Shook, Hardy & Bacon Law Firm Profile

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Shook Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

  • Designation: Kansas City, Mo.
  • Head Count: 458
  • Gross Revenues: $316,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $690,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $805,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Shook Hardy & Bacon L. is a Kansas City-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Shook Hardy & Bacon L. has 458 attorneys and is the 97th largest firm in the United States.  With $316,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 101st on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2004 Global 100 survey, Shook Hardy & Bacon L.ranked as the 99th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, FL, KS, LA, MO, PA, TX and WA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 101 1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 100 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 80 7 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 59 21 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 56 -39 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 52 -52 Summer programs

In the News

J&J Hit With $55M Verdict in Another Big Loss over Talcum Powder

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : May 02, 2016

Johnson & Johnson lost another verdict over claims that the use of talcum powder caused a woman's ovarian cancer after a jury in Missouri awarded $55 million on Monday. The verdict comes after another Missouri jury on Feb. 22 awarded $75 million in the first award against Johnson & Johnson over talcum powder's links to ovarian cancer.

Report: Who Won (and Lost) the Most Big-Ticket Trials in 2015

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 25, 2016

Big Law litigators love to boast that their firms are ready and willing to take cases to trial. So it's interesting to look at the top 100 verdicts of 2015 to see what firms are actually making good on their threats. The answer is probably not who you'd think.

EDI Launches Distance Learning Program as New E-Discovery Education Initiative

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : April 18, 2016

The web-based program features judges, corporate counsel, law firm experts as lecturers and costs $1.

A 'Women-Only Uber' Is About to Launch. But Is It Legal?

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : April 14, 2016

There's a lot of buzz about Chariot for Women, a new rival of Uber Technologies Inc. that pairs female passengers with female drivers. There's just one problem: the business idea, however innovative and well-intentioned, may run afoul of discrimination laws.

Who Will Represent the Firm Behind the 'Panama Papers'?

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 08, 2016

Mossack Fonseca says it hasn't yet hired outside counsel. What kind of lawyers will it need?

The Humble Law Firm Website Is Going Way, Way Upscale

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : April 08, 2016

Vanity Fair-like portraits. Profiles that convey spark and personality. Throughout The Am Law 200, firms are remaking their sites—to the tune of $200,000 to more than $1 million.

Florida Bar President Admits He Was Naive About Gender Bias

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 07, 2016

Florida Bar president Ramon Abadin told a chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers that he expected a survey of female attorneys to show no gender bias, but 43 percent reported seeing it personally.

Security Firm Held Not Liable in $42 Million Conn. Warehouse Heist

CELIA AMPEL : The Connecticut Law Tribune : April 06, 2016

A Florida-based security company has defeated an insurance company's attempt to recover a $42 million loss stemming from a prescription drug heist from a Connecticut warehouse.

Tyco Cleared of Liability in $42M Eli Lilly Drug Heist

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : April 06, 2016

A Boca Raton-based security company defeats the lawsuit filed by National Union Fire Insurance to recover its outlay on a theft claim.

Rising Stars to Receive Awards May 19

Staff Report : Daily Business Review : April 04, 2016

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 04, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Core Labs Wins $1 Million Verdict in IP Fight Over Drilling Technology

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : April 01, 2016

In an intellectual property dispute in federal court in Oklahoma, a jury recently awarded Houston-based Core Laboratories LP a $1 million verdict after determining that its oil well services competitor, Spectrum Tracer Services, and two former Core employees, were liable for unfair competition by misappropriation.

Local Counsel May Be Weak Point in Big Law's Cyberdefense

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016

Big law firms make for high-profile hacking targets, but client data may be especially vulnerable when it's shared with local counsel without strong security in place.

K&L Gates Advises Bill Gates on Florida Mansion Deal

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 28, 2016

Bill Gates turned to the firm that bears his father's name to buy a multimillion-dollar property in a Florida equestrian's paradise.

Big Suits

Amanda Bronstad, Scott Flaherty, Jenna Greene, Christian Nolan, Sue Reisinger : The American Lawyer : March 28, 2016

U.S. v. VimpelCom; Northland Financial v. Schwab; U.S. v. Julius Baer; Fox v. J&J; U.S. v. HSBC

Judge Scheindlin Praised For Foresight in E-Discovery

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : March 25, 2016

Judge Scheindlin's decisions marked her ahead of her time, and her writings shaped debates for the ensuing decade.

The Am Law 100: Shook Hardy's Revenue Rises Amid Profit Dip

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : March 25, 2016

Shook, Hardy & Bacon saw its head count grow in 2015, but the Kansas City, Missouri-based firm's profits per partner slipped for the fourth year in a row.

