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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 NR N/A 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

Baker Bags Two Amid Belfast Opening, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 27, 2015

Baker & McKenzie opens a back-office outpost in Northern Ireland while making a high-profile addition in London; a bevy of moves at Buchanan Ingersoll; Stroock raids Squire Patton Boggs; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : July 23, 2015

Carolina Fornos and Caroline Harcourt have rejoined Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman; Hugh Verrier, a project finance attorney, has been re-elected chairman of White & Case for a third consecutive term; and more.

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.

Fenwick & West Hires From Latham in Shanghai

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : July 21, 2015

Corporate partner Karen Yan specializes in China-related internet and technology deals.

'Case Closed' for City's Suit Against Handgun Retailers

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : July 21, 2015

Eastern District Judge Jack Weinstein agreed with the report by special master Peter Pope, a partner at Jenner & Block, that the New York City's purpose in launching the litigation—to cut the supply of handguns by targeting high-volume retailers whose practices allowed "strawman" purchases—has largely been achieved.

On the Move

: The Recorder : July 20, 2015

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

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 20, 2015

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

Dickstein Shapiro's Top Insurance Lawyer, 9 Others in LA to Leave Firm

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : July 17, 2015

Kirk Pasich, one of few rainmakers left at Dickstein Shapiro and a nationally known insurance litigator, will pull his practice group from the D.C.-based law firm, according to five people familiar with his plans. Pasich and nine other Dickstein lawyers will join Liner LLP, two of the people said.

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.

Correction

: New York Law Journal : July 13, 2015

Chadbourne Exits Beijing

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : July 10, 2015

Fifteen years after opening in the Chinese capital, the firm has chosen to run its China practice from New York and London.

Judge's Power to Alter NYCAL Management Orders Affirmed

Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : July 10, 2015

In affirming the authority of an administrative judge to change a management order involving asbestos litigation, the First Department declined Thursday to overturn a ruling allowing asbestos plaintiffs to request punitive damages. But the unanimous panel stayed implementation and invited newly appointed coordinating judge Justice Peter Moulton to review the order.

Akin Gump Adds High-Powered Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 08, 2015

The Beltway base of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld absorbs two veteran litigators; Hogan Lovells hires three Baker Botts litigators in Texas; McDermott and Pillsbury poach new partners; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : July 06, 2015

Six law firms, along with JAMS, have announced new additions, while Debevoise & Plimpton has announced a promotion.

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.