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Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

  • Designation: Atlanta
  • Head Count: 395
  • Gross Revenues: $300,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $760,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $990,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan is an Atlanta-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan has 395 attorneys and is the 112th largest firm in the United States.  With $300,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 110th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, GA, NY and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 110 -9 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 115 0 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 70 12 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 95 25 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 38 32 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 44 34 Summer programs

In the News

Getting a Grip on Risk: Information Governance in a Tech-Driven World

Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : February 05, 2016

When it comes to gaining insight on company data, it's time for organizations to start practicing what's being preached.

King & Spalding Breaks $1B in Revenue in 2015

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : February 03, 2016

King & Spalding broke the billon-dollar mark in revenue last year—the first Atlanta-based firm to do so—reporting revenue of $1.02 billion, a 9 percent increase over 2014.

So You're Not Keeping Everything, But What Do You Choose?

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : January 29, 2016

The Feb. 3 plenary session at Legaltech New York will combine inside counsel, outside counsel, and a judge to discern current info gov. best practices.

Brant Stogner Named Partner in Houston-Based Abraham, Watkins; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : January 28, 2016

Brant J. Stogner, a trial lawyer, has been named a partner in Houston-based Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend.

Houston Hiring Market Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2016

Paul Hastings and Kirkland & Ellis and several other big firms make key additions in Texas; Greenberg Traurig, Orrick and Sidley Austin keep hiring; Wilson Sonsini welcomes back a favorite son; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

While Blizzard Bears Down on Washington, Lawyers Forge On

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 22, 2016

Several large Washington law offices closed early Friday, around noon or 1 p.m., and encouraged staff members to stay off the roads in anticipation of a city-crippling blizzard. But many lawyers had different plans in mind. A true "snow day" may be out of the question when you've got hours to bill. "There's a lot going on. It doesn't stop because of the snow," Steptoe & Johnson LLP chairman Phil West said.

Con Edison Development Buys Texas Solar Project for $227M

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : January 22, 2016

ConEdison Development recently acquired Alamo 7, a 106-megawatt solar-electric generation project located in Haskell County from OCI Solar Power, a Texas-based subsidiary of South Korea's OCI Corporation for $$227 million.

Georgia Legal Community Mourns Loss of Michael Egan, Bar President Writes

: Daily Report : January 20, 2016

On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to express condolences to the family, colleagues and many friends of longtime Atlanta attorney Michael J. Egan on his recent passing.

Oncor CEO Bob Shapard Has Doubts About Ray Hunt's $18 Billion Bid

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : January 14, 2016

The top executive of Texas' biggest electricity delivery company, Bob Shapard, recently testified about his concerns related to Dallas billionaire Ray Hunt's bid to purchase Oncor at a recent hearing before the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

Mike Egan Set an Example in the Law and Politics, Colleagues Remember

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, Special to the Daily Report : : January 13, 2016

The news of Mike Egan's passing last Thursday reminded many of us how the law and politics have changed since he joined Sutherland in 1955.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : January 11, 2016

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

Dickstein's LA Leader Leaves Firm, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2016

An L.A. boutique adds four from Dickstein Shapiro; Barclays bags a Jenner & Block partner; Latham & Watkins lands a chief judge; Locke Lord hires from Volkswagen; Louis Freeh leaves Pepper Hamilton; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 07, 2016

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

9 Firms Announce New Atlanta Partners

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 06, 2016

Here are the latest announcements of Atlanta lawyers who have made partner at their firms. All new partner promotions are effective Jan. 1.

Inside the EDI Judges' Guide to Discovery

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : January 04, 2016

EDI's guidebook aims to help judges easily digest the complex current state of discovery in around 100 pages.

Regulators Set Sights on Big Data and Connected Devices

Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik : Legaltech News : December 29, 2015

Government agencies have started to use regulatory tools to provide guidance and bring enforcement actions in certain circumstances.

Former Sutherland Lawyers Win Presidential Commutation For Client

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : December 28, 2015

President Barack Obama's commutation this month of a woman's life sentence for meth trafficking is the result of 15 years of pro bono efforts by three very determined lawyers, Russell Bonds, Charlie Lester and Jennifer Ide, who started working on the case together at Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan.

Year of Mergers and Leadership Changes in Midsize Firm Market

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : December 28, 2015

In what several firm leaders called a strong year, acquisitions and lateral hires meant head count growth and practice area expansion at a number of Pennsylvania midsize and small firms.

