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- Designation: Washington
- Head Count: 533
- Gross Revenues: $409,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $770,000
- Profits Per Partner: $905,000
- Year Over Year Change: 5
Venable is a Baltimore-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Venable has 533 attorneys and is the 77th largest firm in the United States. With $409,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 71st on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Venable ranked as the 89th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, IL, MD, NY, TX and VA.
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: New York Law Journal : January 27, 2015
Eight firms announce promotions, while Fried Frank and Troutman Sanders have added attorneys.
: New Jersey Law Journal : January 23, 2015
Bar Foundation mock trial participation leads to legal career and Supreme Court case.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 23, 2015
The former target of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation is suing Venable for malpractice over claims that the firm failed to take steps that would have prevented the agency from getting involved.
Patience Haggin : The Recorder : January 23, 2015
Patent filings dropped after Supreme Court rulings, but firms still see high demand for a long-hot practice.
: The Legal Intelligencer : December 31, 2014
Departing Congressman Jim Gerlach, R-Pa., is set to join Venable LLP.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : December 30, 2014
A Baltimore County circuit court judge last week awarded three Venable partners and an attorney from the American Civil Liberties Union $590,000 for their pro bono work for the Maryland State Conference of NAACP Branches.
Katelyn Polantz and Andrew Ramonas : The National Law Journal : December 29, 2014
2014 was tumultuous for law firms — several didn't live to see 2015, or held on via mergers.
: Delaware Law Weekly : December 24, 2014
Pennsylvania Republican Congressman Jim Gerlach is joining Venable LLP as a partner in the legislative and government affairs group in the firm's Washington, D.C., office.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : December 24, 2014
A recent rule change on legal licensing in Virginia means more lawyers could cross the Potomac River, or at least take on clients in the state.
: The National Law Journal : December 22, 2014
Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.
Andrew Ramonas and Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : December 17, 2014
The U.S. business community is largely divided on the benefits of rapprochement between the United States and Cuba, with industries including cigar retailers hesitant to embrace President Barack Obama's diplomatic opening.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 16, 2014
James Schwab, head of the media and entertainment practice at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, is poised to become president at Vice Media; a former Bingham McCutchen partner heads to the federal bench; Vorys Sater adds nine litigators in Houston; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The National Law Journal : December 15, 2014
The downsizing to a new office building follows a number of Washington firms that have reduced their footprints in recent years. Plus more in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jenna Greene : New Jersey Law Journal : December 10, 2014
Feds' vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) tech plan stirs privacy, security debate.
: The National Law Journal : December 08, 2014
Cases recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.
June D. Bell : The National Law Journal : December 08, 2014
: The National Law Journal : December 08, 2014
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and former House Speaker Dennis Hastert last week offered a broad assessment of the regulatory landscape — and politics — in Washington as Republicans prepare to take control of the Senate and vie for the White House. Plus more in this week's column.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : December 08, 2014
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's downsizing to a new office building Monday follows a number of Washington firms that have reduced their footprints in recent years. The new D.C. building feels so small, you can stand near its main reception area to see views out of all four exterior walls.
Katelyn Polantz and Mike Sacks : Legal Times : December 05, 2014
Irvin Nathan, the District of Columbia's last attorney general appointed by a mayor, has rejoined Arnold & Porter as senior counsel.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : December 04, 2014
Jones Day's billing for Detroit bankruptcy work, the national response to the Eric Garner grand jury, and Michael Hausfeld gets a spread in Playboy: This is a round-up of legal news from ALM affiliated publications and news outlets around the country. For more legal news, visit law.com.
Julie Triedman : Corporate Counsel : December 01, 2014
An appeals court vacated sanctions against a product liability lawyer for going overboard in his closing arguments.
Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : December 01, 2014
Venable is suing a former client over the collection of more than $300,000 in legal fees. The complaint alleges New Jersey-based Overseas Lease Group Inc. “fraudulently induced” the firm to agree to replace Wiley Rein in a government-contracts case in federal claims court.
Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : December 01, 2014
A host of difficult legal issues threaten to stall a tentative proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that would require new cars and trucks to come equipped with such vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems by 2019.
Brian Baxter and Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : November 25, 2014
Day Pitney, Proskauer Rose, Seyfarth Shaw, Venable and insurance giant Travelers are the latest to benefit from an exodus of Bingham McCutchen partners not headed to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. The Am Law Daily is taking a holiday break from its regular compilation of notable hires from across the Am Law 200 spectrum to focus on Bingham McCutchen, a once storied firm that will seek the bulk of its assets folded into a now 2,000-lawyer Morgan Lewis.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 25, 2014
In addition to the 226 Bingham McCutchen partners it was announced were headed to Morgan Lewis a little more than a week ago, Morgan Lewis will take on 525 other lawyers, legal professionals and staffers. About 100 attorneys are joining Morgan Lewis' 175-lawyer practice in New York City.
: The National Law Journal : November 24, 2014
In a not-so-subtle hint that it's prepared to fight, the American Clinical Laboratory Association last week announced it has hired longtime U.S. Supreme Court advocate Paul Clement and constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe to challenge federal regulators. Plus more in this week's column.
Nate Beck : Legal Times : November 19, 2014
A federal judge Tuesday dismissed a company's claims that a competitor's low-bid $59.3 million offer to staff a terrorist screening center violated bidding regulations.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : November 19, 2014
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit spent several hours on Wednesday weighing whether corporations and state attorneys general had legal standing to challenge the existence of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Board, the merits of their challenges notwithstanding.
Jeff Mordock : Delaware Business Court Insider : November 19, 2014
A parent company can be liable for tortiously interfering with the performance of a wholly owned subsidiary, the Delaware Court of Chancery has ruled. As a result, the court ordered a real estate company and its subsidiary to jointly pay $6 million in damages to real estate developers after ruling the parent forced the subsidiary to breach its implied obligations.