Firm, Location¹
Gross Revenue
Revenue Per Lawyer
Net Profits
Profits Per Partner
CAP²
API³
1
McCarter & English (1)
Newark
395 lawyers, 96 equity partners, 88 nonequity partners
$218,100,000
$552,200
$62,000,000
$645,800
$401,100
1.17
2
Lowenstein Sandler (2)
Roseland
245 lawyers, 69 equity partners, 23 nonequity partners
$179,000,000
$730,600
$65,300,000
$946,400
$802,200
1.30
3
Gibbons (3)
Newark
203 lawyers, 39 equity partners, 56 nonequity partners
$112,300,000
$553,200
$27,600,000
$707,700
$455,200
1.28
4
Sills Cummis & Gross (4)
Newark
160 lawyers, 39 equity partners, 22 nonequity partners
$103,300,000
$645,600
$32,600,000
$835,900
$704,900
1.29
5
Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti (5)
Morristown
179 lawyers, 52 equity partners, 1 nonequity partner
$90,200,000
$503,900
$37,500,000
$721,200
$685,000
1.43
6
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter (6)
Morristown
202 lawyers, 31 equity partners, 48 nonequity partners
$81,100,000
$401,500
$20,500,000
$661,300
$420,200
1.65
7
Day Pitney4 (8)
Florham Park
128 lawyers, 52 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$78,123,000
$610,300
$29,738,000
$571,900
$571,900
0.94
8
Drinker Biddle & Reath4 (7)
Florham Park
124 lawyers, 38 equity partners, 13 nonequity partners
$76,772,000
$619,100
$23,112,000
$608,200
$540,800
0.98
9
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer (9)
Woodbridge
142 lawyers, 74 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$75,910,000
$534,600
$25,749,000
$348,000
$348,000
0.65
10 Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard (10)
Hackensack
116 lawyers, 40 equity partners, 23 nonequity partners
$70,349,000
$606,500
$32,339,000
$808,500
$593,400
1.33
11
Fox Rothschild4 (11)
Princeton
131 lawyers, 42 equity partners, 19 nonequity partners
$65,888,000
$503,000
$27,423,000
$652,900
$449,600
1.30
12
Archer & Greiner (12)
Haddonfield
150 lawyers, 51 equity partners, 34 nonequity partners
$65,305,000
$435,400
$20,391,000
$399,800
$309,500
0.92
13
Wolff & Samson (13)
West Orange
122 lawyers, 43 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$55,900,000
$458,200
$22,500,000
$523,300
$523,300
1.14
14
Connell Foley (16)
Roseland
119 lawyers, 41 equity partners, 10 nonequity partners
$50,419,000
$423,700
$20,212,000
$493,000
$431,500
1.16
15
Porzio, Bromberg & Newman (14)
Morristown
81 lawyers, 12 equity partners, 18 nonequity partners
$48,400,000
$597,500
$8,703,000
$725,300
$511,300
1.21
16
Stark & Stark (17)
Lawrenceville
105 lawyers, 32 equity partners, 32 nonequity partners
$48,300,000
$460,000
$15,100,000
$471,900
$323,400
1.03
17
Budd Larner (15)
Short Hills
86 lawyers, 25 equity partners, 15 nonequity partners
$46,800,000
$544,200
$15,400,000
$616,000
$441,300
1.13
18
Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus (19)
Somerville
109 lawyers, 36 equity partners, 40 nonequity partners
$44,487,000
$408,100
$12,900,000
$358,300
$261,800
0.88
19
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis (18)
Woodbridge
102 lawyers, 33 equity partners, 22 nonequity partners
$43,100,000
$422,500
$14,800,000
$448,500
$343,100
1.06
20 DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Wisler (20)
Teaneck
79 lawyers, 18 equity partners, 16 nonequity partners
$40,000,000
$506,300
$18,000,000
$1,000,000
$586,000
1.98
21
Greenberg Traurig (24)
Florham Park
66 lawyers, 13 equity partners, 11 nonequity partners
$45,870,000 $695,000 $16,790,000 $1,291,500 $1,013,800 1.86
22
Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik (23)
Westfield
54 lawyers, 19 equity partners, 2 nonequity partners
