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Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith LLP

  • Designation: Los Angeles
  • Head Count: 1,015
  • Gross Revenues: $406,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $400,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $860,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 10

Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith has 1015 attorneys and is the 23rd largest firm in the United States.  With $406,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 77th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, KS, LA, MA, MD, MO, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, WA and WV.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 77 10 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 77 10 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 32 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 6 -6 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

NLJ 500 Expansion Adds Seven Atlanta Firms to Ranks of Nation's Largest

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : July 11, 2016

Hometown firms continue to dominate Atlanta's attorney head count, but national competitors are gaining ground.

Tech Continues to Drive Growth at Calif. Firms

Rebecca Cohen : The Recorder : July 08, 2016

Valley specialists like Gunderson saw head counts surge, while firms with more general practices like Latham & Watkins also saw an uptick in the state and nationally.

Wilson Elser Grabs 11-Attorney Insurance Group From Chicago Firm

Roy Strom : New Jersey Law Journal : June 21, 2016

The 800-plus lawyer Wilson Elser will bolster its core practice representing insurance industry clients with new partners in New Jersey, Los Angeles and Chicago who are joining from Chicago-based Tressler LLP.

Meet the Class Action Lawyer Going After One of His Own

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : June 17, 2016

Jason Lohr is the attorney trying to get plaintiffs' counsel booted in the Uber case.

List of Winners 2016

The Legal Intelligencer : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2016

Here are the 2016 Lawyers on the Fast Track.

Cooley Hires Back Ex-Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2016

Former eBay general counsel Michael Jacobson returns to Cooley in Silicon Valley; a Kirkland & Ellis seeks a shave; Greenberg Traurig grows in Israel; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Arnall Golden Gregory Partner Goes In-House at Beazer Homes; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 07, 2016

E. Terrell Gilbert Jr., a partner in Arnall Golden Gregory's corporate and securities and corporate governance practice, has gone in-house at Beazer Homes as assistant general counsel of securities and finance.

Lewis Brisbois Hires Six Laterals in Houston

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 07, 2016

William "Bill" Helfand leads a group of six labor and employment lawyers who moved to Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith from Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry of Houston.

Court Rejects Greyhound's Bid to Block Discovery in Bus Crash Case

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : June 05, 2016

Greyhound and its parent company may not block discovery of numerous investigative materials that 42 plaintiffs are seeking in lawsuits connected to a fatal bus crash, the state Superior Court has ruled.

Lawmaker and Former Colleague Team Up for New Firm; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 24, 2016

M. Scott Holcomb, a six-term member of the Georgia House of Representatives (D-Atlanta), and Bryan Ward, his former colleague at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, have formed litigation firm Holcomb + Ward.

Trademark Litigation Steady, Report Finds

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : May 23, 2016

But the Central District of California, the Southern District of New York and the Southern District of Florida were the most popular districts for trademark lawsuits from January 2009 through this March.

Sheppard Mullin's Growth Surge Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016

Steptoe & Johnson's Korea practice co-head finds a new home; a Bryan Cave practice leader joins the Kentucky Derby; a longtime Paul Weiss litigator becomes a regulator; Perkins Coie hires from Microsoft; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lewis Brisbois Sues Developer for Damages Over LA Inferno

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 19, 2016

The firm, which was forced to relocate its Los Angeles office in late 2014 because of a massive fire caused by arson, is suing a local real estate developer in an effort to recoup damages from the hasty move.

Panel Finds No Comparative Negligence for Injured Pedestrian

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : April 28, 2016

A man crossing a New York City street with the right-of-way shared no part of the blame for being struck by a shuttle bus, according to a Manhattan appeals court.

Polsinelli Snags Real Estate Partner From Seyfarth; and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 20, 2016

Polsinelli has recruited real estate shareholder Mike Rodgers from Seyfarth Shaw, further expanding Polsinelli's two-year-old Atlanta office.

Legal Malpractice Suit Targets Lewis Brisbois, Ex-Partner

Greg Land : Daily Report : April 19, 2016

A recently filed legal malpractice suit alleges that, even after an attorney missed a deadline to respond to a demand letter, he told his client that the opposing counsel was "fine" with granting an extension to reply—despite never having spoken to that lawyer.

P.F. Chang's Can't Dodge Data-Breach Class Action

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : April 15, 2016

The issue of standing has plagued plaintiffs in recent data-breach cases, but a federal appeals court has ruled in their favor by reversing the dismissal of a class action against P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 04, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

2015 'Was a Great Year' for Morris Manning

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 03, 2016

Morris Manning & Martin posted another strong year in 2015, with a 7 percent revenue increase to $121.5 million that was fueled by busy transactional, real estate and real estate capital markets activity.

Atlanta Lawyer Rolls to a Defense Win in California Asbestos Case

Greg Land : Daily Report : March 02, 2016

After a four-week trial, a Los Angeles jury returned a defense verdict in the case of a man who said his exposure to asbestos included in Union Carbide products had caused his mesothelioma.

Legal Bytes Rocks Legal Technology During New York Conference

Mike Susong : Legaltech News : February 12, 2016

Legaltech New York gets a taste of IT executives performing original music while supporting America's veterans

Dickstein Shapiro, Greenspoon Marder See Head Counts Dip and Drive

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 09, 2016

The firms led the way in negative and positive head count growth for the Am Law 200 over the past 14 months.