Troutman Sanders Chairman Bob Webb Jr. to Retire

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : December 16, 2015

Bob Webb Jr., the chairman of Troutman Sanders, is retiring at the end of the year, after 40 years at the firm.

Skadden, Hogan Top BTI Consulting's Client Service List

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : December 11, 2015

The general counsels have spoken and it's an early Christmas present for some big Am Law firms. According to BTI Consulting's annual client service survey of more than 300 GCs, some firms are better at catering to clientele than others.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : December 10, 2015

Sutherland Asbill, Fox Rothschild and Gibson Dunn have each added a partner, and Loeb & Loeb and Baker Botts have announced additions.

Sutherland Handles Wind, Gas and Oil Deals

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : December 04, 2015

It's been a busy fall for Sutherland Asbill & Brennan's energy practice. The firm has handled three energy deals—in wind, natural gas and oil—with lawyers from its Atlanta headquarters, Houston, Washington and New York that have been announced since November.

Legal Tech Traction Breeds Satisfaction

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : December 03, 2015

Disruptive, innovative , outside-the-box, opportunistic—there are any number of buzzwords that are used to describe legal technology leaders, but "satisfied" is rarely one of them. Until recently that is.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : November 30, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

JPMorgan Snags Skadden Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 29, 2015

A year after rejoining Skadden, Cyrus Amir-Mokri heads to JPMorgan Chase; a top Squire Patton Boggs public policy partner departs; four Perkins Coie lawyers head in-house; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

New App Catalogs Court Contacts, Rules

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : November 19, 2015

This month, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan launched a new mobile application, Texas openCourts, which catalogs state and federal courts in Texas to provide access to judge information, local rules and court staff contacts.

K&S Partner's First Gitmo Clients Are Released a Decade After He Took Cases

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 19, 2015

A decade after Atlanta lawyer John Chandler took them on as pro bono clients, two Yemeni men imprisoned at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have finally been released.

K&L Gates Expands Abroad and Shutters in Spokane, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2015

New partners join K&L Gates in Sydney and Warsaw as the firm closes a U.S. office; Norton Rose Fulbright loses two practice leaders; Sutherland snags a Kaye Scholer project finance head; and other notable address changes from throughout The Am Law 200.

Transgender Honduran Woman Wins Immigration Case With Pro Bono Help From Sutherland

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 12, 2015

After more than three years of pro bono litigation, Sam Casey, an associate at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, has won a difficult immigration case for a transgender woman from Honduras.

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IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
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  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, 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

Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, 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

Getting a Grip on Risk: Information Governance in a Tech-Driven World

Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : February 05, 2016

When it comes to gaining insight on company data, it's time for organizations to start practicing what's being preached.

King & Spalding Breaks $1B in Revenue in 2015

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : February 03, 2016

King & Spalding broke the billon-dollar mark in revenue last year—the first Atlanta-based firm to do so—reporting revenue of $1.02 billion, a 9 percent increase over 2014.

So You're Not Keeping Everything, But What Do You Choose?

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : January 29, 2016

The Feb. 3 plenary session at Legaltech New York will combine inside counsel, outside counsel, and a judge to discern current info gov. best practices.

Brant Stogner Named Partner in Houston-Based Abraham, Watkins; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : January 28, 2016

Brant J. Stogner, a trial lawyer, has been named a partner in Houston-based Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend.

Houston Hiring Market Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2016

Paul Hastings and Kirkland & Ellis and several other big firms make key additions in Texas; Greenberg Traurig, Orrick and Sidley Austin keep hiring; Wilson Sonsini welcomes back a favorite son; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

While Blizzard Bears Down on Washington, Lawyers Forge On

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 22, 2016

Several large Washington law offices closed early Friday, around noon or 1 p.m., and encouraged staff members to stay off the roads in anticipation of a city-crippling blizzard. But many lawyers had different plans in mind. A true "snow day" may be out of the question when you've got hours to bill. "There's a lot going on. It doesn't stop because of the snow," Steptoe & Johnson LLP chairman Phil West said.

Con Edison Development Buys Texas Solar Project for $227M

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : January 22, 2016

ConEdison Development recently acquired Alamo 7, a 106-megawatt solar-electric generation project located in Haskell County from OCI Solar Power, a Texas-based subsidiary of South Korea's OCI Corporation for $$227 million.

Georgia Legal Community Mourns Loss of Michael Egan, Bar President Writes

: Daily Report : January 20, 2016

On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to express condolences to the family, colleagues and many friends of longtime Atlanta attorney Michael J. Egan on his recent passing.

