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- Designation: Washington
- Head Count: 307
- Gross Revenues: $399,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,300,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,515,000
- Year Over Year Change: 2
Williams & Connolly is a Washington-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Williams & Connolly has 307 attorneys and is the 144th largest firm in the United States. With $399,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 77th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. The firm has offices in DC.
In the News
Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015
Paul Hastings keeps its top spot in The American Lawyer's latest survey of the best of the best in Big Law.
David L. Brown : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015
Am Law 200 firms get the lion's share of oral argument, an analysis finds.
Zoe Tillman and Mike Scarcella : The National Law Journal : July 27, 2015
Legal professors, civil rights advocates and other groups this week urged a federal appeals court in Washington to force the U.S. Department of Justice to publicly disclose a prosecution playbook that was written and distributed after the government botched the case against the late Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens.
Kim Kleman, editor-in-chief : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015
The overall scores in our yearly A-List survey keep rising. But even among A-Listers, there's room to improve.
Jim Schroeder : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015
Who's Up, who's down, and how so many of the same A-List winners keep managing to come back for more.
Zoe Tillman : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015
Both firms have recently faced subpoenas for documents related to high-profile clients.
Zoe Tillman and Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : July 23, 2015
Law professors, the American Civil Liberties Union and other advocacy groups this week urged a federal appeals court in Washington to force the U.S. Department of Justice to publicly disclose a manual created for prosecutors amid fallout from the botched case against the late Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : July 21, 2015
Huge potential damages make these suits a tempting new target for plaintiffs lawyers. But they shouldn't expect easy victories.
: The National Law Journal : July 20, 2015
Monroe Freedman wrote an article in our very own Legal Times more than 20 years ago that was attacked when published because of his appraisal of Atticus Finch, the heroic fictional lawyer of "To Kill a Mockingbird." A role model for lawyers? Freedman thought not. Plus more in this week's column.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : July 20, 2015
After getting their case back on track at the Third Circuit last year, a group of asbestos plaintiffs has filed a beefed-up complaint accusing Cahill Gordon and BASF Catalysts of deceiving the courts in long-running asbestos litigation.
Happy Carlock : Legal Times : July 17, 2015
When they're not singing and swiveling their hips to funk and soul favorites from Barry White and Marvin Gaye, these three Washington lawyers are litigation and regulatory partners at firms here. Jeremy Zucker, of Dechert; Alex Romain of Williams & Connolly; and Michael Nilsson of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis will trade their suits for tuxedos and sequins this week for their performance in the 10th annual Capital Fringe Festival in Washington.
Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : July 14, 2015
Floyd Landis, the one-time teammate of Lance Armstrong who is suing the cyclist for fraud, lost his bid late Monday to force the law firm Williams & Connolly to turn over documents that Landis hoped would bolster his case. A Washington federal trial judge said the attorney-client privilege protects the information.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : July 07, 2015
The in-house team at biotechnology company Amgen Inc. is evolving with the appointment of Jonathan Graham as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : July 07, 2015
Macquarie Capital appears to have made peace with U.S. regulators over the messy demise of China's Puda Coal. But Macquarie's fight with its former lawyers at Morrison & Foerster is just heating up.
: The National Law Journal : July 06, 2015
Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : June 29, 2015
In cases with billions of dollars on the line, Williams & Connolly last year delivered resounding victories for its clients. The wins were not of the "we settled for less than the client expected" variety. They were complete defense verdicts for companies including AstraZeneca PLC, which faced $60 billion in damages in one of the largest antitrust cases ever to go to trial.
: The National Law Journal : June 29, 2015
In this special report, The National Law Journal takes the measure of litigation departments in our nation's capital.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : June 29, 2015
The Carlyle Group L.P., the Washington-based private-equity firm, went public three years ago, but the legal and compliance teams have kept their close-knit culture.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : June 24, 2015
Former Cendant CEO Walter Forbes has lost his appeal for a new trial based on what he claimed was newly discovered evidence.
Madeline Farber : The Litigation Daily : June 23, 2015
Walter Forbes, the former chairman of Cendant Corp. who was given a 12 1/2-year sentence for fraud, argued that he had newly discovered evidence in the form of testimony of a former CFO.
: The National Law Journal : June 22, 2015
Judge Laurence Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit values clarity in legal briefs. Last week, the famously acronym-averse judge again showed his willingness to shame lawyers who disappoint him.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 22, 2015
Robert Bell, co-head of Kaye Scholer's antitrust practice in Washington, D.C., has joined Hughes Hubbard & Reed as a partner. Bell is the third practice leader to leave Kaye Scholer in recent weeks.
Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : June 17, 2015
Lance Armstrong is fighting an effort to subpoena his former lawyers at Williams — Connolly, calling a request for the law firm's documents "a thinly veiled attempt to eviscerate the attorney-client privilege."
: The National Law Journal : June 15, 2015
Williams & Connolly is refusing to turn over documents about the firm's relationship with Lance Armstrong as the disgraced cyclist fights allegations that he defrauded the U.S. government by lying about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Plus more in this week's column.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : June 11, 2015
Thirty years after a jury in Washington found a group of young men guilty in the fatal beating of 48-year-old Catherine Fuller, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected efforts to toss out the convictions.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : June 10, 2015
Williams & Connolly is refusing to turn over documents about the firm's relationship with Lance Armstrong as the disgraced cyclist fights allegations that he defrauded the U.S. government by lying about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : June 05, 2015
While Michael Hausfeld presses for massive class action fees in California, a similar case over the use of college players' likenesses has fizzled in Tennessee.
Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015
Following a nearly three-week trial in 2014, a jury in Montgomery County, Maryland, awarded Williams & Connolly client Mirowski Family Ventures LLC $309 million in a breach-of-contract and patent-licensing case against Boston Scientific Corp.
: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015
This week we recognize 15 law firms that accomplish great things in the realm of intellectual property law.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : June 01, 2015
The decision comes in one of six lawsuits that Bernstein Litowitz brought last year against banks that served as trustees for more than $2 trillion in residential mortgage-backed securities.