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Shook Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

  • Designation: Kansas City, Mo.
  • Head Count: 440
  • Gross Revenues: $308,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $700,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $830,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -6

Shook Hardy & Bacon L. is a Kansas City-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Shook Hardy & Bacon L. has 440 attorneys and is the 100th largest firm in the United States.  With $308,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 102nd on The American Lawyer's 2014 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, 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 200 102 -6 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

Movers

: The National Law Journal : December 15, 2014

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

Judge Sets Stage for Boston Tobacco Trial Next Spring

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : December 15, 2014

A Boston federal judge has narrowed an eight-year-old class action filed by smokers who want cigarette maker Philip Morris to pay for early-stage lung cancer detection.

Remington Settles Rifle Trigger Class Action

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : December 09, 2014

Remington Arms Co. has agreed to replace the trigger mechanism in as many as 8 million of its iconic Model 700 bolt-action rifles, according to the terms of a settlement in a putative class action that alleged a defect allowed the rifle to fire even when the trigger is not pulled.

Mass-Torts Defense Counsel Decry 'Horrible' Plaintiff Intake

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 08, 2014

The sanctions recommended Dec. 4 against plaintiffs firm Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro over its pursuit of three thalidomide cases has plaintiffs lawyers pointing out the difficulty in immediately assessing the viability of products liability mass tort cases and defense lawyers warning plaintiffs counsel to be honest with themselves.

Three Am Law Firms Make Houston Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 02, 2014

Ogletree Deakins, Quinn Emanuel and Winston & Strawn join the Houston hiring frenzy; Bingham McCutchen's exodus continues; three Howrey alums find a new home at Novak Druce; Jenner & Block brings on a former Deepwater Horizon task force head; Skadden adds one in London and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Boston Scientific Loses Second Verdict in Mesh Litigation

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : November 20, 2014

A federal jury in West Virginia on Thursday awarded $18.5 million against Boston Scientific Corp. in the second verdict in federal court over one of its pelvic mesh devices.

Attorneys: Stryker's $1.4B Settlement Offer to Hip Replacement Patients Not Enough

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : November 19, 2014

Fort Lauderdale lawyers representing hip replacement patients say a $1.4 billion settlement offer by Stryker Corp. may not be enough to compensate for its recalled product.

VerdictSearch: Jury Sides With School Board's Firing

: Texas Lawyer : November 17, 2014

A school board was justified in its termination of a teacher, a jury found.

Miami Jury Awards $26.7M in Transvaginal Mesh Case

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : November 14, 2014

The federal jury deliberated four hours before delivering its verdict against Boston Scientific Corp.

13-Year Benlate Suit Nets $6 Million for Costa Rican Grower

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : November 10, 2014

A Miami-Dade jury awarded $6 million to a Costa Rica citrus grower for damage blamed on the DuPont pesticide Benlate.

Jury: Smoker Wasn't Member of Engle Class

: VerdictSearch : October 29, 2014

EDI Launches Diversity Committee and Pledge

Vincent Catanzaro : Law Technology News : October 29, 2014

The E-Discovery Institute targets the legal industry's dismal, embarassing diversity statistics.

Cities Where Partners Are Content (and Not)

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : October 27, 2014

Is Philadelphia the new Houston?

Group Challenges Settlement in Vitamin Water Case

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : October 23, 2014

Blasting a proposed settlement that would give the plaintiffs' attorneys $1.2 million and consumers only injunctive relief, the watchdog group Truth in Advertising Inc. has filed a motion to oppose the deal cut with The Coca-Cola. Co. over alleged false advertising of its Glaceau Vitaminwater products.

Judges Offer Candid Advice on E-Discovery at Leadership Summit

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : October 16, 2014

The E-Discovery Institute's Leadership Summit opens with a judges panel, aka "The Derek Jeter Tour."

Boston Scientific Headed for Trial on Mesh Liability

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014

On the heels of losing a $73.4 million verdict in Texas state court, Boston Scientific Corp. is headed to trial next month in two federal courts over its pelvic mesh devices.

Shook Hardy Passes ISO 27001 Audit

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : September 29, 2014

After 18 months of working toward ISO 27001 certification, Shook Hardy passed the test.

Davis v. Brickman Landscaping

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 17, 2014

Expert Testimony Required to Establish Fire Sprinkler Inspectors' Standard of Care

Alfred "Al" Saikali: Shook, Hardy & Bacon

: Daily Business Review : September 17, 2014

Boston Scientific Loses $73.4M Verdict in Mesh Trial

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : September 11, 2014

A Dallas jury has awarded $73.4 million in the first trial to go against Boston Scientific Corp. over one of its pelvic mesh devices.

