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• Estimated liability for Merck over pulling Vioxx from the market: $18 billion • Estimated amount Merck could pay outside attorneys in 2005 for Vioxx litigation: $100+ million • Number of Guantánamo Bay prisoners challenging their detention in D.C. federal court: 60 • Number of detainees at Guantánamo: 549 • Years since U.S. Supreme Court issued decision in Brown v. Board of Education: 50 • Average age of U.S. Supreme Court justices: 70.2 • Number of Supreme Court justices who have ceramic bobble-head dolls available from The Green Bag law review: 3 • Number of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor dolls produced: 1,380 • Number of pages in the 9/11 Commission Report: 516 • Number of pages in My Life, Bill Clinton’s autobiography: 957 • Price of a “Socks the Cat” purse at the Clinton Museum Store across the street from the Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark.: $29.95 • The number of attorneys at 155 largest law offices in D.C. metro area in 2004: 14,226 • Percentage of those attorneys who work at Hogan & Hartson, the largest office in the area: 3 • Percent decline in number of lawyers at Clifford Chance’s D.C. office: -42.2 • Percent increase in campaign donations from lawyers to George W. Bush from 2000 to 2004: 68.8 • Percent increase in campaign contributions to John Kerry in 2004 over Al Gore in 2000: 190.7 • Amount contributed to federal campaigns by D.C.’s 20 highest-grossing law firms: $4,001,188 • Final number of votes by which Kerry lost Ohio: 118,775 • Approximate number of hours after re-election it took Sen. Arlen Specter to voice doubts about anti-abortion judicial nominees getting confirmed: 12 • Days it took Specter to beat back effort to strip him of Senate Judiciary Committee chairmanship: 14 • Greenberg Traurig lobbying revenue in the first half of 2003: $13,490,000 • In the first half of 2004, after power lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s departure: $7,040,000 • Amount Justice Clarence Thomas is set to receive as an advance from Harper Collins for his forthcoming autobiography: $1.5 million • Annual pay for Supreme Court law clerks: $59,039 • Potential hiring bonuses paid to Supreme Court clerks by law firms: $150,000+ • Annual salary of Chief Justice William Rehnquist: $203,000 • Total revenue generated by D.C.’s 20 highest-grossing firms in 2004: $3.7 billion • Profit per partner for top-ranked Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky: $1.995 million • Amount DOJ is seeking in the landmark tobacco racketeering trial: $280 billion • Number of lawyers representing the tobacco companies: 145 • Size of new firm after Wilmer Cutler Pickering and Hale and Dorr merged: 1,000 • Largest dollar amount awarded in D.C. Superior Court in 2004: $8 million • Number of silver Olympic medals won in Athens by Adam Nelson, son of a McKee Nelson partner: 1 • Number of law firms that participated in a Battle of the Bands to raise money for Gifts for the Homeless: 7

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