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20 Firms, 20 Questions: Business is booming for D.C.’s top-grossing firms, but it doesn’t mean everything is perfect.
Editor’s Note It’s always less fun for those who chronicle the lives of large law firms when a year goes by as smoothly as 2006 did for the D.C. legal marketplace…. by James OliphantBig Year, Big Questions for Wiley Rein The firm’s success belays — for now — worries about its future path. by Nathan CarlileFirms Grow Tiery-Eyed Everyone loves the profits-per-partner metric, especially law firms with growing ranks of nonequity partners. by Alexia GaramfalviPillsbury Regroups The mammoth 2005 union between California-based Pillsbury Winthrop and D.C.-based Shaw Pittman continues to have reverberations in its Washington office. by Anna Palmer
— THE CHARTS — Ranked by…. • D.C. Revenue • Profits Per Partner • Revenue Per Lawyer • Average Compensation Per All Partners
— THE D.C. 20 PROFILES — How firms fared in 2006. Individual profiles of the top 20 firms…. by the Legal Times staff 1. Wiley Rein 2. WilmerHale 3. Hogan & Hartson 4. Arnold & Porter 5. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom 6. Covington & Burling 7. Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner 8. Latham & Watkins 9. Steptoe & Johnson 10. Dickstein Shapiro 11. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 12. Howrey 13. Williams & Connolly 14. Sidley Austin 15. McDermott Will & Emery 16. Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 17. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius 18. Patton Boggs 19. Crowell & Moring 20. Venable
— MORE FEATURES — • If Recession Hits, Will Law Firms Be Ready? Are they ready to adjust to a downturn quickly and to capitalize on the opportunities at the other end? Here are a few key indicators…. by Peter D. Zeughauser • Why Do Associates Leave? While attrition has been a chronic problem in the legal industry for many years, law firms today are demonstrating a renewed and intensified focus on associate retention. by Kristin K. Stark and Blane Prescott

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