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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 598
  • Gross Revenues: $557,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $930,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,185,000
  • 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 $557,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 61st on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman ranked as the 71st highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, CT, DC, FL, NY, TN, TX and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 61 -1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 61 -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

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Big Deals

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Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : May 19, 2016

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This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : May 19, 2016

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

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

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: The Recorder : May 16, 2016

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: The Recorder : May 09, 2016

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: Legaltech News : May 06, 2016

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Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : May 06, 2016

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A Litigator's Take on Juries in the Age of Social Media

Scott Graham : The Recorder : May 03, 2016

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Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 03, 2016

Chadbourne & Parke's outpost in the Polish capital, which it opened in 2004, has been spun off into its own local firm.

This Week's Deals

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Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 25, 2016

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

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Ross Todd : The Recorder : April 22, 2016

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K&L Gates Adds Two in China and Hong Kong

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : April 18, 2016

Corporate partner Henry Wang and disputes partner Jay Chiu arrive from Mayer Brown JSM and Goodwin Procter, respectively.

Dykema Defectors Form New Firm, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

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Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2016

Holland & Knight keeps hiring; Kirkland picks up one from Paul Weiss; Proskauer Rose reels in some heavy-hitters; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Despite Out-of-State Disbarment, Lawyer Continues Conn. Practice

SCOTT FLAHERTY : The Connecticut Law Tribune : April 08, 2016

Wesport attorney Kristan Peters-Hamlin, who previously received a seven-year suspension in New York based on misconduct during a trade secrets case, has been disbarred in Maryland following a related disciplinary proceeding.

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This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : April 07, 2016

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