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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.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi has 224 attorneys and is the 186th largest firm in the United States.  With $280,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 113th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2000 Global 100 survey, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi ranked as the 62nd highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MN, NY and TX.

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

Judge Sounds Skeptical of Voting Group's Claims

Greg Land : Daily Report : October 24, 2014

The judge overseeing a lawsuit claiming that Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp and the elections boards of three Georgia counties have failed to properly register thousands of voters sounded skeptical of the action's claims Friday

Class Certified in Alleged Plot to Fix Air Freight Prices

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : October 16, 2014

A federal judge has certified a class of tens of thousands of direct purchasers of air freight shipping services suing more than two dozen airlines in an alleged global price-fixing conspiracy.

Key Patent Dispute Divides Supreme Court Justices

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : October 15, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared torn on a contentious patent litigation issue: whether a trial court's factual findings about a patent claim deserve deference from the federal court that reviews such disputes on appeal.

A Class Cert Win, Another Settlement and DQ Woes for Air Cargo Plaintiffs

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : October 15, 2014

Fresh on the heels of a new settlement, a judge on Wednesday recommended certifying a direct purchaser class in the massive air cargo antitrust MDL. But an attempt to disqualify one of the lead plaintiffs firms threatens to block it from seeing the case through to the end.

NFL Defeats Ex-Players' Publicity Rights Lawsuits

Susan Beck : The Litigation Daily : October 13, 2014

Debevoise, representing the National Football League, convinced a federal judge in Minnesota that the works of NFL Films are not commercial speech and deserve First Amendment protection.

Blank Rome Whistleblower Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 10, 2014

One of the few whistleblower practices at an Am Law 100 firm is heading out on its own; fast-growing Parker Ibrahim & Berg raids Edwards Wildman Palmer to branch out in Boston; Ballard Spahr's mortgage banking head goes in-house; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Digital Media and the New US Copyright Office Practices

Christopher Seidl and William Manske : Corporate Counsel : October 08, 2014

The first revision to the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices in nearly three decades constitutes a major overhaul of standards and practices.

Elite Trial Lawyers: Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi

: The National Law Journal : September 29, 2014

Known for taking on cases deemed unwinnable by others, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi has racked up $11 billion for clients in the past 18 months on cases against Visa and MasterCard, Starbucks and the most powerful private-equity concerns, including KKR & Co., Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital.

Lawyers Shoot for the Moon With Fee Bid in LBO Case

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 29, 2014

Scott & Scott, Robins Kaplan and Robbins Geller didn't end up getting the billions in damages they were seeking in a class action alleging that private equity firms fixed the prices of leveraged buyouts. But you wouldn't know it from the bold attorneys fee request they made on Friday.

Antitrust Opt Outs Open Doors for Defense Lawyers

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : September 19, 2014

Nixon Peabody's John Foote, who specializes in antitrust defense, recently wrapped up his first plaintiff's case for Kodak.

Introducing America's Elite Trial Lawyers

: The National Law Journal : September 17, 2014

The National Law Journal and Law.com this year teamed to select law firms that are doing the most creative and substantial work on the plaintiffs side. The result is our inaugural list of America's Elite Trial Lawyers. The 50 firms named here pulled in big victories in complex cases that have a wide impact on the law and legal business.

CBS Verdict Empowers Podcast Patent Campaign

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 16, 2014

Personal Audio and its lawyers showed they know how to sway a jury, giving the company leverage in any settlement talks with other defendants they've targeted over podcasting IP.

LBO Collusion Case Winds Down With $115M Carlyle Deal

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : September 08, 2014

After seven years of litigation, the white flags are waving in a once massive antitrust class action accusing top private equity firms of scheming to drive down the value of leveraged buyout deals.

Qui Tam, Class Action Cases Against Merck Proceed

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : September 08, 2014

A Pennsylvania federal judge has allowed the majority of claims to proceed against Merck & Co. in a qui tam suit and related antitrust putative class action over the company's testing and government sales of its mumps vaccine.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Carlyle Hangs Tight in Buyout Firms Collusion Case

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : August 07, 2014

Shareholders have now inked deals worth $475.5 million with private equity firms accused of scheming to drive down the value of major leveraged buyout deals. But Carlyle Group and its lawyers at Latham have shown no signs of surrender ahead of a looming trial this fall.

Intellectual Property

: New York Law Journal : August 04, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Beyond Patents: 3D Printing and IP," "Patent Act Fee Shifting Decisions Focus on Discretion, Deference," "Patent Indefiniteness After 'Nautilus'" and "Using General Liability Insurance Policies to Cover IP Claims."

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 14, 2014

Lateral moves in this week's column.

A-List Law Firms Have Feet of Clay

Vivia Chen : The National Law Journal : July 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 : July 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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."

