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  • Designation: Richmond
  • Head Count: 309
  • Gross Revenues: $150,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $485,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $400,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

LeClairRyan is a Richmond-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, LeClairRyan has 309 attorneys and is the 144th largest firm in the United States.  With $150,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 167th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, CT, DC, MA, MD, MI, NJ, NY, PA, VA and WV.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 167 -1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 144 -10 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 164 4 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : December 22, 2014

Cases recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.

What Were the Big Lateral Moves in 2014?

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : December 15, 2014

A number of firms headquartered outside Texas opened offices in the Lone Star State during 2014, spurring lateral moves.

As Lawyers Begin Using Drones, Regulatory Issues Persist

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : December 05, 2014

For the lawyer who has everything, is a drone the next must-have item? Unmanned aerial vehicles can take high-quality video and still pictures with unrivaled convenience and maneuverability, but using one to collect evidence comes with thorny regulatory issues.

Walmart Denies Delay Tactic in Tracy Morgan Crash Suit

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : December 03, 2014

A lawsuit over a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one person and seriously injured actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has heated up amid accusations that defendant Walmart is using the criminal case against its driver to try to stall the civil case.

T.G.I. Friday's Sued Over Cost of Drinks

Lalita Clozel : The National Law Journal : November 27, 2014

T.G.I. Friday's Inc. and its parent companies are facing a class action for allegedly misleading customers on the price of drinks.

Trial Attorneys Install New Officers

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 26, 2014

On Oct. 9, Diana Manning was installed as the president of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (TANJ) at the 47th annual Trial Bar Awards Banquet held at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, N.J.

Judge Applies NJ Law in Tire Defect Suit Over Illinois Crash

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : November 19, 2014

In a suit claiming that a defective tire caused a rollover crash, a federal judge in Newark has ruled that the tire manufacturer can raise the plaintiff's failure to wear a seat belt as a defense because New Jersey law applies even though the crash occurred in Illinois.

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.

Court Revives Slip-and-Fall Case Against County College

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : October 22, 2014

A student's personal injury suit against Camden County College is getting a second chance after a New Jersey appeals court held that testimony about maintenance workers' typical duties in addressing snow and ice wasn't enough to prevail on summary judgment.

Edwards Wildman's Tech Cochair Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 18, 2014

Another Edwards Wildman Palmer partner departs ahead of the firm's proposed merger later this year with Locke Lord; a Bingham partner heads to the FCC; Fried Frank and Kirkland & Ellis add a pair of new partners; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Associates Class of 2014: D-G

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Drone Practices Take Off at Hogan Lovells, MoFo

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : October 16, 2014

Hogan Lovells and Morrison & Foerster are the latest Am Law firms to launch new practice groups focused on drones in the race to claim an early stake in the business.

Calendar: October 13, 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 13, 2014

Calendar of events around New Jersey for the week of October 13.

Largest Law Firms

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Largest Law Firms

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : October 06, 2014

Cases recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.

Report: Law Firm Mergers Continue Their Record Pace

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : October 03, 2014

Legal consultancy Altman Weil's latest law firm merger report finds that the 62 law firm combinations announced in the U.S. from January through September of this year slightly outpaces last year's record for the same period.


: New Jersey Law Journal : October 02, 2014

Calendar of events for the week of October 6.

EEOC Files Sex Harassment Suit Against Conn. Company

Isaac Avilucea : The Connecticut Law Tribune : September 29, 2014

Three women who worked at a Connecticut clothing warehouse claim that they endured sexual overtures from a male superior and colleagues that made their workplace environment seem more like an out-of-control fraternity house, according to a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of clients of the New Haven Legal Assistance Association.

On The Move: Hanamirian, Garibian & Kranjac Opens Offices

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 26, 2014

Hanamirian, Garibian & Kranjac has opened its doors on Main Street in Moorestown, N.J., Wall Street in New York City, with in the heart of the corporate legal market in Wilmington, Del.

Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 04, 2014

No Presumption of Irreparable Harm For Party Seeking Lanham Act Injunction

No Presumption of Irreparable Harm for Lanham Act Plaintiffs

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : August 26, 2014

Lanham Act plaintiffs seeking preliminary injunctive relief are not entitled to a presumption of irreparable harm, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held Aug. 26.


: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Newsmakers: Week of Aug. 18

: Texas Lawyer : August 18, 2014

Jim Moseley, who has served as a justice on the Fifth Court of Appeals, will join Gray Reed & McGraw in Dallas on Sept. 2. He will chair the firm's appellate section.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.


: Texas Lawyer : August 11, 2014

The Churn: Pepper Hamilton Partner Returns to Public Service, Plus More Lateral Moves

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 08, 2014

Pepper Hamilton partner heads to the NYPD; Weil, Gotshal & Manges snags prominent bankruptcy partner from Kirkland & Ellis; and Shook, Hardy & Bacon brings aboard Gavel Babble columnist in our latest roundup of lateral moves in The Am Law 200.

Hays McConn Merging With LeClairRyan

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : August 04, 2014

"It's our clients, in effect, pushing us to be in Texas, as opposed to our saying, 'We want to be in Texas because you should be in Texas,'" said David Freinberg, CEO of LeClairRyan, noting that the clients have litigation needs in Texas.

Mayor Appoints Members to Judicial Advisory Panel

: New York Law Journal : July 29, 2014

New York Mayor de Blasio on Friday announced the 16 appointees who will serve on the Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary.

DuPont, Kolon Feud Over Freezing $1B Trade Secrets Case

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : July 29, 2014

Facing claims by both DuPont and the Justice Department that it stole secrets related to Kevlar, Kolon's lawyers say keeping the civil case on track would give prosecutors an unfair advantage.

Ciparick, Cozier to Lead City Judicial Advisory Board

John Caher : New York Law Journal : July 18, 2014

The appointments will give former Court of Appeals Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick and former Second Department Justice Barry Cozier key roles in the selection of judges to the civil, criminal and family courts in New York City.