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Winstead PC

  • Designation: Dallas
  • Head Count: 300
  • Gross Revenues: $187,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $625,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $865,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 4

Winstead is a Dallas-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Winstead has 300 attorneys and is the 145th largest firm in the United States.  With $187,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 148th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in DC, LA, NC, NY and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 148 4 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 145 5 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 83 2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Policy Group Sues Winstead, Mike Baggett

John Council : Texas Lawyer : November 24, 2014

The National Center For Policy Analysis alleges that Winstead and Mike Baggett represented its former CEO against sexual harassment allegations without telling them.

Newsmakers: Week of Nov. 24

: Texas Lawyer : November 24, 2014

Henry S. May Jr., an energy lawyer, has joined Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler in Houston as special counsel.

Policy Group Sues Winstead, Mike Baggett

John Council : Texas Lawyer : November 19, 2014

The National Center For Policy Analysis alleges that Winstead and Mike Baggett represented its former CEO against sexual harassment allegations without telling them.

Newsmakers: Week of Nov. 3

: Texas Lawyer : November 03, 2014

Jacylyn "Jackie" Gardner Austein has joined Winstead in Austin as an associate in the commercial litigation practice group.

Edwards Wildman Trio Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 28, 2014

Three more Edwards Wildman Palmer partners head elsewhere amid the firm's looming merger vote with Locke Lord; Kirkland's latest lateral raid targets Skadden; a Bingham McCutchen restructuring partner heads in-house; Tom Daschle joins forces with Baker Donelson; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Large Firms' Offer Rates to Summer Associates

Jeanne Graham : Texas Lawyer : October 27, 2014

Twenty-one of the 25 largest firms in the state participated in Texas Lawyer's 2014 New Associate Hires Survey that gathered information about first-year associate classes and full-time job offers made to the firms' 2014 Texas summer associates.

Newsmakers: Week of Oct. 13

: Texas Lawyer : October 13, 2014

Katarzyna "Kasia" Brozynski has joined Gordon & Rees as a partner in Dallas.

Newsmakers: Week of Oct. 6

: Texas Lawyer : October 06, 2014

Allison Brauer has joined Criss & Kraft in Dallas as a medical malpractice associate.

Haynes and Boone Hires in Shanghai

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : October 03, 2014

The Dallas-based firm has recruited Louis Meng from Allbright Law Offices to cohead its Asia practice.

Newsmakers: Week of Sept. 29

: Texas Lawyer : September 29, 2014

Charlie Florsheim has joined Winstead in Fort Worth as a shareholder in the corporate, securities and mergers and acquisition practice group.

Three From Akin Launch Own Firms After Texas Suit Debacle

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 24, 2014

Four months after withdrawing from litigation in an East Texas federal court due to their former client's alleged falsification of evidence, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld partner Sanford Warren Jr., senior counsel R. Scott Rhoades and counsel Joshua Hedrick are starting their own firms in Dallas. Akin incurred roughly $5.4 million in legal fees by taking on a case for a company whose principals are now under criminal investigation.

Akin Loses Two, But Again Raids Bingham, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 23, 2014

Bingham McCutchen lost four more partners to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld this week in Hong Kong and London, as the former continues to pursue a potential merger with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. McCarter & English adds eight partners of its own through a merger, Jones Day hires another Latin American dealmaker and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 22, 2014

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Newsmakers: Week of Sept. 8

: Texas Lawyer : September 08, 2014

Adam C. Rehm, a registered patent attorney and former U.S. patent examiner, has joined Polsinelli as a shareholder in Dallas.

Solution For Celebrity Nude Photo Hack Obvious: Keep Files Out Of Cloud

Elisa D'Amico : Daily Business Review : September 03, 2014

Posting nude celebrity photos is an invasion of privacy and some of the responses to it have been to blame the victim. But one Miami attorney says the real answer is to get those photos offline.

Aggie Alliance: Gov. Perry Looks to a Friend to Orchestrate his Defense

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : September 01, 2014

"I was his debate coach in the last campaign. He's somebody that I admire and respect, and for something like this, I would hope one of the reasons he chose me is that he trusts me," Buzbee said.

Real Estate Roundup: Big Firms Move to Smaller Spaces

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Law firms are trading down in square footage per attorney when they take out new leases, and increasingly are looking for flexible, more economical spaces in line with the corporate clients they serve, commercial real estate experts say.

Aggie Builds Biotech: GC, CEO Heads Drug, Vaccine Facility

Jeanne Graham : Texas Lawyer : July 31, 2014

"The legal compliance issues for contracts for drugs that go into humans are very complicated," said Andrew Strong, the president, CEO and general counsel of Kalon Biotherapeutics.

Newsmakers: Week of July 14

: Texas Lawyer : July 14, 2014

Robert A. Jacobson, a tax attorney, has joined Bracewell & Giuliani in Houston as a partner.

Uncertainty Surrounds Legal Process for Unaccompanied Minors Coming to Dallas County

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : July 10, 2014

Bill Holston refrains from making predictions about the legal help for the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the United States-Mexico border. "Nobody knows how this is going to work," said Holston, the executive director of Human Rights Initiative of North Texas, (HRI) a Dallas-based nonprofit that provides representation to asylum seekers.

Correction

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : July 07, 2014

Week of June 30

: Texas Lawyer : June 30, 2014

Cassie Stinson has been named a shareholder in BoyarMiller in Houston.

Winstead Names New Managing Shareholder for San Antonio Office

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 23, 2014

Stephen Seidel said he was anxious to return to the practice of law and wanted a firm where he can work on large transactions.

The Churn: Defections Mount at Edwards Wildman, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 20, 2014

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired Shawn Atkinson, the former cochair of the venture capital and cross-border M&A practice at Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, where the latter firm is trying to stave off a partner exodus. Plus: Bingham McCutchen bulks up in Asia, a partner trio decamps for top in-house roles and other lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Winstead Names New Managing Shareholder for San Antonio Office

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 18, 2014

Stephen Seidel said he was anxious to return to the practice of law and wanted a firm where he can work on large transactions.

Week of June 16

: Texas Lawyer : June 16, 2014

Claire E.B. Garza has joined Kelley Kronenberg as an associate in Houston. She handles matters involving admiralty and maritime law.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 16, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Judge Awards Treble Damages, Fees in Baseball Litigation

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 12, 2014

Gerald Haddock, president of The Haddock Foundation, majority owner of the TCBL, said he plans to use proceeds of the litigation to support the league and promote baseball in Texas through youth baseball camps.

What Texas Firms Worked on the Big Deals in 2013?

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 06, 2014

Spurred by strength in energy deals and financings, seven Texas firms made the charts in "Corporate Scorecard 2014," The American Lawyer's rankings of the nation's top dealmakers in 2013.