Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith Law Firm Profile

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Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith LLP

  • Designation: Los Angeles
  • Head Count: 891
  • Gross Revenues: $364,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $410,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $670,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith has 891 attorneys and is the 32nd largest firm in the United States.  With $364,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 87th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MD, NJ, NV, NY, PA, RI, SC, TX, WA and WV.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 87 -3 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 87 -3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 30 2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 1 0 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Greenberg Traurig Keeps Growing, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 07, 2016

Greenberg Traurig shuffles its litigation ranks amid plans for global growth; another Kenyon & Kenyon partner departs; Bass Berry and Lewis Brisbois absorb small firms; Holland & Knight hires an ex-governor; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Barnes & Thornburg Beefs Up Litigation Practice; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 27, 2016

Barnes & Thornburg has added two litigators locally: Gary Freed as a partner from Thompson Hine and J. Malcolm Cox as of counsel from McGuire Woods.

Lewis Brisbois Continues Growth Spurt in East, Midwest

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2016

The Am Law 100 firm announced that it has merged with the injury and insurance defense firm Mannion Gray, picking up new offices in five states.

Takata, Automakers Push Dismissal of Economic Loss Claims for Air Bags

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : January 07, 2016

U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno in Miami has sticky legal questions to consider as he prepares his next rulings in the massive Takata air bag case.

For Many Chinese Law Firms, Revenue Doesn't Keep Pace With Size

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Our new China 25 survey reports gross revenue for the country's largest firms—and finds some surprises.

Legal Tech Tomorrowland: Experts Make Predictions for the Future

Mike Susong : Legaltech News : December 14, 2015

Industry experts discuss the progress of the commoditization and automation in the legal field.

MDL Judge Keeps Alive Air Bag Claims Against Takata, Honda

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : December 03, 2015

U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno ruled Wednesday in the Takata air bag multidistrict litigation, denying in part Takata's and Honda's motions to dismiss drivers' economic loss claims.

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

Hunter Maclean Adds Real Estate Partner

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 17, 2015

Savannah firm Hunter Maclean has added a partner and two associates.

Wilson Elser Expands in Texas, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 11, 2015

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is the latest big firm to bet on the Lone Star State with an 11-lawyer team from Lewis Brisbois; Shearman & Sterling snags an IP trio from Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Elser Adds Beaumont Office and Houston Lateral Group

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : November 10, 2015

A total of 11 lawyers moved to Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker from Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith.

People in the News - Nov. 9, 2015 - Picker Appointed ECOSOC Rep

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 09, 2015

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young senior counsel Bennett G. Picker was appointed by the International Mediation Institute as a representative to the U.N. Economic and Social Council.

Legal's Tech Attitude Finally Sorting Itself Out

Mike Susong : Legaltech News : November 04, 2015

Legal's adoption of technology appears to be (finally) sorting itself out.

Cyber: Ready for Takeoff

Property Casualty 360 : Legaltech News : November 02, 2015

Today, Cyber insurance is a more than $2 billion business, and business is thriving in Lewis Brisbois' privacy and network security practice — which has grown from a staff of one to a division with 15 full-time lawyers dedicated solely to data privacy law.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : October 26, 2015

Lateral moves in this week's column.

MDL Judge Hears Takata Air Bag Dismissal Motions

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : October 23, 2015

Attorneys for Takata and several major automakers argue vehicle owners who allege they took an economic hit by buying cars with defective Takata air bags should take advantage of a mass recall.

'Wrongful Birth' Designation Dooms Fraud Suit Against Sperm Bank, Donor

Greg Land : Daily Report : October 21, 2015

In dismissing a suit accusing a sperm bank and a donor of lying that the donor was highly educated with clean legal and medical records, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney ruled that the parent-plaintiffs—two Canadian women, one of whom bore the resulting child seven years ago—are barred by Georgia law from suing for "wrongful birth," even though they argued that their suit was no such thing.

On the Move

: The Recorder : September 21, 2015

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

Our Past Picks 2002-2014

: Daily Report : September 16, 2015

See 270 on-the-rise lawyers over the years.

