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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, TN, 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

DLA Piper Hires Hong Kong Partner

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : September 01, 2015

Private equity lawyer Gloria Liu joins from Goodwin Procter.

The Redacted Version Is Plenty

Marisa Kendall : Corporate Counsel : September 01, 2015

And if it's not enough, the plaintiff is trying to unredact the rest.

Han Kun Steals Eight Allbright Lawyers in Shanghai

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : September 01, 2015

The Beijing-based boutique firm has poached a mixed team of partners and senior counsel whose practices range from mergers and acquisitions to employment law.

Movers: A National Roundup of Laterals and New Arrivals

: The National Law Journal : August 31, 2015

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

Delaware Judge Fines Dole CEO and Ex-GC $148 Million

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : August 28, 2015

Delaware's Chancery Court found the pair had misled investors when they took the company private.

Firms Sound Alarm in Patent Malpractice Case

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 26, 2015

A decision that representing rival patent-seekers amounts to a conflict of interest would have dire consequences for lawyers and clients, according to an amicus brief from Morrison & Foerster, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and several other firms.

On the Move

: The Recorder : August 24, 2015

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

Law Firms Eye Global Market Turmoil, China Plunge

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : August 24, 2015

China's stock tumble, with its nerve-rattling aftershocks in the U.S., may cause law firms to further scrutinize their strategy in Asia.

In SF Expansion, Firm Sings 'Sweet Home Alabama'

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : August 21, 2015

Maynard Cooper's low-cost base of operations means lower prices for clients, says managing partner Andrew Kitchen.

Ropes Reels in Cybersecurity Pros, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 19, 2015

Two top data privacy and security partners leave McDermott Will & Emery for Ropes & Gray; Latham & Watkins hires again from Clifford Chance in Germany; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Orrick Snags Corporate Partner From Pillsbury

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : August 17, 2015

Michael Sullivan specializes in emerging growth companies and venture capital.

INADMISSIBLE: A Novel of Conflicting Loyalties at Court

: The National Law Journal : August 17, 2015

Kermit Roosevelt, the great-great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, has written a provocative new novel, "Allegiance." It recalls the World War II Supreme Court, when justices and clerks grappled with the cases that resulted in support for the U.S. exclusion policy toward Japanese-Americans. Plus more in this week's column.

Meet the D.C. Lawyers Representing Celebrity Chefs Sued by Trump

Happy Carlock : Legal Times : August 13, 2015

Defending lawsuits filed by one of the most outspoken 2016 presidential candidates against a pair of celebrity chefs, Washington lawyers Paul Kiernan and Deborah Baum look like they can take the heat.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : August 13, 2015

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

Judge Slams Defense Lawyer for Discovery Breaches

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 12, 2015

A San Diego magistrate judge said a LeClairRyan partner gave false assurances that sought-after documents didn't exist.

On the Move

: The Recorder : August 10, 2015

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

King & Spalding Is California Bound, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 09, 2015

Eight lawyers are leaving DLA Piper's outpost in Sacramento for King & Spalding; Weil, Gotshal & Manges loses two structured finance partners; more partnership changes at K&L Gates; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Foley Adds Patent Counseling Partner

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : August 05, 2015

Mark Danielson joins the firm's Silicon Valley office.

William Dillingham, 64, Founded SF Boutique

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : August 04, 2015

In his early days at Pillsbury, the Dillingham & Murphy partner successfully challenged the government's anti-gay immigration policy.

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.

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