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Mayer Brown’s revenue inched up by 2% while the firm saw a double-digit boost in profits per equity partner in 2020.

The international firm had a balanced performance across the globe, with across-the-board demand increases in both transactional and litigation practices, firm chairman Paul Theiss said in an interview, despite the firm closing its Bangkok office. Mayer Brown increased revenue 2.2% to about $1.52 billion, while its profits per equity partner shot up roughly 11%, past the $2 million mark.

While net income increased 6.3% to $531.6 million, the firm had a 4% dip in the equity partner ranks, under The American Lawyer’s methodology, and it increased the number of nonequity partners by almost 6% to 392.

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Andrew Maloney

I'm a Chicago-based reporter covering the business of law, focusing on national and global law firms for The American Lawyer, Law.com and other ALM publications. Reach out: [email protected]    

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