After Bingham Bolt-On, Morgan Lewis Subleases Unused Space

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 24, 2015

Less than a year after agreeing to absorb the bulk of Bingham McCutchen, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has agreed to sublease space in Boston that it agreed to move into last year, before its combination with the former was finalized in January.

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on Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith Llp

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith Llp

  • Designation: N/A
  • Head Count: N/A
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith L is an USA-based law firm.  

Firm Rankings

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

In the News

Greenberg Traurig Keeps Growing, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 07, 2016

Greenberg Traurig shuffles its litigation ranks amid plans for global growth; another Kenyon & Kenyon partner departs; Bass Berry and Lewis Brisbois absorb small firms; Holland & Knight hires an ex-governor; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Barnes & Thornburg Beefs Up Litigation Practice; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 27, 2016

Barnes & Thornburg has added two litigators locally: Gary Freed as a partner from Thompson Hine and J. Malcolm Cox as of counsel from McGuire Woods.

Lewis Brisbois Continues Growth Spurt in East, Midwest

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2016

The Am Law 100 firm announced that it has merged with the injury and insurance defense firm Mannion Gray, picking up new offices in five states.

Takata, Automakers Push Dismissal of Economic Loss Claims for Air Bags

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : January 07, 2016

U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno in Miami has sticky legal questions to consider as he prepares his next rulings in the massive Takata air bag case.

For Many Chinese Law Firms, Revenue Doesn't Keep Pace With Size

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Our new China 25 survey reports gross revenue for the country's largest firms—and finds some surprises.

Legal Tech Tomorrowland: Experts Make Predictions for the Future

Mike Susong : Legaltech News : December 14, 2015

Industry experts discuss the progress of the commoditization and automation in the legal field.

MDL Judge Keeps Alive Air Bag Claims Against Takata, Honda

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : December 03, 2015

U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno ruled Wednesday in the Takata air bag multidistrict litigation, denying in part Takata's and Honda's motions to dismiss drivers' economic loss claims.

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

Hunter Maclean Adds Real Estate Partner

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 17, 2015

Savannah firm Hunter Maclean has added a partner and two associates.

Wilson Elser Expands in Texas, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 11, 2015

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is the latest big firm to bet on the Lone Star State with an 11-lawyer team from Lewis Brisbois; Shearman & Sterling snags an IP trio from Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Elser Adds Beaumont Office and Houston Lateral Group

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : November 10, 2015

A total of 11 lawyers moved to Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker from Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith.

People in the News - Nov. 9, 2015 - Picker Appointed ECOSOC Rep

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 09, 2015

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young senior counsel Bennett G. Picker was appointed by the International Mediation Institute as a representative to the U.N. Economic and Social Council.

Legal's Tech Attitude Finally Sorting Itself Out

Mike Susong : Legaltech News : November 04, 2015

Legal's adoption of technology appears to be (finally) sorting itself out.

Cyber: Ready for Takeoff

Property Casualty 360 : Legaltech News : November 02, 2015

Today, Cyber insurance is a more than $2 billion business, and business is thriving in Lewis Brisbois' privacy and network security practice — which has grown from a staff of one to a division with 15 full-time lawyers dedicated solely to data privacy law.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : October 26, 2015

Lateral moves in this week's column.

MDL Judge Hears Takata Air Bag Dismissal Motions

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : October 23, 2015

Attorneys for Takata and several major automakers argue vehicle owners who allege they took an economic hit by buying cars with defective Takata air bags should take advantage of a mass recall.

'Wrongful Birth' Designation Dooms Fraud Suit Against Sperm Bank, Donor

Greg Land : Daily Report : October 21, 2015

In dismissing a suit accusing a sperm bank and a donor of lying that the donor was highly educated with clean legal and medical records, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney ruled that the parent-plaintiffs—two Canadian women, one of whom bore the resulting child seven years ago—are barred by Georgia law from suing for "wrongful birth," even though they argued that their suit was no such thing.

On the Move

: The Recorder : September 21, 2015

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

Our Past Picks 2002-2014

: Daily Report : September 16, 2015

See 270 on-the-rise lawyers over the years.

After Bingham Bolt-On, Morgan Lewis Subleases Unused Space

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 24, 2015

Less than a year after agreeing to absorb the bulk of Bingham McCutchen, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has agreed to sublease space in Boston that it agreed to move into last year, before its combination with the former was finalized in January.

