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Lathrop & Gage LLP

  • Designation: Kansas City, Mo.
  • Head Count: 289
  • Gross Revenues: $147,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $510,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $475,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

Lathrop & Gage is a Kansas City-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Lathrop & Gage has 289 attorneys and is the 149th largest firm in the United States.  With $147,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 171st on The American Lawyer's 2015 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 200 171 -2 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

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.

On the Move

: The Recorder : August 24, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

Kirkland Takes Field in Trade Secrets Spat

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 24, 2015

Partner Adam Alper represents Zebra Enterprise Solutions in a dispute over technology used by the National Football League.

Kansas City Legal Market Poised for Prosperity

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

Modest economic growth and new high-technology businesses in Kansas City, Missouri, are funneling corporate and real estate work to local law offices.

Riker Danzig Nabs Dilworth Paxson's Three NY-Based Partners

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : August 18, 2015

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti, intent on replenishing its numbers, has added three partners to its New York City shop from Dilworth Paxson, a contingent that accounts for all the full-time lawyers at the latter firm's two-and-a-half-year-old office in New York.

Kirkland Makes Two Big Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 03, 2015

Kirkland & Ellis makes a pair of key additions in New York and London from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Lewis Brisbois expands again; one partner joins his fourth firm within a year; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Chicago's Freeborn & Peters Snags Fast-Moving Lateral

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 29, 2015

Darren VanPuymbrouck spent nearly 26 years at Schiff Hardin before joining Barnes & Thornburg a year ago this week. Since then, the Chicago litigator has been on the move two more times, most recently joining Freeborn & Peters this month to head its fire and explosion response and litigation task force.

Justices' Business Docket Heating Up Next Term

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : July 08, 2015

From the business community's perspective, its biggest concerns did not make the U.S. Supreme Court's hot list last term. But the new term looks promising, according to some business leaders.

Top Firms for Women for Equity and Power

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 19, 2015

Forty-four firms get WILEF's seal of approval.

After Getting Personal With Client, Ex-Am Law 200 Partner Gets Probation

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 03, 2015

Missouri's Supreme Court showed little patience for former Lathrop & Gage partner Allison Bergman, who engaged in an undisclosed romantic and sexual relationship with a former client, the court said in handing down a disciplinary order of two years' probation on May 26.

Minority Ranks at Large Firms Show Little Growth

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The percentage of minorities at large law firms hasn't changed much in seven years, our Diversity Scorecard shows.

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 : Legaltech 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.