Sheppard Mullin Chases The Cool Quotient in D.C.

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : September 08, 2014

Ten stories above Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton's staid Washington office reception room, the firm's associates brainstorm about their work, life and happiness.

Calif. Judge Warns Plaintiffs Lawyers About Fees in Class Action

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : September 03, 2014

A California federal judge has fired a warning shot at a cadre of plaintiffs lawyers, cautioning them not to regard their proposed class action against The Coca Cola Company as a way to pile up legal fees.

Will Microsoft Change How Firms Collaborate With Clients?

Patrick Oot : Law Technology News : September 03, 2014

Matter Center for Office 365 shows that Microsoft understands how legal works with corporate clients.

Secant Dismissed From Pelvic-Mesh Mass Tort

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : August 27, 2014

Secant Medical, the sole Pennsylvania-based defendant in Philadelphia's pelvic-mesh mass tort, has been dismissed from the litigation.

In Kansas City, a Competitive Environment

Todd Ruger : The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Real Estate Roundup: Big Firms Move to Smaller Spaces

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Law firms are trading down in square footage per attorney when they take out new leases, and increasingly are looking for flexible, more economical spaces in line with the corporate clients they serve, commercial real estate experts say.

Pelvic Mesh Mass Tort Filings Continue to Rise

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : August 19, 2014

The number of filings in the pelvic mesh litigation in Philadelphia has increased since the mass tort's creation in February, court officials said.

Oracle Scores in Rimini Street Copyright Row

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 15, 2014

A ruling by a federal judge in Nevada chips away at the obstacles confronting Oracle and its lawyers at Bingham McCutchen and Boies, Schiller & Flexner as they inch toward a long-awaited trial.

All-Star E-Discovery Panels at ILTA

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : August 11, 2014

U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck is among the luminaries at upcoming panels in Nashville.

The Churn: Pepper Hamilton Partner Returns to Public Service, Plus More Lateral Moves

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 08, 2014

Pepper Hamilton partner heads to the NYPD; Weil, Gotshal & Manges snags prominent bankruptcy partner from Kirkland & Ellis; and Shook, Hardy & Bacon brings aboard Gavel Babble columnist in our latest roundup of lateral moves in The Am Law 200.

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IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
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  • - 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: 0

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

Movers

: The National Law Journal : December 15, 2014

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

Judge Sets Stage for Boston Tobacco Trial Next Spring

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : December 15, 2014

A Boston federal judge has narrowed an eight-year-old class action filed by smokers who want cigarette maker Philip Morris to pay for early-stage lung cancer detection.

Remington Settles Rifle Trigger Class Action

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : December 09, 2014

Remington Arms Co. has agreed to replace the trigger mechanism in as many as 8 million of its iconic Model 700 bolt-action rifles, according to the terms of a settlement in a putative class action that alleged a defect allowed the rifle to fire even when the trigger is not pulled.

Mass-Torts Defense Counsel Decry 'Horrible' Plaintiff Intake

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 08, 2014

The sanctions recommended Dec. 4 against plaintiffs firm Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro over its pursuit of three thalidomide cases has plaintiffs lawyers pointing out the difficulty in immediately assessing the viability of products liability mass tort cases and defense lawyers warning plaintiffs counsel to be honest with themselves.

Three Am Law Firms Make Houston Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 02, 2014

Ogletree Deakins, Quinn Emanuel and Winston & Strawn join the Houston hiring frenzy; Bingham McCutchen's exodus continues; three Howrey alums find a new home at Novak Druce; Jenner & Block brings on a former Deepwater Horizon task force head; Skadden adds one in London and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Boston Scientific Loses Second Verdict in Mesh Litigation

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : November 20, 2014

A federal jury in West Virginia on Thursday awarded $18.5 million against Boston Scientific Corp. in the second verdict in federal court over one of its pelvic mesh devices.

Attorneys: Stryker's $1.4B Settlement Offer to Hip Replacement Patients Not Enough

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : November 19, 2014

Fort Lauderdale lawyers representing hip replacement patients say a $1.4 billion settlement offer by Stryker Corp. may not be enough to compensate for its recalled product.

VerdictSearch: Jury Sides With School Board's Firing

: Texas Lawyer : November 17, 2014

A school board was justified in its termination of a teacher, a jury found.

