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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

  • Designation: Philadelphia
  • Head Count: 1,880
  • Gross Revenues: $1,844,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $980,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,530,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 4

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius is a Philadelphia-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has 1839 attorneys and is the 10th largest firm in the United States.  With $1,844,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 8th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius ranked as the 17th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, IL, KY, MA, MN, NJ, NY, PA, TX and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 8 4 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 8 4 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 16 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List 28 0 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 52 -8 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 78 0 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 40 26 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 5 -5 Summer programs

In the News

Hunton Makes Two Big Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 27, 2016

Amid merger talks with a U.K. firm, Hunton & Williams added two practice leaders from Katten Muchin Rosenman; Bo Dietl's GC finds a new home; Jenner & Block launches a private wealth practice; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Trump Tax Three-Step

Steven J. Harper : The Am Law Daily : May 27, 2016

Donald Trump doesn't want to release his tax returns. Why?

4 Tips for Responding to Bribery Pitches in International Business

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : May 27, 2016

Requests for bribes is common in some countries, but experts ofer four tips for avoiding and responding to illegal solicitations.

Kmart Settles FLSA Misclassification Suit for $3.8M

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 25, 2016

Kmart Corp. has agreed to a $3.8 million settlement in federal court in Trenton of two collective actions on behalf of assistant managers who claim they were wrongly classified as exempt from overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and state labor laws.

Fenwick & West Heads to NYC, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 25, 2016

Silicon Valley stalwart Fenwick & West is poised to set up shop in the Big Apple; Boies Schiller brings on two more litigators; Ropes & Gray grabs another private equity pro in London; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

DLA Piper Eyes Potential Domestic Singapore Venture

Frances Ivens : The Am Law Daily : May 20, 2016

A week after announcing massive layoffs in the U.K., DLA Piper is considering inking a formal law alliance with a Singapore firm in order to practice local law in the city-state.

Practice Leaders Pick Up Stakes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016

A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morning Wrap: Lead Uber Plaintiff Objects | Climate Plan Goes to Full D.C. Circuit

Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : May 17, 2016

The lead plaintiff in a California class action against Uber on Monday said he feels "utterly betrayed" by the $84 million settlement for drivers. The D.C. Circuit, acting on its own, speeds up full-court review of the Obama administration's climate plan. And a look at Morgan Lewis' work for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This is a roundup from ALM and other publications.

Exception to At-Will Employment Seen as Narrow in Delaware

Tom McParland : Delaware Law Weekly : May 17, 2016

In a ruling that narrows the way for departure from the at-will employment doctrine in Delaware, the Court of Common Pleas said it would take a strict approach to the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing in a challenge to job termination.

Morgan Lewis Straddles the Trump-Hillary Divide

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 16, 2016

The billionaire reality television star and the former secretary of state don't agree on much, but they've both found reasons to turn to ex-candidate Ted Cruz's former law firm.

Lateral Hiring By US Firms in London Reaches New High

Frances Ivens : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2016

Research into recent recruitment trends by international firms in London has found that they brought in over 20 percent more partners in 2015 than the year before, with total partner numbers climbing by 6 percent across the group year-on-year.

Pennsylvania Investment Firm Hires GC From Global Money Manager

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : May 13, 2016

A Conshohocken-based investment firm has hired an attorney from a global asset management company for its new general counsel position.

Shout-Out: Latham's Hat Trick

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 12, 2016

Latham & Watkins antitrust litigators racked up three wins in the past week, prevailing in federal court on behalf of Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and Ticketmaster; Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.; and Blue Rhino propane gas seller Ferrellgas.

Kirkland's Quest for All the Energy Bankruptcies Continues

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 12, 2016

The Chapter 11 filings of Linn Energy LLC and Penn Virginia Corp. brought two more big energy-related bankruptcies into a stable of cases collected by Kirkland & Ellis. The Linn case alone is the third-largest bankruptcy filed so far this year.

A Smooth Landing for Air Cargo Suit

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 11, 2016

After $1.2 billion in settlements and a decade of litigation that swept in antitrust lawyers from more than 50 firms (seriously, did anyone NOT work on this case?), the massive air cargo price fixing litigation is coming in for a landing.

Supreme Court Specialists, Mostly Male, Dominated Arguments This Term

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : May 11, 2016

With oral arguments over for this term at the U.S. Supreme Court, Bancroft has topped the list of law firms with the most arguments at eight—a number rarely reached by any outfit other than the U.S. solicitor general's office.

Gibson Dunn and Morgan Lewis Work on Friendly's Deal

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 10, 2016

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher represents Dean Foods of Dallas in its pending acquisition of the manufacturing and retail ice cream business from Friendly's Ice Cream for $155 million in cash, while Friendly's turned to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

Sweet Deals: Firms Binge on Friendly's, Krispy Kreme Sales

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 10, 2016

Move over, kale and quinoa. This week it's doughnuts and ice cream keeping deal lawyers happy.

Franklin Institute Violated ADA by Charging Caregiver

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : May 09, 2016

The Franklin Institute violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it charged a severely disabled man's ­caregiver admission to the museum in addition to charging the man, a federal judge has ruled.