McGuireWoods Bags Big BofA Book, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

McGuireWoods heads to San Francisco after a Reed Smith raid; Kirkland launches a Houston tax practice; Sidley Austin snags a high-powered IP team from Ropes & Gray; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

$72M Verdict in Talcum Powder Case

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : February 23, 2016

A jury has awarded $72 million in the first damages verdict against Johnson & Johnson over claims that the use of talcum powder caused a woman's ovarian cancer.

The Lawyer's Guide to a Lean Justice System and Proportional Discovery

Patrick Oot : Legaltech News : February 17, 2016

The lean justice philosophy forces practitioners and courts to look at the bigger picture.

Hackers, Leakers and Careless Employees: 7 IG and Cybersecurity Sessions at Legaltech New York

Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : February 09, 2016

These LTNY sessions outlined the biggest topics in cybersecurity and information governance as told by experts in the space.

What You Can't See Can Hurt You: The Intricate World of Dark Data

Ricci Dipshan : Legaltech News : February 04, 2016

Hidden metadata can prove a minefield – and a gold-mine – for tech savvy legal experts. .

Pelvic Mesh Trial Ends in Defense Verdict

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : February 02, 2016

The first trial against two manufacturers of transvaginal mesh products has ended in a verdict for both companies. A jury in Jackson County, Missouri, which began hearing opening statements in the trial on Dec. 2, found that both Boston Scientific Corp. and C.R. Bard Inc. weren't liable for plaintiff Eve Sherrer's injuries.

Will Lyft's Settlement With Drivers Be a Model for Uber?

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 28, 2016

It looks as though Lyft Inc., the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company, has put the brakes on a class action lawsuit that had the potential to seriously damage its business model.

Burger King leases New Miami Home for $83 Million

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : January 21, 2016

The new home of the Whopper will be a standalone office building in Miami's Airport West submarket, near its current home.

Smoker Attorneys Flirted With Reversal of $75 Million Award

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : January 14, 2016

The Fourth DCA had strong words for plaintiffs attorneys who "pushed the envelope" in a high-dollar tobacco case.

Report Touts Record-Breaking Year for Law Firm Mergers

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2016

A look back, and ahead, from legal consultancy Altman Weil.

The 5 Big Labor and Employment Stories of 2015

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : December 28, 2015

Busy federal agencies and a plaintiffs bar active on the employment front made 2015 an eventful year in this space. Here are five highlights.

Finalist, Product Liability: Shook Hardy

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Size and smarts help give Shook Hardy an edge in huge mass torts.

Winner, Product Liability: Covington

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Covington succeeds with innovative thinking and tactics.

More Profiles:
Choose A Law Firm

IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Shook Hardy & Bacon Llp

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

Shook Hardy & Bacon 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: N/A

Shook Hardy & Bacon L 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

J&J Hit With $55M Verdict in Another Big Loss over Talcum Powder

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : May 02, 2016

Johnson & Johnson lost another verdict over claims that the use of talcum powder caused a woman's ovarian cancer after a jury in Missouri awarded $55 million on Monday. The verdict comes after another Missouri jury on Feb. 22 awarded $75 million in the first award against Johnson & Johnson over talcum powder's links to ovarian cancer.

Report: Who Won (and Lost) the Most Big-Ticket Trials in 2015

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 25, 2016

Big Law litigators love to boast that their firms are ready and willing to take cases to trial. So it's interesting to look at the top 100 verdicts of 2015 to see what firms are actually making good on their threats. The answer is probably not who you'd think.

EDI Launches Distance Learning Program as New E-Discovery Education Initiative

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : April 18, 2016

The web-based program features judges, corporate counsel, law firm experts as lecturers and costs $1.

A 'Women-Only Uber' Is About to Launch. But Is It Legal?

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : April 14, 2016

There's a lot of buzz about Chariot for Women, a new rival of Uber Technologies Inc. that pairs female passengers with female drivers. There's just one problem: the business idea, however innovative and well-intentioned, may run afoul of discrimination laws.

Who Will Represent the Firm Behind the 'Panama Papers'?

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 08, 2016

Mossack Fonseca says it hasn't yet hired outside counsel. What kind of lawyers will it need?

The Humble Law Firm Website Is Going Way, Way Upscale

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : April 08, 2016

Vanity Fair-like portraits. Profiles that convey spark and personality. Throughout The Am Law 200, firms are remaking their sites—to the tune of $200,000 to more than $1 million.

Florida Bar President Admits He Was Naive About Gender Bias

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 07, 2016

Florida Bar president Ramon Abadin told a chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers that he expected a survey of female attorneys to show no gender bias, but 43 percent reported seeing it personally.

