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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, Missouri-based law firm. It acquired Spillane Shaeffer Aronoff Bandlow LLP on January 1, 2009. According to the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms based on size, Lathrop & Gage has 281 attorneys and is the 150th largest firm in the United States. According to The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings of firms based on revenue, Lathrop & Gage, with a 2010 gross revenue of $122,500,000, ranked 177th on the list. 2005 is the first year that Lathrop & Gage appeared on the Am Law 200 list. The firm has multiple offices in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, New York, and Washington, D.C. A litigation and business law firm, Lathrop and Gage's primary areas of practice include business litigation and dispute resolution, corporate finance and securities, financial institutions, government contracts, intellectual property, medical malpractice, real estate, and tax.

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

Investors Eye Farmland as the Next Big Thing

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 30, 2014

Hedge funds currently have $14 billion invested in agricultural land across the world.

Law Firm's Withdrawal from Gun Liability Lawsuit Upheld

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : January 29, 2014

Morgan Lewis & Bockius was entitled to withdraw from representing a Turkish arms manufacturer that still owes $25 million on a three-decades-old products liability and civil contempt judgment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled.


: The National Law Journal : January 28, 2014

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

The Churn: Venable Expands in L.A., Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 08, 2014

A day after Hogan Lovells and Squire Patton Boggs started the third quarter with mergers abroad, Venable has gotten into the tie-up game by picking up seven lawyers from Los Angeles litigation boutique Weingarten Brown. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of Am Law 200 hires.

The Churn: Husch Blackwell Hires Again in Denver, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2014

Husch Blackwell becomes the latest large Midwestern firm to bulk up in the Rockies; Dechert raids Wilmer to launch a life sciences practice in Frankfurt; Sidley Austin shutters its office in Germany's financial capital and other moves from around The Am Law 200.

Joining Rocky Mountain Rush, Shook Hardy Adds Denver Shop

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : January 30, 2014

Shook, Hardy & Bacon on Sunday officially combined with five-lawyer litigation boutique Sander, Ingebretsen & Wake. The move makes Shook Hardy the latest of a half-dozen Kansas City-based firms to establish a presence in Colorado market.

Ford & Harrison Goes Global in a Busy Year

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 26, 2014

Ford & Harrison raised its international profile by joining a global alliance of labor and employment firms, Ius Laboris, while adding a U.S. office in Florida and an affiliate in Philadelphia amid continued price-sensitivity by clients.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 21, 2014

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

Outside Counsel Management: Brunswick Corp.

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 17, 2014

Brunswick Corp. general counsel Kristin Coleman has a customized playbook for each type of legal matter the $3.9 billion company hands off to outside counsel.

Sedgwick Latest Am Law Firm to Make Back-Office Move

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2014

The San Francisco-based firm plans to open an office housing various support operations in Kansas City sometime this summer. The location will be home to roughly 100 Sedgwick staffers who will either relocate or come out of the local labor force to manage work in the firm finance, human resources, information technology, knowledge management, marketing and new business operations.

Starbucks, Green Mountain Out of Hot Water in Patent Claim.

Lisa Holton : The Recorder : January 08, 2014

A Colorado judge has tossed Teashot's infringement suit claiming Starbucks and Green Mountain copied its single-serving tea brew system.