Miami Jury Awards $26.7M in Transvaginal Mesh Case

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : November 14, 2014

The federal jury deliberated four hours before delivering its verdict against Boston Scientific Corp.

13-Year Benlate Suit Nets $6 Million for Costa Rican Grower

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : November 10, 2014

A Miami-Dade jury awarded $6 million to a Costa Rica citrus grower for damage blamed on the DuPont pesticide Benlate.

Jury: Smoker Wasn't Member of Engle Class

: VerdictSearch : October 29, 2014

EDI Launches Diversity Committee and Pledge

Vincent Catanzaro : Law Technology News : October 29, 2014

The E-Discovery Institute targets the legal industry's dismal, embarassing diversity statistics.

Cities Where Partners Are Content (and Not)

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : October 27, 2014

Is Philadelphia the new Houston?

Group Challenges Settlement in Vitamin Water Case

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : October 23, 2014

Blasting a proposed settlement that would give the plaintiffs' attorneys $1.2 million and consumers only injunctive relief, the watchdog group Truth in Advertising Inc. has filed a motion to oppose the deal cut with The Coca-Cola. Co. over alleged false advertising of its Glaceau Vitaminwater products.

Judges Offer Candid Advice on E-Discovery at Leadership Summit

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : October 16, 2014

The E-Discovery Institute's Leadership Summit opens with a judges panel, aka "The Derek Jeter Tour."

Boston Scientific Headed for Trial on Mesh Liability

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014

On the heels of losing a $73.4 million verdict in Texas state court, Boston Scientific Corp. is headed to trial next month in two federal courts over its pelvic mesh devices.

Shook Hardy Passes ISO 27001 Audit

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : September 29, 2014

After 18 months of working toward ISO 27001 certification, Shook Hardy passed the test.

Davis v. Brickman Landscaping

: New Jersey Law Journal : September 17, 2014

Expert Testimony Required to Establish Fire Sprinkler Inspectors' Standard of Care

Alfred "Al" Saikali: Shook, Hardy & Bacon

: Daily Business Review : September 17, 2014

Boston Scientific Loses $73.4M Verdict in Mesh Trial

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : September 11, 2014

A Dallas jury has awarded $73.4 million in the first trial to go against Boston Scientific Corp. over one of its pelvic mesh devices.

Sheppard Mullin Chases The Cool Quotient in D.C.

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : September 08, 2014

Ten stories above Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton's staid Washington office reception room, the firm's associates brainstorm about their work, life and happiness.

Calif. Judge Warns Plaintiffs Lawyers About Fees in Class Action

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : September 03, 2014

A California federal judge has fired a warning shot at a cadre of plaintiffs lawyers, cautioning them not to regard their proposed class action against The Coca Cola Company as a way to pile up legal fees.

Will Microsoft Change How Firms Collaborate With Clients?

Patrick Oot : Law Technology News : September 03, 2014

Matter Center for Office 365 shows that Microsoft understands how legal works with corporate clients.

Secant Dismissed From Pelvic-Mesh Mass Tort

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : August 27, 2014

Secant Medical, the sole Pennsylvania-based defendant in Philadelphia's pelvic-mesh mass tort, has been dismissed from the litigation.

In Kansas City, a Competitive Environment

Todd Ruger : The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Real Estate Roundup: Big Firms Move to Smaller Spaces

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Law firms are trading down in square footage per attorney when they take out new leases, and increasingly are looking for flexible, more economical spaces in line with the corporate clients they serve, commercial real estate experts say.

Pelvic Mesh Mass Tort Filings Continue to Rise

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : August 19, 2014

The number of filings in the pelvic mesh litigation in Philadelphia has increased since the mass tort's creation in February, court officials said.

Oracle Scores in Rimini Street Copyright Row

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : August 15, 2014

A ruling by a federal judge in Nevada chips away at the obstacles confronting Oracle and its lawyers at Bingham McCutchen and Boies, Schiller & Flexner as they inch toward a long-awaited trial.

All-Star E-Discovery Panels at ILTA

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : August 11, 2014

U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck is among the luminaries at upcoming panels in Nashville.

The Churn: Pepper Hamilton Partner Returns to Public Service, Plus More Lateral Moves

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 08, 2014

Pepper Hamilton partner heads to the NYPD; Weil, Gotshal & Manges snags prominent bankruptcy partner from Kirkland & Ellis; and Shook, Hardy & Bacon brings aboard Gavel Babble columnist in our latest roundup of lateral moves in The Am Law 200.