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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: N/A

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 $290,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 111th on The American Lawyer's 2016 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

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.

Deal Watch: Mylan Taps Cravath Again for Dermatology Deal

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2016

Three months after Mylan NV once again turned to Cravath, Swaine & Moore to handle another multibillion-dollar deal, the firm is at it again for the acquisitive generic drug giant.

Sweet Deals: Firms Binge on Friendly's, Krispy Kreme Sales

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 10, 2016

Move over, kale and quinoa. This week it's doughnuts and ice cream keeping deal lawyers happy.

How Womble Carlyle's First Female Chair Took the Reins

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : May 04, 2016

Elizabeth “Betty” Temple, the new leader of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, talks about building the “superregional” firm of the future, and how she landed a job she hadn't even considered seeking.

Dykema Defectors Form New Firm, Plus More Lateral Moves

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.

Arnall Golden Posts Blockbuster Year

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 11, 2016

Arnall Golden Gregory reported a breakout 2015. Revenue shot up 10.8 percent—almost three times 2014's revenue increase—to $88 million. Net income jumped 24.7 percent to $35.5 million.

An In-House Lawyer's Guide to Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : April 08, 2016

An in-house lawyer at Accenture Federal Services, Shawn Haque, recently teamed up with Alison Bost of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice to write an in-house lawyer's guide to protecting attorney-client privilege.

Atlanta Bar's Summer Internship Program Connects Aspiring Lawyers With Mentors

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 08, 2016

The program exposes high school students to a career in law through paid summer internships in the legal world—and offers intensive training and mentoring in navigating the professional workplace.

Judge: Burrito Deal Gone Bad Wasn't a Scam to Steal Trade Secrets

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : March 03, 2016

A federal judge in Camden has dismissed a food company's suit claiming a competitor offered to buy a portion of its business as a ruse to obtain its burrito recipes and other trade secrets.

Hogan Lovells on a Hiring Spree, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 29, 2016

Hogan Lovells goes global for new recruits; a rough week for K&L Gates; Crowell & Moring brings back a top prosecutor; Debevoise bags a federal judge; DLA Piper plucks a longtime ESPN lawyer; and other notable additions from around The Am Law 200.

At Kilpatrick, 2015 Revenue Mirrored That of 2014

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : February 18, 2016

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton's chairman, J. Henry Walker IV, summed up 2015 as "a solid year with strong growth in some key practice areas."

Kilpatrick Snags Womble Corporate Partners, Plus Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : February 17, 2016

Corporate lawyers John "Sandy" Smith and Lou Barbieri have joined Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton as partners from Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Smith. Plus more in this week's column.

Drinker Biddle Adds Wilmington Partner to Bankruptcy Team

Tom McParland : Delaware Law Weekly : February 10, 2016

Philadelphia-based national law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath announced for the second time in as many weeks that it has bolstered its Wilmington ranks, this time with the addition of Steven K. Kortanek as a partner on its bankruptcy and corporate restructuring team.

Bingham Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 09, 2016

A year after Morgan Lewis absorbed Bingham McCutchen, several lawyers from the latter find new homes; Fried Frank welcomes back an ex-partner; Jenner & Block brings on an M&A leader; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

15 Firms Announce New Partners in Atlanta and Other Georgia Offices

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 20, 2016

More firms are promoting lawyers to partner—and promoting more of them—than last year, based on the steady stream of partner promotion announcements the Daily Report has received this month.

Dickstein Litigators Decamp, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2016

Two litigation partners depart Dickstein Shapiro's shrinking New York office; Cooley lands a high-profile M&A partner from O'Melveny & Myers; Pillsbury plucks an insurance team from Orrick; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Decatur Bike Lawyer Forms Hagen Rosskopf & Earle With Plaintiffs Firm

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 05, 2016

After 24 years solo, Decatur personal injury lawyer Bruce Hagen has formed a new firm, Hagen Rosskopf & Earle, with Ken Rosskopf, who focuses exclusively on bicycle wreck cases, and Hagen's senior associate, Myrlin Earle.

Betty Temple Takes Over Reins at Womble Carlyle

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : December 31, 2015

Betty Temple is Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice's new leader, effective Jan. 1. Temple, a corporate and securities lawyer, succeeds Keith Vaughan, a litigator, who ran the firm for 14 years. Her partners voted her in as Womble's next chair and chief executive a year ago, and during the transitional year she has been vice chair and a member of the executive committee.

Thompson & Knight Expands in Mexico, Plus More Lateral Moves

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : December 22, 2015

Thompson & Knight welcomes back a father and son attorney team in Mexico; King & Spalding grabs a Skadden counsel in D.C.; Latham & Watkins takes on a Goldman Sachs executive; and other key hires from throughout The Am Law 200.