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Winstead PC

  • Designation: Dallas
  • Head Count: 335
  • Gross Revenues: $212,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $635,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $975,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Winstead is a Dallas-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Winstead has 331 attorneys and is the 127th largest firm in the United States.  With $212,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 137th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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 200 137 5 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 140 5 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 78 40 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Austin Shareholder Appointed Chair of Firm's Litigation Department; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : July 01, 2016

James Ruiz, an Austin shareholder in Winstead, has been appointed chair of the firm's litigation and dispute resolution department. The department has more than six practice groups with more than 100 attorneys.

Akin Gump Leads Texas Firms in National Pro Bono Rankings

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 29, 2016

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld ranked the highest among Texas Am Law 200 firms on The American Lawyer's Pro Bono report.


: The National Law Journal : June 20, 2016

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

Cooley Hires Back Ex-Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2016

Former eBay general counsel Michael Jacobson returns to Cooley in Silicon Valley; a Kirkland & Ellis seeks a shave; Greenberg Traurig grows in Israel; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Newsmakers: Week of June 13

MARY ALICE ROBBINS : Texas Lawyer : June 08, 2016

Rachel S. Giani has joined the Austin office of Winstead as of counsel in the firm's corporate, securities and mergers and acquisitions practice group. Plus other On the Move News.

Haynes and Boone Hires Three Bankruptcy Laterals

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 07, 2016

Three bankruptcy lawyers leave Winstead to join Haynes and Boone as partners in Dallas.

James Thompson Joins Porter Hedges; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : June 01, 2016

James T. Thompson has joined Porter Hedges in Houston as a partner in the firm's energy section.

Chesapeake, Total E&P Reach $52.5M Settlement With Royalty Owners

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : May 24, 2016

Chesapeake Energy and Total E&P USA recently reached a global settlement under which they will pay out a combined total of $52.5 million to more than 13,000 clients of two Texas-based law firms who claimed they were shortchanged related to their natural gas royalties.

Which Dallas Firm Topped Texas' Diversity Ranking?

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Dallas-based Haynes and Boone is the Texas firm with the highest ranking on The American Lawyer's Diversity Scorecard 2016.

Sheppard Mullin's Growth Surge Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016

Steptoe & Johnson's Korea practice co-head finds a new home; a Bryan Cave practice leader joins the Kentucky Derby; a longtime Paul Weiss litigator becomes a regulator; Perkins Coie hires from Microsoft; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Seven Big Texas Firms on The Second Hundred

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 20, 2016

Seven Texas firms were among the second hundred highest-grossing firms in 2015 and appear on The American Lawyer's The Second Hundred.

Newsmakers: Week of May 16

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : May 19, 2016

Sean M. Whyte has joined Gardere Wynne Sewell in Dallas as a partner. Whyte has a multifaceted litigation practice that involves complex commercial litigation, consumer class actions and products liability.

Dallas-based Hermes Law Promotes Gino Rossini to Partner; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : May 06, 2016

Gino J. Rossini has been promoted to partner in Dallas-based Hermes Law. Rossini's practice is devoted to handling post-trial and appellate matters in state and federal court as well as providing related support at all stages of litigation.

Alexander Dubose Firm Acquires Appellate Attorney in Houston Office; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : May 02, 2016

Richard O. Faulk, an appellate attorney, has joined Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend as a partner in the firm's Houston office. Faulk, who focuses on complex toxic tort and environmental litigation, will split his time between Houston and Washington, D.C.

Texas Big Law Scales Back Donations to Attorney General Ken Paxton

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : April 29, 2016

Since his own legal troubles began last summer, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has not received the love –specifically, in the form of cash contributions to his officeholder's account--from big Texas law firms that his predecessor netted.

Gardere Wynne Sewell Adds Environmental Partner; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

Mary Alice Robins : Texas Lawyer : April 27, 2016

Laura Whiting has joined Gardere Wynne Sewell as an environmental partner in the firm's Dallas office. She will assist clients with all aspects of compliance and permitting for heavily regulated industry and real estate development.