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March 2016

Gordon & Rees Ranked 53rd on Law360’s List of Largest U.S. Law Firms

Gordon & Rees has ranked No. 53 on the “Law360 400,” Law360’s annual ranking of the 400 largest law firms in the nation. The list features the largest law firms as measured by domestic attorney and partner headcount.

As of Dec. 31, 2015, Gordon & Rees reported 691 U.S. attorneys and 283 U.S. partners. The ranking represents an 18-spot move for the firm, up from No. 71 in the 2015 list here.

“We continue to have good fortune in finding outstanding lawyers to join our ranks, and the positive growth statistics are reflective of our successful efforts in this regard,” said Dion N. Cominos, Firmwide Managing Partner.

Law360 also included Gordon & Rees in their “5 Firms on the Rise in 2016” story, also released this month and available here. For two years in a row, the firm has grown its U.S. headcount by more than 12 percent, adding nearly 90 attorneys in 2015 alone, all without engaging in large scale mergers.

Since 2000, Gordon & Rees has nearly tripled in size, adding nearly 30 offices, and has a major office in eight of the 10 largest cities in the United States. In 2015 alone, Gordon & Rees opened four new offices: Harrisburg, Penn.; Boston, Mass.; Columbus, Oh.; and Wheeling, W.V. 

Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 650 lawyers and 38 offices in 24 states. In 2015, The National Law Journal ranked the firm 83rd on its list of the largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm at No. 126 on the Am Law 200 and at No. 21 on its Diversity Scorecard. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees has been honored as a “Go-To Law Firm” for Fortune 500 companies.