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Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith LLP

  • Designation: Los Angeles
  • Head Count: 902
  • Gross Revenues: $363,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $405,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $710,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 4

Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith has 902 attorneys and is the 30th largest firm in the United States.  With $363,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 84th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, NJ, NV, NY, RI, TX, WA and WV.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 84 4 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 84 4 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

Plaintiffs Appeal Rejection of P.F. Chang Data Claims

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : December 17, 2014

Plaintiffs in a proposed class action over a data security breach at P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. swiftly appealed an Illinois federal judge's dismissal of their suit on the ground they had not shown they had suffered actual harm.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : December 15, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Holiday Wish Lists: iPads, Gadgets, Fishing Poles

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : December 12, 2014

Legal techies have very eclectic Santa lists!

Movers

: The National Law Journal : December 08, 2014

Laterals, new arrivals, and a new practice group in this week's column.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : December 01, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Auto Companies Lawyer Up Amid Takata Investigations

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : November 26, 2014

Auto companies that recalled 7.8 million U.S. cars and trucks over exploding air bags linked to injuries and deaths have retained counsel amid mounting legal pressure.

Sidley Austin Snags Houston Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Two Andrews Kurth partners peel off for Sidley Austin in Houston's hot lateral market; a handful of firms make big hires in London; Blank Rome adds a pair from Bingham McCutchen; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Veteran Settles With Leasing Company That Denied Rent Because of Service Dog

John Council : Texas Lawyer : November 17, 2014

Tyler VanHoutan represents a retired U.S. Army veteran who filed a federal fair housing complaint against a leasing company alleging the defendant wouldn't rent his client a house because he lived with a service dog.

Ghosts of Technologies Past

Mark Gerlach : New Jersey Law Journal : November 13, 2014

Legal tech professionals reminisce about long-gone technologies.

Fired State Bar Director Fights Back in Whistleblower Suit

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : November 13, 2014

Bar leaders have yet to explain why they put an immediate end to Joe Dunn's tenure as executive director.

Ghosts of Technologies Past

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : November 11, 2014

12 on 12: Legal tech professionals reminisce about long-gone technologies.

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.

Veteran Settles with Leasing Company That Denied Rent Because of Service Animal

John Council : Texas Lawyer : November 10, 2014

Tyler VanHoutan represents a retired U.S. Army veteran who filed a federal fair housing complaint against a leasing company alleging the defendant wouldn't rent his client a house because he lived with a service dog.

Covington Nabs MoFo Financial Services Pro, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2014

Covington & Burling picks up a leading consumer financial services lawyer from Morrison & Foerster, a firm that recently saw a technology transactions partner join the NBA; Gibson Dunn makes a government hire after election season; two more firms raid Bingham; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : November 04, 2014

Eight firms announce new additions, while Nancy Hoppock has been named first deputy director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice.

Steptoe Duo Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 01, 2014

A Steptoe & Johnson crisis manager joins a spin shop, while a former special counsel quietly departs; Kirkland adds another Skadden partner; King & Spalding brings on Bobby Jindal's brother; Baker & Hostetler bags three across the country; a Bingham IP star departs; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Keker & Van Nest to Defend Tech CEO Against Hit-and-Run Claims

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : October 31, 2014

A judge ruled Friday to allow civil claims to proceed against Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia.

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.

On the Move

: The Recorder : October 17, 2014

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

Dickstein Shapiro IP Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2014

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips adds a three-partner West Coast IP team from struggling Dickstein Shapiro; Boies Schiller loses a litigator to Barclays, but grabs Al Franken's former general counsel; Davis Polk and Willkie Farr bring back partners from public service; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Appeals Court Keeps Out Execs at Ponzi-Fed Oil Company

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : October 03, 2014

In the ongoing saga of Ponzi scammer Arthur Nadel, a federal appellate panel rules two former officers of a Texas oil company that received money from the fraud lack standing to protest a receiver's appointment.

Parents of Dodgers Stadium Beating Victim File Suit Again

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : October 01, 2014

The parents of a San Francisco Giants fan who won a nearly $18 million verdict over injuries he sustained after being beaten in the Los Angeles Dodgers parking lot has sued the team again, claiming its insurance company secretly purchased a lien on their son's medical expenses and now wants an inflated share in the jury award.

More Attorneys and Staff Exit Nelson Brown

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : September 22, 2014

Insurance boutique Nelson Brown Hamilton & Krekstein, which since February has shed 30 attorneys, has parted ways with six more attorneys and several key staff positions, sources close to the firm have said.

Stacy Schwartz: Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

: Daily Business Review : September 17, 2014

Davis v. Brickman Landscaping

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 17, 2014

Expert Testimony Required to Establish Fire Sprinkler Inspectors' Standard of Care

Court Narrows Claims Filed After Mother Sends Teen to Utah

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : September 08, 2014

A non-custodial father who was unaware his son would be whisked off to Utah for a month of strenuous hiking at a therapeutic wilderness camp has had his claims against the camp and the transport service dismissed. But Eastern District Judge Joseph Bianco allowed the son to proceed with claims of assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Change in Counsel Cannot Delay Trial for "Real Housewives" Star

Jennifer Genova and Lisa Hoffman : New Jersey Law Journal : August 29, 2014

A New York City law firm representing former "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member Jacqueline Laurita and her husband, Christopher, in a pending bankruptcy suit will be allowed to withdraw from the case, but U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Grossman told the reality stars that a change in counsel would not delay court hearings.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith Llp

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  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

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

Plaintiffs Appeal Rejection of P.F. Chang Data Claims

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : December 17, 2014

Plaintiffs in a proposed class action over a data security breach at P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. swiftly appealed an Illinois federal judge's dismissal of their suit on the ground they had not shown they had suffered actual harm.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : December 15, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Holiday Wish Lists: iPads, Gadgets, Fishing Poles

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : December 12, 2014

Legal techies have very eclectic Santa lists!

