The Transatlantic Elite 2009: The Top 50 RPP

RPP Revenue Firm Global Total Global 
rank rank   revenue  number RPP
2008 2008   2008 ($m) of partners 2008 ($m)
1 13 Sullivan & Cromwell 1,100.00 170 6.47
2 36 Paul Weiss 692 114 6.07
3 50 Cravath 532.5 92 5.79
4 32 Debevoise & Plimpton 761 143 5.32
5 25 Simpson Thacher 904 175 5.17
6 18 Cleary Gottlieb 965 191 5.05
7 15 Paul Hastings 986 203 4.86
8 1 Skadden 2,200 458 4.8
9 31 Davis Polk 767 165 4.65
10 46 Willkie Farr 583.5 133 4.39
11 26 Shearman & Sterling 876 202 4.34
12 42 Milbank 621.4 148 4.2
13 9 Weil Gotshal 1,230.00 312 3.94
14 24 O’Melveny & Myers 908 245 3.71
15 5 White & Case 1,460.00 401 3.64
16 3 Latham & Watkins 1,900.00 555 3.42
17 41 Proskauer Rose 634 190 3.34
18 20 Gibson Dunn 957 300 3.19
19 28 Dechert 816 262 3.11
20 2 Baker & McKenzie 2,190.00 711 3.08
21 21 WilmerHale 955 328 2.91
22 29 Akin Gump 780.5 277 2.82
23 14 Dewey & LeBoeuf 1,030.00 386 2.67
24 39 Ropes & Gray 674 271 2.49
25 23 Morrison & Foerster 911 367 2.48
26 49 Cooley Godward 552 225 2.45
27 12 Morgan Lewis 1,120.00 460 2.43
28 6 Kirkland & Ellis 1,320.00 572 2.31
29 40 King & Spalding 652 288 2.26
30 43 Baker Botts 613.3 272 2.25
31 4 Sidley Austin 1,480.00 672 2.2
32 37 Goodwin Procter 690 319 2.16
33 27 Orrick 835 390 2.14
34 45 Vinson & Elkins 590.5 281 2.1
35 30 Bingham McCutchen 767 377 2.03
36 48 Howrey 573.2 286 2
37 8 Mayer Brown 1,290.00 650 1.98
38 11 DLA Piper US 1,170.00 612 1.91
39 35 Fulbright & Jaworski 694.6 370 1.88
40 22 Hogan & Hartson 922.5 494 1.87
41 47 Pillsbury 576 325 1.77
41 33 Winston & Strawn 745 422 1.77
43 7 Jones Day 1,310.00 782 1.68
44 38 Hunton & Williams 668 400 1.67
45 17 McDermott Will & Emery 966 628 1.54
46 34 Foley & Lardner 731 497 1.47
47 10 Greenberg Traurig 1,203.00 824 1.46
48 16 Reed Smith 980 692 1.42
49 19 K&L Gates 959 779 1.23
50 44 Holland & Knight 606 652 0.93