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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 $560,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 60th on The American Lawyer's 2015 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

In the News

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : April 28, 2016

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

Report: Who Won (and Lost) the Most Big-Ticket Trials in 2015

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 25, 2016

Big Law litigators love to boast that their firms are ready and willing to take cases to trial. So it's interesting to look at the top 100 verdicts of 2015 to see what firms are actually making good on their threats. The answer is probably not who you'd think.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 25, 2016

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

Davis Polk Hires Ex-Cravath Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Ronald Cami heads to Davis Polk & Wardwell in Silicon Valley; Davis Wright Tremaine adds a former top federal prosecutor; another Bracewell partner departs; a new IP boutique forms inside the Beltway; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Valley Firms Surge in The Am Law 100

Ross Todd : The Recorder : April 22, 2016

The list is out! And California firms outpaced their peers in a year of glacial growth.

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

A four-lawyer team leaves Dykema Gossett to start their own shop; Norton Rose Fulbright nabs a dealmaker who nearly died in an African plane crash; a Seyfarth Shaw practice leader joins a high-profile boutique; and other notable additions from The Am Law 200.

Holland & Knight Adds Partner Quartet, Plus More Lateral Moves

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.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : April 07, 2016

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

One Judge Is Banning Web Research on Jurors. Will Others Follow?

Jennifer Williams-Alvarez : Corporate Counsel : April 07, 2016

Judge William Alsup is on a mission to protect the privacy of jurors. And he's using an upcoming jury trial in Oracle's copyright case against Google as his platform to raise questions on the subject.

Spring Forward: What Top Litigator Lateral Moves Tell Us About the Market

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 05, 2016

Demand for litigators seems to be lagging behind corporate, regulatory and transactional specialists--consistent with predictions by some consultants earlier this year. So what do recent lateral moves tell us about the market for litigators?

As Austin's Legal Market Explodes, Firms Rush In

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : April 04, 2016

Austin's economy is booming—spurring business growth, creating impressive numbers of jobs and flooding the city with new residents. Law firms are reacting by opening new offices or expanding existing operations.

Reports Disclose Law Firms Targeted by Hackers

Nell Gluckman and Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : April 01, 2016

While it's no secret that law firms are often targeted by cyber criminals seeking sensitive client information, it's rare for breaches to become public. But not this week.

Deal Watch: Hogan Lovells Lands Roles in Dell, Therapy Co. Sales

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016

The firm advised on two deals announced this week worth a combined $5 billion.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : March 31, 2016

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

Pillsbury, Hogan Lovells Handle $3 Billion Dell Deal

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : March 30, 2016

Pillsbury represents NTT Data of Plano in a pending acquisition of Dell Services from Round Rock's Dell.

Cravath Admits Breach as Law Firm Hacks Go Public

Nell Gluckman and Christine Simmons : The Am Law Daily : March 30, 2016

Law firms usually manage to keep the public in the dark when it comes to data breaches and hacking attacks. But not this week.

Tortured Tale of Ex-Dorsey Partner Takes Turn in Maryland

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : March 29, 2016

Kristan Peters-Hamlin, a former Dorsey & Whitney partner who has dealt with a recurring disciplinary issue over the past decade, has been disbarred in Maryland.

Pillsbury Wins Round for Apple Supplier in Securities Suit

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : March 29, 2016

U.S. District Judge James Donato chiseled off a chunk of the suit against InvenSense but will give plaintiffs a second chance to detail some allegations.

Law Firm Mergers Don't Benefit Clients, Report Finds

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : March 29, 2016

Amid a spate of unconsummated law firm courtships, a new report claims that the majority of mergers fail to deliver benefits to clients and risk damaging partnership value.

Sheppard Brings on IP Partner With China Practice

David Ruiz : The Recorder : March 24, 2016

Weiguo "Will" Chen joins the firm's Palo Alto office from Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner.

Real Talk About the Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Scott Graham : The Recorder : March 22, 2016

Pillsbury's William Atkins has some practical advice for dealing with the PTAB.

In-House Counsel Profile: Mark Van De Voorde

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : March 21, 2016

Mark Van De Voorde is the general counsel at Victaulic Co., a leading producer of mechanical pipe joining products based in Easton, Pennsylvania.

The Am Law 100: Winston & Strawn Grows Profits, Revenue

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : March 21, 2016

Revenue per lawyer at the Chicago-based firm topped $1 million for the first time in 2015, and profits per partner were up 7.1 percent from the previous year.

Katten Litigation Co-Leader Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 21, 2016

The U.S. Department of Commerce adds a high-profile partner from Katten Muchin Rosenman; Greenberg Traurig and Holland & Knight trade hires; Winston & Strawn's arbitration co-chair departs; and other notable additions from around The Am Law 200.

Man Who Shot Ex-Ropes & Gray Partner Given Life Sentence

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

More than three years after former Ropes & Gray partner and Jones Walker special counsel Sanford “Sandy” Kaynor Jr. was shot twice and left for dead, his assailant was given a 362-year prison sentence in a New Orleans criminal court.

Who Will Take Driver's Seat on Car Tech?

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : March 18, 2016

Makers of self-driving cars want federal regulators, not state, to pave the road. Privacy advocates, meanwhile, want to rein in collection of car-and-driver data.

NY Boutique Bags Big Law Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 16, 2016

Comings-and-goings at McCarter & English; Pillsbury Winthrop heads to Hong Kong; Proskauer Rose picks up a new life sciences vice chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

INADMISSIBLE: Scholars Urge Senate Action on SCOTUS

: The National Law Journal : March 14, 2016

More than 350 legal scholars last week called on the Senate to fulfill its constitutional obligation to consider President Barack Obama's upcoming U.S. Supreme Court nominee. Plus more in this week's column.