Irell & Manella reported that in the fiscal year 2009 overall revenue increased approximately 10% to $253 million. Profits per partner increased almost 27% t $2.49 million. Revenues per lawyer increased by 10% to $1.273 million. The partnership contracted in 2009 from 74 to 65.
The firm was busy in almost every practice area including complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, wage and hour, white-collar and securities litigation. Last year the firm represented Lifetime Television Network in its acquisition of A&E Television Networks. The firm is also representing TiVo Inc. in patent infringement lawsuits with AT&T Inc. and Microsoft Corp.
Irell & Manella was founded in 1941 and has 220 attorneys. The firm has offices in Century City and Newport Beach, California.