Firms Cash In on Anti-Bribery Expertise Amid Litigation Slowdown

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : May 09, 2016

Big-ticket litigations involving scores of lawyers may be thinner on the ground these days, but a surge in global anti-corruption probes appears to be making up for it at a number of firms.

Chadbourne's TMT Chair Goes Solo, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

The former Beltway-based leader of Chadbourne & Parke starts his own shop; Bracewell and Sidley make some big New York hires; a boutique investment bank recruits from Sullivan & Cromwell; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Dozens of Big Firms to Appear in New 'Panama Papers' Database

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 08, 2016

Plenty of familiar names from The Am Law 200 and Global 100 appeared in an early version of a searchable online database drawn from the leaked files of offshore firm Mossack Fonseca.

Dallas-based Hermes Law Promotes Gino Rossini to Partner; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : May 06, 2016

Gino J. Rossini has been promoted to partner in Dallas-based Hermes Law. Rossini's practice is devoted to handling post-trial and appellate matters in state and federal court as well as providing related support at all stages of litigation.

Allstate Denied New Trial in Ex-Agents' Termination Suits

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : May 05, 2016

The federal judge presiding over a case in which former Allstate Insurance Co. agents claimed they were forced to sign unfair releases upon termination has ­denied the company's request for a new trial.

People in the News—May 3, 2016—Jacobson & John

: The Legal Intelligencer : May 03, 2016

Jacobson & John partner Hollie B. John is set to present as part of Lehigh University's 44th Special Education Law Conference.

Tom Brady Bunch: Morgan Lewis Lands Lawyer With QB Ties

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2016

Tom Brady may have added Gibson Dunn's Ted Olson to his Deflategate appellate litigation team, but his own NFL franchise, the New England Patriots, saw its outside firm Morgan Lewis recently land an in-house lawyer who had worked for its star quarterback's father.

Cozen O'Connor Launches Website, Expands Startup Community Ties

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 29, 2016

With the launch of a new website and expansion of its partnership with a local accelerator, Cozen O'Connor is looking to grow its recognition within the startup community.

Morgan Lewis Denied Access to Dilworth Docs in Newspaper Row

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 29, 2016

A Philadelphia judge has denied Morgan, Lewis & Bockius' bid to obtain documents from Dilworth Paxson to aid in the former firm's defense of a suit filed against it by the publishers of Philadelphia's major daily newspapers.

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners Announced

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 28, 2016

The Legal will be presenting a group of Pennsylvania luminaries with Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Top U.K. Firms Still Must Bridge a Big Gulf with The Am Law 100

Georgina Stanley : Legal Week : April 27, 2016

Despite one of their most challenging years since the early 1990s, the leading U.S. law firms continue to dwarf their U.K. counterparts in revenues and profits.

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Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

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  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
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Morgan Lewis & Bockius 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

Hunton Makes Two Big Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 27, 2016

Amid merger talks with a U.K. firm, Hunton & Williams added two practice leaders from Katten Muchin Rosenman; Bo Dietl's GC finds a new home; Jenner & Block launches a private wealth practice; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Trump Tax Three-Step

Steven J. Harper : The Am Law Daily : May 27, 2016

Donald Trump doesn't want to release his tax returns. Why?

4 Tips for Responding to Bribery Pitches in International Business

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : May 27, 2016

Requests for bribes is common in some countries, but experts ofer four tips for avoiding and responding to illegal solicitations.

Kmart Settles FLSA Misclassification Suit for $3.8M

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : May 25, 2016

Kmart Corp. has agreed to a $3.8 million settlement in federal court in Trenton of two collective actions on behalf of assistant managers who claim they were wrongly classified as exempt from overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and state labor laws.

Fenwick & West Heads to NYC, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 25, 2016

Silicon Valley stalwart Fenwick & West is poised to set up shop in the Big Apple; Boies Schiller brings on two more litigators; Ropes & Gray grabs another private equity pro in London; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

DLA Piper Eyes Potential Domestic Singapore Venture

Frances Ivens : The Am Law Daily : May 20, 2016

A week after announcing massive layoffs in the U.K., DLA Piper is considering inking a formal law alliance with a Singapore firm in order to practice local law in the city-state.

Practice Leaders Pick Up Stakes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016

A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morning Wrap: Lead Uber Plaintiff Objects | Climate Plan Goes to Full D.C. Circuit

Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : May 17, 2016

The lead plaintiff in a California class action against Uber on Monday said he feels "utterly betrayed" by the $84 million settlement for drivers. The D.C. Circuit, acting on its own, speeds up full-court review of the Obama administration's climate plan. And a look at Morgan Lewis' work for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This is a roundup from ALM and other publications.

Exception to At-Will Employment Seen as Narrow in Delaware

Tom McParland : Delaware Law Weekly : May 17, 2016

In a ruling that narrows the way for departure from the at-will employment doctrine in Delaware, the Court of Common Pleas said it would take a strict approach to the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing in a challenge to job termination.

Morgan Lewis Straddles the Trump-Hillary Divide

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 16, 2016

The billionaire reality television star and the former secretary of state don't agree on much, but they've both found reasons to turn to ex-candidate Ted Cruz's former law firm.

