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Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

  • Designation: Phoenix
  • Head Count: 411
  • Gross Revenues: $253,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $615,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $820,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Snell & Wilmer L. is a Phoenix-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Snell & Wilmer L. has 411 attorneys and is the 110th largest firm in the United States.  With $253,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 122nd on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in AZ, CA, CO, NV and UT.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 122 -3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 110 -5 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 51 7 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 115 26 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 19 11 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 36 -20 Summer programs

In the News


: The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014

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

The Churn: Bingham Tax Duo Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 15, 2014

Two more Bingham McCutchen partners depart in Washington, D.C., Jones Day loses two in the Midwest, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett hires in New York and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Pfizer Challenges Nev. Attorney General's Use of Private Lawyers

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : August 06, 2014

Pfizer Inc. is seeking a Nevada Supreme Court order barring that state's attorney general from using private attorneys to prosecute a possible $25.4 billion unfair and deceptive trade practices case against the company. The case is one of first impression, according to the drugmaker.

On the Move

: The Recorder : August 04, 2014

The Churn: Dickstein Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 13, 2014

Greenberg Traurig has raided Dickstein Shapiro for 13 lawyers and lobbyists in Washington, D.C., Paul Hastings plucks Kaye Scholer's white-collar and internal investigations chair and Troutman Sanders snags Hughes Hubbard's private equity chair in the latest round of lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Bingham, Squire Make New Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 24, 2014

Two Am Law 100 firms that have dealt with a high degree of lateral volatility in recent months—Bingham McCutchen and the newly formed Squire Patton Boggs—made hires this week, but also saw some partners leave. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and others from around The Am Law 200.

NLRB on Keeping Nonemployees off Company Premises

Sherry Karabin : Corporate Counsel : June 16, 2014

Does a company have to allow those who don't work there to demonstrate, solicit or handbill on its property?

The Churn: Husch Blackwell Hires Again in Denver, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 10, 2014

Husch Blackwell becomes the latest large Midwestern firm to bulk up in the Rockies; Dechert raids Wilmer to launch a life sciences practice in Frankfurt; Sidley Austin shutters its office in Germany's financial capital and other moves from around The Am Law 200.

Judge Sanctions Actos Defenders for Disruptive Behavior

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : May 05, 2014

A Las Vegas judge has sanctioned defense attorneys for disobeying court orders and disrupting court proceedings, saying the behavior could prejudice the jury against the plaintiffs in a closely watched trial over the pharmaceutical drug Actos.

Takeda Pharmaceuticals Faces More Actos Plaintiffs

Amaris Elliott-Engel : The National Law Journal : April 14, 2014

One plaintiff's lawsuit in Louisiana federal court over allegations that diabetes drug Actos increases the risk of bladder cancer resulted in a $9 billion verdict. What might a jury do in a case consolidating claims by two plaintiffs?

Canadian Deals & Suits

Laura King : Corporate Counsel : April 01, 2014


: The National Law Journal : March 31, 2014

Randy Aoyama joins Hinshaw & Culbertson as partner in the Phoenix office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

The Churn: Akin, Simpson Add Houston Partners, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : March 11, 2014

Akin picks up Baker & McKenzie's former North America oil and gas chair and Simpson hires an M&A partner from Baker Botts, both in Houston; Reed Smith welcomes two regulatory partners, in Chicago and Washington, D.C.; and K&L Gates lands new partners in Milan and Washington, D.C.

Chasing Compliance

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : March 01, 2014

JPMorgan has paid out billions in penalties. Did it fix the problems?