ATLANTA FIRM FINANCIALS CHART
What Atlanta-Based Firm Has a $2.515M
Profit Per Equity Partner?
Atlanta’s Top-Grossing Firms
Outpace Am Law 100 Revenue Growth
Atlanta’s largest firms prospered last year, despite the uncertain economy and continued flat demand for legal services nationally.
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in Atlanta Firm Financials
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King & Spalding Breaks $1B in Revenue in 2015
King & Spalding broke the billon-dollar mark in revenue last year—the first Atlanta-based firm to do so—reporting revenue of $1.02 billion, a 9 percent increase over 2014.
Troutman Sanders Posts ‘Eye-Popping’ Year
Troutman Sanders had a blockbuster year in 2015, reporting $468.5 million in revenue, up 11 percent, and net income of $180.8 million, up 14 percent. Profit per equity partner jumped from $805,000 to $970,000—after a $55,000 increase in 2014.
At Kilpatrick, 2015 Revenue Mirrored That of 2014
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton’s chairman, J. Henry Walker IV, summed up 2015 as “a solid year with strong growth in some key practice areas.”
Billion-Dollar Deals and Big Suits Boost Revenue, Profit at Alston & Bird
Alston & Bird reported a strong year in 2015 with big gains in revenue and profit.
2015 ‘Was a Great Year’ for Morris Manning
Morris Manning & Martin posted another strong year in 2015, with a 7 percent revenue increase to $121.5 million that was fueled by busy transactional, real estate and real estate capital markets activity.
Ogletree Enjoys Revenue Increase and a Bigger Profit Jump
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart posted another strong year—reporting a 7 percent revenue increase to $399 million last year—on top of a 7.5 percent increase in 2014.
Sutherland Holds Steady Course With Slight Revenue Increase
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan reported a slight increase in revenue last year, after a dip in 2014.
Arnall Golden Posts Blockbuster Year
Arnall Golden Gregory reported a breakout 2015. Revenue shot up 10.8 percent—almost three times 2014′s revenue increase—to $88 million. Net income jumped 24.7 percent to $35.5 million.
Busy Year Sparks Revenue Jump at Fisher & Phillips
Fisher & Phillips reported strong growth in 2015, with a 6.8 percent increase in revenue to $158 million.
Ford & Harrison Boosts Profit Per Partner
Steady revenue growth and expense reductions pushed up average profit per partner $50,000 to $545,000 at Ford & Harrison in 2015—a 10.2 percent increase.
Smith Gambrell Expands Revenue and Footprint With Slight Profit Dip
Smith Gambrell & Russell’s chairman, Stephen Forte, said he was pleased with the firm’s performance in 2015.