Lateral Hiring By US Firms in London Reaches New High

Frances Ivens : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2016

Research into recent recruitment trends by international firms in London has found that they brought in over 20 percent more partners in 2015 than the year before, with total partner numbers climbing by 6 percent across the group year-on-year.

Pennsylvania Investment Firm Hires GC From Global Money Manager

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : May 13, 2016

A Conshohocken-based investment firm has hired an attorney from a global asset management company for its new general counsel position.

Shout-Out: Latham's Hat Trick

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 12, 2016

Latham & Watkins antitrust litigators racked up three wins in the past week, prevailing in federal court on behalf of Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and Ticketmaster; Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.; and Blue Rhino propane gas seller Ferrellgas.

Kirkland's Quest for All the Energy Bankruptcies Continues

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 12, 2016

The Chapter 11 filings of Linn Energy LLC and Penn Virginia Corp. brought two more big energy-related bankruptcies into a stable of cases collected by Kirkland & Ellis. The Linn case alone is the third-largest bankruptcy filed so far this year.

A Smooth Landing for Air Cargo Suit

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 11, 2016

After $1.2 billion in settlements and a decade of litigation that swept in antitrust lawyers from more than 50 firms (seriously, did anyone NOT work on this case?), the massive air cargo price fixing litigation is coming in for a landing.

Supreme Court Specialists, Mostly Male, Dominated Arguments This Term

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : May 11, 2016

With oral arguments over for this term at the U.S. Supreme Court, Bancroft has topped the list of law firms with the most arguments at eight—a number rarely reached by any outfit other than the U.S. solicitor general's office.

Gibson Dunn and Morgan Lewis Work on Friendly's Deal

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 10, 2016

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher represents Dean Foods of Dallas in its pending acquisition of the manufacturing and retail ice cream business from Friendly's Ice Cream for $155 million in cash, while Friendly's turned to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

Sweet Deals: Firms Binge on Friendly's, Krispy Kreme Sales

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 10, 2016

Move over, kale and quinoa. This week it's doughnuts and ice cream keeping deal lawyers happy.

Franklin Institute Violated ADA by Charging Caregiver

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : May 09, 2016

The Franklin Institute violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it charged a severely disabled man's ­caregiver admission to the museum in addition to charging the man, a federal judge has ruled.

Firms Cash In on Anti-Bribery Expertise Amid Litigation Slowdown

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : May 09, 2016

Big-ticket litigations involving scores of lawyers may be thinner on the ground these days, but a surge in global anti-corruption probes appears to be making up for it at a number of firms.

Chadbourne's TMT Chair Goes Solo, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

The former Beltway-based leader of Chadbourne & Parke starts his own shop; Bracewell and Sidley make some big New York hires; a boutique investment bank recruits from Sullivan & Cromwell; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Dozens of Big Firms to Appear in New 'Panama Papers' Database

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 08, 2016

Plenty of familiar names from The Am Law 200 and Global 100 appeared in an early version of a searchable online database drawn from the leaked files of offshore firm Mossack Fonseca.

Dallas-based Hermes Law Promotes Gino Rossini to Partner; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : May 06, 2016

Gino J. Rossini has been promoted to partner in Dallas-based Hermes Law. Rossini's practice is devoted to handling post-trial and appellate matters in state and federal court as well as providing related support at all stages of litigation.

Allstate Denied New Trial in Ex-Agents' Termination Suits

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : May 05, 2016

The federal judge presiding over a case in which former Allstate Insurance Co. agents claimed they were forced to sign unfair releases upon termination has ­denied the company's request for a new trial.

People in the News—May 3, 2016—Jacobson & John

: The Legal Intelligencer : May 03, 2016

Jacobson & John partner Hollie B. John is set to present as part of Lehigh University's 44th Special Education Law Conference.

Tom Brady Bunch: Morgan Lewis Lands Lawyer With QB Ties

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2016

Tom Brady may have added Gibson Dunn's Ted Olson to his Deflategate appellate litigation team, but his own NFL franchise, the New England Patriots, saw its outside firm Morgan Lewis recently land an in-house lawyer who had worked for its star quarterback's father.

Cozen O'Connor Launches Website, Expands Startup Community Ties

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 29, 2016

With the launch of a new website and expansion of its partnership with a local accelerator, Cozen O'Connor is looking to grow its recognition within the startup community.

Morgan Lewis Denied Access to Dilworth Docs in Newspaper Row

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 29, 2016

A Philadelphia judge has denied Morgan, Lewis & Bockius' bid to obtain documents from Dilworth Paxson to aid in the former firm's defense of a suit filed against it by the publishers of Philadelphia's major daily newspapers.

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners Announced

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 28, 2016

The Legal will be presenting a group of Pennsylvania luminaries with Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Top U.K. Firms Still Must Bridge a Big Gulf with The Am Law 100

Georgina Stanley : Legal Week : April 27, 2016

Despite one of their most challenging years since the early 1990s, the leading U.S. law firms continue to dwarf their U.K. counterparts in revenues and profits.