Twenty-two Am Law 100 Firms posted double-digit increases in revenue per lawyer. Shearman & Sterling had the largest increase at 23 percent. Thelen Reid & Priest saw a 22 percent increase in revenue per lawyer, and LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae’s RPL went up 21 percent. Figures on this chart are rounded to the nearest $5,000. Firms that tied are listed alphabetically. Firms marked with an asterisk have more than one partnership tier or have some partners who are predominantly on fixed-income status.
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|Rank by revenue per lawyer||Firm||Rank by number of lawyers||2004 Revenue Per Lawyer||Change in revenue per lawyer||Lawyers||Equity Partners||Tier > 1|
|2||Sullivan & Cromwell||60||$1,625,000||14.8%||538||158|
|10||Shearman & Sterling||24||$990,000||23.0%||842||190||*|
|*An asterisk indicates that the firm has more than one partnership tier.|
|(The American Lawyer, May 2006)|