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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 a Washington, D.C.-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

Daily Report's Firm Financial Coverage

: Daily Report : April 29, 2016

Reports for the Daily Report's annual firm finance coverage are coming in. Check back often to this page for the latest insights on firm revenue, net income and other metrics.

Latham's Alice Fisher Passes MP Reins to Mike Egge in D.C.

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 29, 2016

Alice Fisher, a former U.S. Justice Department Criminal Division chief, has handed the management reins at Latham & Watkins' D.C. office to Mike Egge. An antitrust lawyer, Egge became the firm's Washington managing partner at the beginning of March. Fisher's deputy managing partner, James Barker, ceded his job to Melissa Arbus Sherry, an appellate attorney.

In-House Lawyers Warned Of High-Stakes State Tax Litigation

Kristen Rasmussen : Daily Report : April 28, 2016

False claims acts with whistleblower provisions to challenge corporate tax returns are plaguing Fortune 1000 companies, an in-house lawyer and a corporate law firm partner said at a panel discussion Tuesday.

From Student to Master: E-Discovery Education Comes to the Forefront

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : April 26, 2016

With e-discovery, there's a lack of formal education. Why are law schools so e-discovery deficient, and who's picking up the slack?

Sutherland Gets New Leadership in D.C. Office

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 26, 2016

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan's Washington partner-in-charge, Richard Murphy Jr., a bankruptcy litigator, has stepped down to become of counsel at the firm after eight years in the position. Amish Shah, a 44-year-old tax lawyer, took over as partner-in-charge on Jan. 1. The firm announced the changeover this week.

Polsinelli Snags Real Estate Partner From Seyfarth; and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 20, 2016

Polsinelli has recruited real estate shareholder Mike Rodgers from Seyfarth Shaw, further expanding Polsinelli's two-year-old Atlanta office.

Georgia Legal Food Frenzy to Begin Monday

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 15, 2016

Georgia's Legal Food Frenzy kicks off its fifth annual friendly food drive competition on Monday.

General Counsels Discuss Links Between Diversity and Winning Business

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 13, 2016

While law firms' efforts to increase diversity seem to have stalled, the pipeline is expanding at corporate legal departments as more women and minorities become general counsels, Spectra Energy's GC said at an Emory University law school event Tuesday.

Service Minded: In Work and in Life, Atlanta-based UPS Attorney Delivers Wherever There Is Need

Mary Smith Judd : Daily Report : April 11, 2016

A longtime advertising slogan for Atlanta-based UPS asked, "What can Brown do for you?" For Betsy Griswold, this is more than a corporate catchphrase—it was how she lives her life.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 11, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Atlanta Bar's Summer Internship Program Connects Aspiring Lawyers With Mentors

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 08, 2016

The program exposes high school students to a career in law through paid summer internships in the legal world—and offers intensive training and mentoring in navigating the professional workplace.

Women Leaders Are: 1) Awesome 2) Overrated 3) Irrelevant

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : April 05, 2016

Is having a female leader what it's cracked up to be? Maybe.

Houston Locke Lord Partner Named Chairman of Firm's Banking and Real Estate Department; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : April 04, 2016

Douglas A. Yeager, a Houston partner in Locke Lord, has been named chairman of the firm's Finance, Banking and Real Estate Department.

London Calling for Two Big Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016

Boies Schiller and Cooley bulk up their nascent outposts in London; Gordon Rees and Shipman & Goodwin grow in New York; Hogan Lovells hires four in Australia and an ex-New York prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Jones Day Picks Up Real Estate Partner; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 29, 2016

Real estate finance lawyer Ginger Burton has joined Jones Day as a partner from Alston & Bird.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

: New York Law Journal : March 28, 2016

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "Preliminary Discovery and Attachment of Assets in International Arbitration," "Maximizing Your Client's Effectiveness in Mediation," "Trends in International Arbitration Challenges," "Travel the Road to a Successful Mediation" and "Class Waiver Provisions: Where We've Been and Where We're Heading."

Sutherland Holds Steady Course With Slight Revenue Increase

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 28, 2016

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan reported a slight increase in revenue last year, after a dip in 2014.

Wiley Rein's FDA Head Joins DLA Piper, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 28, 2016

Wiley Rein's food and drug leader decamps for DLA Piper; Mayer Brown recruits a key Verizon in-house lawyer; Skadden hires from a high-profile boutique; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Judge Scheindlin Praised For Foresight in E-Discovery

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : March 25, 2016

Judge Scheindlin's decisions marked her ahead of her time, and her writings shaped debates for the ensuing decade.

