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McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

  • Designation: Atlanta
  • Head Count: 518
  • Gross Revenues: $341,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $660,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $900,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

McKenna Long & Aldridge is an Atlanta-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, McKenna Long & Aldridge has 518 attorneys and is the 82nd largest firm in the United States.  With $341,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 90th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, London, NY, PA and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 90 -3 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 90 -3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 82 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 104 14 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 92 -35 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 18 5 Summer programs

In the News

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 01, 2014

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

Detroit Bankruptcy Trial Steps into Uncharted Territory

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : August 30, 2014

The city's proposed plan to emerge from the biggest municipal bankruptcy is fraught with complexities. Among the issues to be argued by several Am Law firms during the six-week trial, which begins Tuesday, is whether securities holders insured by Syncora Guarantee Inc. are getting their fair share.

Detroit Bankruptcy Trial Steps into Uncharted Territory

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : August 30, 2014

The city's proposed plan to emerge from the biggest municipal bankruptcy is fraught with complexities. Among the issues to be argued by several Am Law firms during the six-week trial, which begins Tuesday, is whether securities holders insured by Syncora Guarantee Inc. are getting their fair share.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : August 28, 2014

Steptoe & Johnson, Hiscock & Barclay and Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center are among the firms and organizations announcing new hires.

Squire Patton Boggs and Ashurst Adjust Alliances, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 19, 2014

Ashurst and Squire Patton Boggs, two growing global legal giants that have recently gone the merger route, both reshuffled overseas alliances this week as the latter saw 23 lawyers in the Middle East decamp en masse, while the former was busy raiding two Am Law 100 rivals. The Am Law Daily looks at those developments and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move: Real Estate Lawyer Chairs State Development Agency

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 19, 2014

Simon Bloom has become the chairman of the board of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. Bloom, a partner in Bloom Sugarman Everett, called the agency the state's "unsung heroes of economic development" and said he'd like to raise its profile.

Rising Stars 2014: Sloane Perras | 37

Mary Helen Martin : Daily Report : August 18, 2014

Not long into her legal career, Sloane Perras recalls a situation in which she failed to meet the expectations of an "extremely demanding" partner. Aware he was unhappy, she immediately developed a plan to address his concerns—even before he asked.

The Churn: Bingham Tax Duo Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 15, 2014

Two more Bingham McCutchen partners depart in Washington, D.C., Jones Day loses two in the Midwest, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett hires in New York and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Will Drone Operators Need Pilot Licenses?

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : August 13, 2014

T.I., MTV Settle Suit over Televised Corpse

Greg Land : Daily Report : August 13, 2014

Rapper, Viacom reach deal with family of man whose body was shown on MTV's 'T.I.'s Road to Redemption'

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.

On the Move: A Litigator and a Corporate Lawyer Move to Taylor English

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 12, 2014

Longtime Atlanta lawyers Charles McKnight and Allan Tanenbaum joined Taylor English Duma last week.

On the Move

: The Recorder : August 11, 2014

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

Feds, Contractor Settle Dustup Over Renovations at High Court

Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : August 11, 2014

Documents filed recently in lower courts indicate that a contentious seven-year dispute over mistakes and delays in the renovation project at the high court has been settled.

Lobbyists Regain Seat At the Table

Andrew Ramonas : The National Law Journal : August 11, 2014

The Obama administration is poised to rescind at least a portion of a White House rule that bars lobbyists from serving on agency committees and boards, likely ending a court fight over the First Amendment.

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.

Contract Dispute Over Supreme Court Renovations Settles Quietly

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : August 06, 2014

The curious case of the trapezoidal windows at the U.S. Supreme Court is closed. Documents filed recently in lower courts indicate that a contentious seven-year dispute over mistakes and delays in the renovation project at the high court has been settled.

Lawyers Key in Nunn Campaign

Kathleen Baydala Joyner : Daily Report : August 06, 2014

If recently leaked campaign strategy memos are to be believed, U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is looking to Georgia lawyers as a pillar of her bid for Congress.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 04, 2014

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

Where's The Beef (From)?

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : August 04, 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has laid out a new standard for ­commercial speech, one that gives the government more leeway to force ­companies to disclose information about their products.

On the Move

: The Recorder : August 04, 2014

On the Move: Hoelting & McCormack Form Family Law Firm

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : July 30, 2014

Family lawyers Rebecca Hoelting and Sarah McCormack are acting on a long-held ambition and opening their own firm, Hoelting & McCormack, on Aug. 1.

Ex-Delta GC Earns Wings as Law Firms' Career Coach

Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : July 29, 2014

The former general counsel of Delta Air Lines has turned himself into a career coach.

The Churn: Skadden's Roberts Bound for NBPA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 29, 2014

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom litigation partner Michele Roberts in Washington, D.C., has been elected executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, an organization that recently paid big money to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, which this week hired Citigroup deputy general counsel Elizabeth Sacksteder as a partner in New York. Those moves and more in our latest look at lateral hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Churn: A Dechert Partner Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2014

A high-powered litigator leaves Dechert, more departures from Bingham McCutchen and a rare outside hire by Wachtell Lipton in our latest look at lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move: Esquire Deposition Captures Stadler As Its New GC

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : July 22, 2014

Avi Stadler has traded a position as a big-firm litigator to become the general counsel for Esquire Deposition Solutions, a national court-reporting company based in Atlanta.

Group Gives Some Atlanta Firms Gold Standard for Women in Big Law

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : July 22, 2014

Thirteen firms with Atlanta offices have qualified for Gold Standard Certification this year from the Women In Law Empowerment Forum for having a "meaningful percentage" of women in leadership roles.

On The Move: GSU Health Law Center Gets New Director After Decade of Growth

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : July 16, 2014

Charity Scott has stepped down as the director of Georgia State University law school's Center for Law, Health & Society, which she helped to start a decade ago. Law professor Leslie Wolf became the center's new director on July 1.

Understanding Legal Malpractice to Reduce Your Risk

Randy Evans, Shari Klevens and Suzanne Y. Badawi : The Recorder : July 16, 2014

Know what constitutes malpractice and outline your duties to clients at the start of a relationship to mitigate exposure.

The Churn: Baker and Quinn Expand, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 15, 2014

Baker & McKenzie heads to Brisbane, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan takes its litigation prowess to Houston and a trio of partners leave Kirkland & Ellis in our latest look at notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.