Oncor CEO Bob Shapard Has Doubts About Ray Hunt's $18 Billion Bid

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : January 14, 2016

The top executive of Texas' biggest electricity delivery company, Bob Shapard, recently testified about his concerns related to Dallas billionaire Ray Hunt's bid to purchase Oncor at a recent hearing before the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

Mike Egan Set an Example in the Law and Politics, Colleagues Remember

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, Special to the Daily Report : : January 13, 2016

The news of Mike Egan's passing last Thursday reminded many of us how the law and politics have changed since he joined Sutherland in 1955.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : January 11, 2016

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

Dickstein's LA Leader Leaves Firm, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2016

An L.A. boutique adds four from Dickstein Shapiro; Barclays bags a Jenner & Block partner; Latham & Watkins lands a chief judge; Locke Lord hires from Volkswagen; Louis Freeh leaves Pepper Hamilton; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : January 07, 2016

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

9 Firms Announce New Atlanta Partners

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 06, 2016

Here are the latest announcements of Atlanta lawyers who have made partner at their firms. All new partner promotions are effective Jan. 1.

Inside the EDI Judges' Guide to Discovery

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : January 04, 2016

EDI's guidebook aims to help judges easily digest the complex current state of discovery in around 100 pages.

Regulators Set Sights on Big Data and Connected Devices

Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik : Legaltech News : December 29, 2015

Government agencies have started to use regulatory tools to provide guidance and bring enforcement actions in certain circumstances.

Former Sutherland Lawyers Win Presidential Commutation For Client

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : December 28, 2015

President Barack Obama's commutation this month of a woman's life sentence for meth trafficking is the result of 15 years of pro bono efforts by three very determined lawyers, Russell Bonds, Charlie Lester and Jennifer Ide, who started working on the case together at Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan.

Year of Mergers and Leadership Changes in Midsize Firm Market

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : December 28, 2015

In what several firm leaders called a strong year, acquisitions and lateral hires meant head count growth and practice area expansion at a number of Pennsylvania midsize and small firms.

Troutman Sanders Chairman Bob Webb Jr. to Retire

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : December 16, 2015

Bob Webb Jr., the chairman of Troutman Sanders, is retiring at the end of the year, after 40 years at the firm.

Skadden, Hogan Top BTI Consulting's Client Service List

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : December 11, 2015

The general counsels have spoken and it's an early Christmas present for some big Am Law firms. According to BTI Consulting's annual client service survey of more than 300 GCs, some firms are better at catering to clientele than others.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : December 10, 2015

Sutherland Asbill, Fox Rothschild and Gibson Dunn have each added a partner, and Loeb & Loeb and Baker Botts have announced additions.

Sutherland Handles Wind, Gas and Oil Deals

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : December 04, 2015

It's been a busy fall for Sutherland Asbill & Brennan's energy practice. The firm has handled three energy deals—in wind, natural gas and oil—with lawyers from its Atlanta headquarters, Houston, Washington and New York that have been announced since November.

Legal Tech Traction Breeds Satisfaction

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : December 03, 2015

Disruptive, innovative , outside-the-box, opportunistic—there are any number of buzzwords that are used to describe legal technology leaders, but "satisfied" is rarely one of them. Until recently that is.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : November 30, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

JPMorgan Snags Skadden Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 29, 2015

A year after rejoining Skadden, Cyrus Amir-Mokri heads to JPMorgan Chase; a top Squire Patton Boggs public policy partner departs; four Perkins Coie lawyers head in-house; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

New App Catalogs Court Contacts, Rules

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : November 19, 2015

This month, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan launched a new mobile application, Texas openCourts, which catalogs state and federal courts in Texas to provide access to judge information, local rules and court staff contacts.

K&S Partner's First Gitmo Clients Are Released a Decade After He Took Cases

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 19, 2015

A decade after Atlanta lawyer John Chandler took them on as pro bono clients, two Yemeni men imprisoned at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have finally been released.

K&L Gates Expands Abroad and Shutters in Spokane, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2015

New partners join K&L Gates in Sydney and Warsaw as the firm closes a U.S. office; Norton Rose Fulbright loses two practice leaders; Sutherland snags a Kaye Scholer project finance head; and other notable address changes from throughout The Am Law 200.

Transgender Honduran Woman Wins Immigration Case With Pro Bono Help From Sutherland

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 12, 2015

After more than three years of pro bono litigation, Sam Casey, an associate at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, has won a difficult immigration case for a transgender woman from Honduras.