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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: 1

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

Kansas City Legal Market Poised for Prosperity

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

Modest economic growth and new high-technology businesses in Kansas City, Missouri, are funneling corporate and real estate work to local law offices.

Chicago Law Firms Catch Ride on Deal Surge

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

The legal market in The Second City is in solid shape, due in large part to deal making and transactional work for the area's deep bench of top public companies and some newer players.

Verdicts & Settlements

: The National Law Journal : August 17, 2015

A summary of this week's notable cases.

Birth-Defect Suits Against Zofran Maker Pile Up

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : August 13, 2015

More than 30 lawsuits have been filed by parents alleging that taking anti-nausea prescription Zofran for morning sickness during pregnancy caused birth defects in their children including congenital heart defects, cleft lip and cleft palate.

Polsinelli Partner Found Dead by Police After Search

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : August 11, 2015

Police in Overland Park, Kansas, say 51-year-old transactional lawyer Patrick Henderson was found dead after wandering from his suburban home.

When Juries Get Patent Suits Wrong: Judge Voids $28M Judgment Against Comcast

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : August 09, 2015

It was a victory-from-the-jaws-of-defeat moment for lawyers from Davis Polk & Wardwell and Winston & Strawn when a federal judge in Delaware on Friday voided a $27.6 million jury verdict against their client Comcast IP Holdings. The case raises the question: Why try patent suits before juries in the first place?

Atlanta Lawyers Persuade Florida Jury to Award $11M to Smoker [VIDEO]

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : August 07, 2015

A team of Atlanta lawyers has won an $11 million verdict for a Florida smoker against cigarette maker Philip Morris.

Chicken Suit Involving Pfizer Stays in Pennsylvania

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : August 05, 2015

A lawsuit filed by Mexican chicken breeders against pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Zoetis for producing faulty chicken vaccines will be litigated in Pennsylvania, a federal judge has ruled.

Power Lunch: NIU Kitchen Garners Attention After Low-Key Start

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : July 30, 2015

NIU Kitchen's location on Northeast Second Avenue is not the typical place to find a power lunch spot.

The Burning Questions in Pot Law

Anita Abedian : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Six hot practice areas for marijuana attorneys.

Zimmer Hit with $9M Verdict in Hip Implant Litigation

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : July 27, 2015

In the first setback for Zimmer Holdings Inc. in defending hip implant suits, a Los Angeles jury has awarded $9.1 million to a man who claimed the company failed to warn about its product's defects.

Team Wins $14.5 Million Verdict for Broward Smoker

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : July 24, 2015

A 66-year-old west Broward woman who developed oral cancer from smoking obtained a $14.5 million verdict against Philip Morris USA in Miami-Dade Circuit Court.

Review Honors Young Lawyers Who Are Rising Stars

Review staff : Daily Business Review : July 22, 2015

The Daily Business Review announces its 2015 class for Rising Stars—a selection of South Florida lawyers under the age of 40 who are making a difference in the community and will continue to do so in the future.

$10.5 Million Award for Family of Woman Who Smoked 21 Different Brands

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : July 22, 2015

A Broward jury awarded $10.5 million to the family of a smoker who died of lung cancer, assigning $3 million each in punitive damages to R.J. Reynolds, Lorillard and Philip Morris.

Pay Ball! Why Miami Marlins Sued Real Estate Investor

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : July 16, 2015

Miami Beach investor Sam Herzberg has made millions in the real estate boom, but a lawsuit claims he's shorting the Miami Marlins on a bill for season tickets.

Security Company Tyco Accused of Failing to Protect Confidential Information Before Drug Heist

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : July 08, 2015

Boca Raton-based Tyco Integrated Security LLC is set for trial this month in a $42 million civil negligence case after thieves stole thousands of boxes of prescription drugs from an Eli Lilly and Co. warehouse.

Hip-Device Plaintiffs Hope for Better Luck in LA Trial

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : July 02, 2015

Plaintiffs lawyers suing hip-implant manufacturer Zimmer Holdings Inc. hope the third time's the charm as they prepare for another trial next week.

Philip Morris Must Pay $6.4M for Smoker's Death

: VerdictSearch : July 01, 2015

Smoker Awarded $560,000 After Getting Lung Cancer

: VerdictSearch : June 24, 2015

Top Firms for Women for Equity and Power

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 19, 2015

Forty-four firms get WILEF's seal of approval.

