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Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP

  • Designation: Minneapolis
  • Head Count: 213
  • Gross Revenues: $210,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $985,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,215,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -25

Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi is a Minneapolis-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi has 213 attorneys and is the 191st largest firm in the United States.  With $210,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 138th on The American Lawyer's 2015 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 200 138 -25 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

The A-List: The Runners-Up

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

The next tier of firms in our A-List rankings, and what they need to do to step up.

Nimble Legal Dept. Kept Fired CEO From Winning Lawsuit

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : July 14, 2015

Most tech companies brag that their legal departments are fast on their feet, and speed is what helped Goodman Networks win a summary judgment for a lawsuit brought by a fired chief executive.

Lewis Brisbois' Atlanta Office Adds Partners

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 30, 2015

Continuing its hiring spree, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith added three new partners in June from a mix of large and small firms: Frank Brannen from King & Spalding, Jason Wright from Morris Manning & Martin and Terry Finnerty from Ford & Finnerty.

2015 Rising Stars: Meegan Hollywood

: New York Law Journal : June 16, 2015

"Our clients are mostly smaller businesses or individuals, and our cases are personal to them because they are victims. It puts what we're doing into perspective when, at the heart of it, you can say that you are helping someone."

SCOTUS Review of 'Spokeo v. Robins'

By Chris DiMarco : Legaltech News : June 11, 2015

Though EU style privacy laws are unlikely to take over in the U.S., rules will evolve nonetheless.

Corinthian Students Seek Stay of Debt Collection Efforts

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : June 10, 2015

A special committee representing 500,000 former students of Corinthian Colleges Inc. has moved to freeze collection of their outstanding loans while the defunct school goes through Chapter 11 proceedings.

The Am Law Second Hundred: Firms Ranked by Gross Revenue

: The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

Gross revenue for the Second Hundred increased in 2014 by an average of 2.1 percent, down slightly from 2.6 percent in 2013.

Lawyers for Students of Defunct Corinthian to Meet with Trustee

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : May 12, 2015

Lawyers hope to convince a U.S. trustee on Wednesday to create a special committee for an estimated 5,000 former students of Corinthian Colleges Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this month.

On the Move

: The Recorder : May 11, 2015

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

2015 Rising Stars

: New York Law Journal : May 11, 2015

The New York Law Journal congratulates the 50 young lawyers chosen as 2015 Rising Stars by a panel of 24 esteemed judges.

A Boon to Big Firms as Corinthian Colleges Goes Bust

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 04, 2015

A week after shuttering its last 28 campuses in the aftermath of a crippling settlement with the U.S. Department of Education last year, Corinthian Colleges filed for bankruptcy Monday in Delaware. The for-profit company's Chapter 11 filing marks the largest collapse of a higher education provider in U.S. history and reveals some of Corinthian's mounting legal bills ahead of its demise.

Hausfeld to Reap Hefty Fees for NCAA Suit

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : April 29, 2015

A federal judge seems inclined to award close to the full $50 million sought by the plaintiffs firm.

Retirements Prompting Future Closure of Robins Kaplan's Atlanta Office

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 20, 2015

Robins Kaplan is closing its 12-lawyer Atlanta office because three of the four local partners are approaching retirement—but the closure won't happen until the end of the year or early next year.

On the Move

: The Recorder : April 20, 2015

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

Introducing The National Law Journal's Outstanding Women Lawyers

: The National Law Journal : April 15, 2015

The National Law Journal presents 75 of the most accomplished female attorneys working in the legal profession today.

Robins Kaplan Opens Valley Office

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : April 14, 2015

The 220-lawyer Minneapolis firm is transplanting a three-lawer team led by a patent litigator.

Manufacturing, IP and the 3-D Printing Disruption

Bryan J. Vogel : The Corporate Counselor : April 08, 2015

The manufacturing industry looks to be first in line to feel the transformative impact of 3-D printing, and unrelated changes in intellectual property law will impact the coming disruption.

Elliot Kaplan

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : April 06, 2015

Robins Kaplan handles most of Best Buy Co. Inc.'s commercial litigation, and Minneapolis partner Elliot Kaplan is a central force in that relationship.

Counsel to Counsel in the Twin Cities

: The National Law Journal : April 06, 2015

The National Law Journal this week highlights lawyers who serve as outside counsel to some of the top in-house legal teams at companies based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

Companies Should Rethink Their European Patent Strategy

Jake M. Holdreith, Alyssa N. Lawson and Li Zhu : Corporate Counsel : March 31, 2015

The new consolidated system raises the stakes of litigation. A continent-wide injunction can jeopardize a company's entire European market.

