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- Designation: Palo Alto
- Head Count: 620
- Gross Revenues: $575,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $925,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,765,000
- Year Over Year Change: 2
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is a Palo Alto-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has 620 attorneys and is the 61st largest firm in the United States. With $575,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 56th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosatiranked as the 66th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, N/A, NY, TX, UT, VA and WA.
In the News
Andrew Ramonas : Legal Times : October 30, 2014
A federal trial judge in Washington hit the stop button on a suit over the removal of the YouTube video "LuvYa LuvYa LuvYa," sending the case against Google to a California judge to decide.
Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : October 29, 2014
David Tresch, Mayer Brown's former chief information officer who in April 2013 admitted to running an eight-year scheme to defraud the firm, was sentenced to 27 months in prison and also ordered to pay $1.1 million in restitution.
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : October 29, 2014
A small, enthusiastic community of lawyers is providing legal advice—and more—to a new generation of Canadian startups.
: The Recorder : October 27, 2014
New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.
: The National Law Journal : October 27, 2014
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Ross Todd : The Recorder : October 24, 2014
When it comes to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, executives in Silicon Valley are on heightened alert.
Jeff Mordock : Delaware Law Weekly : October 22, 2014
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has expanded its Delaware presence with the opening of a second office in downtown Wilmington.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 21, 2014
Six weeks after joining Fried Frank, former Sidley Austin securities and derivatives enforcement head David Katz returns to the firm; Kirkland & Ellis makes two more high-profile additions; Schulte Roth snags Patterson Belknap's trusts and estates chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Patience Haggin : The Recorder : October 20, 2014
The firm's growing privacy practice has more than 40 lawyers.
Patience Haggin : The Recorder : October 17, 2014
Pure litigation shops, like Clement Roberts' Durie Tangri, need to partner with PTO practitioners for what's become a team sport.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : October 16, 2014
Stephen Kim, who'd been a tech lawyer earlier in his career, makes move after almost a decade with nut packaging company.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : October 16, 2014
A roundup of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 16, 2014
Wireless technology company Qualcomm tapped Covington & Burling to advise on its proposed $2.5 billion acquisition of CSR, a British chipmaker known for its Bluetooth technology. At the same time, the firm saw two top litigators handling Deepwater Horizon-related oil spill work for BP depart its Beltway base for Kirkland & Ellis.
: The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014
Nearly three decades after two New York City police officers carried out murders for organized crime, families of "Mafia Cops" victims can proceed with claims against the city. Plus more from NLJ.com and other ALM publications.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 13, 2014
The city's once-booming capital markets had prompted a big push into local law, but the slowdown that followed has forced at least one firm—Milbank—to reconsider. Still, others see value in the practice, though for different reasons. Here's why.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : October 13, 2014
For tax reasons, deal was structured as a Reverse Morris Trust—a rarity in tech circles.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 09, 2014
Initial public offerings for such companies as British insurer Old Mutual's Boston-based asset management arm and Royal Bank of Scotland-backed Citizens Financial helped fill the coffers of firms such as Bingham, Cleary Gottlieb, Davis Polk and Fried Frank while Detroit's bankruptcy continued to be a boon to Jones Day and Honigman. Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to examine $4.1 million in Baker Botts bankruptcy fees in our latest look at notable legal billings from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jeff Mordock : Delaware Law Weekly : October 08, 2014
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has expanded its presence in Delaware with the opening of a second office in downtown Wilmington, the Palo Alto, Calif., firm announced today.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 08, 2014
Legacy firm Patton Boggs, along with Kenyon & Kenyon, McKenna Long & Aldridge, Bingham McCutchen and Dickstein Shapiro, were the Am Law 200 firms that saw their attorney head counts drop the most over the past 12 months, according to data compiled by ALM's RivalEdge. A handful of Am Law 200 firms saw double-digit percentage increases, including Stinson Leonard Street, mostly as a result of mergers.
: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014
Chart tracking In-House Counsel at Large Public Companies.
Patience Haggin : The Recorder : October 07, 2014
A new home for the firm's corporate governance practice, and a home away from home for patent litigators.
Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : October 07, 2014
In a win for Mayer Brown, the court rekindled claims that Bristol-Myers Squibb permitted Mylan Laboratories to sell a low-cost version of its patented HIV drug in countries struggling to cope with AIDS, only to have Mylan exceed the scope of the agreement.
Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : October 03, 2014
After making a series of handwritten notes the centerpiece of its litigation, a small London-based company is retracting its most powerful evidence.
Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : September 30, 2014
Joseph Saveri is leading the plaintiffs team in a case over electrolytic capacitors. Meanwhile, a host of large law firms have entered appearances for defendants.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 29, 2014
Silicon Valley stalwart Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is advising Tibco Software, the Palo Alto-based enterprise software company founded by Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, on its proposed $4.3 billion sale to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. The deal is the largest leveraged buyout in the technology industry so far this year.
Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : September 22, 2014
Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : September 22, 2014
Software makers led by Google Inc. scored a big win at the U.S. International Trade Commission in the form of a ruling that could shield their products in some instances from the agency's jurisdiction.
: The National Law Journal : September 22, 2014
Partners in Silicon Valley are the highest paid in the nation, reporting an average total compensation of $1.167 million in 2013, according to a survey by Major, Lindsey & Africa. Plus more from NLJ.com and other ALM publications.
Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : September 22, 2014
Denouncing a putative class action against it as “abusive,” Twitter Inc. has asked a California federal judge to throw out allegations the company unlawfully sends texts to new holders of cellphone num-bers without their consent.
Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : September 19, 2014
Daniel Stevenson has joined software-as-a-service venture Domo as general counsel.