Merger Mania in Chicago

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : June 18, 2015

So far this year, four Am Law 200 firms have picked up smaller shops in the Windy City.

For Tyco, a Cultural Shift Now Bearing Fruit

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 15, 2015

The corporate culture at Tyco International has undergone a transformation in the decade since two top executives were convicted of stealing more than $150 million from the company. And the company's legal department has been at the forefront of that change.

VOIR DIRE: Card Tricks?

: The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015

One of the world's largest hotel chains has filed suit against a man it says exploited a flaw in its online ­reservations system to the tune of $48,500. Plus more in this week's column.

Miller Canfield Latest Big Firm to Find a Match in Chicago

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

Another week, another law firm combination in Chicago. Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone is poised to join several of its Detroit-based brethren in the Windy City by bolting on 10 lawyers from local boutique Kubasiak, Fylstra, Thorpe & Rotunno.

Contractors, Insurers Dodge $2B Wartime Benefits Class Action

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : June 03, 2015

Workers injured while supporting the U.S. war effort in Iraq and Afghanistan suffered a courtroom defeat this week, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit stamped out a proposed $2 billion class action against their employers and insurers.

Greenberg Traurig, Honigman Make Merger Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 31, 2015

The two Am Law 200 firms are poised to expand in Boston and Chicago on June 1 by absorbing local boutiques.

The Am Law 200 Second Hundred: The Financial Report

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The group showed improvement, but its results lagged behind The Am Law 100's.

The Tobacco Litigation That Wouldn't Die

Carlyn Kolker : The American Lawyer : May 25, 2015

The original "Engle" tobacco class action is long gone, but its progeny live on. Now the verdicts and settlements are mounting.

ACC Crowns Its Value Champions for 2015

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : May 20, 2015

The global association gives its award to legal departments that contribute to the bottom line and do it with innovation.

ACC Recognizes Efficiency, New Technology at Legal Departments

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : May 19, 2015

'Every single one of the 2015 ACC Value Champions employed technology to bring innovation and efficiencies to legal matters.'

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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: 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

Kansas City Legal Market Poised for Prosperity

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

Modest economic growth and new high-technology businesses in Kansas City, Missouri, are funneling corporate and real estate work to local law offices.

Chicago Law Firms Catch Ride on Deal Surge

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

The legal market in The Second City is in solid shape, due in large part to deal making and transactional work for the area's deep bench of top public companies and some newer players.

Verdicts & Settlements

: The National Law Journal : August 17, 2015

A summary of this week's notable cases.

Birth-Defect Suits Against Zofran Maker Pile Up

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : August 13, 2015

More than 30 lawsuits have been filed by parents alleging that taking anti-nausea prescription Zofran for morning sickness during pregnancy caused birth defects in their children including congenital heart defects, cleft lip and cleft palate.

Polsinelli Partner Found Dead by Police After Search

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : August 11, 2015

Police in Overland Park, Kansas, say 51-year-old transactional lawyer Patrick Henderson was found dead after wandering from his suburban home.

When Juries Get Patent Suits Wrong: Judge Voids $28M Judgment Against Comcast

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : August 09, 2015

It was a victory-from-the-jaws-of-defeat moment for lawyers from Davis Polk & Wardwell and Winston & Strawn when a federal judge in Delaware on Friday voided a $27.6 million jury verdict against their client Comcast IP Holdings. The case raises the question: Why try patent suits before juries in the first place?

Atlanta Lawyers Persuade Florida Jury to Award $11M to Smoker [VIDEO]

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : August 07, 2015

A team of Atlanta lawyers has won an $11 million verdict for a Florida smoker against cigarette maker Philip Morris.

Chicken Suit Involving Pfizer Stays in Pennsylvania

P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : August 05, 2015

A lawsuit filed by Mexican chicken breeders against pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Zoetis for producing faulty chicken vaccines will be litigated in Pennsylvania, a federal judge has ruled.

Power Lunch: NIU Kitchen Garners Attention After Low-Key Start

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : July 30, 2015

NIU Kitchen's location on Northeast Second Avenue is not the typical place to find a power lunch spot.

The Burning Questions in Pot Law

Anita Abedian : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Six hot practice areas for marijuana attorneys.

