Fortune 500: Who Represents Who?

In a recent National Law Journal survey of Fortune 500 GCs, “Who Represents Corporate America”, we get a decent (though imperfect) snapshot of some of the law firms which GCs themselves rank and view as their top providers. Below is an abbreviated look at 9 companies and their preferred firms:

Wal-Mart: Fortune 500 Rank: #1, 2012 Revenues: $469.16B, Employees: 2,200,000; Contracts: Bryan Cave, Foley, Reed Smith; Labor: Littler Mendelson; Torts: Bradley Arant, Greenberg Traurig, Lewis Brisbois, Marshall Dennehey, Nelson Mullins, Shook Hardy; IP: Buchalter, Davis Wright, Gibson Dunn

ExxonMobil: Fortune 500 Rank: #2, 2012 Revenues: $449.89B, Employees: 88,000; Contracts: Hill Rivkins; Labor: Jackson Lewis, Ogletree Deakins; Torts: McGuireWoods; IP: Kirkland & Ellis

JPMorgan Chase: Fortune 500 Rank: #18, 2012 Revenues: $108.18B, Employees: 258,965; Contracts: Duane Morris, Dykema, McGlinchey Stafford, Morgan Lewis, Ogletree Deakins; Labor: Morgan Lewis, Ogletree Deakins; Torts: Bryan Cave, Carlton Fields, Stites & Harbison; Patents: Covington

Google: Fortune 500 Rank: #55, 2012 Revenues: $52.2B, Employees: 53,861; Torts: Perkins Coie; IP: Mayer Brown, Perkins Coie, Quinn Emanuel; Patent: Bracewell & Giuliani, Fish & Richardson, Greenberg Traurig, K&L Gates, Kilpatrick, Morris Nichols, Potter Anderson, Potter Minton, Richards Layton, Wilson Sonsini

Nike: Fortune 500 Rank: #126, 2012 Revenues: $24.13B, Employees: 44,000; Contracts: Gibson Dunn, King & Spalding; IP: Banner & Witcoff, DLA Piper, Lewis & Roca; Patents: Banner & Witcoff, DLA Piper, Lewis & Roca

Apple: Fortune 500 Rank: #6, 2012 Revenues: $156.51B, Employees: 76,100; Labor: Littler Mendelson, Morgan Lewis, Walraven and Westerfeld; Torts: Thompson Coburn; IP: Gibson Dunn, Greenberg Traurig, Mayer Brown; Patent: Fish & Richardson, Gibson Dunn, Greenberg Traurig, Jones Day, Kirkland & Eillis, Lewis & Roca, Potter Anderson, Potter Minton, Ropes & Gray, Weil, Wilmer

Wells Fargo: Fortune 500 Rank: #25, 2012 Revenues: $91.25B, Employees: 269,200; Contracts: Akerman Senterfitt, Baker & Hostetler, Baker Donelson, Bryan Cave, Burr & Forman, Dinsmore & Shohl, Dykema, Faegre, Greenberg Traurig, Holland & Hart, Lane Powell, McGlinchey Stafford, Nelson Mullins, Ogletree Deakins, Plunkett Cooney, Reed Smith, Seyfarth Shaw, Wilson Elser, Womble Carlyle; Labor: Jackson Lewis, Littler Mendelson, Morgan Lewis, Ropers Majeski, Seyfarth Shaw, Walraven and Westerfeld; Torts: Baker Donelson, Bradley Arant, Bryan Cave, Carlton Fields, Kirkland & Ellis, McGlinchey Stafford, McGuireWoods, Nelson Mullins, Reed Smith, Snell & Wilmer; Patent: Kilpatrick

Amazon: Fortune 500 Rank: #49, 2012 Revenues: $61.09B, Employees: 88,400; IP: Davis Wright, Fenwick & West, Greenberg Traurig, Mayer Brown, Perkins Coie; Patent: Alston & Bird, Duane Morris, Fish & Richardson, Fulbright & Jaworski, K&L Gates, Kilpatrick, Lewis & Roca, Morris Nichols, Potter Anderson

Starbucks: Fortune 500 Rank: #208, 2012 Revenues: $13.3B, Employees: 160,000; Contracts: Dinsmore & Shohl; Labor: Epstein Becker; Torts: Perkins Coie, Wilson Elser; IP: Fish & Richardson; Patent: Bracewell & Guiliani, Kilpatrick, Kirkland & Ellis

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s