More Profiles:
Choose A Law Firm

IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

  • Designation: N/A
  • Head Count: N/A
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith is an USA-based law firm.  

Firm Rankings

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

In the News

Greenberg Traurig Keeps Growing, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 07, 2016

Greenberg Traurig shuffles its litigation ranks amid plans for global growth; another Kenyon & Kenyon partner departs; Bass Berry and Lewis Brisbois absorb small firms; Holland & Knight hires an ex-governor; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Barnes & Thornburg Beefs Up Litigation Practice; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 27, 2016

Barnes & Thornburg has added two litigators locally: Gary Freed as a partner from Thompson Hine and J. Malcolm Cox as of counsel from McGuire Woods.

Lewis Brisbois Continues Growth Spurt in East, Midwest

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2016

The Am Law 100 firm announced that it has merged with the injury and insurance defense firm Mannion Gray, picking up new offices in five states.

Takata, Automakers Push Dismissal of Economic Loss Claims for Air Bags

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : January 07, 2016

U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno in Miami has sticky legal questions to consider as he prepares his next rulings in the massive Takata air bag case.

For Many Chinese Law Firms, Revenue Doesn't Keep Pace With Size

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Our new China 25 survey reports gross revenue for the country's largest firms—and finds some surprises.

Legal Tech Tomorrowland: Experts Make Predictions for the Future

Mike Susong : Legaltech News : December 14, 2015

Industry experts discuss the progress of the commoditization and automation in the legal field.

MDL Judge Keeps Alive Air Bag Claims Against Takata, Honda

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : December 03, 2015

U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno ruled Wednesday in the Takata air bag multidistrict litigation, denying in part Takata's and Honda's motions to dismiss drivers' economic loss claims.

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

Hunter Maclean Adds Real Estate Partner

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 17, 2015

Savannah firm Hunter Maclean has added a partner and two associates.

Wilson Elser Expands in Texas, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 11, 2015

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is the latest big firm to bet on the Lone Star State with an 11-lawyer team from Lewis Brisbois; Shearman & Sterling snags an IP trio from Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Elser Adds Beaumont Office and Houston Lateral Group

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : November 10, 2015

A total of 11 lawyers moved to Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker from Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith.

People in the News - Nov. 9, 2015 - Picker Appointed ECOSOC Rep

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 09, 2015

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young senior counsel Bennett G. Picker was appointed by the International Mediation Institute as a representative to the U.N. Economic and Social Council.

Legal's Tech Attitude Finally Sorting Itself Out

Mike Susong : Legaltech News : November 04, 2015

Legal's adoption of technology appears to be (finally) sorting itself out.

Cyber: Ready for Takeoff

Property Casualty 360 : Legaltech News : November 02, 2015

Today, Cyber insurance is a more than $2 billion business, and business is thriving in Lewis Brisbois' privacy and network security practice — which has grown from a staff of one to a division with 15 full-time lawyers dedicated solely to data privacy law.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : October 26, 2015

Lateral moves in this week's column.

MDL Judge Hears Takata Air Bag Dismissal Motions

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : October 23, 2015

Attorneys for Takata and several major automakers argue vehicle owners who allege they took an economic hit by buying cars with defective Takata air bags should take advantage of a mass recall.

'Wrongful Birth' Designation Dooms Fraud Suit Against Sperm Bank, Donor

Greg Land : Daily Report : October 21, 2015

In dismissing a suit accusing a sperm bank and a donor of lying that the donor was highly educated with clean legal and medical records, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney ruled that the parent-plaintiffs—two Canadian women, one of whom bore the resulting child seven years ago—are barred by Georgia law from suing for "wrongful birth," even though they argued that their suit was no such thing.

On the Move

: The Recorder : September 21, 2015

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

Our Past Picks 2002-2014

: Daily Report : September 16, 2015

See 270 on-the-rise lawyers over the years.

After Bingham Bolt-On, Morgan Lewis Subleases Unused Space

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 24, 2015

Less than a year after agreeing to absorb the bulk of Bingham McCutchen, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has agreed to sublease space in Boston that it agreed to move into last year, before its combination with the former was finalized in January.