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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

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.

Restaurant Chain Settles 'Kobe' Burger Class Action

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : October 28, 2014

Back in the day, you might have spotted Marilyn Monroe, Jim Morrison or Janice Joplin at Barney's Beanery, an iconic Los Angeles burger joint and bar. Now, you can add “Kobe” to the list of the illustri-ous now gone. As in Kobe beef, not Bryant.

In-House Counsel Profile: DeLaval Inc.'s Noel Elfant

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : October 27, 2014

Noel Elfant is chief legal officer for North America, working with counterparts in five countries.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 08, 2014

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

In Kansas City, a Competitive Environment

Todd Ruger : The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Mitigating Data Breaches

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : August 25, 2014

Prepare, prevent and recover are three essential steps to dealing with a data breach.

Objections Emerge to Landfill Fire Settlement

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : August 20, 2014

Less than two weeks after a judge approved a $6.8 million settlement of a class action brought by resi-dents near the smoldering, putrid-smelling Bridgeton, Mo., landfill, objectors have filed 14 new suits against the landfill's owner.

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.

All-Star E-Discovery Panels at ILTA

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : August 11, 2014

U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck is among the luminaries at upcoming panels in Nashville.