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Average Head Count for Global 100 firms broke the 1,000-lawyer barrier in 2007: The mean size of firms in this year’s report is 1,014 lawyers, a 6 percent increase over the 959 in 2006. Thirty firms reported having more than 1,000 lawyers, up from 26. This year’s list contains five new firms, all American. They are Cooley Godward Kronish (569 lawyers), Drinker Biddle & Reath (609), Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson (602), Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith (585), and Littler Mendelson (598).