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Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice

  • Designation: Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • Head Count: 494
  • Gross Revenues: $296,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $600,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $650,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice is a Winston-Salem-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice has 494 attorneys and is the 88th largest firm in the United States.  With $296,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 112th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, DE, GA, MD, NC, SC and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 112 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 86 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 150 -4 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 186 -13 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Womble Carlyle's Wilmington Managing Partner Leaving for Gavin/Solmonese

Gina Passarella : Delaware Law Weekly : September 30, 2015

The managing partner of the Wilmington office of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice is set to leave the firm at the end of the year to take on a role as senior managing director of Gavin/Solmonese.

A Technologist Commander in Chief, Exactly What We Need?

Michael Susong : Legaltech News : September 28, 2015

Would former HP CEO Carly Fiorina—or another technology leader—be the best person to lead the free world?

Colbert Takes the Stage—As Kenyon & Kenyon Managing Partner

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : September 22, 2015

Amid partner departures, Kenyon & Kenyon has elected Edward Colbert—comedian Stephen Colbert's older brother—as its new managing partner.

Cozen Keeps Red Carpet, Plant Wall in Old Squire Sanders Space

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : September 01, 2015

The old-but-new Squire Sanders office space in Washington has a new occupant: Cozen O'Connor. Cozen, a Philadelphia-founded firm with a growing Washington office of litigators and public policy specialists, has subleased from Squire Patton Boggs, Squire's successor firm, until October 2026. The deal relieves a real estate burden for Squire Patton Boggs following a merger and quickly solves Cozen's problem of needing more space in Washington.

Womble Carlyle Partner Moderates Bankruptcy Panel

: Delaware Law Weekly : August 12, 2015

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice partner Tom Horan moderated a panel discussion of four bankruptcy judges at the American Bankruptcy Institute's 11th annual Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop.

Using Factual Findings to Your Advantage Post-'Alice'

Christopher M. Hall : The Recorder : July 10, 2015

Womble Carlyle patent agent Christopher Hall provides a guide to using fact-based building blocks to argue for subject-matter eligibility.

A No-Growth Year for Nation's Largest Law Firms

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015

Less than 1 percent increase in total partners and zero expansion in associate ranks in 2014.

Brawls With League Yield More Big Legal Bills for NFL Players

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 02, 2015

The National Football League Players Association filed its annual financial report with the U.S. Department of Labor, which shows that the powerful professional sports union has paid big money to lawyers from five leading Am Law 100 firms.

The Tobacco Litigation That Wouldn't Die

Carlyn Kolker : The American Lawyer : May 25, 2015

The original "Engle" tobacco class action is long gone, but its progeny live on. Now the verdicts and settlements are mounting.

Calming E-Discovery Headaches

Monica Bay : Legaltech News : May 18, 2015

How e-discovery managed services can streamline litigation processes and costs.

Court Curbs Trial Judge's 'Second Chance' for Challenge to Award

Michael A. Riccardi : Delaware Law Weekly : May 13, 2015

A final judgment may not be vacated in the "interest of justice" in order to give a party that has not had notice of the award a fresh chance to file a challenge, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled last week.

Reduced to Scrap, Aereo Makes Peace With Broadcasters

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : May 08, 2015

Three years after Aereo Inc. first rattled the broadcast television industry with its online TV streaming service, the company's copyright battle with the nation's major networks is finally over.

Tech Exec Gets Out of Business Dispute Case

Saranac Hale Spencer : The Legal Intelligencer : May 05, 2015

An executive at a tech company got out of a lawsuit over a soured business deal after he got the declaration of a lawyer struck.

Envirofinance Group LLC v. Earthmark NJ Kane Mitigation LLC

: New Jersey Law Journal : April 15, 2015

Secured Creditor Status Insufficient to Confer Standing in Underlying Dispute