Zimmer Hit with $9M Verdict in Hip Implant Litigation

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : July 27, 2015

In the first setback for Zimmer Holdings Inc. in defending hip implant suits, a Los Angeles jury has awarded $9.1 million to a man who claimed the company failed to warn about its product's defects.

Team Wins $14.5 Million Verdict for Broward Smoker

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : July 24, 2015

A 66-year-old west Broward woman who developed oral cancer from smoking obtained a $14.5 million verdict against Philip Morris USA in Miami-Dade Circuit Court.

Review Honors Young Lawyers Who Are Rising Stars

Review staff : Daily Business Review : July 22, 2015

The Daily Business Review announces its 2015 class for Rising Stars—a selection of South Florida lawyers under the age of 40 who are making a difference in the community and will continue to do so in the future.

$10.5 Million Award for Family of Woman Who Smoked 21 Different Brands

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : July 22, 2015

A Broward jury awarded $10.5 million to the family of a smoker who died of lung cancer, assigning $3 million each in punitive damages to R.J. Reynolds, Lorillard and Philip Morris.

Pay Ball! Why Miami Marlins Sued Real Estate Investor

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : July 16, 2015

Miami Beach investor Sam Herzberg has made millions in the real estate boom, but a lawsuit claims he's shorting the Miami Marlins on a bill for season tickets.

Security Company Tyco Accused of Failing to Protect Confidential Information Before Drug Heist

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : July 08, 2015

Boca Raton-based Tyco Integrated Security LLC is set for trial this month in a $42 million civil negligence case after thieves stole thousands of boxes of prescription drugs from an Eli Lilly and Co. warehouse.

Hip-Device Plaintiffs Hope for Better Luck in LA Trial

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : July 02, 2015

Plaintiffs lawyers suing hip-implant manufacturer Zimmer Holdings Inc. hope the third time's the charm as they prepare for another trial next week.

Philip Morris Must Pay $6.4M for Smoker's Death

: VerdictSearch : July 01, 2015

Smoker Awarded $560,000 After Getting Lung Cancer

: VerdictSearch : June 24, 2015

Top Firms for Women for Equity and Power

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 19, 2015

Forty-four firms get WILEF's seal of approval.

Merger Mania in Chicago

Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : June 18, 2015

So far this year, four Am Law 200 firms have picked up smaller shops in the Windy City.

For Tyco, a Cultural Shift Now Bearing Fruit

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : June 15, 2015

The corporate culture at Tyco International has undergone a transformation in the decade since two top executives were convicted of stealing more than $150 million from the company. And the company's legal department has been at the forefront of that change.

VOIR DIRE: Card Tricks?

: The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015

One of the world's largest hotel chains has filed suit against a man it says exploited a flaw in its online ­reservations system to the tune of $48,500. Plus more in this week's column.

Miller Canfield Latest Big Firm to Find a Match in Chicago

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

Another week, another law firm combination in Chicago. Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone is poised to join several of its Detroit-based brethren in the Windy City by bolting on 10 lawyers from local boutique Kubasiak, Fylstra, Thorpe & Rotunno.

Contractors, Insurers Dodge $2B Wartime Benefits Class Action

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : June 03, 2015

Workers injured while supporting the U.S. war effort in Iraq and Afghanistan suffered a courtroom defeat this week, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit stamped out a proposed $2 billion class action against their employers and insurers.

Greenberg Traurig, Honigman Make Merger Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 31, 2015

The two Am Law 200 firms are poised to expand in Boston and Chicago on June 1 by absorbing local boutiques.

The Am Law 200 Second Hundred: The Financial Report

Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The group showed improvement, but its results lagged behind The Am Law 100's.

The Tobacco Litigation That Wouldn't Die

Carlyn Kolker : The American Lawyer : May 25, 2015

The original "Engle" tobacco class action is long gone, but its progeny live on. Now the verdicts and settlements are mounting.

ACC Crowns Its Value Champions for 2015

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : May 20, 2015

The global association gives its award to legal departments that contribute to the bottom line and do it with innovation.

ACC Recognizes Efficiency, New Technology at Legal Departments

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : May 19, 2015

'Every single one of the 2015 ACC Value Champions employed technology to bring innovation and efficiencies to legal matters.'