Gross revenue rebounded slightly last year. The Global 100 firms reported a 3 percent increase in 2010. Seventy-eight of the world’s top-grossing firms are American and 12 are British, though four of them are structured as vereins. Rounding out this year’s list are six Australian firms; and one firm each from Canada, France, Spain, and the Netherlands.
Revenues for American firms are from The Am Law 100. European firm revenues are from Legal Week. Australian and Canadian firms were surveyed directly. Currency conversion rates to U.S. dollars are annual averages for 2010. Lawyer numbers are average full-time-equivalent numbers for 2010. Revenue figures are rounded to the nearest $500,000. Click here for more on the methodology used to create this and other charts in the Global 100 package. 
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