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Profits per lawyer is an alternative way of looking at firm profitability, and is intended to reduce the influence of factors such as leverage. A firm’s PPL is its net income divided by its lawyer count. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz again topped the list with a PPL of $2,434,000.

Figures are rounded to the nearest $1,000. For more details about PPL, see our methodology.


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