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Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP

  • Designation: Minneapolis
  • Head Count: 224
  • Gross Revenues: $280,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,250,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,075,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 44

Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi is a Minneapolis-based law firm. The firm was ranked at 149th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 with $168,000,000 in gross annual revenue for 2010. With 244 attorneys, the firm placed 170th on the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms based on size. Robins, Kaplan specializes in litigation and dispute resolution. The firm represents individuals, insurance companies, and businesses as both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of cases. Among Robins, Kaplan's locations are offices in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, Naples. Florida, and New York City.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 113 44 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 186 -14 Lawyer head count
The A-List 14 41 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 11 -4 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 84 -12 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 6 6 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 41 44 Summer programs

In the News

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 14, 2014

Lateral moves in this week's column.

A-List Law Firms Have Feet of Clay

Vivia Chen : The National Law Journal : January 07, 2014

The American Lawyer just published its annual "A-List" issue, but once you look behind the scores, you get a sense that the winners aren't quite as stellar as they first appear.

Report: Record-Setting Law Firm Merger Pace Continues

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

A second-quarter report by legal consultancy Altman Weil has found that the 39 law firm mergers announced in the U.S. so far this year match the pace of 2013, which yielded a record number of law firm tie-ups. And megamergers, while still rare, are currently being discussed.

Secrets to A-List Success

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : January 30, 2014

How this year's A-List newcomers made the cut. Plus: The firm that moved up despite a flat score.

The A-List: A New Number One

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : January 30, 2014

Paul Hastings reaches the A-List's top spot for the first time, while a pair of Second Hundred firms move onto the list.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

Eight firms have added partners, while six others have added counsel.

Hofheimer Gartlir Closes After 135-Year Run

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

A Manhattan law firm with roots dating back to the 19th century will close its doors after merger talks sputtered, partners were pulled in different career directions and the firm faced economic pressures.

The Careerist: A-Listers, Read This

Vivia Chen : The American Lawyer : January 30, 2014

You may be the toast of your profession, but the numbers show you can—and must—do better.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 16, 2014

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

Goldman, Bain Settle Antitrust Suit for $121 Million

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : January 12, 2014

Ropes & Gray, Sullivan & Cromwell, Jones Day and Kirkland & Ellis reached the agreement Wednesday on behalf of the two companies, which were accused of conspiring with other private equity players to deflate the price of corporate takeovers.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 09, 2014

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

Another Settlement in Auto-Parts Antitrust Class Action

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 04, 2014

Another auto parts supplier named in a sweeping antitrust class action, Autoliv Inc., has agreed to pay $65 million to resolve claims of price-fixing and bid-rigging.

Complex Litigation

: New York Law Journal : January 02, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, : "Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Actions After 'Mims'," "Will 'Daimler' Take the Air Out of 'Koehler'?," "Maintaining Privilege in the Age of E-Discovery" and "Expanding Liability for Audit Committee Members."

Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Actions After 'Mims'

David Leichtman and Shane St. Hill : New York Law Journal : January 02, 2014

David Leichtman and Shane St. Hill of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi in New York write: As a result of recent U.S. Supreme Court and Second Circuit decisions, New York practitioners can expect increasing numbers of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class actions to be filed in New York, following the national trend.

The Am Law Second Hundred: Punching Above Their Weight

Aric Press : The American Lawyer : January 02, 2014

Twenty firms in The Am Law 200 performed well last year, while many others just held their own.

June 2014 Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

Am Law 200: Firms Ranked by Gross Revenue

: The American Lawyer : January 29, 2014

HBR, QDiscovery, D4, Advanced Discovery Among Shops Hiring, Promoting

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : January 21, 2014

Legal industry career moves, and the Association of Legal Administrators names its new board of directors.

Medtronic Inks $1 Billion Deal to End Heart Valve Litigation

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 20, 2014

The deal with Edwards Lifesciences nullifies two large jury awards and the threat of an injunction against potentially life-saving technology.

