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Lathrop & Gage LLP

  • Designation: Kansas City, Mo.
  • Head Count: 283
  • Gross Revenues: $145,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $515,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $480,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

Lathrop & Gage is a Kansas City-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Lathrop & Gage has 283 attorneys and is the 153rd largest firm in the United States.  With $145,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 169th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, IL, IN, KS, MA, MO and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 169 -1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 153 -4 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 165 -3 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 210 8 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

In Dirty Diaper-Pail Fight, Munchkin Loses Appeal

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : April 21, 2015

It stinks to be No. 2—that's why two leading diaper pail makers have spent years wrangling in court over who's No. 1 at keeping odor out. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Monday struck down Munchkin Inc.'s attempts to revive a $13.5 million false advertising verdict against Playtex Products LLC, maker of the Diaper Genie.

New Hires Beget New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 19, 2015

Goodwin Procter launches a London private equity practice; Dentons arrives in Budapest; Fox Rothschild opens in Chicago; Polsinelli puts down stakes in Nashville; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Sonsini Partner Sets Sail for New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

J. Christopher Groobey spent 25 years in Big Law before heading for the high seas; Fried Frank makes more litigation hires; Latham & Watkins lures three from Sidley Austin; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Epiq Systems Acquires Iris Data in 'Ordinary Course of Business'

Sean Doherty : Law Technology News : April 10, 2015

Managed e-discovery services provider Iris Data Services was acquired by Epiq Systems for $134 million.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : March 30, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

On the Move

: The Recorder : March 23, 2015

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : March 04, 2015

Fox Rothschild and Withers Bergman announce new additions.

Greenberg Traurig Grows in Chicago, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 22, 2015

A Chicago boutique is absorbed by Greenberg Traurig; a Gibson Dunn practice leader heads out on his own; Sidley Austin and Steptoe & Johnson each add a trio; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Holland & Knight Heads to Denver, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 10, 2015

Fresh off successful financial years in 2014, Holland & Knight opens a Denver office with six lawyers from Lathrop & Gage; Akin plucks a practice leader from Paul Hastings; Covington & Burling adds a former federal prosecutor; a handful of departures from Dickstein Shapiro; Kirkland & Ellis grows in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

History Making Year for Holland & Knight in 2014

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : February 09, 2015

Holland & Knight made history in 2014 by topping the 1,000-lawyer mark helping the firm's revenue jump 10 percent to $689 million.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 02, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Polsinelli's Super Bowl Shuffle, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2015

Polsinelli, one of the Am Law 100's fastest-growing firms, churns through its partnership; Alston & Bird adds eight in Dallas; Freshfields hires again in New York; a Skadden practice leader goes in-house; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 28, 2015

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler has promoted two to partner and three to counsel, and Dilworth Paxson has added Robert Frucht as of counsel.

Legal Tech News Desk Jan. 23

Sean Doherty : Law Technology News : January 23, 2015

Updates in the legal technology industry from Citrix Systems, Everlaw, Evolver, Handshake Software, Nextpoint and more.

Use of Celebrities as Video Game Characters Spurs Suits

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : December 30, 2014

Video game litigation is poised to be a hot area for entertainment lawyers in 2015, as more celebrities sue over being cast as game characters without their permission. The spree is driven by a pair of 2013 rulings that sided with athletes depicted in college football games, lawyers said, as well as by the overall boom in gaming sales which makes the industry a rich target for plaintiffs lawyers.

Ex-Law Firm Leaders Depart, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 30, 2014

A pair of ex-firm leaders head elsewhere; embattled Japanese air bag maker Takata hires a high-profile Simpson Thacher litigator to become in-house legal chief of its North American unit; a Skadden tax lawyer heads to the federal bench; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Video Games Test Right of Publicity Framework

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : December 24, 2014

After spate of pro-plaintiff rulings, entertainment lawyers are eyeing cases that could change the tide in 2015.

Skadden Adds Top French Dealmaker, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 09, 2014

A leading French M&A lawyer heads to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Paris; King & Spalding brings back a former partner and sees its M&A cohead head to the NFL; Squire Patton Boggs makes it rain Down Under and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Latham Raids O'Melveny for Six Partners, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 11, 2014

Latham & Watkins makes a major bid to become a Hollywood heavyweight by luring six high-profile media and entertainment partners from O'Melveny & Myers; Proskauer Rose loses three while Duane Morris adds two; Sidley Austin and Wilson Elser partners go in-house and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Covington Nabs MoFo Financial Services Pro, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2014

Covington & Burling picks up a leading consumer financial services lawyer from Morrison & Foerster, a firm that recently saw a technology transactions partner join the NBA; Gibson Dunn makes a government hire after election season; two more firms raid Bingham; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.