$37,480,000 $694,100 $14,990,000 $788,900 $739,500 1.14
23
Reed Smith (22)
Princeton
51 lawyers, 10 equity partners, 13 nonequity partners
$33,640,000 $659,600 $9,380,000 $938,000 $614,300 1.42
24
Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin (25)
Cherry Hill
83 lawyers, 33 equity partners, 1 nonequity partner
$31,780,000 $382,900 $13,030,000 $394,800 $389,100 1.03
25
Hoagland Longo Moran Dunst & Doukas (29)
New Brunswick
86 lawyers, 21 equity partners, 13 nonequity partners
$30,960,000 $360,000 $7,740,000 $368,600 $285,000 1.02
26
Coughlin Duffy (28)
Morristown
62 lawyers, 10 equity partners, 14 nonequity partners
$28,800,000 $464,500 $7,000,000 $700,000 $419,000 1.51
27
K&L Gates (34)
Newark
46 lawyers, 10 equity partners, 7 nonequity partners
$27,640,000 $600,900 $7,930,000 $793,000 $590,000 1.32
28
Bressler, Amery & Ross (33)
Florham Park
60 lawyers, 28 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$27,450,000 $457,500 $9,610,000 $343,200 $343,200 0.75
29
Flaster/Greenberg (31)
Cherry Hill
62 lawyers, 32 equity partners, 15 nonequity partners
$27,000,000 $435,500 $13,040,000 $407,500 $334,100 0.94
30 Schenck, Price, Smith & King (26)
Morristown
63 lawyers, 20 equity partners, 15 nonequity partners
$26,790,000 $425,200 $8,040,000 $402,000 $229,700 0.95
31
Parker McCay (37)
Marlton
65 lawyers, 20 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$25,880,000 $398,200 $7,510,000 $375,500 $375,500 0.94
32
Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein, Celso & Zitomer (38)
Morristown
72 lawyers, 14 equity partners, 3 nonequity partners
$25,010,000 $347,300 $4,150,000 $296,400 $279,400 0.85
33
Saiber (30)
Newark
61 lawyers, 12 equity partners, 10 nonequity partners
$24,220,000 $397,000 $6,060,000 $505,000 $366,400 1.27
34
Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll (36)
Voorhees
44 lawyers, 18 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$23,980,000 $545,000 $9,590,000 $532,800 $532,800 0.98
35
Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper (39)
Westfield
57 lawyers, 28 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$23,010,000 $403,700 $9,080,000 $324,300 $324,300 0.80
36
Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla (32)
Middletown
55 lawyers, 34 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$22,760,000 $413,800 $9,380,000 $275,900 $275,900 0.67
37
Mandelbaum, Salsburg, Gold, Lazris & Discenza (40)
West Orange
56 lawyers, 24 equity partners, 5 nonequity partners
$21,500,000 $383,900 $8,720,000 $363,300 $363,300 0.95
38
Capehart & Scatchard (NR)
Mount Laurel
58 lawyers, 20 equity partners, 13 nonequity partners
$20,800,000 $358,700 $5,200,000 $260,000 $157,600 0.72
39
Scarcini Hollenbeck (27)
Lyndhurst
51 lawyers, 19 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$19,460,000 $381,500 $5,250,000 $276,300 $276,300 0.72
40 Proskauer Rose (35)
Newark
33 lawyers, 4 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$19,140,000 $580,000 $5,000,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 2.16
Figures are for the fiscal year ending 12/31/08, except for McCarter & English, Sills Cummis & Gross, and Archer & Greiner (9/30/08); Drinker Biddle & Reath (1/31/09); Fox Rothschild (3/31/09); and Budd Larner (8/31/08). Prior year’s rank is noted in parentheses.
1 Main New Jersey office is listed.
2Compensation All Partners is the average compensation received by all partners, including nonequity partners.
3The American Lawyer Profitability Index (profits per partner divided by revenue per lawyer) measures the firm’s success in turning revenue into profit.
4Figures include New Jersey operations only.