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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP

  • Designation: Columbus, Ohio
  • Head Count: 214
  • Gross Revenues: $118,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $555,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $535,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -7

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur is a Washington-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur has 214 attorneys and is the 194th largest firm in the United States.  With $118,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 184th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in DC, FL and OH.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 184 -7 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 194 -9 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 212 13 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Can We Speed Up the Patent Approval Process, Please?

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : February 27, 2015

It takes the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office an average of 18 months to review an application. But it doesn't have to.

Obeying the Law Trumps Religious Accommodation

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : February 13, 2015

Title VII doesn't require an employer to accommodate an employee's religious beliefs if doing so would violate a federal statute.

Paying It Straight During Daylight Saving

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 21, 2015

When it's time for daylight saving time, employers can't turn back the time clocks on their workers.

Paul Weiss Media Pro Heads to Vice Media, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 16, 2014

James Schwab, head of the media and entertainment practice at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, is poised to become president at Vice Media; a former Bingham McCutchen partner heads to the federal bench; Vorys Sater adds nine litigators in Houston; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

DLA Piper Nabs Ex-FDIC Chair, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 30, 2014

The world's second-largest firm by attorney head count adds two more former federal regulators to its ranks; American Apparel hires a Loeb & Loeb partner; Greenberg Traurig bags Edwards Wildman Palmer's Los Angeles partner-in-charge; Steptoe & Johnson snags an IP trio and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

At Norton Rose Fulbright, a New Guard for the New Year

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : October 30, 2014

After 12 years, Norton Rose Fulbright chief executive Peter Martyr will relinquish his managing partner responsibilities in the U.K. to Martin Scott, the firm announced Wednesday. Meanwhile, John Coleman, managing partner of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada, will pass the baton to Charles Hurdon.

Who in Big Law Cut Checks for the Midterms?

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 28, 2014

The NLJ looks at how the legal industry supports certain interests and people, and where lobbying horsepower could focus in the coming years. In this report, we've highlighted midterm election contributions to three powerful members of Congress.

Should You Rehire a 'Boomerang' Employee?

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : October 23, 2014

Are employees who reapply for jobs at their former companies good hires?

Snell & Wilmer, Porter Wright to Swap Out Firm Leaders

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : October 22, 2014

Snell & Wilmer announced on Tuesday that John Bouma, who served as chair for 30 years, will be replaced by corporate partner Matthew Feeney. Porter Wright Morris & Arthur will also see a leadership change, with its chief operating partner Robert Tannous to take over for Robert "Buzz" Trafford, who served managing partner for 18 years.