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Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice

  • Designation: Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • Head Count: 492
  • Gross Revenues: $282,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $575,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $605,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice is a Winston-Salem-based law firm. The firm placed 91st on the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of U.S. firms based on size, with 454 attorneys in offices throughout the U.S. Womble Carlyle ranked 105th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200, with $266,000,000 in gross revenue in 2010. Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice is a business law firm that represents corporations, businesses, and foundations in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, transportation and energy, financial services, insurance, health care, education, and technology. Among the firm's practice groups are antitrust, trade practices and commerce, business litigation, government contracts, and technology and e-commerce.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 110 -1 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

Novak Druce Opens Philadelphia Office

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : The Legal Intelligencer : January 01, 2014

Intellectual property boutique Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg has expanded into Philadelphia, opening the Houston-based firm's ninth office.

Novak Druce Opens Philadelphia Office

Jeff Mordock and Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : The Legal Intelligencer : January 31, 2014

Intellectual property boutique Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg has expanded into Philadelphia, opening the Houston-based firm's ninth office.

Holy Smokes! Fla. Jury Socks RJR With $23.6 Billion Verdict

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : January 20, 2014

Even if Friday's verdict is promptly whittled down, it's a reminder of the tobacco industry's failure to rein in an endless stream of tobacco cases pending in Florida in the wake of .

Reynolds Agrees to Buy Lorillard for $27.4 Billion

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2014

Jones Day, Cravath Swaine & Moore, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Allen & Overy and Kirkland & Ellis all advised on the megadeal that would create a $50 billion tobacco company to rival Altria Group, the holding company of Philip Morris.

Big Tobacco Trumps Plaintiffs Bar By Using Technicality In Offer Of Judgment

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : January 07, 2014

Douglas Eaton, who handles appeals for tobacco plaintiffs at Eaton and Wolk, said Big Tobacco defense lawyers are extremely skilled and "will find any hypertechnical flaw."

Big Tobacco Trumps Plaintiffs Bar By Using This Technicality

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : January 07, 2014

Douglas Eaton, who handles appeals for tobacco plaintiffs at Eaton and Wolk, said Big Tobacco defense lawyers are extremely skilled and "will find any hypertechnical flaw."

On the Move: 'Actors Studio' for Mercer Law Students Wins Award

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 25, 2014

An innovative way of teaching professionalism to first-year law students, modeled on "Inside the Actor's Studio," has won Mercer University School of Law a national award from the American Bar Association.

The Churn: Greenberg Adds Two Practice Leaders, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 17, 2014

Greenberg Traurig raids Patton Boggs and Dentons for new practice chairs in Washington, D.C., and London in our latest roundup of lateral moves throughout The Am Law 200.

Shook Hardy Set to Sublease Hometown Space

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 12, 2014

Shook, Hardy & Bacon is downsizing in a Kansas City, Mo., office tower built to house the firm a decade ago. And in seeking to sublease three floors of space in the building where it serves as anchor tenant, Shook Hardy is just the latest Am Law 200 firm to reduce its real estate needs amid an evolving market for legal services.

Swingin' with the Sax Man

Paul Shea : Daily Report : January 12, 2014

Around the turn of the century, Bob Cook was a member of the Atlanta Lawyers Orchestra. He fit in just fine, being a lawyer and all. His instrument, however, wasn't as harmonious a fit.

Smoker's Family Awarded $5.3 Million

VerdictSearch : Daily Business Review : January 11, 2014

Family of smoker awarded $5.3 million

: VerdictSearch : January 04, 2014

Judge Approves Plan for Antismoking Ad Campaign

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 02, 2014

Eight years after a federal judge in Washington ordered tobacco companies to pay for an antismoking ad campaign, the judge on Monday approved a plan for executing that order.

Viewpoint: Roberts Court Reins In the Federal Circuit

Barry Herman and Christine Dupriest : The Recorder : January 29, 2014

For those keeping score, the appeals court has seen its IP rulings affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court in just 18 percent of recent cases.

Five IP Attorneys Leave Novak Druce for Drinker Biddle

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Law Weekly : January 28, 2014

Intellectual property attorneys Francis DiGiovanni, Jeffrey Eichen, M. Curt Lambert, Zhun Lu and Keith A. Walter Jr. have left Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg to join Drinker Biddle & Reath, both firms have confirmed.

