In 2015 — the year that New York Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez will surpass 762 home runs and break the Major League record — Latham & Watkins and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom will both gross more than $5 billion. Baker & McKenzie will have more than 6,600 lawyers, and the lucky partners at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz will bring home about $7.7 million apiece — a handsome sum, but one that will itself be dwarfed by the $15.7 million Wachtell partners will average in 2025.

Or maybe not.

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