Security Firm Held Not Liable in $42 Million Conn. Warehouse Heist

CELIA AMPEL : The Connecticut Law Tribune : April 06, 2016

A Florida-based security company has defeated an insurance company's attempt to recover a $42 million loss stemming from a prescription drug heist from a Connecticut warehouse.

Tyco Cleared of Liability in $42M Eli Lilly Drug Heist

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : April 06, 2016

A Boca Raton-based security company defeats the lawsuit filed by National Union Fire Insurance to recover its outlay on a theft claim.

Rising Stars to Receive Awards May 19

Staff Report : Daily Business Review : April 04, 2016

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 04, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Core Labs Wins $1 Million Verdict in IP Fight Over Drilling Technology

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : April 01, 2016

In an intellectual property dispute in federal court in Oklahoma, a jury recently awarded Houston-based Core Laboratories LP a $1 million verdict after determining that its oil well services competitor, Spectrum Tracer Services, and two former Core employees, were liable for unfair competition by misappropriation.

Local Counsel May Be Weak Point in Big Law's Cyberdefense

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016

Big law firms make for high-profile hacking targets, but client data may be especially vulnerable when it's shared with local counsel without strong security in place.

K&L Gates Advises Bill Gates on Florida Mansion Deal

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 28, 2016

Bill Gates turned to the firm that bears his father's name to buy a multimillion-dollar property in a Florida equestrian's paradise.

Big Suits

Amanda Bronstad, Scott Flaherty, Jenna Greene, Christian Nolan, Sue Reisinger : The American Lawyer : March 28, 2016

U.S. v. VimpelCom; Northland Financial v. Schwab; U.S. v. Julius Baer; Fox v. J&J; U.S. v. HSBC

Judge Scheindlin Praised For Foresight in E-Discovery

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : March 25, 2016

Judge Scheindlin's decisions marked her ahead of her time, and her writings shaped debates for the ensuing decade.

The Am Law 100: Shook Hardy's Revenue Rises Amid Profit Dip

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : March 25, 2016

Shook, Hardy & Bacon saw its head count grow in 2015, but the Kansas City, Missouri-based firm's profits per partner slipped for the fourth year in a row.

McGuireWoods Bags Big BofA Book, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

McGuireWoods heads to San Francisco after a Reed Smith raid; Kirkland launches a Houston tax practice; Sidley Austin snags a high-powered IP team from Ropes & Gray; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

$72M Verdict in Talcum Powder Case

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : February 23, 2016

A jury has awarded $72 million in the first damages verdict against Johnson & Johnson over claims that the use of talcum powder caused a woman's ovarian cancer.

The Lawyer's Guide to a Lean Justice System and Proportional Discovery

Patrick Oot : Legaltech News : February 17, 2016

The lean justice philosophy forces practitioners and courts to look at the bigger picture.

Hackers, Leakers and Careless Employees: 7 IG and Cybersecurity Sessions at Legaltech New York

Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : February 09, 2016

These LTNY sessions outlined the biggest topics in cybersecurity and information governance as told by experts in the space.

What You Can't See Can Hurt You: The Intricate World of Dark Data

Ricci Dipshan : Legaltech News : February 04, 2016

Hidden metadata can prove a minefield – and a gold-mine – for tech savvy legal experts. .

Pelvic Mesh Trial Ends in Defense Verdict

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : February 02, 2016

The first trial against two manufacturers of transvaginal mesh products has ended in a verdict for both companies. A jury in Jackson County, Missouri, which began hearing opening statements in the trial on Dec. 2, found that both Boston Scientific Corp. and C.R. Bard Inc. weren't liable for plaintiff Eve Sherrer's injuries.

Will Lyft's Settlement With Drivers Be a Model for Uber?

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : January 28, 2016

It looks as though Lyft Inc., the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company, has put the brakes on a class action lawsuit that had the potential to seriously damage its business model.

Burger King leases New Miami Home for $83 Million

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : January 21, 2016

The new home of the Whopper will be a standalone office building in Miami's Airport West submarket, near its current home.

Smoker Attorneys Flirted With Reversal of $75 Million Award

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : January 14, 2016

The Fourth DCA had strong words for plaintiffs attorneys who "pushed the envelope" in a high-dollar tobacco case.

Report Touts Record-Breaking Year for Law Firm Mergers

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2016

A look back, and ahead, from legal consultancy Altman Weil.

The 5 Big Labor and Employment Stories of 2015

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : December 28, 2015

Busy federal agencies and a plaintiffs bar active on the employment front made 2015 an eventful year in this space. Here are five highlights.

Finalist, Product Liability: Shook Hardy

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Size and smarts help give Shook Hardy an edge in huge mass torts.

Winner, Product Liability: Covington

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Covington succeeds with innovative thinking and tactics.