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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

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.

Introducing America's Elite Trial Lawyers

: The National Law Journal : September 08, 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.

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."

Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Actions After 'Mims'

David Leichtman and Shane St. Hill : New York Law Journal : June 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 : June 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 : June 01, 2014

Am Law 200: Firms Ranked by Gross Revenue

: The American Lawyer : May 29, 2014

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

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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.

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

  • - Financial Information
  • - 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

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

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.

Introducing America's Elite Trial Lawyers

: The National Law Journal : September 08, 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.

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."

Telephone Consumer Protection Act Class Actions After 'Mims'

David Leichtman and Shane St. Hill : New York Law Journal : June 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 : June 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 : June 01, 2014

Am Law 200: Firms Ranked by Gross Revenue

: The American Lawyer : May 29, 2014

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

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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 : May 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.