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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. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Williams & Connolly ranked as the 94th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in DC.
In the News
Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : February 08, 2016
After the publication in 2014 of the exposé "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt," a series of lawsuits alleged that high-frequency traders possessed an unfair advantage that hurt ordinary investors.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : February 03, 2016
Scott Gilbert made his name as a star insurance litigator who has helped clients recover more than $50 billion in claims. But he's also the lawyer behind the releases of Amir Hekmati in Iran and Alan Gross in Cuba. It's all about the ability to broker a settlement.
Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : February 03, 2016
Nearly seven years since the botched prosecution of the late Alaska senator Ted Stevens, federal judges in Washington are considering a rule that describes in detail for the first time the government's obligation to turn over evidence to defense lawyers.
Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : February 01, 2016
A government watchdog group is suing for emails and other communication between Hillary Clinton's personal lawyer David Kendall—of counsel to Williams & Connolly—and the U.S. Department of State about any confidential information stored on Clinton's private email server.
C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : January 26, 2016
Almost two years ago, the Food and Drug Administration's ability to use a controversial report on menthol cigarettes nearly disappeared like a puff of smoke. But this month, a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit lifted an injunction on the FDA's use of the report.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2016
The trustee of a company that ran for-profit schools and filed for bankruptcy in 2014 has sued Williams & Connolly and Duane Morris, alleging that the billing practices of the two Am Law 100 firms were unfair.
Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : January 21, 2016
A federal appeals court dismissed a derivative lawsuit against the directors of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. that alleged breaches of fiduciary duty related to a patent infringement suit, which resulted in a $1 billion verdict against the Delaware chemical giant in 2012.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : January 20, 2016
A team from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom led the way in securing an appellate victory for E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., affirming the dismissal of a shareholder derivative lawsuit that accused current and former DuPont directors of breaching their fiduciary duty.
Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : January 14, 2016
A federal district judge in Washington won't recuse from a regulatory fight between tobacco companies and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The judge ruled on Wednesday that work his former law firm did for an anti-tobacco group was "too attenuated" from the case to disqualify him.
Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015
Time after time, Orrick makes its name by saving the day.
: The National Law Journal : December 14, 2015
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy won't be forced to testify in a Clean Air Act lawsuit, a federal appeals court ruled last week. Plus more in this week's column.
CHRISTIAN NOLAN : The Connecticut Law Tribune : December 11, 2015
A federal appeals court has ordered a new trial for a Connecticut-based securities trader sentenced to two years in prison for allegedly lying to potential investors about mortgage bond prices. Experts say the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit changes the way future securities fraud criminal trials will play out and could potentially make the cases more difficult to prosecute.
Susan Beck : The Litigation Daily : December 10, 2015
To vacate the conviction of a former bond trader who had admitting to lying to investors, Shanmugam pressed a bold argument: Lots of bond traders lie.
: The Associated Press : December 09, 2015
A federal appeals court ordered a new trial Tuesday for a former securities trader in Connecticut who was sentenced to two years in prison for allegedly defrauding the government bailout program.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : November 19, 2015
The Sullivan & Cromwell partner turned plaintiffs lawyer says a verdict he won against Ernst & Young may be his most significant yet.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2015
Macquarie Capital wants Morrison & Foerster to share the blame for the investment bank's ill-fated entanglement with defunct Chinese company Puda Coal. But first it'll have to convince a skeptical New York judge.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : November 16, 2015
Litigation firm Williams & Connolly's newly branded U.S. Supreme Court practice has a well-known lawyer at its head: Kannon Shanmugam, the only lawyer the firm has hired as a lateral partner in nearly 30 years.
: The National Law Journal : November 16, 2015
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Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : November 16, 2015
In a rare public war of words, top officials at the U.S. Department of Justice are pushing back against recent criticism about prosecutors' ethics from Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : November 16, 2015
The two Am Law 100 firms are advising on Marriott International's $12.2 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, a deal that if completed will create the world's largest hotel company.
Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : November 11, 2015
A federal judge's rare move has tossed out at least 750 failure-to-warn lawsuits filed against the makers of four diabetes drugs based on the federal pre-emption doctrine.
Ben Bedell : New York Law Journal : November 05, 2015
A multimillion dollar arbitration award in favor of Major League Baseball and the Washington Nationals baseball team involving broadcast revenues was the result of "an utter lack of concern for the fairness of the proceeding," a Manhattan judge said in vacating the arbitrator's decision.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 29, 2015
Blank Rome's tutor relationship with Thurgood Marshall Academy in Washington began in January. Now the attorneys have bonded with a second set of students. In addition to Blank Rome, firms such as Jenner & Block, Crowell & Moring and Vinson & Elkins have been involved in the program for more than a decade, from the first years of the school when it was originally located in a church in Congress Heights. Clifford Chance also pitched in often, tutoring and in helping to paint classrooms.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : October 21, 2015
The mistrial in the criminal case against three Dewey & LeBoeuf executives will delay or complicate several related actions, including the trial against a junior manager at Dewey and a Securities and Exchange Commission suit against the defendants.
Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : October 21, 2015
An ex-husband may be held in civil contempt for refusing to testify about what became of some $776,000 worth of property that a lower court said was subject to equitable distribution in a divorce proceeding, the Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
Christine Simmons : The Am Law Daily : October 20, 2015
Monday's mistrial will delay or complicate several related actions, including the trial against former Dewey & LeBoeuf employee Zachary Warren and a civil SEC suit against the defendants.
: New Jersey Law Journal : October 16, 2015
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : October 08, 2015
The Dewey & LeBoeuf trial limps toward the finish with a partial acquittal. Will the jury hang? This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.
Sven Erik Holmes : New Jersey Law Journal : October 07, 2015
Gaining experience prior to pursuing a Juris Doctor degree made a KPMG executive a better student.
Tony Mauro and Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : October 05, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday a series of policy changes that respond to public complaints about secret changes to the justices' decisions, hiring "line-standers" for high-profile oral arguments and "link rot" in the court's rulings.