Following on the heels of a surprisingly successful pandemic year in 2020, the Am Law 100 hit another gear in 2021. The gains were bigger and more universal than ever before, resulting in the group’s best financial results in a generation.

The country’s largest firms collectively grew revenue 14.8%, paced by two titans at the top of the rankings, Kirkland & Ellis and Latham & Watkins. The Am Law 100 also boasted 12.5% growth in revenue per lawyer and a 19.4% spike in profits per equity partner.