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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
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.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : May 27, 2015
Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin has rejected class status for damages sought by consumers challenging the exclusivity of regional sports networks airing MLB and NHL games. But she certified a class seeking injunctive relief for baseball and hockey fans who say antitrust laws are being violated.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : May 21, 2015
Inside the private law firm oversight of the New Orleans police force, and how one major D.C. law and lobbying firm supports Hillary Clinton's campaign for president. This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2015
James Skeffington, an Edwards Wildman Palmer-turned-Locke Lord partner in Providence who earlier this year led an ownership group that bought the top minor league team of Major League Baseball's Boston Red Sox, died from a heart attack while jogging over the weekend.
Charles Toutant : The National Law Journal : May 18, 2015
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has moved to change the venue of his bribery trial from Newark to Washington federal district court, claiming he can't get a fair trial in his home state.
Larry Neumeister : The Associated Press : May 15, 2015
A Manhattan federal appeals court expressed doubts Wednesday about the prosecution of a bond trader convicted of defrauding the Troubled Asset Relief Program. The panel questioned prosecutors about the fairness of excluding a witness who would have testified about common practices in the industry.
Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : May 15, 2015
The Justice Department is planning to tear up a settlement with Swiss bank UBS AG over alleged violations related to interest-rate rigging. A 1997 law caps Amtrak's damages liability in any single rail crash at $200M. The feds ask the Ninth Circuit to revive ATF stash-house stings. And the Kentucky Supreme Court takes a look at frats and the Fourth Amendment. This is a roundup of news from ALM and other publications.
Erin E. Harrison : Legaltech News : May 14, 2015
"Life is full of obstacles and we show our character by how we overcome them."
Gina Passarella : Delaware Business Court Insider : May 13, 2015
Simply disagreeing with a company's rationale in deciding not to file suit over a failed business and litigation strategy was not enough to sustain a shareholder derivative action in a suit that involved a $1.2 billion jury verdict and findings of vexatious conduct by DuPont, the Delaware Court of Chancery has ruled.
Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 08, 2015
Most Am Law 100 firms had solid results in 2014, but some sector bets paid off especially well.
Mike Scarcella : Legal Times : May 05, 2015
David Kendall, a lawyer for Hillary Clinton, tells a House panel it will have one chance to question the former secretary of state over her emails and the attacks in Benghazi. Ferguson's paying Winston chairman Daniel Webb $1,335 an hour to negotiate with the feds. The D.C. Circuit is cool to a challenge over immigration policy. This is a news roundup from ALM and other publications.
: The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015
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Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 30, 2015
On the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, The Am Law Daily catches up with several Vietnamese- American lawyers to discuss the journey from refugee to Big Law.
David Bario : The Litigation Daily : April 29, 2015
The high-frequency trading exploits depicted in Michael Lewis' 2014 bestseller "Flash Boys" were keeping at least three Manhattan judges busy this week.