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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

Ex-Willkie Partner's Emails Prompt Settlement Questions

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : March 25, 2015

Willkie Farr & Gallagher's revelation that a former partner engaged in questionable communications with an opposing counsel has given ammunition to retailers who object to massive settlements in two antitrust cases involving credit card companies.

Daily Document: United States Telecom Association v. FCC

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : March 24, 2015

United States Telecom Association on Monday asked a federal appeals court in Washington to review the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules.

FHFA, Nomura Head to Trial Over Fannie and Freddie Losses

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : March 12, 2015

After four years of courtroom wrangling and more than $20 billion in settlements, the first trial is set to begin Monday in the Federal Housing Finance Agency's litigation campaign against banks that packaged and sold mortgage-backed securities.

Lawsuit Against Milken Over Education Tech Sale Is Tossed

Michael A. Riccardi : Delaware Business Court Insider : March 11, 2015

A Delaware federal judge has kicked out a $135 million lawsuit by a Texas-based company against Michael Milken and an associate over their sale of an education technology company.

Quinn Knocks Out $135M Ron Perelman Suit in Milken Feud

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 10, 2015

A Delaware judge threw out fraud allegations that Perelman's Harland Clarke Holdings had leveled against Michael Milken and GroupOn executive Raman Srinivasan.

Recorder Names Litigation Department of the Year Winners

Recorder Staff : The Recorder : March 06, 2015

In addition to overall and speciality practice awards, honorees include high-impact in-house counsel.

Winners Announced for Asia Legal Awards 2015

: The Asian Lawyer : March 04, 2015

On Tuesday night, The Asian Lawyer held its second annual Asia Legal Awards, celebrating the region's top law firms. As promised, here's the list of lucky winners.

Berger & Montague

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : March 02, 2015

Justices Won't Put Brakes on 'Largest Class Action Ever'

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 02, 2015

Declining to review a price-fixing case that defense lawyers have dubbed the "largest class action ever certified," the Supreme Court on Monday deprived Gibson Dunn's Ted Boutrous of a chance to slay another giant class suit, as he did in.

East Texas Jury Hits Apple With $533 Million Patent Verdict

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : February 25, 2015

Apple and its lawyers at Ropes & Gray lost the year's first mega-patent infringement verdict this week, when a jury in Tyler, Texas, awarded nearly $533 million to patent licensing company Smartflash LLC after finding that Apple willfully infringed three data storage patents.

Zoloft MDL Has a Trial Date and a Focus

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : February 24, 2015

The first trial in the multidistrict litigation over Zoloft has been set for Nov. 9, which would trail the first state-court cases by about six months.

Protecting a Little Fellow Named Oscar

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : February 19, 2015

It's that time of year again: The red carpet rolls out in Hollywood, celebrities dress in their finest attire—and intellectual property lawyers scour the country to protect the Oscars brand.

Judge Denies Injunction to Marine Alleging 'Coverup'

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : February 19, 2015

A U.S. Marine seeking to block a disciplinary proceeding he claims was brought because he alleged information was concealed in the 2012 murders of three fellow Marines in Afghanistan has lost his bid for a preliminary injunction.

Dechert, King & Spalding Beat Back Soverain Patent Appeal

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : February 12, 2015

Handing a win to Victoria's Secret and Avon Products, the Federal Circuit ruled that Soverain couldn't escape an earlier ruling invalidating its patents in case involving the online software retailer Newegg Inc.

Newsmakers: Week of Feb. 9

: Texas Lawyer : February 09, 2015

Ryan Roberts has joined Weil, Gotshal & Manges as an associate in its Dallas office. Roberts is a member of the firm's tax, benefits and executive compensation department.

UBS, SunTrust Lose Bid to Escape ResCap Mortgage Claims

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : February 04, 2015

Lawyers at Quinn Emanuel moved a step closer this week to forcing a payout from banks that partnered with defunct mortgage lender Residential Capital before the financial crisis.

The Lateral Report: 2014's All-Star Hires

: The American Lawyer : February 03, 2015

Twenty of the most notable and intriguing lateral moves of the year.

Validation of The Power of Storytelling

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : February 02, 2015

The Asian Lawyer Announces Finalists for Asia Legal Awards 2015

Nick Ferguson : The Asian Lawyer : February 02, 2015

We reveal the contenders for our annual awards ahead of a gala dinner in Hong Kong on March 3.

How a Billion-Dollar Mass Tort Fizzled in NJ

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : January 30, 2015

Litigation that resulted in multimillion-dollar verdicts around the country is poised to shut down in New Jersey without a single case tried to verdict and no known recoveries by the hundreds of women who claimed that the hormones they took to alleviate symptoms of menopause instead caused cancer and other problems.

Litigators of the Week: Michael Dowd and Jason Forge of Robbins Geller

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : January 29, 2015

Pfizer Inc. and a phalanx of defense lawyers spent five years trying to defeat an investor class action related to off-label drug marketing. But Robbins Geller kept the case alive until a looming trial pressured the drug maker to cut a $400 million deal.

Big Suits

David Bario, Scott Flaherty and Rebekah Mintzer : The American Lawyer : January 29, 2015

U.S. v. Newman and Chiasson; In Re Forex Benchmark Rates and Antitrust Litigation; Harris Country v. International Paper; In re Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities; SimpleAir v. Google

Zoloft Plaintiffs Fail on Second Try to Keep Expert

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : January 27, 2015

The first expert offered by plaintiffs to show the antidepressant Zoloft caused birth defects in babies born to mothers who took it is still unacceptable, the federal judge handling the case has ruled.

Pair of Cybersecurity Partners Join Orrick

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : January 26, 2015

Aravind Swaminathan and John Wolfe left DLA Piper for Orrick's Seattle office.

Marvell Beats Back Derivative Suit Over Patent Rout

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : January 26, 2015

Applying Bermuda law, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh dismissed claims against the semiconductor company for lack of standing.

McDermott Taps New COO, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2015

Two firms shuffling their COOs saw partners depart in January; DLA Piper and Kirkland & Ellis make some high-profile labor and employment hires; Quinn Emanuel grows in Houston; Wilmer raids MoFo for a new cybersecurity chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.


: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2015

New arrivals, laterals, and a new office in this week's column.

$177M Spa Chain Settlement Entitles Class to Massages

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : January 14, 2015

Tens of thousands of California customers of the Massage Envy Franchising chain of spas will have the opportunity to claim unused sessions for which they had prepaid, under a tentative class action settlement slated to go before a judge later this month, according to federal court documents.

Court OKs New Arbitration over Citi's $7.5B Abu Dhabi Deal

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : January 14, 2015

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and its lawyers at Quinn Emanuel are finally getting some good news in their long-running fight with Citigroup Inc.

IN BRIEF: Habeas Rejected For Chimp

: The National Law Journal : January 12, 2015

An intermediate New York state appellate court has rejected a writ of habeas corpus to move a chimpanzee named Kiko from the Primate Sanctuary in Niagara Falls, N.Y., to a different sanctuary. Plus more from NLJ.com and other ALM publications.