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A2afc38b-f7b1-40d9-b30f-d5764e48ed9aIn 2015 – the year that New York Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez will surpass 762 home runs and break the Major League record – Latham & Watkins and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom will both gross more than $5bn (£2.56bn), Baker & McKenzie will have more than 6,600 lawyers and the lucky partners at Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz will bring home about $7.7m (£3.95m) each – a handsome sum, but one that will itself be dwarfed by the $15.7m (£8.05m) Wachtell partners will average in 2025.

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