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Editor’s Note

The NYLJ 100 is back with the ranking of New York’s 100 largest private law offices, providing a snapshot of the firms’ totals for 2011.

NYLJ 100: Largest Private Law Offices

This year’s rankings document the calm before the storm that broke in New York’s legal industry with the collapse of Dewey & LeBoeuf. Collectively, the total number of full-time equivalent attorneys in the city’s biggest practices dropped slightly in 2011, reflecting the continued impact of a recession that has left in its wake insufficient demand to fuel additional hiring at every firm.

Our Methodology

The Charts:

NYLJ 100 Largest Private Law Offices in New York State

Largest Minority-Owned Law Firms in New York State

Attorney Concentration by County

Attorney General, Corporation Counsel, and U.S. Attorney Offices

District Attorney Offices