This year Baker & McKenzie tops our chart and DLA Piper, another verein, comes in second, knocking Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom out of that position. Latham & Watkins comes in fourth, with revenues topping $2 billion. Additionally, 13 firms made more than $1 billion last year.
Eighty firms reported gains in revenue, with the biggest gainer, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, posting 31.4 percent growth. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz had the steepest decline at 4.8 percent, with Fulbright & Jaworski close behind, falling 4.5 percent.
Gross revenue figures on this chart are rounded to the nearest $500,000. Firms that are tied are listed alphabetically. For more details, including our criteria for classifying partners as having equity status, see the methodology.
Year-over-year growth rates are not calculated for firms that merged in a merger of equals or joined to form a verein.
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