jones Day, Baker & McKenzie and Deacons all had roles on an investment into real estate company Chongbang.

Hugs and Harangues: Inside the Court for the Health Care Ruling

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : June 25, 2015

The Obama administration's celebration of a pair of U.S. Supreme Court victories began as soon as the justices left the bench on Thursday.

Morning Wrap: New Jersey Firm to Close | Attorneys Prep for This Morning's SCOTUS Rulings

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : June 25, 2015

Supreme Court decisions are coming this morning, while movie theater shooter James Holmes' defense argues in Colorado, and a law firm shutters in New Jersey. This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.

As Term Closes, a Waiting Game at the Supreme Court

Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : June 25, 2015

As the days dwindle down to the few remaining decisions, it is nail-biting time for some U.S. Supreme Court advocates. Seven cases remain in the "undecided" category, including the term's two potential blockbusters: same-sex marriage and the latest assault on the federal health care law. But even if the five other cases fall short of stratospheric status, each has significant implications for its area of the law.

Health Care Law Subsidies Survive Supreme Court Challenge

Marcia Coyle and Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : June 25, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld federal health insurance subsidies for an estimated 6.4 million moderate and low-income Americans. The ruling was the second time in three years that the high court prevented the complete unraveling of the Obama presidency's signature legislative achievement: the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Smoker Awarded $560,000 After Getting Lung Cancer

: VerdictSearch : June 24, 2015

Union Funding Targeted in Fast-Track Appeal to High Court

Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : June 24, 2015

The case that could topple President Barack Obama's health care law is not the only game-changing U.S. Supreme Court challenge in the armory of Jones Day's Michael Carvin. He and the Center for Individual Rights also hope the high court will take up their First Amendment challenge to a critical funding source for unions: agency shop "fair share" fees for public employees.

Panelists Scrutinize Firms' Lawyer Diversity

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : June 23, 2015

"I think when I prepared for this meeting, I talked to law partners about attitudes to diversity and they said, 'What you talking about?'" said Gary Schumann of Austin.