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Jones Day

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 2,464
  • Gross Revenues: $1,766,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $715,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $880,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

Jones Day is a Cleveland-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Jones Day has 2464 attorneys and is the 5th largest firm in the United States.  With $1,766,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 7th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2012 Global 100 survey, Jones Day ranked as the 10th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, GA, IL, London, MA, NY, OH, PA, Paris and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 7 -1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 7 -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

Leading the Charge Against Unfinished Business Claims

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

A Jones Day partner has taken a lead role in the fight to turn back claims filed against defunct firms.

Welcome, Freshmen! A New Class Leads Am Law 100 Firms

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

A remarkable transformation is taking place among The Am Law 100 as nearly one in four firms takes on a new leader.

Jones Day Nabs Shearman's LatAm M&A Head

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 27, 2014

Michael McGuinness, a corporate partner and former head of the Latin American M&A practice at Shearman & Sterling in New York, has left the firm for Jones Day, which over the past year has sought to slake its thirst for south-of-the-border clients by opening an office in Miami and making key lateral hires.

Getting the Patent Industry to Stand Up to Patent Trolls

Scott Burt : Corporate Counsel : August 27, 2014

Amid the clamor from the business community and elected officials to rein in patent trolls, one group has remained largely silent: the patent licensing industry itself.

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

Reynolds American/Lorillard; General Electric/Alstom; Salix/Cosmo Technologies; Nook Spinoff

O'Melveny Sees Wave of Departures in Singapore

Tom Brennan : The Am Law Daily : August 27, 2014

Over the past nine months, the Los Angeles-based firm has lost 14 lawyers in its city-state office. Why have so many left, and what does O'Melveny plan to do next?

From Part Time to GC at Heron Therapeutics

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : August 25, 2014

Heron Therapeutics Inc. has appointed Esmé Smith as vice president, general counsel and secretary.

The Windy City Winners

: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

We asked top litigation practices in Chicago to tell us about their operations — head counts and revenues, biggest wins and even their losses. The NLJ staff then pored over the information and selected the nine firms you'll read about here.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Real Estate Roundup: Big Firms Move to Smaller Spaces

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Law firms are trading down in square footage per attorney when they take out new leases, and increasingly are looking for flexible, more economical spaces in line with the corporate clients they serve, commercial real estate experts say.

Deal of the Week: Steel Deal for $600M Cash

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : August 25, 2014

K&L Gates represented Trinity Industries of Dallas in its purchase of assets of Meyer Steel Structure of Memphis in a $600 million cash deal.

Cleveland Rocks — In a Few Practice Areas

: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

INADMISSIBLE: U.S. Supreme Court Halts Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia

: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on August 20 tapped the brakes on the fast-moving litigation seeking to overturn bans on same-sex marriage. Plus more in this week's column.

O'Melveny Sees Wave of Departures in Singapore

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : August 25, 2014

Over the past nine months, the Los Angeles-based firm has lost 14 lawyers in its city-state office. Why have so many left, and what does O'Melveny plan to do next?

Rick Perry Assembles High-Profile Legal Team

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : August 25, 2014

"Gov. Perry will fight this indictment 100 percent, and at the end of the day, he will prevail, because he's on the side of the rule of law. The governor acted lawfully and properly exercised his power under the law," said Tony Buzbee, of the Buzbee Law Firm in Houston.

Jones Day

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

National Mortgage Insurance Corp. Secures a New GC

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : August 22, 2014

William Leatherberry has been appointed general counsel of National Mortgage Insurance Corporation.

Judges Toy With One-Strike Policy on Patent Damages

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 22, 2014

But William Rooklidge of Jones Day says there's still a divide over how to move forward when one side's damages theories don't add up.

Aggie Connection, Friendship May Explain Perry's Reliance on Buzbee

Brenda Sapino Jefreys : Texas Lawyer : August 22, 2014

"I was his debate coach in the last campaign. He's somebody that I admire and respect, and for something like this, I would hope one of the reasons he chose me is that he trusts me," Buzbee said.

Starr's Claims Against Chinese Company Survive

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 22, 2014

Maurice Greenberg's Starr Investments claimed it was fraudulently induced to buy stock in China MediaExpress, one of many Chinese companies to be listed on a U.S. stock exchange through a so-called reverse merger.

Judges Toy With One Strike Policy on Patent Damages

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 22, 2014

Facing increasing waves of Daubert motions, judges can't seem to agree on the penalties to impose when the challenges succeed.

Pillsbury, Jones Day Advise on VMware Deal

David Ruiz : The Recorder : August 21, 2014

Pillsbury partner Allison Leopold Tilley co-led the deal team for CloudVolumes in its sale VMWare.

New Deals

: New York Law Journal : August 21, 2014

Coca-Cola Company has agreed to purchase a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage Corporation for $2.15 billion in cash as it looks to accelerate its growth in the booming energy drink business. Also, FleetCor Technologies Inc. has agreed to buy electronic payment processing company Comdata Inc. for $3.45 billion.

Fee Tracker: Cooley Law, Bridgegate and Monkey Selfie

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 21, 2014

Miller Canfield reaps big bucks from the rebranded Thomas M. Cooley Law School; Gibson Dunn's legal bills in New Jersey's Bridgegate scandal break the $6 million mark; a look at what a trio of trade organizations are paying a handful of Am Law 100 firms and the Wikimedia Foundation's simian copyright campaign.

The Morning Wrap

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : August 20, 2014

A round up of legal news from ALM-affiliated publications and around the web: Rick Perry's legal team; Eric Holder promises robust action in Ferguson; Squire Patton Boggs loses Middle East group.

Deal of the Week: Steel Deal for $600M Cash

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : August 20, 2014

K&L Gates represented Trinity Industries of Dallas in its purchase of assets of Meyer Steel Structure of Memphis in a $600 million cash deal.

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.

Asia Deal Digest: Aug. 19, 2014

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : August 19, 2014

*Allen & Gledhill, Clifford Chance on OCBC's $2.7 billion rights issue in Singapore*HSF advises KKR/Abacus joint venture on stake purchase in Melbourne's World Trade Center*Gibson Dunn leads Chinese consortium's $1.7 billion take-private offer for U.S. chipmaker OmniVision

Miami Lawyers Rush To Aid Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : August 19, 2014

Responding to calls for help from immigration rights advocates, the Miami legal community is volunteering to help unaccompanied minors since the Obama adminsitartion fast-tracked their cases.

Rick Perry Assembles High-Profile Legal Team

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : August 19, 2014

"Gov. Perry will fight this indictment 100 percent, and at the end of the day, he will prevail, because he's on the side of the rule of law. The governor acted lawfully and properly exercised his power under the law," said Tony Buzbee, of the Buzbee Law Firm in Houston.