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- Designation: Chicago
- Head Count: 808
- Gross Revenues: $818,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,015,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,805,000
- Year Over Year Change: -1
Winston & Strawn is a Chicago-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Winston & Strawn has 808 attorneys and is the 42nd largest firm in the United States. With $785,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 38th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Winston & Strawn ranked as the 46th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in AZ, CA, DC, IL, NC, NJ, NY and TX.
In the News
Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : April 28, 2016
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle will become one of the small number of international firms with offices in Switzerland when it opens in Geneva next month.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 27, 2016
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has argued that the criminal charges against her should be quashed because criminal prosecutions for grand jury leaks are rare, and only occurred in her case because of two former state prosecutors' efforts to retaliate against her.
Georgina Stanley : Legal Week : April 27, 2016
Despite one of their most challenging years since the early 1990s, the leading U.S. law firms continue to dwarf their U.K. counterparts in revenues and profits.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 27, 2016
The criminal cases involving Bill Cosby and Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane have a few things in common—both are high-profile, taking place in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, and are being prosecuted by the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office.
Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : April 26, 2016
The number of patent litigation filings related to new drug applications before the FDA, known as ANDA filings, increased dramatically in 2014-15.
Susan Beck : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016
Even of the city's most prominent native firms are reducing their lawyer numbers there.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 25, 2016
Big Law litigators love to boast that their firms are ready and willing to take cases to trial. So it's interesting to look at the top 100 verdicts of 2015 to see what firms are actually making good on their threats. The answer is probably not who you'd think.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 25, 2016
If Tom Brady and his legal dream team can't overturn an arbitration decision, you know the rest of us don't have a prayer. Not even a Hail Mary.
Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : April 25, 2016
The four-game suspension of New England Patriots' Tom Brady for an alleged scheme to tamper with the air pressure in footballs has been restored by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016
Targeting a new generation of clients, website designs aim to make attorneys seem more likable.
Ross Todd : The Recorder : April 22, 2016
The list is out! And California firms outpaced their peers in a year of glacial growth.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 22, 2016
Prince, the legendary singer, songwriter, producer and man of myriad other talents, died Thursday at 57. The eclectic pop icon kept a bevy of high-profile lawyers busy during the past three decades.
Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : April 21, 2016
In a rare public speech since his nomination to the U.S. Supreme was announced, Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the D.C. Circuit delivered remarks at the court's annual pro bono recognition breakfast. He urged lawyers to do more to close the access-to-justice gap.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 20, 2016
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane withdrew a request to file a particular motion under seal Wednesday after one of her attorneys was admonished in a court order Tuesday for allegedly lying in an affidavit.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016
A shift change at Jenner & Block; Duane Morris takes on 13 lawyers from two firms; DLA Piper partners form their own boutique; a Proskauer Rose litigator becomes CEO of a litigation financier; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 18, 2016
A four-lawyer team leaves Dykema Gossett to start their own shop; Norton Rose Fulbright nabs a dealmaker who nearly died in an African plane crash; a Seyfarth Shaw practice leader joins a high-profile boutique; and other notable additions from The Am Law 200.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 10, 2016
When James Hurst moved from Winston & Strawn to Kirkland & Ellis in late 2014, he was dubbed “Biglaw's $9 Million Man” for his reportedly enormous new salary.The star life sciences litigator appears to be earning his keep. On Thursday, he and Kirkland partner Andrew Kassof co-led a trial team that delivered a blockbuster win on behalf of Abbott Laboratories.
MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : April 08, 2016
Vanity Fair-like portraits. Profiles that convey spark and personality. Throughout The Am Law 200, firms are remaking their sites—to the tune of $200,000 to more than $1 million.
Roy Strom : The National Law Journal : April 05, 2016
A group of Federal Trade Commission attorneys will be in Chicago federal court on Monday to begin a closely watched trial seeking to block the merger of two hospital systems that would create a $6.5 billion health care giant.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 05, 2016
Sidley Austin, McCarter & English and Winston & Strawn are among a dozen legal advisers providing outside counsel and arbitration services to the Major League Baseball Players Association, according to a recent Labor Department filing.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 04, 2016
McGuireWoods adds 13 partners in 13 days; Paul Weiss poaches a high-powered Cravath M&A partner; Kenyon & Kenyon loses two patent prosecution pros to Norton Rose Fulbright; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The Recorder : April 01, 2016
New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016
In his latest headline-grabbing sports industry assignment, the Winston & Strawn antitrust pro is trying his hand at employment litigation for a group of top U.S. women's soccer players.
Lizzy McLellan and Ben Seal : The Legal Intelligencer : March 29, 2016
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has hired Bruce L. Castor Jr. as solicitor general, making him second-in-command at the Office of Attorney General.
Alan Cohen : The American Lawyer : March 28, 2016
Cool features are on the way, but law firm CIOs still worry about security.
: The National Law Journal : March 28, 2016
A misconduct complaint against former Chief Judge Richard Roberts of the federal district court in Washington has been dismissed. Plus more in this week's column.
Ross Todd : The Recorder : March 24, 2016
Martha Boersch and other defense lawyers argue that use of the secret listening devices was unconstitutional.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 24, 2016
Chicago has paid $760,000 to Wilmer, Taft Stettinius and an ex-Fried Frank partner to advise it on a U.S. Department of Justice probe into its troubled police department. McGuireWoods has also been retained by Chicago's police oversight agency to conduct an internal audit.
Michael Booth : New Jersey Law Journal : March 23, 2016
A New Jersey judge has consolidated pretrial discovery and motions in lawsuits filed by nine plaintiffs against two pharmaceutical companies alleging popular antipsychotic drug Abilify led them to engage in compulsive gambling.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016
Arguments between the Montgomery County district attorney and defense counsel for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane became heated Tuesday in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, as both sides addressed a defense motion seeking an evidentiary hearing on an alleged leak of evidence in the criminal case against Kane.