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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 673
  • Gross Revenues: $972,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,445,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $4,485,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 2

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, has 673 attorneys and is the 58th largest firm in the United States.  With $972,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 26th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, ranked as the 33rd highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, IL and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 26 2 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 26 2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 58 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 26 2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

On the Move

: The Recorder : December 15, 2014

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

Panel: Power Plant Exempt From Waterfront Review

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : December 15, 2014

The Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester County does not need to show compliance with New York's Coastal Management Program as part of its relicencing process, a state appeals court has ruled.

Newsmakers: Week of Dec. 15

: Texas Lawyer : December 15, 2014

Jonathan Judkowitz has joined Winston & Strawn as a partner in the firm's corporate transactions group in Houston.

What Were the Big Lateral Moves in 2014?

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : December 15, 2014

A number of firms headquartered outside Texas opened offices in the Lone Star State during 2014, spurring lateral moves.


: The National Law Journal : December 15, 2014

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

Google Can't Dodge $85M East Texas Patent Verdict

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : December 11, 2014

The search giant's lawyers at Kilpatrick Stockton & Townsend failed to overturn a damages verdict handed down earlier this year by a jury in Marshall.

Court: Juror's Voir Dire Lie No Basis to Challenge Verdict

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : December 09, 2014

Evidence that a juror lied during questioning by lawyers before trial can not be used to support a motion for a new trial, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.

Cisco Lashes Out at Arista in Northern District Infringement Suits

Ross Todd : The Recorder : December 05, 2014

In a blog post, Cisco GC Mark Chandler accused Arista executives who previously worked at Cisco of copying a dozen features.

Federal Circuit Toys With Remanding Part of Apple-Samsung Fight

Scott Graham : The Recorder : December 04, 2014

After two trials, a fortune in legal fees and a trio of appeals court rulings, the first epic patent fight between Apple and Samsung still isn't over.

HRC's LGBT Rankings Tout Top Firms, But Still No Boies Schiller

Tara Kadioglu : The Am Law Daily : December 02, 2014

The Human Rights Campaign has released its 2015 Corporate Equality Index, which gives 87 Am Law 200 firms perfect scores for their policies regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees, an increase from the 81 such firms that earned top marks last year.

Three Am Law Firms Make Houston Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 02, 2014

Ogletree Deakins, Quinn Emanuel and Winston & Strawn join the Houston hiring frenzy; Bingham McCutchen's exodus continues; three Howrey alums find a new home at Novak Druce; Jenner & Block brings on a former Deepwater Horizon task force head; Skadden adds one in London and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Despite Bingham's Demise, Tina Brozman Foundation Lives On

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : December 01, 2014

Bingham McCutchen has supported The Honorable Tina Brozman Foundation, a nonprofit named in honor of a former bankruptcy partner at the firm who died of ovarian cancer at 54, since its inception in 2008. And while Bingham McCutchen itself appears to have avoided bankruptcy, the foundation expects to remain unaffected by the deal struck last week between the firm and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.


: The National Law Journal : December 01, 2014

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

Litigator of the Week: Faith Gay of Quinn Emanuel

Susan Beck : The Litigation Daily : November 30, 2014

Gay won a key procedural ruling for client Colgate-Palmolive in tort litigation over talcum powder.

Apple, Samsung Patent Feud Heads to Federal Circuit

Ross Todd : The Recorder : November 26, 2014

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh issued a final judgment Tuesday, even as lawyers prepare for a Dec. 4 argument before the Federal Circuit.

Judge Rules Redskins Trademark Defense Can Move Forward

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : November 25, 2014

The Washington Redskins' legal fight to defend its trademarks can proceed in a federal district court, a judge ruled on Tuesday.

Rockstar, Google Patent Feud Close to Settlement

Ross Todd : The Recorder : November 24, 2014

Rockstar's lawyer at McKool Smith filed a motion to stay the case for 45 days, saying the parties are close to a global resolution.

INADMISSIBLE: Paul Clement and Laurence Tribe Team Up

: The National Law Journal : November 24, 2014

In a not-so-subtle hint that it's prepared to fight, the American Clinical Laboratory Association last week announced it has hired longtime U.S. Supreme Court advocate Paul Clement and constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe to challenge federal regulators. Plus more in this week's column.

House Republicans Challenge Health Care Law in Court

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : November 21, 2014

House Republicans on Friday filed a long-threatened lawsuit challenging certain provisions of the Obama administration's signature health care reform law.

Morning Wrap: Wiley Rein's McBee Talks Ongoing, NYPD Loses Secrecy Argument

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : November 20, 2014

Wiley Rein, Eric Cantor's team and the attorney general of Missouri all consider changes in the lobbying industry: This is a round-up of legal news from ALM affiliated publications and news outlets around the country. For more legal news, visit nlj.com and law.com.

Lack of Facts Washes Out Suit Against Clairol Hair Dye

By Jennifer Genova, Laura Castro and Amanda Bronstad : New Jersey Law Journal : November 20, 2014

A personal injury lawsuit lodged against Clairol by a New Jersey salon owner and her customers has been dismissed by U.S. District Judge Jose Linares.

Will New Expert Be Allowed to Save Zoloft MDL?

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : November 19, 2014

Several months after tossing the key expert witness for plaintiffs who allege that Pfizer's antidepressant drug Zoloft causes birth defects, a federal judge in Philadelphia considered allowing them to offer a new one.

Sidley Austin Snags Houston Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2014

Two Andrews Kurth partners peel off for Sidley Austin in Houston's hot lateral market; a handful of firms make big hires in London; Blank Rome adds a pair from Bingham McCutchen; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Law Prof Jonathan Turley Takes Up Boehner Suit

Mike Sacks : Legal Times : November 18, 2014

Jonathan Turley is taking over as lead counsel in House Speaker John Boehner's yet-to-be-filed lawsuit against President Barack Obama's executive actions. The hiring of Turley comes after two other firms—Quinn Emanuel and Baker & Hostetler—backed out of pursuing any case.

The 2014 Appellate Hot List

: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

We've identified 20 firms with outstanding achievements before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal circuit courts and state courts of last resort.

Judge Green-Lights Bratz Maker's $1B Suit Against Mattel

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

A Los Angeles judge has indicated she will allow a $1 billion lawsuit to go forward against Mattel Inc. in its latest battle with Bratz doll manufacturer MGA Entertainment Inc.

Smyser Kaplan Expands White-Collar Practice

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : November 17, 2014

Dane Ball and Shaun Clarke leave Quinn Emanuel and join Smyser Kaplan & Veselka in Houston.

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

Bingham, Edwards Wildman Partners Defect, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Edwards Wildman Palmer and Bingham McCutchen lawyers head for the exits; Kirkland & Ellis hires again from Covington & Burling; a quick turnaround for two Quinn Emanuel litigators; government roles beckon some big firm partners and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Oracle, SAP Strike $360 Million Peace Accord in Copyright War

Ross Todd : The Recorder : November 14, 2014

Rather than risk a fresh trial, Oracle will accept the Ninth Circuit's judgment reducing a $1.3 billion jury award.