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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

  • Designation: Los Angeles
  • Head Count: 606
  • Gross Revenues: $559,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $925,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,445,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 4

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton has 606 attorneys and is the 70th largest firm in the United States.  With $559,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 60th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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 60 4 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 60 4 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 69 4 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 110 26 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 52 5 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 43 -5 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 21 -8 Summer programs

In the News

For Starbucks, a Venti-Size Problem as Class Actions Multiply

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 20, 2016

Four would-be class actions against Starbucks Corp. feel a lot like a shakedown-- the kind of complaints that someone's cranky grandpa who grew up in the Great Depression and reuses old tinfoil might appreciate.

K&L Gates' Partner Churn Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 20, 2016

Amid more departures, K&L Gates seeks to grow; Akin Gump and Reed Smith hire from Winston & Strawn; Fox Rothschild reels in a leading Twin Cities litigator; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

McDermott Adds Amid Leadership Change, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 16, 2016

A year after WilmerHale consolidated its London operations, one longtime partner has left for McDermott Will & Emery; Jones Day hires a trio; Shearman & Sterling snags one from Boies Schiller; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Cooley Hires Back Ex-Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2016

Former eBay general counsel Michael Jacobson returns to Cooley in Silicon Valley; a Kirkland & Ellis seeks a shave; Greenberg Traurig grows in Israel; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sheppard Mullin

Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : June 06, 2016

To win a case in the U.S. Supreme Court is sweet. To win it unanimously is even sweeter. And to win an issue that the high court hadn't seen in nearly a century is, well, a mic drop moment!

The 2016 IP Hot List

: The National Law Journal : June 06, 2016

We recognize 15 law firms that set the bar in intellectual property law in 2015, scoring big wins for clients.

Ex-Broadcom GC Joins Sheppard Mullin

David Ruiz : The Recorder : June 03, 2016

Arthur Chong will work as a special advisor.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : June 02, 2016

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

Lateral Litigators: May's Most Impressive Moves

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 01, 2016

Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., were hot markets for lateral litigators in May, with firms including Boies, Schiller & Flexner; Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan; Morrison & Foerster; and Bracewell coming out on top. Here are The Lit Daily's picks for the most notable litigator moves in May.

Kenyon & Kenyon Practice Leader Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 01, 2016

Fox Rothschild snags three from Kenyon & Kenyon; Hogan Lovells goes on a hiring spree; Latham lands an arbitration head; Sheppard Mullin raids Steptoe; Wilmer welcomes a top federal prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sheppard Swipes IP Litigators from Steptoe

David Ruiz : The Recorder : May 31, 2016

Seong Hwan Kim and Rebecca Edelson are joining Sheppard Mullin as partners in the firm's Century City office.

The Lawyers Behind the 0.1 Percent

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : May 31, 2016

Inside the clubby world of the trusts and estates bar, which is making a resurgence at some firms.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : May 24, 2016

Seven firms have added new partners, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has appointed a new chief legal officer.

A New Roadmap for Law Firm Tech Training

David Ruiz : The Recorder : May 23, 2016

LTC4 founder Bonnie Beuth believes lessons should be "app-nostic" and task-oriented.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : May 23, 2016

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

Sheppard Mullin's Growth Surge Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016

Steptoe & Johnson's Korea practice co-head finds a new home; a Bryan Cave practice leader joins the Kentucky Derby; a longtime Paul Weiss litigator becomes a regulator; Perkins Coie hires from Microsoft; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Practice Leaders Pick Up Stakes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016

A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : May 16, 2016

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

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : May 16, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Law Firms Look for Lessons—and Clients—in Panama Papers Leak

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 12, 2016

As lawyers position themselves to represent clients embroiled in the Panama Papers scandal, a legal ethics attorney says now is a good time for firms to re-examine their intake policies, especially in foreign offices.

On the Move

: The Recorder : May 09, 2016

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

New Recruits at Kirkland, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2016

More comings-and-goings at Kirkland & Ellis; cybersecurity hiring stays hot at Cooley and Covington; Latham & Watkins snags another lateral in Germany; Paul Weiss restocks its litigation group; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : May 04, 2016

Seven firms announce new additions, the Eastern District U.S. Attorney's Office has appointed Taryn Merkl as acting deputy chief of its criminal division, and attorneys Jennifer Keough, Neil Zola and David Isaac have formed JND Legal Administration to administer large-scale class actions, bankruptcy and mass tort cases.

Cybersecurity and 8 Steps to Preparing for the Inevitable

Angela Bunting, Nuix and Alexander Major, Sheppard Mullin : Legaltech News : May 03, 2016

These high level points counsel should consider before and after a breach occurs in order to not be the one who didn't do enough.

April: Lateral Litigator Winners and Losers

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 02, 2016

A look at some of the most notable lateral litigator moves in April.

On the Move

: The Recorder : April 29, 2016

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

State Justices Grant Review in Sheppard Mullin Fee Fight

Ben Hancock : The Recorder : April 27, 2016

The firm appealed a January order that it refund fees paid by J-M Manufacturing, a former client, because of an undisclosed conflict.

Fox Rothschild Bets on Big Wealth, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2016

The Philadelphia-based firm bolts on smaller wealth management shops in California and Florida; Jenner & Block rebuilds its government contracts group; Sidley Austin hires MoFo's ERISA head; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Chipotle GMO Class Action, in Miami Court, Survives Dismissal Motion

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : April 22, 2016

The class action lawsuit against Chipotle Mexican Grill over genetically modified food survived a motion to dismiss.

Dentons Tells Ex-McKenna Partners It Still Wants Its $2M

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 22, 2016

For the second time, Dentons has told partners who joined it through the McKenna Long & Aldridge merger last year that they owe for a $2 million accounting error.