Medtronic to Pay More Than $1 Billion to End Heart Valve Litigation

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 20, 2014

The deal with Edwards Lifesciences nullifies two large jury awards and the threat of an injunction against potentially lifesaving technology.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 19, 2014

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

Truvia on Trial

Andrew Ramonas : The National Law Journal : January 19, 2014

With millions at stake, Truvia maker Cargill Inc. is fighting to keep the sugar substitute on supermarket shelves labeled as a "natural" sweetener.

IN BRIEF: Clock's Still Running

: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2014

The $1.1 million in fees that Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher billed to New Jersey for the firm's George Washington Bridge closure investigation may be just the first installment. Plus more from NLJ.com and other ALM publications.

The Churn: Patton, Squire Make Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Squire Sanders and Patton Boggs add lawyers as their merger talks move toward a resolution, Troutman opens in Charlotte and bankruptcy boutiques get busy.

Robins Kaplan Absorbs Los Angeles Bankruptcy Boutique

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 14, 2014

Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi has brought in a Los Angeles boutique to start a corporate restructuring and bankruptcy practice.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 12, 2014

New arrivals, promotions, and lateral moves in this week's column.

Clifford Chance, Skadden Ride Caffeine High

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 08, 2014

The global legal giants are advising on the formation of a $5 billion coffee joint venture designed to challenge market leader Nestle.

2014 Rising Stars

: New York Law Journal : January 01, 2014

The New York Law Journal congratulates the 42 young lawyers chosen as 2014 Rising Stars by a panel of 20 esteemed judges. Our panel reviewed more than 230 nominations of attorneys 40 and under who have established a record of accomplishments and demonstrated that they are top contributors to the practice of law and their communities.

Big Suits

Mark Hamblett, Rebekah Mintzer, Saranac Hale Spencer, and Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : January 28, 2014

Chevron v. Donziger; Kahn v. M&F Worldwide; Chocolate Antitrust Litigation; Asahi Kasei Pharma v. Actelion

The Churn: Gibson Lands Ropes SF Head, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2014

Among those switching firms in our latest roundup: a new cochair for Gibson Dunn's life sciences practice.

April 2014 Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

Let's Chat About Legal Risks Of Instant Messaging

SETH A. NORTHROP and LI ZHU : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 24, 2014

As technology advances, corporations are increasingly discovering that employee gossip has migrated from the office watercooler to instant messaging platforms. IM programs can be internal or external.

After In-House Lawyer is Jailed, Insurer's GC Comes to South Georgia and Settles Case

Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : January 21, 2014

A trial over a paper mill worker's horrific burns, alleged racketeering and charges of fake insurance coverage ended last week with a confidential settlement, halfway through its expected two months.

Let's Chat About the Legal Risks of Instant Messaging

Seth A. Northrop and Li Zhu : Corporate Counsel : January 14, 2014

Both in-house and outside counsel should be aware of the potential legal risks surrounding workplace IMs.

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd

Sherry Karbin : The National Law Journal : January 03, 2014

In the 10 years that Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd has been in operation, it's scored a string of impressive knockouts in complex securities litigation cases.

State Bar Names New General Counsel

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : January 28, 2014

Big Suits

Susan Beck, Rebekah Mintzer, Ross Todd, Jan Wolfe and Sheri Qualters : The American Lawyer : January 27, 2014

U.S. v. JPMorgan Chase; In re Payment Card Interchange Fee Antitrust Litigation; Swatch v. Tiffany; In re: Southeastern Milk Antitrust Litigation

Copyright Infringement and Reality TV

David Martinez and Dan Stone : The Recorder : January 19, 2014

The traditional extrinsic test that the Ninth Circuit uses to assess infringement of literary and dramatic works does not always fit well with reality TV, according to David Martinez and Dan Stone, pictured, both of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi.

