Membership in a megafirm isn't the only path to living well. Partners in firms Nos. 101 to 200 of The Am Law 200 are doing fine: Gross revenues went up more than 7 percent on average in 2004, and revenue per lawyer grew by almost 9 percent. And though bigger means richer, that doesn't mean there aren't pockets of gold to be mined. The trick is finding the hot spots, then holding on. With focus, creativity and reinvention, Second Hundred firms are surviving, and even thriving, in The Am Law 100's shadow.
Am Law 200: Success on a Smaller Scale
The American Lawyer
August 1, 2005