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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

  • Designation: Los Angeles
  • Head Count: 584
  • Gross Revenues: $510,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $875,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,365,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 1

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton has 584 attorneys and is the 69th largest firm in the United States.  With $510,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 64th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton ranked as the 76th 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 64 1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 64 1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 73 2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 136 1 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 45 -7 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 43 -5 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 21 -8 Summer programs

In the News

Uecker v. Zentil

: The Recorder : February 08, 2016

White-Collar Crime

: New York Law Journal : February 08, 2016

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by : "Jury Charge Issues Loom in Silver, Skelos Appeals," "Defending Parallel Securities and Commodities Actions," "CFTC Enters the Insider Trading Enforcement Arena," "Analyzing the Impact of SEC's Proposed Uniform Fiduciary Standard" and "NYSE Returns to the Regulatory Beat."

Sheppard Mullin Ordered to Refund Client Due to Undisclosed Conflict

Ross Todd : The Recorder : January 29, 2016

Reversing an arbitration award, a state appellate panel ruled that the firm must pay back J-M Manufacturing and isn't owed outstanding fees.

Judge: NYC Taxi Drivers Must Abide by Accessibility Rules

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 28, 2016

A federal judge refused to allow New York City taxi medallion owners to evade regulations meant to make yellow cabs more accessible to people with disabilities.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 25, 2016

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

K&L Gates Going Gangbusters, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2016

After a series of lateral losses, K&L Gates hits the ground running with some new hires to start 2016; Dickstein Shapiro's departures mount; Fried Frank launches a London restructuring practice and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lawyers Take Pulse at Health Care Conference

Rebecca Cohen : The Recorder : January 12, 2016

Sheppard Mullin's Eric Klein is among those courting clients and eyeing industry trends at the annual J.P. Morgan event.

INADMISSIBLE: Law Firms Drop Into Morning Mix on NPR

: The National Law Journal : January 04, 2016

There must be something extra alluring about a public radio voice coasting over the five syllables of Zuck-Er-Man-Spae-Der. The litigation boutique and a handful of general service law firms with offices in Washington bought National Public Radio sponsorships in 2015, positioning their names on the hottest auditory advertising avenue of the year. Plus more in this week's column.

Law Firms Drop Into Morning Mix on DC's NPR Station

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : December 30, 2015

Litigation boutique Zuckerman Spaeder and a handful of general-service law firms with offices in Washington bought National Public Radio sponsorships in 2015, positioning their names on the hottest auditory advertising avenue of the year.

Editor's Pick: Most Unseemly Legal Fight of 2015

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : December 29, 2015

It's one of those stories that's like a car crash. You can't help but gawk.

Law Firms Adopt Sustainability to Stay Sustainable

Richard J. Sobelsohn : New York Law Journal : December 28, 2015

Richard J. Sobelsohn writes: It was not long ago that when law firms moved to new digs, they had them designed with the old-school method. Wood paneling on the walls, window-less interior offices for junior associates, and the coveted oversized corner offices for senior partners and rainmakers. During the past few years however, law firms have started going green, and the traditional law office floor plans have morphed.

The Asia 100

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Chinese law firms continued their remarkable growth spree to capture nearly all the top slots in our rankings. Apparently no one told them that the economy has been slowing down.

Movers: A Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

Tasha Norman : The National Law Journal : December 21, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : December 21, 2015

Davis Polk & Wardwell has promoted five attorneys to counsel in its corporate department and two in its litigation department.

Orrick and Kirkland Make Weil Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 16, 2015

Several Am Law 100 firms welcome new recruits from Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Debevoise hires from Sullivan & Cromwell on Hong Kong; Fox Rothschild expands in Minneapolis; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Amid Chicago Police Drama, Wilmer Gets Call in Baltimore

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : December 08, 2015

As the Windy City prepares for a federal probe into its embattled police department, the city of Baltimore will pay some $2 million to Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr to advise its own police force in another inquiry by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Broad Array of Companies, Groups Fight FCC's 'Autodialer' Rules

C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : December 07, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is considering the Federal Communications Commission's interpretation of a 1991 consumer protection law restricting use of automatic dialing equipment.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : December 07, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Sports Concussion Group Hires Health Care Veteran as GC

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : December 03, 2015

It's familiar grounds for Jay Paik, general counsel and vice president of business operations at the Sports Concussion Institute. He's rejoined Nelson Hardiman, his former boutique health care firm, as of counsel.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : November 30, 2015

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

Brownstein Hyatt Bags Phoenix Office, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

After a series of departures and an inability to find traction in the desert, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck has shuttered its Phoenix office; Gibson Dunn grabs two new hires; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : November 23, 2015

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

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : November 19, 2015

A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

K&L Gates Expands Abroad and Shutters in Spokane, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2015

New partners join K&L Gates in Sydney and Warsaw as the firm closes a U.S. office; Norton Rose Fulbright loses two practice leaders; Sutherland snags a Kaye Scholer project finance head; and other notable address changes from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sheppard Adds Competition Partner in SF

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : November 16, 2015

Michael Cohen comes from Paul Hastings.

Munger Tolles Battles L.A. in Rare Pro Bono Conflicts Spat

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : November 04, 2015

The occasional disqualification fight is part of doing business for big law firms in high-stakes business litigation. For Munger, Tolles & Olson, the threat of disqualification is looming over a very different kind of case.

Top Litigators Share Winning Strategies

: The National Law Journal : October 30, 2015

"I just show up in court and wing it," said no Winning Litigator—ever. But the lawyers in our special report bring more to the table than just meticulous preparation.

Litigator Sees Studio System at Work at JAMS

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : October 28, 2015

Ronald Nessim's claim that the arbitration and mediation service favors repeat players has gotten some critical reviews.

Marathoner Who Inspired Wheelchair Class Action Returns to Race

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : October 27, 2015

This weekend Sheppard Mullin partner Daniel Brown will watch his brother compete in the New York City marathon in a wheelchair for the first time in 25 years.