Movers

: The National Law Journal : December 08, 2014

Laterals, new arrivals, and a new practice group in this week's column.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : December 01, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Auto Companies Lawyer Up Amid Takata Investigations

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : November 26, 2014

Auto companies that recalled 7.8 million U.S. cars and trucks over exploding air bags linked to injuries and deaths have retained counsel amid mounting legal pressure.

Sidley Austin Snags Houston Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Two Andrews Kurth partners peel off for Sidley Austin in Houston's hot lateral market; a handful of firms make big hires in London; Blank Rome adds a pair from Bingham McCutchen; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Veteran Settles With Leasing Company That Denied Rent Because of Service Dog

John Council : Texas Lawyer : November 17, 2014

Tyler VanHoutan represents a retired U.S. Army veteran who filed a federal fair housing complaint against a leasing company alleging the defendant wouldn't rent his client a house because he lived with a service dog.

Ghosts of Technologies Past

Mark Gerlach : New Jersey Law Journal : November 13, 2014

Legal tech professionals reminisce about long-gone technologies.

Fired State Bar Director Fights Back in Whistleblower Suit

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : November 13, 2014

Bar leaders have yet to explain why they put an immediate end to Joe Dunn's tenure as executive director.

Ghosts of Technologies Past

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : November 11, 2014

12 on 12: Legal tech professionals reminisce about long-gone technologies.

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.

Veteran Settles with Leasing Company That Denied Rent Because of Service Animal

John Council : Texas Lawyer : November 10, 2014

Tyler VanHoutan represents a retired U.S. Army veteran who filed a federal fair housing complaint against a leasing company alleging the defendant wouldn't rent his client a house because he lived with a service dog.

Covington Nabs MoFo Financial Services Pro, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2014

Covington & Burling picks up a leading consumer financial services lawyer from Morrison & Foerster, a firm that recently saw a technology transactions partner join the NBA; Gibson Dunn makes a government hire after election season; two more firms raid Bingham; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : November 04, 2014

Eight firms announce new additions, while Nancy Hoppock has been named first deputy director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice.

Steptoe Duo Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 01, 2014

A Steptoe & Johnson crisis manager joins a spin shop, while a former special counsel quietly departs; Kirkland adds another Skadden partner; King & Spalding brings on Bobby Jindal's brother; Baker & Hostetler bags three across the country; a Bingham IP star departs; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Keker & Van Nest to Defend Tech CEO Against Hit-and-Run Claims

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : October 31, 2014

A judge ruled Friday to allow civil claims to proceed against Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia.

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.

On the Move

: The Recorder : October 17, 2014

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

Dickstein Shapiro IP Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2014

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips adds a three-partner West Coast IP team from struggling Dickstein Shapiro; Boies Schiller loses a litigator to Barclays, but grabs Al Franken's former general counsel; Davis Polk and Willkie Farr bring back partners from public service; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Appeals Court Keeps Out Execs at Ponzi-Fed Oil Company

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : October 03, 2014

In the ongoing saga of Ponzi scammer Arthur Nadel, a federal appellate panel rules two former officers of a Texas oil company that received money from the fraud lack standing to protest a receiver's appointment.

Parents of Dodgers Stadium Beating Victim File Suit Again

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : October 01, 2014

The parents of a San Francisco Giants fan who won a nearly $18 million verdict over injuries he sustained after being beaten in the Los Angeles Dodgers parking lot has sued the team again, claiming its insurance company secretly purchased a lien on their son's medical expenses and now wants an inflated share in the jury award.

More Attorneys and Staff Exit Nelson Brown

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : September 22, 2014

Insurance boutique Nelson Brown Hamilton & Krekstein, which since February has shed 30 attorneys, has parted ways with six more attorneys and several key staff positions, sources close to the firm have said.

Stacy Schwartz: Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

: Daily Business Review : September 17, 2014

Davis v. Brickman Landscaping

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 17, 2014

Expert Testimony Required to Establish Fire Sprinkler Inspectors' Standard of Care

Court Narrows Claims Filed After Mother Sends Teen to Utah

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : September 08, 2014

A non-custodial father who was unaware his son would be whisked off to Utah for a month of strenuous hiking at a therapeutic wilderness camp has had his claims against the camp and the transport service dismissed. But Eastern District Judge Joseph Bianco allowed the son to proceed with claims of assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Change in Counsel Cannot Delay Trial for "Real Housewives" Star

Jennifer Genova and Lisa Hoffman : New Jersey Law Journal : August 29, 2014

A New York City law firm representing former "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member Jacqueline Laurita and her husband, Christopher, in a pending bankruptcy suit will be allowed to withdraw from the case, but U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Grossman told the reality stars that a change in counsel would not delay court hearings.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.