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- Designation: Washington
- Head Count: 596
- Gross Revenues: $477,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $800,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,060,000
- Year Over Year Change: 2
Venable is a Washington, D.C.-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Venable has 564 attorneys and is the 73rd largest firm in the United States. With $477,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 66th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Venable ranked as the 83rd highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, MD, NY and VA.
In the News
Roy Strom : The National Law Journal : May 23, 2016
The firm's litigation practice last year won a notable series of court victories that will allow client EPR Properties to build a casino development in upstate New York.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016
Steptoe & Johnson's Korea practice co-head finds a new home; a Bryan Cave practice leader joins the Kentucky Derby; a longtime Paul Weiss litigator becomes a regulator; Perkins Coie hires from Microsoft; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jennifer Williams-Alvarez : Corporate Counsel : May 15, 2016
Even if a company's website doesn't expressly mislead consumers, the Federal Trade Commission may still go after it because the “net impression” is deceiving.
Ben Hancock : The Recorder : May 05, 2016
No prudent banking lawyer will admit it, but more class actions means more business for both sides.
: The National Law Journal : May 02, 2016
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 26, 2016
Michael Gollin, a Venable partner, has turned his experience living with the debilitative disease ALS into a series of reflections on life and his work.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 25, 2016
Ronald Cami heads to Davis Polk & Wardwell in Silicon Valley; Davis Wright Tremaine adds a former top federal prosecutor; another Bracewell partner departs; a new IP boutique forms inside the Beltway; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : April 21, 2016
A federal judge in Washington dealt a blow on Thursday to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's investigative authority, ruling that the agency strayed outside its jurisdiction when it demanded information last year from an accreditor of for-profit colleges.
: The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016
Before The American Lawyer's complete annual Am Law 100 report is released on April 25, take a peek at preliminary reporting on law firm financials from The Am Law Daily and its regional affiliates.
C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : April 14, 2016
Thursday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau asked a federal judge to reconsider his decision to keep secret the identities of several credit counseling companies that sued the agency.
Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : April 13, 2016
The web-based compliance tool is aimed at educating developers of mobile health apps about the various laws and regulations that they must comply with.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 13, 2016
Two longtime Am Law 100 partners start post-legal careers; Kirkland & Ellis hires in Germany; Orrick grows in Europe; Reed Smith makes moves amid merger talks; White & Case goes to Boston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : March 30, 2016
A federal judge in Virginia has transferred a patent dispute between a subsidiary of Nestle Holdings and a foreign company to the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, saying Wilmington is the more convenient venue to try the case.
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.
: The National Law Journal : March 21, 2016
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : March 18, 2016
Makers of self-driving cars want federal regulators, not state, to pave the road. Privacy advocates, meanwhile, want to rein in collection of car-and-driver data.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 16, 2016
Greenberg Traurig, Venable, White & Case and two top Los Angeles-based boutiques are advising on a $750 million thriller—the sale by Michael Jackson's estate of a 50 percent stake in a joint venture with music giant Sony Corp. of America.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 16, 2016
Comings-and-goings at McCarter & English; Pillsbury Winthrop heads to Hong Kong; Proskauer Rose picks up a new life sciences vice chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The National Law Journal : March 14, 2016
More than 350 legal scholars last week called on the Senate to fulfill its constitutional obligation to consider President Barack Obama's upcoming U.S. Supreme Court nominee. Plus more in this week's column.
: The Recorder : March 14, 2016
New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : March 07, 2016
Remember when, two weeks ago, Mayer Brown hired five consumer-finance partners from K&L Gates? Count another 10 partners in the raid. Mayer Brown made the lateral hire announcement Monday morning with a list of 10 consumer-finance partners. The departures add to the heartburn K&L Gates has experienced this year with partner defections in Chicago, the West Coast and Washington.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 02, 2016
Davis Polk, Paul Hastings, Simpson Thacher and Stoel Rives partners head in-house; K&L Gates and Kirkland & Ellis see a spate of exits; Orrick adds another energy partner; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : March 01, 2016
Firm hires partner Susan Hollander and two other IP lawyers from K&L Gates.
Michael A. Scarcella : Legal Times : March 01, 2016
From your Morning Wrap: Apple GC Bruce Sewell testifies about data encryption, the justices are set to hear a major abortion case today and Polsinelli grabs 44 intellectual property lawyers from Novak Druce. This is a news roundup from ALM and other publications.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 22, 2016
Last year wasn't as good to Arent Fox as its previous five years. The Washington law firm had lukewarm growth in its gross revenue, revenue per lawyer and net income. Profits per partner, at $935,000, stayed the same compared to the previous year. Gross revenue increased about 2 percent to $282.5 million. Revenue per lawyer gained $10,000, to $810,000. And net income hit $100 million, a 2 percent increase from 2014, the firm told The American Lawyer this month.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 18, 2016
Arnold & Porter's total revenues sunk by nearly $45 million in 2015 compared to the previous year because of the end of two major matters and the firm's failure to replace them. "That was disappointing to us," firm chairman Richard Alexander said.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 16, 2016
Blame the currencies. Hogan Lovells felt a slight increase in gross revenue and a slide in revenue per lawyer in 2015 compared to the previous year. Yet both totals in U.S. dollars would look much higher had the euro and the British pound not declined in value, the firm said.Revenue grew from $1.779 billion in 2014 to $1.82 billion in 2015, an increase of 2.3 percent, Hogan Lovells reported to The American Lawyer this month. Revenue per lawyer declined by 4 percent, or $30,276, to $723,698.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 10, 2016
Covington & Burling's partnership has become accustomed to the rebuilding year. Although revenue has grown for six straight years, profits have gone down, then up, then down again in the past three years. In 2015, the firm experienced 5 percent growth in gross revenue, to $742.5 million. It was a $33.5 million increase from the year before. Revenue per lawyer was up 2 percent, to $935,000. Yet profits per partner sunk four percent, to $1,275,000, or a $60,000 decrease from 2014, the firm told The National Law Journal this month.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 09, 2016
Sometimes law firms have to have bad years before they have good. At Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Washington, 2015 finally brought the latter. "We set a plan and it's working," said Phil West, after his second year as firm chairman. In fiscal year 2015, the firm grew its gross revenue by $5 million to $357.5 million, a 1.4 percent increase, the firm reported to the American Lawyer this month. Revenue per lawyer rose by $40,000 to $955,000. And profits per partner were up $30,000 to $940,000.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 08, 2016
A billion-dollar win is good, and a $2 billion win is so much better.