Firm, Location, Number of Lawyers1 Gross Revenue Revenue Per Lawyer Net Profits Profits Per Partner CAP2/API3
1 McCarter & English (1)
Newark
368 lawyers, 95 equity partners, 96 nonequity partners
$203,100,000 $551,900 $56,000,000 $589,500 $336,600/1.07
2 Lowenstein Sandler (2)
Roseland
236 lawyers, 65 equity partners, 25 nonequity partners
$183,000,000 $775,400 $66,100,000 $1,016,900 $842,200/1.31
3 Gibbons (3)
Newark
202 lawyers, 39 equity partners, 64 nonequity partners
$111,000,000 $550,900 $28,105,000 $720,600 $450,600/1.31
4 Sills Cummis & Gross (4)
Newark
150 lawyers, 38 equity partners, 24 nonequity partners
$100,200,000 $668,600 $31,500,000 $828,900 $682,300/1.24
5 McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter (6)
Morristown
212 lawyers, 29 equity partners, 55 nonequity partners
$85,500,000 $403,500 $23,500,000 $807,600 $441,000/2.00
6 Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti (5)
Morristown
153 lawyers, 53 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$76,900,000 $502,600 $32,100,000 $605,700 $605,700/1.43
7 Archer & Greiner (12)
Haddonfield
169 lawyers, 55 equity partners, 44 nonequity partners
$75,321,100 $445,700 $24,594,000 $447,200 $335,700/1.00
8 Fox Rothschild4 (11)
Princeton
130 lawyers, 40 equity partners, 16 nonequity partners
$66,978,000 $515,200 $29,552,000 $738,800 $658,100/1.43
9 Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard (10)
Hackensack
116 lawyers, 42 equity partners, 27 nonequity partners
$73,039,000 $629,600 $35,359,000 $841,900 $595,600/1.34
10 Drinker Biddle & Reath4 (8)
Florham Park
121 lawyers, 39 equity partners, 14 nonequity partners
$72,813,000 $601,800 $23,552,000 $603,900 $537,800/1.00
11 Day Pitney4 (7)
Florham Park
121 lawyers, 50 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$68,970,000 $570,000 $30,000,000 $600,000 $600,000/1.05
12 Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer (9)
Woodbridge
139 lawyers, 74 partners, 0 nonequity partners
$66,200,000 $476,300 $22,700,000 $306,800 $306,800/0.64
13 Wolff & Samson (13)
West Orange
112 lawyers, 46 equity partners, 0 nonequity partners
$51,000,000 $455,400 $21,000,000 $456,500 $456,500/1.00
14 Stark & Stark (16)
Lawrenceville
105 lawyers, 32 equity partners, 36 nonequity partners
$49,600,000 $472,400 $15,600,000 $487,500 $323,500/1.03
15 Connell Foley (14)
Roseland
116 lawyers, 40 equity partners, 10 nonequity partners
$48,700,000 $419,800 $19,900,000 $497,500 $438,000/1.19
16 Porzio, Bromberg & Newman (15)
Morristown
84 lawyers, 15 equity partners, 17 nonequity partners
$48,194,000 $573,700 $9,290,000 $619,300 $449,500/1.08
17 Greenberg Traurig4 (21)
Florham Park
67 lawyers, 13 equity partners, 10 nonequity partners
$46,650,000 $696,000 $17,200,000 $1,323,000 $1,060,000/1.90
18 Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis (19)
Woodbridge
100 lawyers, 33 equity partners, 25 nonequity partners
$45,700,000 $457,000 $15,400,000 $466,700 $365,500/1.02
19 Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus (18)
Somerville
116 lawyers, 41 equity partners, 40 nonequity partners
$45,408,000 $391,400 $13,615,000 $332,100 $254,500/0.85
20 Budd Larner (17)
Short Hills
73 lawyers, 21 equity partners, 14 nonequity partners
$42,000,000 $575,300 $13,800,000 $657,000 $444,300/1.14
Figures are for the fiscal year ending 12/31/09, except for McCarter & English, Sills Cummis & Gross, and Archer & Greiner (9/30/09); Drinker Biddle & Reath (1/31/10); Fox Rothschild (3/31/10); and Budd Larner (8/31/09). Prior year’s rank is noted in parentheses.
1 Firms ranked by gross revenue.
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 include only New Jersey operations of firms headquartered out of state.