On The Move: Lawyers Total a Fourth of Leadership Atlanta's New Class for 2015

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 21, 2014

One-fourth of Leadership Atlanta's recently announced 2015 class are lawyers, including a judge, big firm partners, in-house, government and nonprofit lawyers.

In-House Counsel Profile: Mark Hershey, general counsel for Armstrong World Industries Inc.

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : January 19, 2014

Armstrong World Industries Inc. designs and manufactures floors and ceilings. Based in Lancaster, Pa., Armstrong operates 35 plants in the United States, Canada, Australia, China, France, Germany, India and the United Kingdom, with about 8,700 employees. In 2013, the company reported revenue of about $2.7 billion. The employment trend has been up as Armstrong buys plants overseas, general counsel Mark Hershey said.

Getting In With the Emerging Crowd

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Recorder : January 09, 2014

Lawyers such as Wilmer's Glenn Luinenburg, seen here with SRI's Richard Mahoney, look to incubators, trade groups and plain old networking in hopes of representing the next tech sensation.

A Scramble for Antismoking Ads

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : January 05, 2014

Some cable networks protest being left off list,say they would reach high-impact audiences.

FEDERAL HOME LOAN MORTGAGE CORP.

Sherry Karabin : The National Law Journal : January 28, 2014

When it comes to encouraging pro bono work, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.'s Luise Welby said the key is to provide attorneys with the right tools to reduce the "fear factor."

Fulton's Lee Leads Opponent in Race for Funding

Greg Land : Daily Report : January 24, 2014

In many ways, the race between Fulton County Superior Court Judge Kelly Lee and her opponent in the May 20 election, Patricia "Pat" Jackson, is a classic down-ticket political contest: a well-funded incumbent hoping to beat back a challenger campaigning on shoe leather and a shoestring.

Civil Actions

: The National Law Journal : January 14, 2014

Cases recently filed in the Washington-area district courts.

IP Attorney Pezzner to Leave Novak Druce for Drinker Biddle

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Law Weekly : January 09, 2014

Intellectual property attorney Ashley I. Pezzner is set to leave Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg to join Drinker Biddle & Reath, Novak Druce senior partner Jeff Bove has confirmed.

Three Firms Chip In on $1.6B Semiconductor Deal

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : January 24, 2014

Weil and Womble Carlyle are advising RF Micro Devices in connection with its purchase of TriQuint Semiconductor, a rival maker of radio frequency semiconductor chips, in an all-stock deal worth roughly $1.6 billion. Perkins Coie is representing TriQuint.

The Score: Paul Weiss Drops Wells Report, Helps Client Buy Easton

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2014

Roughly a year after reaping $3.6 million to conduct an internal investigation of the NBA players' union, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison litigation partner Ted Wells released Friday the results of his inquiry into the Miami Dolphins bullying imbroglio. Wells' firm also took the lead this week counseling a client on its $330 million acquisition of struggling Easton-Bell Sports' baseball and softball business. Meanwhile, Davis Polk and Covington, respectively, helped Comcast and the NFL ink a pair of major TV rights deals.

Rogowski Leaves Novak Druce to Build Phila. IP Firm's Del. Office

Jeff Mordock : Delaware Law Weekly : January 12, 2014

Patricia S. Rogowski, a former intellectual property attorney at Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg's Wilmington office, has joined Philadelphia-based Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel, where she said she will lead her new firm's expansion into Delaware.

Foltz Martin Disbands as 4 find Own Ways

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 10, 2014

After a 30-year run, the Foltz Martin firm has disbanded. The commercial real estate and litigation boutique ultimately grew to 26 lawyers, becoming Foltz Martin Hudson & Knapp, after starting with two lawyers in 1983. But that proved too large for the four name partners, who have a penchant for small firms.

Panitch Schwarze Makes First Hire In New Del. Office

Jeff Mordock : The Legal Intelligencer : January 06, 2014

Patricia S. Rogowski, a former intellectual property attorney at Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg's Wilmington, Del., office, has joined Philadelphia-based Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel, where she will lead her new firm's expansion into Delaware.