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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 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 77 10 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 77 10 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

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.

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.

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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

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.

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.