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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

Sheppard Adds SoCal Corporate Partner

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : September 02, 2015

Craig Mordock joins from Jones Day.

Baker Botts Hires Three Lateral Partners in Asia

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : September 02, 2015

Three lawyers leave Jones Day's Hong Kong office to join Baker Botts' Hong Kong office.

Morning Wrap: Justices Rule Against Ky. Clerk in Gay Marriage Case | D.C. Judge OKs Moral Challenge to ACA

Mike Sacks : Legal Times : August 31, 2015

The justices rule against the Kentucky county clerk who stopped issuing marriage licenses in response to the high court's same-sex marriage decision. A federal judge in Washington tees up a new challenge to the Affordable Care Act. And the Ninth Circuit takes a look at the constitutionality of California's death penalty. But will the panel even get to the merits? This is a daily news roundup from ALM and other publications.

Morning Wrap: Video Sanction Voided | Feds Sued Over Fake News Article

Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : August 28, 2015

A federal appeals court has reversed an unprecedented sanction that required a Jones Day partner to make a training video. The Associated Press and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press on sue the FBI. And the Obama administration considers building a "Guantánamo North." This is a news roundup from ALM and other publications.

Sanctions Ordering Jones Day Partner to Make Video Tossed

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : August 27, 2015

A federal appeals court has reversed an unprecedented sanction that required a Jones Day partner to make a training video for the firm's lawyers on how to avoid improper objections and other misconduct in depositions.

Deal Watch: Am Law Trio Fuels Up on $14.8B Oil Services Buy

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 27, 2015

Dealmakers saw the upside of sunken oil prices yet again this week.

Hedge Fund Appeal Denied in Tribune Media Bankruptcy Case

P.J. D'Annunzio : Delaware Business Court Insider : August 26, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has denied the appeal of a hedge fund vying for litigation that could leave it with more money than it is on track to receive in the Tribune Media Co. bankruptcy case.

Shout-Out: Latham & Watkins

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : August 26, 2015

It's been a big week for lawyers at Latham & Watkins, who chalked up major wins in insurance and antitrust disputes.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : August 25, 2015

Among other announcements, commercial banking attorney Christopher Palmer has been named managing partner of Garden City-based Cullen and Dykman.

K&L Gates Grows Despite Losses, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2015

K&L Gates offsets a series of partner departures with hires in Dallas and Asia; Ashurst brings back a private equity pro from Skadden; Boies Schiller bags one from Cravath; a McKenna Long founder decamps; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Jones Day's Atlanta Office Led M&A Team for Southern Co.'s $12B AGL Deal

Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : August 25, 2015

Jones Day's 140-lawyer Atlanta office led the mergers and acquisitions team in the deal for Southern Co. to acquire AGL Resources for $12 billion, including $8 billion in debt.


: The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

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

Kyle Bass Loses First Round in PTAB

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 24, 2015

Acorda and lawyer Gerald Flattmann succeeded in fending off an inter partes review petition that was bashed as an attempt to game the stock market.

Cleveland Suits Up for Republican Convention

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

The city of Cleveland is sprucing up for its 2016 Republican National Convention hosting duties, and law firms are getting a cut of the action.

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

Chicago Law Firms Catch Ride on Deal Surge

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

The legal market in The Second City is in solid shape, due in large part to deal making and transactional work for the area's deep bench of top public companies and some newer players.

After Jones Day Raid, Greenberg Traurig Rebuilds Mexico City Outpost

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : August 21, 2015

The Miami-based Am Law 100 is the latest to ramp up its operations in Mexico, picking up the co-founders of Mexico City's Orrantia y Robles and a Jones Day labor law expert. The hires come two months after Jones Day hired Greenberg Traurig's local managing partner.

Deal Watch: 'Female Viagra' Spawns More Skadden, S&C Deal Work

Jennifer Henderson and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : August 20, 2015

Sprout Pharmaceuticals didn't have to wait long for a big-name buyer to spring big bucks for the nascent drug developer. Sullivan & Cromwell took the lead for the company, founded in 2011, on its $1 billion sale this week to longtime Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom client Valeant Pharmaceuticals International.

A Litigator's Lessons on Winning Cases and Clients

Ross Todd : New Jersey Law Journal : August 19, 2015

A seasoned litigator discusses the biggest changes he's seen in the practice and business of law.

Growing German Market Spurs Latest Latham Lateral Raid

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : August 18, 2015

In the the latest example of U.S. firms with merit-based compensation systems poaching from their lockstep Magic Circle rivals, Latham & Watkins has hired another partner in Germany from Clifford Chance.

Former Supreme Court Clerks Find Conservative Home on Hill

Mike Sacks : The National Law Journal : August 17, 2015

In recent years, the election to Congress of two former Supreme Court clerks — Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, in 2010, and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in 2012 — has increased hiring traffic among the senators' fellow conservatives between One First Street and Capitol Hill.

Newsmakers: Week of August 17

: Texas Lawyer : August 14, 2015

Maureen F. "Mo" Moore, former vice president of corporate labor relations at Xerox Corp. in Dallas, has joined the recently opened Fort Worth office of Dowell Pham Harrison as of counsel.

Atlanta Lawyers at Jones Day Help Flowers' Bread Deal Rise

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 14, 2015

Atlanta lawyers at three firms, Jones Day, King & Spalding and Alston & Bird, advised clients on several major deals announced this week.

Attorneys Chosen to Serve on City Marshal Committee

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : August 13, 2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio has named four attorneys to a 15-member committee that identifies, recruits and recommends candidates to serve as city marshals, who are the enforcement arm of the city's Civil Court.

Some Reservations About Expedia's Acquisition of Orbitz

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : August 13, 2015

A consumer activist group and the hotel industry are both urging the U.S. Department of Justice to block travel-booking site Expedia Inc.'s proposed acquisition of Orbitz Worldwide Inc.

Jury Awards $1.83 Million to Family of Smoker Who Died Before Trial

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : August 12, 2015

A Fort Lauderdale attorney won a $1.8 million jury award for the estate of a longtime smoker who died while her case was pending.

This Jones Day Attorney Leads Team in Bankruptcy Bidding for Offshore Oil Assets

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : August 12, 2015

Jones Day represented a Mexican heavy construction company in purchases of an offshore drilling operation and ship.


: The National Law Journal : August 10, 2015

Lateral moves in this week's column.

A Litigator's Lessons on Winning Cases and Clients

Ross Todd : The Recorder : August 10, 2015

The fundamentals of trying a case haven't changed much, but the industry has, says Jones Day's Robert Mittelstaedt.

Circuit Rules Religious Rights Not Violated by ACA

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : August 10, 2015

The Second Circuit held the third-party insurance coverage regulations—an accommodation to nonprofits that had objected to the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act—do not, in and of themselves, substantially burden the religious exercise of affiliates of the Catholic Church in New York.