Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz remains at the top of the list with $5.7 million in profits per equity partner (PPP). For the Am Law 100 as a whole, average PPP was up by 6.3 percent in 2017, coming in higher than the 3 percent increase of 2016, or the 4 percent increase in 2015.

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Twenty-five firms had growth rates of at least 10 percent, up from 20 in 2016. Norton Rose led the way with a 32.3 percent leap in PPP. Two firms (Crowell & Moring and Jenner & Block) had double-digit declines, fewer than the five firms that saw double-digit declines in 2016. Figures on this chart are rounded to the nearest $1,000. Profit margin is the ratio of net income to gross revenue multiplied by 100. Firms that are tied are listed alphabetically. For more information on how we calculate these figures, please see our methodology.

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