Sutherland Names Seven New Partners

Staff : The Am Law Daily : March 24, 2016

Former Sutherland Partner Arraigned on $2M Fraud Charges

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : March 22, 2016

A former Sutherland Asbill & Brennan attorney was arraigned in federal court in Atlanta on Monday on charges that he defrauded a longtime client of more than $2 million from accounts for which he had served as a trustee.

The Top Lateral Hires of 2015

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016

Lateral movement in 2015 showed there is strength in numbers, whether it be a group departure to another law firm, the formation of an entirely new firm or the combined effect a number of lateral defections has in causing the collapse of a firm.

New Partners: Finally, More Pieces of Pie

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 14, 2016

More Atlanta associates were promoted to partner this year than in 2015, as legal work further picked up and firms prospered.

The Am Law 100: Schulte Roth Holds Steady in Revenue, Profits

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : March 11, 2016

Schulte Roth & Zabel saw little growth in revenue and profits in 2015, but executive committee chairman Alan Waldenberg said the firm has boosted its appeal on the lateral market.

New Firm, Kabat Chapman & Ozmer, Breaks Off From Wargo French

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 11, 2016

Ten lawyers from Wargo French have left to start Kabat Chapman & Ozmer, which handles labor and employment law and commercial litigation.

Supreme Court Nomination: Who the Lawyers Want

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : March 09, 2016

Whom do Washington's lawyers want for the open U.S. Supreme Court seat? Whom does the legal community expect to get the nod? In lieu of a nomination more than three weeks after Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death, The National Law Journal wanted to hedge the potential of high court candidates.

Connecting Practicing and Prospective Attorneys: Meet a Lawcountability Lawyer

Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : March 09, 2016

Lawcountability's program aims to give aspiring lawyers the connections needed to get into the market and build their futures.

Court: Ex-Sen. Larry Craig Misused Campaign Funds for Legal Bills After Sex Sting

Mike Sacks : The National Law Journal : March 04, 2016

Former U.S. Senator Larry Craig, R-Idaho, must pay the federal government nearly a quarter of a million dollars for spending campaign contributions on legal bills tied to his arrest in 2007 amid a sex sting at an airport, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled on Friday.

Michelle Rosenblatt Joins Armbrust & Brown; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : February 22, 2016

Michelle Rosenblatt has joined Armbrust & Brown in Austin as senior counsel; Mark C. Howland and Samuel E. Joyner have joined Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal in Dallas as partners; and more.

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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

Daily Report's Firm Financial Coverage

: Daily Report : April 29, 2016

Reports for the Daily Report's annual firm finance coverage are coming in. Check back often to this page for the latest insights on firm revenue, net income and other metrics.

Latham's Alice Fisher Passes MP Reins to Mike Egge in D.C.

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 29, 2016

Alice Fisher, a former U.S. Justice Department Criminal Division chief, has handed the management reins at Latham & Watkins' D.C. office to Mike Egge. An antitrust lawyer, Egge became the firm's Washington managing partner at the beginning of March. Fisher's deputy managing partner, James Barker, ceded his job to Melissa Arbus Sherry, an appellate attorney.

In-House Lawyers Warned Of High-Stakes State Tax Litigation

Kristen Rasmussen : Daily Report : April 28, 2016

False claims acts with whistleblower provisions to challenge corporate tax returns are plaguing Fortune 1000 companies, an in-house lawyer and a corporate law firm partner said at a panel discussion Tuesday.

From Student to Master: E-Discovery Education Comes to the Forefront

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : April 26, 2016

With e-discovery, there's a lack of formal education. Why are law schools so e-discovery deficient, and who's picking up the slack?

Sutherland Gets New Leadership in D.C. Office

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 26, 2016

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan's Washington partner-in-charge, Richard Murphy Jr., a bankruptcy litigator, has stepped down to become of counsel at the firm after eight years in the position. Amish Shah, a 44-year-old tax lawyer, took over as partner-in-charge on Jan. 1. The firm announced the changeover this week.

Polsinelli Snags Real Estate Partner From Seyfarth; and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 20, 2016

Polsinelli has recruited real estate shareholder Mike Rodgers from Seyfarth Shaw, further expanding Polsinelli's two-year-old Atlanta office.

Georgia Legal Food Frenzy to Begin Monday

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 15, 2016

Georgia's Legal Food Frenzy kicks off its fifth annual friendly food drive competition on Monday.

General Counsels Discuss Links Between Diversity and Winning Business

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 13, 2016

While law firms' efforts to increase diversity seem to have stalled, the pipeline is expanding at corporate legal departments as more women and minorities become general counsels, Spectra Energy's GC said at an Emory University law school event Tuesday.

