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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 2013 Global 100 survey, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius ranked as the 16th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, FL, IL, 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

Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : August 01, 2015

Introducing the 2015 Women Leaders in Tech Law

The Recorder Staff : The Recorder : July 31, 2015

This year's list of 60 women includes 10 "power players" who are using their positions and achievements to advocate for women.

K&L Gates Adds Two Amid Departure Wave, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 29, 2015

K&L Gates, which has watched more than 90 partners depart this year, saw another handful leave within the past week; Morrison & Foerster picks up an Asian litigation leader; O'Melveny & Myers adds one in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Getting Extreme Mileage Out of Your Speaking, Writing Efforts

Stacy West Clark : The Legal Intelligencer : July 28, 2015

My clients know that I love the phrase "four bangs for the buck." For decades I have been preaching that every expenditure of non-billable marketing time spent writing an article or preparing a speech should be repurposed at least four times to get maximum exposure and reap the most possible opportunities. Now I am here to say that my new expression should be 13 bangs for the buck.

Boies Schiller to Abandon Suburbs for Downtown D.C.

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : July 28, 2015

One of the few Am Law 100 law firms in Washington located far from the central business district is moving. Boies, Schiller & Flexner, whose D.C. lawyers work in a building near the Maryland border, plans to move to New York Avenue and 14th Street downtown in the late summer or fall next year.

In Supreme Court Advocacy, Big Law Still Rules

David L. Brown : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Am Law 200 firms get the lion's share of oral argument, an analysis finds.

The A-List: The Runners-Up

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

The next tier of firms in our A-List rankings, and what they need to do to step up.

Morgan Lewis Partner Leaves Litigation for Life of the Oenophile

Zoe Ferguson : The Am Law Daily : July 27, 2015

After almost 16 years at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, former litigation partner Victoria Miller has taken her talents elsewhere, having left the firm earlier this year to focus on operating her own wine tasting company.

Morning Wrap: Jed Rakoff on the 'Highly Reputed' Carter Phillips | Cruz v. SCOTUS

Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : July 23, 2015

New York judge: The "chutzpah" of arguing that Sidley Austin's Carter Phillips failed to provide effective counsel! The bold, end-of-days declarations of Justice Antonin Scalia. Is he crying wolf? And Sen. Ted Cruz offers some solutions about what he sees as the "lawlessness" of the Supreme Court. This is a news roundup from ALM and other publications.

The American Lawyer Names 2015 Global Legal Award Winners

Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : July 23, 2015

The contest attracted 225 strong entries across 30 categories, and honors firms and legal departments involved in the globe's most distinguished deals, disputes and social initiatives.

Schiff Hardin and Steptoe Make Squire Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2015

Squire Patton Boggs sees more partners depart; two more lawyers peel away from O'Melveny & Myers; another IP litigator leaves Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Review Honors Young Lawyers Who Are Rising Stars

Review staff : Daily Business Review : July 22, 2015

The Daily Business Review announces its 2015 class for Rising Stars—a selection of South Florida lawyers under the age of 40 who are making a difference in the community and will continue to do so in the future.

Who's Winning Pay-for-Delay Suits Against Drugmakers?

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : July 21, 2015

Huge potential damages make these suits a tempting new target for plaintiffs lawyers. But they shouldn't expect easy victories.

Liner Lands Dickstein Defectors, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 20, 2015

The head of Dickstein Shapiro's insurance coverage practice leads nine other lawyers to Los Angeles-based Liner; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius hires two more partners in London; and other notable new roles from throughout The Am Law 200.

Pa. Firms Announce Flurry of Lateral Hires

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : July 20, 2015

Pennsylvania law firms are doing some midyear hiring if the latest lateral partner announcements are any indication.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : July 16, 2015

A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

Online Rebranding 'Not Just for the Big Guys'

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : July 15, 2015

At midsize firms, rebranding may not require a large marketing team with a wealth of resources, but should center on a unified message that sets the firm apart from its competition, legal marketing professionals said.

Drugmakers Settle With US Over Underpaid Medicaid Rebates

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : July 14, 2015

Pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Cephalon have agreed to pay the U.S. government and several states a combined total of $54 million to settle claims that they underpaid rebates owed under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Hausfeld Rides Big Fees Into New York, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 14, 2015

High-powered plaintiffs shop Hausfeld hires two antitrust litigators from Greenberg Traurig to open in the Big Apple; Greenberg Traurig opens its first office in Germany; Pillsbury picks up two; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Bragging Rights Go To Wilmer

Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : July 13, 2015

Amid intense competition for a persistently small number of cases, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr reached the top of the heap among law firms arguing the most cases at the U.S. Supreme Court in the term just ended.

Kirkland Pro Joins Sports Analytics Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 12, 2015

A Kirkland & Ellis corporate partner heads to a Silicon Valley sports analytics startup; Epstein Becker & Green snags some epic eyebrows; Morgan Lewis lands a structured transactions trio in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Walker Inaugurated as President of Federal Bar Association

: New Jersey Law Journal : July 10, 2015

Karol Corbin Walker, a partner based in LeClairRyan's Newark office, was sworn in as the first African-American president of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey (AFBNJ) on June 18 at the organization's 39th annual Brennan Dinner, held at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Plus more in this week's column.

Lawyer: Uber Drivers Don't Want to Be Employees

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : July 09, 2015

Gibson Dunn's Theodore Boutrous Jr. argues a would-be class action against Uber in San Francisco threatens to destroy the flexibility prized by its workforce.

Ted Olson Critiques Cruz, Scalia

Mike Sacks : The National Law Journal : July 09, 2015

Prominent conservative lawyer Ted Olson of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher went on the record this week to ridicule Sen. Ted Cruz's call for a constitutional amendment to subject U.S. Supreme Court justices to retention elections. Olson's comment comes days after he flatly said Justice Antonin Scalia was "wrong" in saying the court's gay-marriage ruling poses a "threat to American democracy."

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : July 09, 2015

A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

AstraZeneca, Cephalon to Pay $54M in Medicaid Settlement

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : July 08, 2015

Pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Cephalon have agreed to pay the U.S. government and several states a combined total of $54 million to settle claims that they underpaid rebates owed under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

MoFo Hires Latham's M&A Co-Chair, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 05, 2015

Latham & Watkins corporate partner Graeme Sloan in London joined Morrison & Foerster as co-chair of its M&A group; Covington & Burling brings back a high-profile former U.S. attorney general; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morgan Lewis Took Risks in Its Rebranding

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : July 03, 2015

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius was a different firm a year ago. Certainly many of the same practices and office locations existed, but since then the firm has a new chairwoman and has completed two mergers that catapulted it to the largest in the United States by domestic head count with nearly 2,000 attorneys worldwide.

Deal Watch: Skadden Celebrates Holiday Weekend Atop M&A League Tables

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 03, 2015

M&A league tables for the first half of 2015 compiled by Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters show Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom leading the pack among legal advisers, while several other Am Law 100 firms prepare to fete the Fourth of July with some insurance-related transactional work.

Back to the Future

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : July 01, 2015

A bank gives women who have taken time off a chance to resume their careers.