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.

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  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
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  • - 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

NLJ 500 Expansion Adds Seven Atlanta Firms to Ranks of Nation's Largest

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : July 11, 2016

Hometown firms continue to dominate Atlanta's attorney head count, but national competitors are gaining ground.

Tech Continues to Drive Growth at Calif. Firms

Rebecca Cohen : The Recorder : July 08, 2016

Valley specialists like Gunderson saw head counts surge, while firms with more general practices like Latham & Watkins also saw an uptick in the state and nationally.

Wilson Elser Grabs 11-Attorney Insurance Group From Chicago Firm

Roy Strom : New Jersey Law Journal : June 21, 2016

The 800-plus lawyer Wilson Elser will bolster its core practice representing insurance industry clients with new partners in New Jersey, Los Angeles and Chicago who are joining from Chicago-based Tressler LLP.

Meet the Class Action Lawyer Going After One of His Own

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : June 17, 2016

Jason Lohr is the attorney trying to get plaintiffs' counsel booted in the Uber case.

List of Winners 2016

The Legal Intelligencer : The Legal Intelligencer : June 16, 2016

Here are the 2016 Lawyers on the Fast Track.

Cooley Hires Back Ex-Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2016

Former eBay general counsel Michael Jacobson returns to Cooley in Silicon Valley; a Kirkland & Ellis seeks a shave; Greenberg Traurig grows in Israel; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Arnall Golden Gregory Partner Goes In-House at Beazer Homes; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 07, 2016

E. Terrell Gilbert Jr., a partner in Arnall Golden Gregory's corporate and securities and corporate governance practice, has gone in-house at Beazer Homes as assistant general counsel of securities and finance.

Lewis Brisbois Hires Six Laterals in Houston

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 07, 2016

William "Bill" Helfand leads a group of six labor and employment lawyers who moved to Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith from Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry of Houston.

Court Rejects Greyhound's Bid to Block Discovery in Bus Crash Case

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : June 05, 2016

Greyhound and its parent company may not block discovery of numerous investigative materials that 42 plaintiffs are seeking in lawsuits connected to a fatal bus crash, the state Superior Court has ruled.

Lawmaker and Former Colleague Team Up for New Firm; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 24, 2016

M. Scott Holcomb, a six-term member of the Georgia House of Representatives (D-Atlanta), and Bryan Ward, his former colleague at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, have formed litigation firm Holcomb + Ward.

Trademark Litigation Steady, Report Finds

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : May 23, 2016

But the Central District of California, the Southern District of New York and the Southern District of Florida were the most popular districts for trademark lawsuits from January 2009 through this March.

Sheppard Mullin's Growth Surge Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016

Steptoe & Johnson's Korea practice co-head finds a new home; a Bryan Cave practice leader joins the Kentucky Derby; a longtime Paul Weiss litigator becomes a regulator; Perkins Coie hires from Microsoft; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lewis Brisbois Sues Developer for Damages Over LA Inferno

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 19, 2016

The firm, which was forced to relocate its Los Angeles office in late 2014 because of a massive fire caused by arson, is suing a local real estate developer in an effort to recoup damages from the hasty move.

Panel Finds No Comparative Negligence for Injured Pedestrian

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : April 28, 2016

A man crossing a New York City street with the right-of-way shared no part of the blame for being struck by a shuttle bus, according to a Manhattan appeals court.

Polsinelli Snags Real Estate Partner From Seyfarth; and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 20, 2016

Polsinelli has recruited real estate shareholder Mike Rodgers from Seyfarth Shaw, further expanding Polsinelli's two-year-old Atlanta office.

Legal Malpractice Suit Targets Lewis Brisbois, Ex-Partner

Greg Land : Daily Report : April 19, 2016

A recently filed legal malpractice suit alleges that, even after an attorney missed a deadline to respond to a demand letter, he told his client that the opposing counsel was "fine" with granting an extension to reply—despite never having spoken to that lawyer.

P.F. Chang's Can't Dodge Data-Breach Class Action

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : April 15, 2016

The issue of standing has plagued plaintiffs in recent data-breach cases, but a federal appeals court has ruled in their favor by reversing the dismissal of a class action against P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 04, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

2015 'Was a Great Year' for Morris Manning

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 03, 2016

Morris Manning & Martin posted another strong year in 2015, with a 7 percent revenue increase to $121.5 million that was fueled by busy transactional, real estate and real estate capital markets activity.

Atlanta Lawyer Rolls to a Defense Win in California Asbestos Case

Greg Land : Daily Report : March 02, 2016

After a four-week trial, a Los Angeles jury returned a defense verdict in the case of a man who said his exposure to asbestos included in Union Carbide products had caused his mesothelioma.

Legal Bytes Rocks Legal Technology During New York Conference

Mike Susong : Legaltech News : February 12, 2016

Legaltech New York gets a taste of IT executives performing original music while supporting America's veterans

Dickstein Shapiro, Greenspoon Marder See Head Counts Dip and Drive

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 09, 2016

The firms led the way in negative and positive head count growth for the Am Law 200 over the past 14 months.

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.