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Most of the Am Law 100 firms with roots in the Windy City pulled off revenue or profit per partner gains in 2020, with Kirkland & Ellis leading the way. But few of them beat the Am Law 100 average growth in both financial metrics.

Overall, the Am Law 100 firms increased revenue by about 6.6% and profits per equity partner by about 13.4% last year. Out of nine homegrown Chicago firms in the Am Law 100, only Kirkland and McDermott Will & Emery saw their performance in revenue and average PEP soar ahead of these averages.

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Andrew Maloney

I'm a Chicago-based reporter covering the business of law, focusing on national and global law firms for The American Lawyer, Law.com and other ALM publications. Reach out: [email protected]    

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