On the Move

: The Recorder : March 23, 2015

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Robins Kaplan's New Dakota Offices to Serve American Indian Tribes

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

The firm has opened an office in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with plans to open another in Bismarck, North Dakota. The Minneapolis-based firm's newest outposts will be led by the former U.S. attorneys for South Dakota and North Dakota, Brendan Johnson and Timothy Purdon, respectively.

Miami Class Action Takes Aim at Contract Lens Pricing

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : March 16, 2015

The lawsuit says five companies conspired to undermine competition by coordinating price floors, causing an escalation in the price of contact lenses over the past two years.

Antitrust Suits Pile Up as Firms Eye Contact Lens- Makers

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 09, 2015

With 40 million customers and $4 billion in annual sales, Johnson & Johnson and other major contact lens manufacturers are looking to some like a class action litigation bonanza.

Baker Donelson Adds, Loses Partners Seeking Greener Pastures

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 03, 2015

Securities litigator Scott Sherman has left Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz for a partnership at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, but Baker Donelson has added a partner, Ron Bingham II (above), to its bankruptcy practice from Stites & Harbison.

Benchmarks and Billions: The Plaintiffs' Hot List

: The National Law Journal : March 02, 2015

This week we toast the nation's plaintiffs bar, singling out firms that scored at least one significant win between Feb. 1, 2014, and Jan. 31, 2015 — meaning that they prevailed in a bench or jury trial in which a lot of money or a principle was on the line or the outcome set an important benchmark.

Robins Kaplan

Laura Castro : The National Law Journal : March 02, 2015

Morning Wrap: Two Western U.S. Attorneys to Join Firm | John Paul Stevens Writes to the NYT

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : February 19, 2015

News about the resignations of South Dakota's and North Dakota's U.S attorneys, and the letter retired Justice John Paul Stevens wrote to The New York Times: This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.

Best Buy Co. Inc.

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015

Handling the legal side of the nat­ion's largest electronics retailer is a big job, especially if you're also cutting departmental costs, implementing an innovative compliance program and focusing on diversity and pro bono work.

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

Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP

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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

The A-List: The Runners-Up

Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

The next tier of firms in our A-List rankings, and what they need to do to step up.

Nimble Legal Dept. Kept Fired CEO From Winning Lawsuit

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : July 14, 2015

Most tech companies brag that their legal departments are fast on their feet, and speed is what helped Goodman Networks win a summary judgment for a lawsuit brought by a fired chief executive.

Lewis Brisbois' Atlanta Office Adds Partners

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 30, 2015

Continuing its hiring spree, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith added three new partners in June from a mix of large and small firms: Frank Brannen from King & Spalding, Jason Wright from Morris Manning & Martin and Terry Finnerty from Ford & Finnerty.

2015 Rising Stars: Meegan Hollywood

: New York Law Journal : June 16, 2015

"Our clients are mostly smaller businesses or individuals, and our cases are personal to them because they are victims. It puts what we're doing into perspective when, at the heart of it, you can say that you are helping someone."

SCOTUS Review of 'Spokeo v. Robins'

By Chris DiMarco : Legaltech News : June 11, 2015

Though EU style privacy laws are unlikely to take over in the U.S., rules will evolve nonetheless.

Corinthian Students Seek Stay of Debt Collection Efforts

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : June 10, 2015

A special committee representing 500,000 former students of Corinthian Colleges Inc. has moved to freeze collection of their outstanding loans while the defunct school goes through Chapter 11 proceedings.

The Am Law Second Hundred: Firms Ranked by Gross Revenue

: The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

Gross revenue for the Second Hundred increased in 2014 by an average of 2.1 percent, down slightly from 2.6 percent in 2013.

Lawyers for Students of Defunct Corinthian to Meet with Trustee

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : May 12, 2015

Lawyers hope to convince a U.S. trustee on Wednesday to create a special committee for an estimated 5,000 former students of Corinthian Colleges Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this month.

On the Move

: The Recorder : May 11, 2015

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

2015 Rising Stars

: New York Law Journal : May 11, 2015

The New York Law Journal congratulates the 50 young lawyers chosen as 2015 Rising Stars by a panel of 24 esteemed judges.