Insurance Provisions Created Result Judges Call 'Unreasonable'

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2014

A two-year deadline for policy holders to sue their insurer for the costs of replacing a damaged building, when coupled with another provision that makes it impossible to fix the damages in 24 months, is unenforceable in New York, the Court of Appeals determined Thursday.

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IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP

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  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP

  • Designation: N/A
  • Head Count: N/A
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Firm Rankings

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

In the News

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 14, 2014

Lateral moves in this week's column.

A-List Law Firms Have Feet of Clay

Vivia Chen : The National Law Journal : January 07, 2014

The American Lawyer just published its annual "A-List" issue, but once you look behind the scores, you get a sense that the winners aren't quite as stellar as they first appear.

Report: Record-Setting Law Firm Merger Pace Continues

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

A second-quarter report by legal consultancy Altman Weil has found that the 39 law firm mergers announced in the U.S. so far this year match the pace of 2013, which yielded a record number of law firm tie-ups. And megamergers, while still rare, are currently being discussed.

Secrets to A-List Success

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : January 30, 2014

How this year's A-List newcomers made the cut. Plus: The firm that moved up despite a flat score.

The A-List: A New Number One

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : January 30, 2014

Paul Hastings reaches the A-List's top spot for the first time, while a pair of Second Hundred firms move onto the list.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

Eight firms have added partners, while six others have added counsel.

Hofheimer Gartlir Closes After 135-Year Run

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

A Manhattan law firm with roots dating back to the 19th century will close its doors after merger talks sputtered, partners were pulled in different career directions and the firm faced economic pressures.

The Careerist: A-Listers, Read This

Vivia Chen : The American Lawyer : January 30, 2014

You may be the toast of your profession, but the numbers show you can—and must—do better.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 16, 2014

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

Goldman, Bain Settle Antitrust Suit for $121 Million

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : January 12, 2014

Ropes & Gray, Sullivan & Cromwell, Jones Day and Kirkland & Ellis reached the agreement Wednesday on behalf of the two companies, which were accused of conspiring with other private equity players to deflate the price of corporate takeovers.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 09, 2014

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

Another Settlement in Auto-Parts Antitrust Class Action

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 04, 2014

Another auto parts supplier named in a sweeping antitrust class action, Autoliv Inc., has agreed to pay $65 million to resolve claims of price-fixing and bid-rigging.

Complex Litigation

: New York Law Journal : January 02, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, : "Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Actions After 'Mims'," "Will 'Daimler' Take the Air Out of 'Koehler'?," "Maintaining Privilege in the Age of E-Discovery" and "Expanding Liability for Audit Committee Members."

Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Actions After 'Mims'

David Leichtman and Shane St. Hill : New York Law Journal : January 02, 2014

David Leichtman and Shane St. Hill of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi in New York write: As a result of recent U.S. Supreme Court and Second Circuit decisions, New York practitioners can expect increasing numbers of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class actions to be filed in New York, following the national trend.

The Am Law Second Hundred: Punching Above Their Weight

Aric Press : The American Lawyer : January 02, 2014

Twenty firms in The Am Law 200 performed well last year, while many others just held their own.

June 2014 Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

Am Law 200: Firms Ranked by Gross Revenue

: The American Lawyer : January 29, 2014

HBR, QDiscovery, D4, Advanced Discovery Among Shops Hiring, Promoting

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : January 21, 2014

Legal industry career moves, and the Association of Legal Administrators names its new board of directors.

Medtronic Inks $1 Billion Deal to End Heart Valve Litigation

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 20, 2014

The deal with Edwards Lifesciences nullifies two large jury awards and the threat of an injunction against potentially life-saving technology.

Medtronic to Pay More Than $1 Billion to End Heart Valve Litigation

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 20, 2014

The deal with Edwards Lifesciences nullifies two large jury awards and the threat of an injunction against potentially lifesaving technology.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 19, 2014

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

Truvia on Trial

Andrew Ramonas : The National Law Journal : January 19, 2014

With millions at stake, Truvia maker Cargill Inc. is fighting to keep the sugar substitute on supermarket shelves labeled as a "natural" sweetener.

