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Firm Value of Deals (In Millions) Rank 2008 Rank 2007
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett $12,835 1 1
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 10,594 2 2
Debevoise & Plimpton 7,919 3 6
Ropes & Gray 7,366 4 -
Kirkland & Ellis 6,964 5 -
White & Case 5,497 6 -
Hogan & Hartson 4,980 7 -
Freehills 4,940 8 -
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt 4,828 9 3
Blake, Cassels & Graydon 4,806 10 -
Arnold & Porter 4,237 11 -
Levy & Salomao Advogados 4,200 12 -
Araoz & Rueda 4,100 13 -
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek 4,100 13 -
Mallesons Stephen Jaques 4,100 13 -
Vinge 4,100 13 -
Dechert 4,016 17 9
Latham & Watkins 3,794 18 16
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 3,555 19 4
Linklaters 3,210 20 -
Firm Number of Deals Rank 2008
Kirkland & Ellis 69 1
Jones Day 27 2
Latham & Watkins 25 3
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 19 4
Ropes & Gray 18 5
DLA Piper1 15 6
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 15 6
Hogan & Hartson 14 8
Stikeman Elliott 13 9
Dechert 12 10
O’Melveny & Myers 12 10
Bingham McCutchen 11 12
Goodwin Procter 11 12
Vinson & Elkins 11 12
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius 10 15
Proskauer Rose 10 15
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom 10 15
White & Case 10 15
Blake, Cassels & Graydon 9 19
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 9 19
Source: mergermarket
1 DLA Piper is structured as a set of alliances.
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