Firm, Location, Number of Lawyers1 Gross Revenue Revenue Per Lawyer Net Profits Profits Per Partner CAP2/API3
1 McCarter & English (1)
Newark
381 lawyers, 95 equity partners, 104 nonequity partners
$216,000,000 $566,900 $63,000,000 $663,200
$462,300/
1.17
2 Lowenstein Sandler (2)
Roseland
249 lawyers, 64 equity partners, 39 nonequity partners
$197,000,000 $791,200 $80,690,000 $1,260,800
$950,800/
1.59
3 McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter (5)
Morristown
272 lawyers, 36 equity partners, 71 nonequity partners
$109,980,000 $404,300 $30,250,000 $840,300
$453,200/
2.08
4 Gibbons (3)
Newark
199 lawyers, 38 equity partners, 62 nonequity partners
$106,300,000 $534,200 $28,600,000 $752,600
$476,200/
1.41
5 Sills Cummis & Gross (4)
Newark
152 lawyers, 38 equity partners, 24 nonequity partners
$102,800,000 $676,300 $32,338,000 $851,000
$696,200/
1.26
6 Archer & Greiner (7)
Haddonfield
172 lawyers, 58 equity partners, 48 nonequity
partners
$78,103,000 $454,100 $22,579,000 $389,300
$303,200/
0.86
7 Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti (6)
Morristown
153 lawyers, 48 equity partners, 5 nonequity partners
$78,000,000 $509,800 $31,200,000 $650,000
$605,800/
1.28
8 Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard (9)
Hackensack
111 lawyers, 43 equity partners, 24 nonequity partners
$74,992,000 $675,600 $38,017,000 $884,100
$651,700/
1.31
9 Day Pitney4 (11)
Parsippany
123 lawyers, 48 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$74,089,000 $602,300 $26,868,000 $559,800
$559,800/
0.93
10 Drinker Biddle & Reath4 (10)
Florham Park
114 lawyers, 39 equity partners, 13 nonequity partners
$71,358,000 $625,900 $25,739,000 $660,000
$584,100/
1.05
11 Fox Rothschild4 (8)
Princeton
132 lawyers, 42 equity partners, 20 nonequity partners
$68,215,000 $516,800 $22,204,000 $528,700
$452,400/
1.02
12 Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer (12)
Woodbridge
135 lawyers, 72 partners, 0 nonequity partners
$64,000,000 $474,100 $22,650,000 $314,600
$314,600/
0.66
13 Norris, McLaughlin & Morris (19)
Bridgewater
151 lawyers, 55 equity partners, 46 nonequity
partners
$56,700,000 $375,500 $18,700,000 $340,000
$234,700/
0.91
14 Wolff & Samson (13)
West Orange
120 lawyers, 46 equity partners, 0 nonequity
partners
$55,700,000 $464,200 $25,600,000 $556,500
$556,500/
1.2
15 Connell Foley (15)
Roseland
106 lawyers, 35 equity partners, 15 nonequity
partners
$50,075,000 $472,400 $20,081,000 $573,700
$466,800/
1.21
16 Stark & Stark (14)
Princeton
111 lawyers, 32 equity partners, 35 nonequity
partners
$49,800,000 $448,600 $15,400,000 $481,300
$335,800/
1.07
17 Porzio, Bromberg & Newman (16)
Morristown
87 lawyers, 16 equity partners, 16 nonequity
partners
$49,264,000 $566,300 $10,040,000 $627,500
$477,500/
1.11
18 Greenberg Traurig4 (17)
Florham Park
68 lawyers, 9 equity partners, 15 nonequity partners
$46,090,000 $677,800 $11,898,000 $1,322,000
$956,000/
1.95
19 Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis (18)
Somerville
100 lawyers, 33 equity partners, 24 nonequity
partners
$44,800,000 $448,000 $15,300,000 $463,600
$354,400/
1.03
20 Budd Larner (20)
Short Hills
71 lawyers, 21 equity partners, 15 nonequity
partners
$40,000,000 $563,400 $13,470,000 $641,400
$426,300/
1.14
Figures are for the fiscal year ending 12/31/10, except for McCarter & English and Sills Cummis & Gross (9/30/10); Drinker Biddle & Reath (1/31/11); Fox Rothschild (3/31/11); and Budd Larner (8/31/10). Prior year’s rank is noted in parentheses.
1 Firms ranked by gross revenue. Main New Jersey office is listed.
2 Compensation All Partners (CAP) is the average compensation for all partners, including nonequity partners.
3 The American Lawyer Profitability Index (API) is profits per partner divided by revenue per lawyer, a measure of a firm’s success in turning revenue into profit.
4 Figures for these firms include New Jersey operations only.