A Boon to Big Firms as Corinthian Colleges Goes Bust

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 04, 2015

A week after shuttering its last 28 campuses in the aftermath of a crippling settlement with the U.S. Department of Education last year, Corinthian Colleges filed for bankruptcy Monday in Delaware. The for-profit company's Chapter 11 filing marks the largest collapse of a higher education provider in U.S. history and reveals some of Corinthian's mounting legal bills ahead of its demise.

Hausfeld to Reap Hefty Fees for NCAA Suit

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : April 29, 2015

A federal judge seems inclined to award close to the full $50 million sought by the plaintiffs firm.

Retirements Prompting Future Closure of Robins Kaplan's Atlanta Office

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 20, 2015

Robins Kaplan is closing its 12-lawyer Atlanta office because three of the four local partners are approaching retirement—but the closure won't happen until the end of the year or early next year.

On the Move

: The Recorder : April 20, 2015

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

Introducing The National Law Journal's Outstanding Women Lawyers

: The National Law Journal : April 15, 2015

The National Law Journal presents 75 of the most accomplished female attorneys working in the legal profession today.

Robins Kaplan Opens Valley Office

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : April 14, 2015

The 220-lawyer Minneapolis firm is transplanting a three-lawer team led by a patent litigator.

Manufacturing, IP and the 3-D Printing Disruption

Bryan J. Vogel : The Corporate Counselor : April 08, 2015

The manufacturing industry looks to be first in line to feel the transformative impact of 3-D printing, and unrelated changes in intellectual property law will impact the coming disruption.

Elliot Kaplan

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : April 06, 2015

Robins Kaplan handles most of Best Buy Co. Inc.'s commercial litigation, and Minneapolis partner Elliot Kaplan is a central force in that relationship.

Counsel to Counsel in the Twin Cities

: The National Law Journal : April 06, 2015

The National Law Journal this week highlights lawyers who serve as outside counsel to some of the top in-house legal teams at companies based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

Companies Should Rethink Their European Patent Strategy

Jake M. Holdreith, Alyssa N. Lawson and Li Zhu : Corporate Counsel : March 31, 2015

The new consolidated system raises the stakes of litigation. A continent-wide injunction can jeopardize a company's entire European market.

On the Move

: The Recorder : March 23, 2015

Polsinelli Sets Up Shop in Raleigh, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

After raiding Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough for five health care partners, fast-growing Polinselli will open an office in Raleigh; Gibson Dunn and Winston & Strawn add new practice leaders; the NSA's top lawyer returns to Mayer Brown; three former federal prosecutors flock to Robins Kaplan and Wilmer; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Robins Kaplan's New Dakota Offices to Serve American Indian Tribes

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2015

The firm has opened an office in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with plans to open another in Bismarck, North Dakota. The Minneapolis-based firm's newest outposts will be led by the former U.S. attorneys for South Dakota and North Dakota, Brendan Johnson and Timothy Purdon, respectively.

Miami Class Action Takes Aim at Contract Lens Pricing

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : March 16, 2015

The lawsuit says five companies conspired to undermine competition by coordinating price floors, causing an escalation in the price of contact lenses over the past two years.

Antitrust Suits Pile Up as Firms Eye Contact Lens- Makers

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 09, 2015

With 40 million customers and $4 billion in annual sales, Johnson & Johnson and other major contact lens manufacturers are looking to some like a class action litigation bonanza.

Baker Donelson Adds, Loses Partners Seeking Greener Pastures

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 03, 2015

Securities litigator Scott Sherman has left Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz for a partnership at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, but Baker Donelson has added a partner, Ron Bingham II (above), to its bankruptcy practice from Stites & Harbison.

Benchmarks and Billions: The Plaintiffs' Hot List

: The National Law Journal : March 02, 2015

This week we toast the nation's plaintiffs bar, singling out firms that scored at least one significant win between Feb. 1, 2014, and Jan. 31, 2015 — meaning that they prevailed in a bench or jury trial in which a lot of money or a principle was on the line or the outcome set an important benchmark.

Robins Kaplan

Laura Castro : The National Law Journal : March 02, 2015

Morning Wrap: Two Western U.S. Attorneys to Join Firm | John Paul Stevens Writes to the NYT

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : February 19, 2015

News about the resignations of South Dakota's and North Dakota's U.S attorneys, and the letter retired Justice John Paul Stevens wrote to The New York Times: This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.

Best Buy Co. Inc.

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015

Handling the legal side of the nat­ion's largest electronics retailer is a big job, especially if you're also cutting departmental costs, implementing an innovative compliance program and focusing on diversity and pro bono work.