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Winstead PC

  • Designation: Dallas
  • Head Count: 312
  • Gross Revenues: $204,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $655,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $960,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Winstead is a Dallas-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Winstead has 312 attorneys and is the 140th largest firm in the United States.  With $204,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 142nd on The American Lawyer's 2015 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 200 142 6 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

Joe Jamail Not 'The King of Torts', Writes Shareholder, Winstead PC

: Texas Lawyer : January 28, 2016

Your Jan. 4 article incorrectly described lawyer and philanthropist Joe Jamail as "The King of Torts." Joe's former law partner, Judge George Cire, made the definitive statement on this topic in 1977 when I clerked for the judge.

Brant Stogner Named Partner in Houston-Based Abraham, Watkins; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : January 28, 2016

Brant J. Stogner, a trial lawyer, has been named a partner in Houston-based Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend.

Thompson Coe Will Open New Orleans Office

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : December 18, 2015

Dallas-based Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons will open an office in New Orleans on Jan. 1, 2016 with laterals from Burleson LLP, which is closing on Dec. 31.

Winstead Represents New Majority Owner of Houston Dynamo

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : December 17, 2015

Winstead, along with California firm Ervin Cohen & Jessup, represented a group led by Gabriel Brener in its purchase of a majority interest in the MLS team in Houston.

Rate of Kids Coming Into Foster Care Rising--But Is It Too Much?

Margie Menzel, News Service of Florida : : November 30, 2015

More children are coming into Florida's foster-care system after a sweeping child-welfare reform law went into effect 19 months ago, but officials say the state is trying to focus on what's best for kids in difficult situations.

How Firms Provide Help on the Front End

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : November 20, 2015

Texas firms have ways to identify and deal with lawyer substance abuse and depression problems among lawyers.

First Assistant Texas Attorney General Chip Roy Backs Up His Boss

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : November 05, 2015

High-level staff who are the closest to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton feel stressed and worried about his indictments, said first assistant AG Chip Roy. But there's a caveat for Roy. "It's not cancer," he explained.

Newsmakers: Week of November 2

: Texas Lawyer : October 30, 2015

Rory Hatch has joined Winstead as an associate in the Houston office. He is in the firm's commercial litigation practice group.

Flashback to 1983: Texas AG Gets Indicted

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : October 26, 2015

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's indictment has prompted his recusal from some duties in his office. The last time a sitting attorney general was indicted, there were no recusals, but it definitely affected the AG's office.

Hedge Fund Hires From Davis Polk, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 25, 2015

Stone Ridge Asset Management recruits a Davis Polk & Wardwell corporate partner to be its new head of legal; McKenna Long's former cybsecurity co-chair finds a new home; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Big Texas Firms Face New Competitors at Home

Susan Beck and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : The American Lawyer : October 16, 2015

As out-of-state firms gain market share in the Lone Star State, native Texas firms are having to rethink their strategies.

Newsmakers: Week of October 12

: Texas Lawyer : October 09, 2015

Dara Hegar has been named managing attorney of The Lanier Law Firm. She will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating litigation efforts in the firm's Houston, Los Angeles and New York offices.

Sullivan & Worcester Bolts On Boston Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 01, 2015

Boston-based Greene & Hafer partners up with Sullivan & Worcester; Greenberg Traurig grows in Texas; Paul Weiss welcomes a “Rising Star”; Skadden snags a new Paris tax head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Three Real Estate Lawyers Leave Winstead for Greenberg Traurig

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : September 28, 2015

Despite the firm's international reach, Greenberg's management honors local autonomy, she said. "It's not a New York firm coming along and telling us what to do," Venditti said.

Newsmakers: Week of September 21

: Texas Lawyer : September 18, 2015

Esmeralda Tinajero has joined the Dallas office of Winstead as an associate in the firm's real estate development and investment practice.

Newsmakers: Week of September 7

: Texas Lawyer : September 07, 2015

Quentin Brogdon has joined Crain Lewis Brogdon in Dallas as a partner. He represents plaintiffs in catastrophic personal injury litigation.

Newsmakers: Week of August 24

: Texas Lawyer : August 21, 2015

William Powers Jr., former University of Texas at Austin president and a former dean of the University of Texas School of Law, has joined the Austin office of Jackson Walker as of counsel.

It's Not Just Ashley Madison: 5 Other Embarrassing Company Hacks

Zach Warren : Legaltech News : August 21, 2015

Ashley Madison may have people from government agents to Josh Duggar sweating, but these five cybersecurity hacks have already paved the way for potential embarrassment.