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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 591
  • Gross Revenues: $560,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $950,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,165,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has 591 attorneys and is the 68th largest firm in the United States.  With $560,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 60th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman ranked as the 70th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, CT, DC, FL, NY, TX and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 60 -1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 60 -1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 67 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List 50 25 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 96 -17 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 70 -10 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 80 26 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Pillsbury Chair Takes Stock After Departures

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : July 02, 2015

Pillsbury chair Jim Rishwain answered our questions about a spate of recent partner defections, the firm's merger outlook, and the search for his eventual replacement.

Former In-House Lawyer Accuses Broadcom of Gender Bias

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : June 26, 2015

The company has tapped Orrick to fight claims its executives fostered a misogynistic culture and stood in the way of advancement for female employees.

Morning Wrap: New Jersey Firm to Close | Attorneys Prep for This Morning's SCOTUS Rulings

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : June 25, 2015

Supreme Court decisions are coming this morning, while movie theater shooter James Holmes' defense argues in Colorado, and a law firm shutters in New Jersey. This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.

Panel Hears Debate on Punitive Damages in Asbestos Cases

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : June 23, 2015

Leaders of the asbestos litigation bar were peppered with questions Wednesday by an Appellate Division, First Department, panel in a case testing whether punitive damages can be argued before New York City's special asbestos court.

Sidley Hires Again in LA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 23, 2015

A month after opening a second office in Los Angeles, Sidley Austin raids Paul Hastings for a real estate pro; Proskauer Rose picks up a regional private equity head from Baker & McKenzie; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : June 22, 2015

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

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 22, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : June 17, 2015

Among other announcements, Robert E. Rice, a veteran regulatory enforcement lawyer and former federal prosecutor who most recently served as chief counsel to SEC Chair Mary Jo White, has joined Ropes & Gray.

Pro Bono Lawyer Scores Robot Controller Patent

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : June 17, 2015

Controlling your robots is now cheaper because of an invention by a group of teenagers, who recently won a patent thanks to the work of a pro bono lawyer.

Freshfields' U.S. Hiring Spree Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2015

The Magic Circle firm snags a senior Simpson Thacher & Bartlett civil litigation partner in New York; Sheppard Mullin adds a three-lawyer IP team from Pillsbury; King & Spalding opens in Tokyo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sheppard Takes IP Trio from Pillsbury

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : June 15, 2015

Partners to join Del Mar and D.C. offices.

Supreme Court Won't Rule in Cartel Cases

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : June 15, 2015

The court turned down a chance to clarify the overseas reach of U.S. antitrust enforcement.

On the Move

: The Recorder : June 15, 2015

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

O'Melveny and Pillsbury Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Willkie Farr, Winston & Strawn and Sheppard Mullin make hires from two struggling firms with California roots; Blank Rome bolts on an IP boutique in Houston; Fried Frank loses its last partner in Asia; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Broadcasters Lose Challenge to TV Airwaves Change

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : June 12, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a FCC plan to repackage television airwaves for use by mobile Internet providers.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : June 11, 2015

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

After a Year of Departures, Firm Suffers Gut Punch

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015

Dickstein Shapiro's head count was down more than 21 percent. Then, a key player was indicted.

Anne Hathaway's Dad Joins Drinker Biddle, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 07, 2015

Drinker Biddle & Reath adds a labor and employment partner with star power; Bryan Cave parts ways with a former senator; Greenberg Traurig grabs two former Dewey & LeBoeuf dealmakers; four firms raid Kirkland & Ellis; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Rulings Change Calculus of Law Firm Bankruptcies

Ross Todd : The Recorder : June 05, 2015

Law frms used to see it as cheaper to settle unfinished business claims than to fight them, but that's no longer the case.

Four Awarded Stimson Medals

: New York Law Journal : June 04, 2015

The New York City Bar Association recognized four New York City federal prosecutors during its 23rd annual Henry L. Stimson medal presentation Tuesday.

Hastert Name at Dickstein Drew More Attention Than Money

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : June 04, 2015

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert's resignation last week from Dickstein Shapiro was another punch to the Washington firm. Hastert, a senior adviser who was the most well-known of its professionals, helped market the firm as it restructured in recent years and shrank by nearly half. Still, Hastert, at 73 years old, wasn't central to Dickstein's balance sheet, several people familiar with the firm said.

A Bevy of New Hires at McDermott, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 03, 2015

McDermott Will & Emery adds 17 lawyers from K&L Gates and a Chicago-based IP boutique; three firms make additions through mergers; more McKenna Long & Aldridge partners peel away ahead of the latter's deal with Dentons; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Three Energy Lawyers Move to Norton Rose Fulbright

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 02, 2015

Two partners and a senior counsel formerly practiced together at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman in Houston.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Hogan Lovells Hires on Three Continents, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 30, 2015

Three partners head to Hogan Loveless; Fried Frank raids Kirkland & Ellis in London; another Dickstein Shapiro partner departs; a Florida firm goes on a hiring spree; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

McKenna Long Government Contracts Partners Vote with Their Feet

Katelyn Polantz : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

Ahead of McKenna Long's merger with Dentons, members of a key D.C. practice jump to Covington.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : May 28, 2015

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

Minority Ranks at Large Firms Show Little Growth

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The percentage of minorities at large law firms hasn't changed much in seven years, our Diversity Scorecard shows.

Quinn Emanuel Heads to Shanghai, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 26, 2015

Litigation giant Quinn Emanuel opens its first office in mainland China; Steptoe & Johnson snags four in Silicon Valley; Dentons follows up on its Newt Gingrich hire with several new additions; and other hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : May 25, 2015

New arrivals and laterals in this week's column.