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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 is a Phoenix, Arizona-based law firm. With 410 attorneys the firm placed 105th on the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms based on size. In terms of revenue, Snell & Wilmer ranked 119th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings with $243,000,000 in gross revenue in 2010. Snell & Wilmer's practice areas include alternative dispute resolution, business and finance, environmental law, Indian law, tax, Intellectual property, and zoning and land use. In addition to its Phoenix headquarters, the firm has offices in California, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, Tucson, Arizona, and Los Cabos, Mexico.

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 Churn: Dickstein Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 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 : January 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 : January 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 : January 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 : January 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 : January 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 : January 01, 2014


: The National Law Journal : January 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 : January 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 : January 01, 2014

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

Canadian Big Deals

Laura King : The American Lawyer : January 27, 2014

Brookfield Property Partners/Brookfield Office Properties; Fortis/UNS Energy; Pacific Rubiales Energy/Petrominerales; Fairfax Financial/BlackBerry

Law Firms Back Narrow Right of Court Access in Delaware Appeal

Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : January 24, 2014

Two dozen major law firms came together on Monday to send an unlikely message to the U.S. Supreme Court: It's time to clamp down on open access to government.

Time to Spring Clean That Employee Handbook

Isobel Markham : Corporate Counsel : January 20, 2014

Is your handbook up to date? Does it reflect recent changes in the law and in the culture?

Chase's Compliance Chase

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : January 18, 2014

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has paid out billions in penalties. But did it fix the problems?