Service Minded: In Work and in Life, Atlanta-based UPS Attorney Delivers Wherever There Is Need

Mary Smith Judd : Daily Report : April 11, 2016

A longtime advertising slogan for Atlanta-based UPS asked, "What can Brown do for you?" For Betsy Griswold, this is more than a corporate catchphrase—it was how she lives her life.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 11, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Atlanta Bar's Summer Internship Program Connects Aspiring Lawyers With Mentors

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 08, 2016

The program exposes high school students to a career in law through paid summer internships in the legal world—and offers intensive training and mentoring in navigating the professional workplace.

Women Leaders Are: 1) Awesome 2) Overrated 3) Irrelevant

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : April 05, 2016

Is having a female leader what it's cracked up to be? Maybe.

Houston Locke Lord Partner Named Chairman of Firm's Banking and Real Estate Department; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : April 04, 2016

Douglas A. Yeager, a Houston partner in Locke Lord, has been named chairman of the firm's Finance, Banking and Real Estate Department.

London Calling for Two Big Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016

Boies Schiller and Cooley bulk up their nascent outposts in London; Gordon Rees and Shipman & Goodwin grow in New York; Hogan Lovells hires four in Australia and an ex-New York prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Jones Day Picks Up Real Estate Partner; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 29, 2016

Real estate finance lawyer Ginger Burton has joined Jones Day as a partner from Alston & Bird.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

: New York Law Journal : March 28, 2016

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "Preliminary Discovery and Attachment of Assets in International Arbitration," "Maximizing Your Client's Effectiveness in Mediation," "Trends in International Arbitration Challenges," "Travel the Road to a Successful Mediation" and "Class Waiver Provisions: Where We've Been and Where We're Heading."

Sutherland Holds Steady Course With Slight Revenue Increase

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 28, 2016

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan reported a slight increase in revenue last year, after a dip in 2014.

Wiley Rein's FDA Head Joins DLA Piper, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 28, 2016

Wiley Rein's food and drug leader decamps for DLA Piper; Mayer Brown recruits a key Verizon in-house lawyer; Skadden hires from a high-profile boutique; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Judge Scheindlin Praised For Foresight in E-Discovery

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : March 25, 2016

Judge Scheindlin's decisions marked her ahead of her time, and her writings shaped debates for the ensuing decade.

Sutherland Names Seven New Partners

Staff : The Am Law Daily : March 24, 2016

Former Sutherland Partner Arraigned on $2M Fraud Charges

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : March 22, 2016

A former Sutherland Asbill & Brennan attorney was arraigned in federal court in Atlanta on Monday on charges that he defrauded a longtime client of more than $2 million from accounts for which he had served as a trustee.

The Top Lateral Hires of 2015

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016

Lateral movement in 2015 showed there is strength in numbers, whether it be a group departure to another law firm, the formation of an entirely new firm or the combined effect a number of lateral defections has in causing the collapse of a firm.

New Partners: Finally, More Pieces of Pie

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 14, 2016

More Atlanta associates were promoted to partner this year than in 2015, as legal work further picked up and firms prospered.

The Am Law 100: Schulte Roth Holds Steady in Revenue, Profits

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : March 11, 2016

Schulte Roth & Zabel saw little growth in revenue and profits in 2015, but executive committee chairman Alan Waldenberg said the firm has boosted its appeal on the lateral market.

New Firm, Kabat Chapman & Ozmer, Breaks Off From Wargo French

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 11, 2016

Ten lawyers from Wargo French have left to start Kabat Chapman & Ozmer, which handles labor and employment law and commercial litigation.

Supreme Court Nomination: Who the Lawyers Want

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : March 09, 2016

Whom do Washington's lawyers want for the open U.S. Supreme Court seat? Whom does the legal community expect to get the nod? In lieu of a nomination more than three weeks after Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death, The National Law Journal wanted to hedge the potential of high court candidates.

Connecting Practicing and Prospective Attorneys: Meet a Lawcountability Lawyer

Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : March 09, 2016

Lawcountability's program aims to give aspiring lawyers the connections needed to get into the market and build their futures.

Court: Ex-Sen. Larry Craig Misused Campaign Funds for Legal Bills After Sex Sting

Mike Sacks : The National Law Journal : March 04, 2016

Former U.S. Senator Larry Craig, R-Idaho, must pay the federal government nearly a quarter of a million dollars for spending campaign contributions on legal bills tied to his arrest in 2007 amid a sex sting at an airport, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled on Friday.

Michelle Rosenblatt Joins Armbrust & Brown; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : February 22, 2016

Michelle Rosenblatt has joined Armbrust & Brown in Austin as senior counsel; Mark C. Howland and Samuel E. Joyner have joined Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal in Dallas as partners; and more.