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This year saw the first decrease in average Global 100 profit per equity partner (PEP) in seven years, with that metric dropping half a percent to $1.59m.

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This year saw the first decrease in average Global 100 profit per equity partner (PEP) in seven years, with that metric dropping half a percent to $1.59m. As ever, the upper echelons of the PEP rankings are dominated by US law firms, with the magic circle still trailing their Stateside rivals by some way, despite strong performances from Allen &amp; Overy and Clifford Chance. An elite group of six US law firms now have PEP of more than $4m ��� Wachtell Lipton Rosen &amp; Katz, Quinn Emmanuel Urquhart &amp; Sullivan, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton &amp; Garrison, Cravath Swaine &amp; Moore, Kirkland &amp; Ellis and Sullivan &amp; Cromwell. <div class=tableauPlaceholder id=viz1505936014102 style=position: relative><noscript><a href=#><img alt=Most Profits Per Partner src=https:&#47;&#47;public.tableau.com&#47;static&#47;images&#47;Th&#47;TheGlobal100_FirmsRankedbyProfitsPerEquityPartner&#47;MostProfitsPerPartner&#47;1_rss.png style=border: none /></a></noscript><object class=tableauViz style=display:none;><param name=host_url value=https%3A%2F%2Fpublic.tableau.com%2F /> <param name=site_root value= /><param name=name value=TheGlobal100_FirmsRankedbyProfitsPerEquityPartner&#47;MostProfitsPerPartner /><param name=tabs value=no /><param name=toolbar value=yes /><param name=static_image value=https:&#47;&#47;public.tableau.com&#47;static&#47;images&#47;Th&#47;TheGlobal100_FirmsRankedbyProfitsPerEquityPartner&#47;MostProfitsPerPartner&#47;1.png /> <param name=animate_transition value=yes /><param name=display_static_image value=yes /><param name=display_spinner value=yes /><param name=display_overlay value=yes /><param name=display_count value=yes /><param name=filter value=publish=yes /></object></div> <script type=text/javascript> var divElement = document.getElementById(viz1505936014102); var vizElement = divElement.getElementsByTagName(object)[0]; vizElement.style.width=604px;vizElement.style.height=869px; var scriptElement = document.createElement(script); scriptElement.src = https://public.tableau.com/javascripts/api/viz_v1.js; vizElement.parentNode.insertBefore(scriptElement, vizElement); </script> <ul> <li><strong><a href="http://www.americanlawyer.com/id=1202798544347">The Global 100: Firms ranked by highest profits per equity partner</a></strong></li> </ul> <

  • Clifford Chance
  • Cravath Swaine Moore
  • Paul Weiss Rifkind
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart
  • Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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