Profits per equity partner among Global 100 firms averaged $1,903,000 in 2020, an increase of 10.4% when compared with 2019’s average of $1,723,000. The significant spike comes after 2019’s growth of just 0.4% over the previous year. Seventy-nine firms equaled or topped $1 million in PEP, compared with 75 firms last year. Slaughter and May was the highest-ranking non-U.S. firm, ranking 27th.
This chart ranks the most profitable firms on our Most Revenue chart. Figures for U.S. firms were obtained from The Am Law 100. All other firms were surveyed directly. Profits per partner and gross revenue are rounded to the nearest $1,000.