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Jones Day

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 2,562
  • Gross Revenues: $1,941,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $755,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,010,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Jones Day is a Cleveland-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Jones Day has 2562 attorneys and is the 4th largest firm in the United States.  With $1,941,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 6th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2015 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, MI, NY, OH, PA and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 6 0 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 6 0 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 4 1 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 59 3 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 92 -1 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 63 -16 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 70 -4 Summer programs

In the News

Jones Day Advises on Acquisition of Gasoline Facility in Mexico

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : July 11, 2016

A subsidiary of First Reserve has bought a low-sulfur gasoline facility from the Mexican state-owned petroleum company known as Pemex, and will lease it back. The deal involved $607 million in financing from lenders advised by Jones Day.

What Would a Trump-Gingrich Ticket Mean for Dentons?

Katelyn Polantz : The Am Law Daily : July 11, 2016

Donald Trump has pledged to negotiate tough new U.S.-Chinese trade terms if he is elected president. So why not pick a running mate from the only law firm rooted in both countries?

Two Partners Join Jones Day, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 11, 2016

Jones Day recruits two new partners on opposite coasts after a top restructuring duo departs; Milbank makes a rare lateral hire; Paul Hastings makes some high-profile additions; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Jones Day, Bracewell and Others Advise $4B Pipeline Deal

Lizzy McLellan : Texas Lawyer : July 11, 2016

A group of attorneys from Jones Day, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Troutman Sanders and Balch & Bingham are representing Southern Co. in the planned acquisition from Kinder Morgan of a 50 percent equity interest in the Southern Natural Gas pipeline system.

Deal Watch: White & Case Tops First-Half Transactional Rankings

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 07, 2016

Those controversial deal tables are out again, with White & Case, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Sullivan & Cromwell and Davis Polk & Wardwell all jockeying for position as the quarterly so-called King of M&A.

Which Firms Most Often Capture the Justices' Review?

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : July 06, 2016

The University of Southern California's Adam Feldman and Alexander Kappner studied 93,000 cert petitions between 2001 and 2015 to try to glean what factors make a petition more or less likely to be granted. A firm's success "with their aggregate cert filings does not guarantee success on a per-case basis," according to the study.

Dinners With Dad, Beach Volleyball Got These Lawyers Through Bar Exam Prep

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : July 06, 2016

As thousands of law graduates across the country are preparing for the test this summer, we asked prominent Washington lawyers who made it through to the other side to share their quirky rituals or behaviors that helped them succeed.

Quinn Emanuel, Litigation Funder Team Up for Landmark $25B MasterCard Fight

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : July 06, 2016

The case, which promises to be the largest yet under the U.K.'s retooled competition law, marks the largest non-U.S. investment by Chicago-based litigation funder Gerchen Keller Capital LLC.

Cadwalader Adds King & Wood Mallesons' European Finance Head

James Booth, Legal Week : The Am Law Daily : July 05, 2016

King & Wood Mallesons has continued to lose partners in London, with former European finance chief Jeremy Cross the latest to emerge at another firm.

Alaska Taps Dorsey Partner as New AG

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : July 05, 2016

Anchorage office head Jahna Lindemuth was profiled in The Am Law Daily last year when she helped secure the release of one of the Fairbanks Four.

In-House Counsel Profile: Elisa Smith

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : July 04, 2016

"Watch for forks in the road that can lead you to a GC job, have your eyes open, and don't be afraid to take risks, or pay cuts."


: The National Law Journal : July 04, 2016

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

South Florida Law Firms Hunt Urban Chic Makeover

Carla Vianna : Daily Business Review : July 01, 2016

A lobby bar. No offices. Lounges and cafes. Hoping to update their staid image and dodge pricey leases, South Florida's law firms are chasing a contemporary look.

Will Donald Trump's Candidacy Impact Texas Judicial Races?

John Council : Texas Lawyer : July 01, 2016

Maybe there will be no moment in the Donald Trump presidential campaign that is outrageous enough to sully the Republican Party's brand in Texas or harm its candidates' chances at the ballot box.

Big Deals

Rebecca Geiger : Focus Europe : July 01, 2016

The law firms with roles in the largest recent M&A deals across Europe.

A Note to Lit Daily Readers

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 30, 2016

June Laterals: Firms Snap Up Ex-Government and White Collar Litigators

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 29, 2016

Many of June's most notable lateral hires involved litigators exiting the Justice Department and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. Other significant moves featured lawyers who specialize in being adverse to the government. Thanks, Uncle Sam.

'Goodwin,' 'Nutter' Join Rebranding Bandwagon

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : June 28, 2016

Goodwin Procter rolled out a new, shortened brand name on Tuesday, along with a fresh logo, an overhauled website and new digs on Boston's waterfront.

Jones Day, Akin Gump Help Central Americans Gain U.S. Asylum

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : June 27, 2016

Both firms have launched intensive pro bono efforts to represent women and children from Central America who face deportation.


: The National Law Journal : June 27, 2016

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Jason Burnette, 39

: Daily Report : June 23, 2016

As a clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts during the 2007-08 term, Jason Burnette had a front row seat to some memorable decisions: affirming an individual's right to possess a gun, providing Guantanamo detainees a right to challenge their detentions in federal court, limiting capital punishment and upholding Indiana's voter identification law.

Longtime Staffer Lobs Bias Lawsuit at Jones Day

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : June 22, 2016

A former Jones Day business development and communications manager filed a complaint against the firm for gender, age and pregnancy discrimination.

King & Spalding, Alston Raise Associate Pay

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 21, 2016

Associate salary hikes have made their way to Atlanta with the city's two largest firms increasing compensation for its associates.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : June 20, 2016

Seven firms announce new additions; Fox Rothschild announces promotions.

South Asian Bar Pro Bono Award

: New York Law Journal : June 20, 2016

The South Asian Bar Association of New York held its first public sector reception Wednesday at Jones Day, where Neena Dutta of the Dutta Law Firm was named pro bono attorney of the year for her contributions to the South Asian and Central American communities.

Racketeering Law Applies Outside the U.S., With Limits, Justices Rule

Marcia Coyle and Zoe Tillman : Corporate Counsel : June 20, 2016

The nation's chief law against racketeering applies to some activities outside of the United States, but private plaintiffs must claim a domestic injury, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in a closely watched business case involving a major American cigarette and food producer.

K&L Gates' Partner Churn Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 20, 2016

Amid more departures, K&L Gates seeks to grow; Akin Gump and Reed Smith hire from Winston & Strawn; Fox Rothschild reels in a leading Twin Cities litigator; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 20, 2016

The following attorneys were selected to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards. Read More

Boldness Pays Off for Guardian's New GC

KRISTEN RASMUSSEN : Daily Report : June 17, 2016

Working in-house sounded fulfilling to Doug Towns. So he approached a longtime client, Guardian Pharmacy, and proposed that they hire him as the company's first GC.

Insurer Expands Coverage for Breakthrough Hepatitis Med

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : June 17, 2016

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Inc. agreed to expand coverage of a breakthrough cure for Hepatitis C to about 2,000 policyholders as part of a settlement negotiated by Miami lawyers.