IN BRIEF: Clock's Still Running

: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2014

The $1.1 million in fees that Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher billed to New Jersey for the firm's George Washington Bridge closure investigation may be just the first installment. Plus more from NLJ.com and other ALM publications.

The Churn: Patton, Squire Make Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Squire Sanders and Patton Boggs add lawyers as their merger talks move toward a resolution, Troutman opens in Charlotte and bankruptcy boutiques get busy.

Robins Kaplan Absorbs Los Angeles Bankruptcy Boutique

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 14, 2014

Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi has brought in a Los Angeles boutique to start a corporate restructuring and bankruptcy practice.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 12, 2014

New arrivals, promotions, and lateral moves in this week's column.

Clifford Chance, Skadden Ride Caffeine High

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 08, 2014

The global legal giants are advising on the formation of a $5 billion coffee joint venture designed to challenge market leader Nestle.

2014 Rising Stars

: New York Law Journal : January 01, 2014

The New York Law Journal congratulates the 42 young lawyers chosen as 2014 Rising Stars by a panel of 20 esteemed judges. Our panel reviewed more than 230 nominations of attorneys 40 and under who have established a record of accomplishments and demonstrated that they are top contributors to the practice of law and their communities.

Big Suits

Mark Hamblett, Rebekah Mintzer, Saranac Hale Spencer, and Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : January 28, 2014

Chevron v. Donziger; Kahn v. M&F Worldwide; Chocolate Antitrust Litigation; Asahi Kasei Pharma v. Actelion

The Churn: Gibson Lands Ropes SF Head, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2014

Among those switching firms in our latest roundup: a new cochair for Gibson Dunn's life sciences practice.

April 2014 Deals & Suits

: Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

Let's Chat About Legal Risks Of Instant Messaging

SETH A. NORTHROP and LI ZHU : The Connecticut Law Tribune : January 24, 2014

As technology advances, corporations are increasingly discovering that employee gossip has migrated from the office watercooler to instant messaging platforms. IM programs can be internal or external.

After In-House Lawyer is Jailed, Insurer's GC Comes to South Georgia and Settles Case

Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : January 21, 2014

A trial over a paper mill worker's horrific burns, alleged racketeering and charges of fake insurance coverage ended last week with a confidential settlement, halfway through its expected two months.

Let's Chat About the Legal Risks of Instant Messaging

Seth A. Northrop and Li Zhu : Corporate Counsel : January 14, 2014

Both in-house and outside counsel should be aware of the potential legal risks surrounding workplace IMs.

Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd

Sherry Karbin : The National Law Journal : January 03, 2014

In the 10 years that Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd has been in operation, it's scored a string of impressive knockouts in complex securities litigation cases.

State Bar Names New General Counsel

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : January 28, 2014

Big Suits

Susan Beck, Rebekah Mintzer, Ross Todd, Jan Wolfe and Sheri Qualters : The American Lawyer : January 27, 2014

U.S. v. JPMorgan Chase; In re Payment Card Interchange Fee Antitrust Litigation; Swatch v. Tiffany; In re: Southeastern Milk Antitrust Litigation

Copyright Infringement and Reality TV

David Martinez and Dan Stone : The Recorder : January 19, 2014

The traditional extrinsic test that the Ninth Circuit uses to assess infringement of literary and dramatic works does not always fit well with reality TV, according to David Martinez and Dan Stone, pictured, both of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi.

Insurance Provisions Created Result Judges Call 'Unreasonable'

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2014

A two-year deadline for policy holders to sue their insurer for the costs of replacing a damaged building, when coupled with another provision that makes it impossible to fix the damages in 24 months, is unenforceable in New York, the Court of Appeals determined Thursday.