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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

  • Designation: Philadelphia
  • Head Count: 1,338
  • Gross Revenues: $1,317,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $985,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,610,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

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 $1,317,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 12th on The American Lawyer's 2015 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 12 0 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 12 0 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

Merger Mania? Not For Many of D.C.'s Biggest Law Firms

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : November 30, 2015

A handful of law firm leaders with Washington roots have dug deeper this year, claiming that no matter how frequently mergers creep across the industry, their law firms won't join other firms.

How to Size Up Sectors and Practices for Future Growth

William Henderson and Evan Parker : The American Lawyer : November 30, 2015

Most of The Am Law 200 will only be able to grow by taking market share. Here are ways to think about industries and practice areas that will bear fruit for your firm.

Big Suits

: The American Lawyer : November 30, 2015

United States v. Credit Agricole; Quadrant Structured Products v. Vertin; Chickasaw Nation v. U.S. Department of the Interior; Bard v. Gore

Deal Watch: Skadden's Tax Schemes and a Petco Purchase

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 28, 2015

Having recently taken on tax-related engagements for Yahoo and Darden Restaurants, lawyers from Skadden handle Pfizer's controversial $152 billion union with Allergan, while four other firms land a role on the $4.6 billion sale of Petco Holdings.

Am Law All-Stars Seek to Avert Daily Fantasy Sports Shutdown

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : November 25, 2015

Boies Schiller, Debevoise and Gibson Dunn took the lead for the two leading daily fantasy sports companies—DraftKings and FanDuel—in their bid to beat back New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's bid to ban them from operating in the Empire State.

Corporate Practices Strong in Growth Year for Pa. Firms

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : November 24, 2015

It was a strong year for most large Pennsylvania firms, with revenue growth in 2014 nearly across the board and profits per equity partner showing positive change at most firms. The only declines in both revenue and PPP were modest.

Morgan Lewis Boasts Steady Profits, No Debt on Anniversary of Bingham Deal

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : November 24, 2015

One year after Morgan, Lewis & Bockius took in 750 lawyers from failing Bingham McCutchen, the firm's finances are stable and it is once again debt-free, according to chair Jami Wintz McKeon.

People in the News - Nov. 23, 2015 - New Name for Phila. Bar's Civil Litigation Section Award

: The Legal Intelligencer : November 23, 2015

Robert J. Casey Jr. and Alexander B. Giacobetti, co-chairs of the Philadelphia Bar Association's state civil litigation section, announced the section's annual award is now named in honor of former Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas President Judge Alex Bonavitacola.

On the Move

: The Recorder : November 23, 2015

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

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : November 23, 2015

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

Am Law Firms Go Big on $160 Billion Pfizer-Allergan Deal

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : November 23, 2015

If 2015 is the year of the deal, Pfizer's $160 billion merger with Allergan looks like it'll be the deal of the year for a small army of M&A lawyers.

Big Law Flirts With Office-Less Future

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : November 20, 2015

In Menlo Park, Orrick's Don Keller is overseeing a shift to an open floor plan with fewer private offices.

The Guantánamo Bar: Thomas Wilner

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : November 18, 2015

Still in the fray, 13 years after filing one of the first Guantánamo-related suits.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : November 17, 2015

Six firms announce new hires, and Kenyon & Kenyon partner John Kenny has been named an administrative patent judge at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

The 2015 Appellate Hot List: Winning Big Cases, Changing the Law

: The National Law Journal : November 16, 2015

The 20 firms on these pages represent appellate advocacy at its strongest.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : November 16, 2015

For Allyson Ho and her team at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, the most satisfying win of 2014 may have been convincing the U.S. Supreme Court just to consider a retirement benefits case between their client, M&G Polymers USA LLC, and its retired workers.

Fantasy Sports Companies Challenge AG Ban in Court

David Bario and Jake Pearson : The Am Law Daily : November 16, 2015

Court papers filed in state Supreme Court in Manhattan on Friday show FanDuel and DraftKings are both seeking a judge's ruling on the legality of their business after Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent the companies cease-and-desist letters Tuesday, charging the games were in violation of state gambling laws.

All Lawyered Up, Fantasy Sports Companies Take On NY AG

David Bario : The Am Law Daily : November 12, 2015

With help from Boies Schiller's David Boies, Gibson Dunn's Randy Mastro and others, DraftKings and FanDuel are girding for battle with New York's attorney general and a growing roster of opponents.

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.

Arent Fox Taps Cristina Carvalho as Firm's Next Leader

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : November 10, 2015

Cristina Carvalho, a Brazilian-born copyright and intellectual property lawyer, will become Arent Fox's next managing partner, the firm plans to announce this week. Although she's based in Washington, and the firm has no foreign offices, the promotion of Carvalho, educated in Rio de Janeiro, reflects Arent Fox's focus on international law and clients. "I think there are a lot of opportunities for people like me at Arent Fox. I'm one of many," Carvalho, 52, told The National Law Journal in an interview Monday.

Sidley Adds Finance Partner in LA

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : November 09, 2015

Richard Petretti is moving from Morgan Lewis.

When Rodyk & Davidson Meets Dentons

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : November 09, 2015

Will joining the world's largest law firm help revive Singapore's oldest law firm?

Judge Tosses 'Sophisticated' Investor's Fraud Claim

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : November 06, 2015

An investor who claimed he was defrauded of $4 million had his case dismissed by Manhattan Commercial Division Justice Anil Singh, who said it is "not the court's role to insulate sophisticated business entities from the consequences of their own risky investments."

Meet our 2015 Lifetime Achievement Winners

Heather D. Nevitt : Texas Lawyer : November 03, 2015

This list recognizes lawyers who have made their mark on the legal profession in the Lone Star State.

Attorney of the Year Finalist: Allyson N. Ho

: Texas Lawyer : November 02, 2015

A Holland & Knight Partner Heads to Cambodia, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : November 02, 2015

A United Nations war crimes tribunal for former members of the Khmer Rouge reels in a Holland & Knight partner; Kilpatrick Townsend sets up shop in Texas; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Papers' Suit Against Morgan Lewis Facing Six-Month Delay

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : October 30, 2015

The owner of Philadelphia's major daily newspapers and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius are seeking a six-month extension in a lawsuit over the firm's handling of a 2014 ownership dispute and sale of the papers.

High Court Revives $27.6M Verdict for Promotional Video Injury

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : October 28, 2015

The state Supreme Court has revived a $27.6 million verdict awarded to a woman who had to undergo four additional surgeries after taping a promotional video to demonstrate the success of her initial double knee replacement surgery.

Linklaters Lands Baker & McKenzie Litigator, Plus More Lateral Moves

Jennifer Henderson and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 28, 2015

Douglas Tween, chair of Baker & McKenzie's white-collar practice and head of the firm's New York litigation department, is headed to Magic Circle firm Linklaters; Cravath hires from Simpson Thacher; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

ADP Drops Suit Against Zenefits

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : October 27, 2015

The payroll processor made nice with its partner and possible rival after a judge suggested its defamation suit might run into a Rule 11 problem if it ever came out with a competing product.