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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

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.

New GC and CLO at Citizens Financial Group

Kierstin Vermeulen : Corporate Counsel : July 15, 2014

Stephen Gannon will be the general counsel and chief legal officer at Citizens Financial Group Inc.

On The Move: New Practice Group for Capehart Scatchard

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 11, 2014

Capehart Scatchard in Mount Laurel has formed an Appellate Practice Group, headed up by associate Matthew Litt.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : June 26, 2014

Promotions, appointments and added counsel occurred for six firms.

Shook Hardy Set to Sublease Hometown Space

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

Shook, Hardy & Bacon is downsizing in a Kansas City, Mo., office tower built to house the firm a decade ago. And in seeking to sublease three floors of space in the building where it serves as anchor tenant, Shook Hardy is just the latest Am Law 200 firm to reduce its real estate needs amid an evolving market for legal services.

NLJ 350: Plenty of Domestic Mergers, But They're Small

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : June 11, 2014

Despite a record number of domestic law firm mergers in 2013, these pairing were small in size, leaving many NLJ 350 firms without much of a boost in the rankings.

People in the News - June 3, 2014 - Marshall Dennehey to Host Phila. Bar Committee Meeting

: The Legal Intelligencer : June 03, 2014

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is scheduled to host an upcoming meeting of the women's rights committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association.