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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 Columbus-based law firm. With 237 attorneys, it is the 174th largest firm in the United States according to the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings. With respect to revenue, the firm ranked 176th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings of firms based on revenue with $125,000,000 in gross revenue in 2010. Porter Wright is a business and corporate law firm with practice areas including antitrust and trade regulation, corporate and securities, finance and commerce, government affairs, intellectual property, litigation, labor and employment, and white-collar crime. In addition to its Columbus headquarters, the firm has several other office locations in Ohio, including Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Dayton, as well as offices in Washington, D.C., and Naples, Florida.

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

Crowdfunding Rules Too Strict? There's a Better Way

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 16, 2014

The $70,000 potato salad notwithstanding, companies might want to go to accredited investors to raise cash.

The Churn: Holland & Knight Heads to Alaska, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Holland & Knight, a firm with Florida roots, is heading to Anchorage after recruiting a team of lawyers from Patton Boggs, plus more moves from across The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Squire Patton Boggs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2014

A look at some partners who won't be joining a combined Squire Patton Boggs, Edwards Wildman Palmer's new public policy group, Polsinelli hires four and more lateral moves across The Am Law 200.

New IRS Rules Prompt Review of Restricted Stock Grants

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 23, 2014

One commentator called the "clarification" essentially a rewrite of the old rules. Most plans, however, should pass the test.

The FTC on Material Connection and Hashtags

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 16, 2014

The Federal Trade Commission warns organizations that contests on Pinterest must clearly articulate endorsements.


: The National Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Norberto Quintana joins Holland & Knight's financial-services practice as partner in the New York office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

FTC Finalizes Order Against Aaron's Inc. for Spying on Customers

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Law Technology News : January 13, 2014

Chain store cannot monitor technology on computers, among other orders.

Marshall Dennehey Opens Cincinnati Office With New Hire

Zack Needles : The Legal Intelligencer : January 11, 2014

Philadelphia-based insurance defense firm Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin opened a Cincinnati office Monday with one new lateral hire and the relocation of one of its Cleveland-based shareholders.

The Churn: Dentons Continues Heenan Blaikie Hiring, Plus More Lateral Moves

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : January 04, 2014

Dentons hires a total of 46 attorneys from failed Canada firm Heenan Blaikie; Akerman adds three new litigators in its month-old Chicago office; and a former White House adviser joins Akin Gump.

Recent SEC No-Action Letter's Impact on M&A Brokers

Isobel Markham : Law.com : January 25, 2014