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Wiley Rein LLP

  • Designation: Washington
  • Head Count: 249
  • Gross Revenues: $209,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $840,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,110,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Wiley Rein is a Washington, D.C.-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Wiley Rein has 249 attorneys and is the 169th largest firm in the United States.  With $209,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 139th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2006 Global 100 survey, Wiley Rein ranked as the 77th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in DC and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 139 -7 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 166 -9 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 92 -1 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 86 10 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 105 -105 Summer programs

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Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : June 14, 2016

When the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday upheld net neutrality rules, it was the logical outcome of what feels like a huge miscalculation by Verizon Communications Inc. and hordes of industry supporters.

A 'Chaotic and Thrilling' Month at the Supreme Court

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : June 09, 2016

How best to describe the month of June at the U.S. Supreme Court, when the justices—and their clerks—race toward the finish line? "Chaotic and thrilling," Mayer Brown's Brian Netter, who clerked for Justice Stephen Breyer in the October 2010 term, said. At least for the law clerks.

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MIRIAM ROZEN : Texas Lawyer : June 09, 2016

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Ten Cases to Watch for This Summer From the D.C. Circuit

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : May 24, 2016

Merrick Garland's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court in March catapulted the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit into the national spotlight. Still, the business of the court pressed on. And many cases on the 2015-2016 docket were newsworthy in their own right. A look at 10 of the most significant cases argued this term that haven't been decided yet.

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P.J. D'Annunzio : The Legal Intelligencer : May 02, 2016

A federal appeals court has ruled that PNC Bank's excess insurer is not on the hook for covering the $102 million settlement—which includes $30 million in attorney fees—that the bank reached with plaintiffs in an overdraft class action.

Into the Deluge: The Evolution of Cyberthreats to Law Firms

Ricci Dipshan : Legaltech News : April 29, 2016

The evolution of cyberthreats has left law firms struggling to shore up defenses against breaches, extortion and employee targeting.

The Door Spins at Jenner & Block, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016

A shift change at Jenner & Block; Duane Morris takes on 13 lawyers from two firms; DLA Piper partners form their own boutique; a Proskauer Rose litigator becomes CEO of a litigation financier; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : April 11, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Doggedly Colorblind: Ed Blum Returns Again and Again to SCOTUS

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : April 04, 2016

Ed Blum has kept race as his focus as the director the Project on Fair Representation, an Austin-based nonprofit, which has sponsored plaintiffs suing Texas officials based on allegations of their discriminatory use of race. Blum wants to make the government and other institutions colorblind—race neutral; he has sponsored litigation for the past 20 years to make that happen.

Law Firm Data Breaches Besiege Client Confidentiality

Ricci Dipshan : Legaltech News : March 31, 2016

Big Law is struggling to protect privileged and sensitive information among the onslaught of breaches, an ever-demanding workload, and their own human errors.

Former DLA Piper Partner Alleges Firm's Counsel Maligned Him

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : March 29, 2016

A former DLA Piper partner is suing the firm's outside counsel for legal malpractice, claiming he was made into a scapegoat after the "churn that bill, baby!" email scandal.

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.