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- Designation: New York
- Head Count: 1,157
- Gross Revenues: $1,137,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $985,000
- Profits Per Partner: $2,065,000
- Year Over Year Change: -6
Weil, Gotshal & Manges is a New York-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Weil, Gotshal & Manges has 1157 attorneys and is the 19th largest firm in the United States. With $1,137,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 19th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Weil, Gotshal & Manges ranked as the 24th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, FL, KY, MA, NJ, NY, RI and TX.
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: The American Lawyer : January 29, 2015
PetSmart, Riverbed LBOs; Merck / Cubist; Visteon Stake Sale; GIC / IndCor Properties; NextEra / Hawaiian Electric; Paramount Group IPO
Katelyn Polantz : The American Lawyer : January 29, 2015
A survey by the National Law Journal finds that law firm billing rates continue to rise—but firms are offering clients more alternative to the traditional hourly rate.
: The American Lawyer : January 29, 2015
Twenty of the most notable and intriguing lateral moves of the year.
Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : January 27, 2015
In tossing contract claims by two former Marsh & McLennan executives, a judge in New York signaled that companies facing government probes can reasonably expect employees to cooperate with internal investigations even if they risk self-incrimination.
: Texas Lawyer : January 26, 2015
R. Heath Cheek has become a partner in Bell Nunnally & Martin in Dallas. He is in the firm's litigation, labor, employment and benefits, creditors' rights and intellectual property practice areas.
P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : January 26, 2015
Opening arguments in the first trial of Philadelphia's Risperdal mass-tort actions began Jan. 23 with attorneys squaring off over whether the drug's maker failed to warn patients about the risk of male breast growth associated with taking the medication.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : January 25, 2015
Courtroom setbacks for Sirius XM Radio spawned a fresh wave of copyright lawsuits last week. But Sirius could begin to reverse the plaintiffs' momentum if a California appeals court grants the company's pending plea for intervention.
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.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2015
James Patton Jr., founder of the Am Law 100 firm formerly known as Patton Boggs, has donated 100 works from his contemporary art collection to the North Carolina Museum of Art. The 86-year-old chaired Patton Boggs' art committee, which created the firm's own extensive collection, one that Patton believes contributed to its culture and attracted clients.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 20, 2015
After two consecutive years of profits per equity partner dipping by high single digits, Weil, Gotshal & Manges is reporting a 16.5 percent upswing for 2014, with PPP climbing to $2.4 million from $2.065 million—a level not seen since 2011.
Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 20, 2015
Putting an end to pure de novo review, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, 7-2, Tuesday that the factual findings of district judges cannot be overruled absent clear error.
: New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2015
The leading M&As of 2014, where the target or acquirer was based in NJ.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2015
Two of the country's top bankruptcy lawyers—Kirkland & Ellis' James Sprayregen and Jones Day's Bruce Bennett—are facing off in the Chapter 11 case of a subsidiary of casino and gaming giant Caesars Entertainment Corp.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2015
It proved to be a strong rebound year in 2014 for mergers and acquisitions in the U.S., and dealmaking involving New Jersey corporations was no exception. It's a long-awaited development M&A lawyers chalked up largely to a return of confidence to the marketplace.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2015
From Akin's John Dowd to Vinson & Elkins' Joe Dilg, the start of 2015 has led some lions of the bar to retire. Some, like Dilg, are leaving Am Law 100 life early to try their hand on the business side, while others, such as Baker Botts' Robert Jordan and McGuireWoods' Richard Lieberman, are preparing for book tours.
Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : January 14, 2015
A Manhattan appeals court narrowly affirmed a residential burglary conviction Tuesday, even though the defendant had been locked inside the basement of an Upper West Side building and could not access the apartments above.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2015
Paul Hastings, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Debevoise & Plimpton and Boies, Schiller & Flexner make high-profile litigation hires; an Akin project finance head goes in-house; Kelley Drye & Warren adds a Bingham McCutchen refugee but loses its private equity chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 08, 2015
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom took the top spot in three separate, year-end M&A rankings based on deal value issued by Mergermarket, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg. Other Am Law 100 firms filling the number two and three legal adviser spots, in varying order, include: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Sullivan & Cromwell, Weil Gotshal & Manges and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.
Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 07, 2015
In motion for 'exceptional case' fees, Weil Gotshal partner Edward Reines says Digital Reg of Texas prolonged litigation with unreasonable damages reports.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : January 07, 2015
It is not a violation of the First Amendment for a utility to contract with a Jewish religious group to allow it to attach strips of wood or plastic to utility poles to create symbolic boundaries for certain members of the Jewish faith, the Second Circuit ruled yesterday.
Lisa Shuchman : The American Lawyer : January 05, 2015
Brought on to represent Sirius in a copyright fight, the firm makes a rookie mistake.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 05, 2015
The price of a billable hour has risen by more than 10 percent in four years, as large corporate law firms focused on their most expensive work and saved clients' money elsewhere.
: The American Lawyer : January 05, 2015
Allergan / Actavis; Halliburton / Baker Hughes; Publicis / Sapient; LabCorp / Covance; BB&T / Susquehanna; Cott / DSS Group; Chiquita / Cutrale
: The American Lawyer : January 05, 2015
City of Detroit Chapter 9 Bankruptcy; U.S. v. Weil; Takata Air Bag Litigation; In re Whirlpool Washer Product Liability Litigation
David Bario : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2015
A lawyer is reprimanded for flaunting his friendship with an influential judge.
Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2015
Sirius XM loses another Turtles skirmish over copyright infringement.
: Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2015
Rebecca Geiger : The Asian Lawyer : January 01, 2015
Asia's Biggest-Ticket Recent Transactions
Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : December 31, 2014
Dozens of firms have curated museum-quality collections to grace their walls, including Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, whose art work includes pieces by famed photographers Annie Leibovitz, Nicholas Nixon, Lee Friedlander and Irving Penn, screen prints by Andy Warhol, a tapestry by Alexander Calder and a one-of-kind painting by Jim Dine.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : December 30, 2014
A month after a jury ordered iPhone maker Apple Inc. to pay nearly $24 million for infringing pager-era technology, Greenberg Traurig helped Apple's chief smartphone rival, Samsung Electronics, beat infringement claims in the same court over the very same patents.