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

Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP

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  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi is an USA-based law firm.  

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

Judge Sounds Skeptical of Voting Group's Claims

Greg Land : Daily Report : October 24, 2014

The judge overseeing a lawsuit claiming that Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp and the elections boards of three Georgia counties have failed to properly register thousands of voters sounded skeptical of the action's claims Friday

Class Certified in Alleged Plot to Fix Air Freight Prices

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : October 16, 2014

A federal judge has certified a class of tens of thousands of direct purchasers of air freight shipping services suing more than two dozen airlines in an alleged global price-fixing conspiracy.

Key Patent Dispute Divides Supreme Court Justices

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : October 15, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared torn on a contentious patent litigation issue: whether a trial court's factual findings about a patent claim deserve deference from the federal court that reviews such disputes on appeal.

A Class Cert Win, Another Settlement and DQ Woes for Air Cargo Plaintiffs

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : October 15, 2014

Fresh on the heels of a new settlement, a judge on Wednesday recommended certifying a direct purchaser class in the massive air cargo antitrust MDL. But an attempt to disqualify one of the lead plaintiffs firms threatens to block it from seeing the case through to the end.

NFL Defeats Ex-Players' Publicity Rights Lawsuits

Susan Beck : The Litigation Daily : October 13, 2014

Debevoise, representing the National Football League, convinced a federal judge in Minnesota that the works of NFL Films are not commercial speech and deserve First Amendment protection.

Blank Rome Whistleblower Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 10, 2014

One of the few whistleblower practices at an Am Law 100 firm is heading out on its own; fast-growing Parker Ibrahim & Berg raids Edwards Wildman Palmer to branch out in Boston; Ballard Spahr's mortgage banking head goes in-house; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Digital Media and the New US Copyright Office Practices

Christopher Seidl and William Manske : Corporate Counsel : October 08, 2014

The first revision to the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices in nearly three decades constitutes a major overhaul of standards and practices.

Elite Trial Lawyers: Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi

: The National Law Journal : September 29, 2014

Known for taking on cases deemed unwinnable by others, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi has racked up $11 billion for clients in the past 18 months on cases against Visa and MasterCard, Starbucks and the most powerful private-equity concerns, including KKR & Co., Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital.

Lawyers Shoot for the Moon With Fee Bid in LBO Case

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 29, 2014

Scott & Scott, Robins Kaplan and Robbins Geller didn't end up getting the billions in damages they were seeking in a class action alleging that private equity firms fixed the prices of leveraged buyouts. But you wouldn't know it from the bold attorneys fee request they made on Friday.

Antitrust Opt Outs Open Doors for Defense Lawyers

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : September 19, 2014

Nixon Peabody's John Foote, who specializes in antitrust defense, recently wrapped up his first plaintiff's case for Kodak.

Introducing America's Elite Trial Lawyers

: The National Law Journal : September 17, 2014

The National Law Journal and Law.com this year teamed to select law firms that are doing the most creative and substantial work on the plaintiffs side. The result is our inaugural list of America's Elite Trial Lawyers. The 50 firms named here pulled in big victories in complex cases that have a wide impact on the law and legal business.

CBS Verdict Empowers Podcast Patent Campaign

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 16, 2014

Personal Audio and its lawyers showed they know how to sway a jury, giving the company leverage in any settlement talks with other defendants they've targeted over podcasting IP.

LBO Collusion Case Winds Down With $115M Carlyle Deal

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : September 08, 2014

After seven years of litigation, the white flags are waving in a once massive antitrust class action accusing top private equity firms of scheming to drive down the value of leveraged buyout deals.

Qui Tam, Class Action Cases Against Merck Proceed

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : September 08, 2014

A Pennsylvania federal judge has allowed the majority of claims to proceed against Merck & Co. in a qui tam suit and related antitrust putative class action over the company's testing and government sales of its mumps vaccine.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Carlyle Hangs Tight in Buyout Firms Collusion Case

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : August 07, 2014

Shareholders have now inked deals worth $475.5 million with private equity firms accused of scheming to drive down the value of major leveraged buyout deals. But Carlyle Group and its lawyers at Latham have shown no signs of surrender ahead of a looming trial this fall.

Intellectual Property

: New York Law Journal : August 04, 2014

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Beyond Patents: 3D Printing and IP," "Patent Act Fee Shifting Decisions Focus on Discretion, Deference," "Patent Indefiniteness After 'Nautilus'" and "Using General Liability Insurance Policies to Cover IP Claims."

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 14, 2014

Lateral moves in this week's column.

A-List Law Firms Have Feet of Clay

Vivia Chen : The National Law Journal : July 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 : July 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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 : June 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."