The Transatlantic Elite 2009: The Top 50 PEP

PEP REVENUE FIRM Global Global Percentage
rank rank   PEP PEP change
2008 2008   2008 ($m) 2007 ($m)  
1 13 Sullivan & Cromwell 3 3.13 -4.2
2 36 Paul Weiss 2.7 2.6 3.8
3 6 Kirkland & Ellis 2.55 2.55 0
4 50 Cravath 2.5 3.3 -24.2
5 25 Simpson Thacher 2.48 2.87 -13.6
6 18 Cleary Gottlieb 2.33 2.14 8.9
7 9 Weil Gotshal 2.3 2.11 9
8 32 Debevoise & Plimpton 2.23 2.29 -2.6
9 28 Dechert 2.14 2.3 -7
10 46 Willkie Farr 2.11 2.23 -5.2
11 42 Milbank 2.1 2.53 -17
12 1 Skadden 2.05 2.28 -10.1
12 31 Davis Polk 2.05 2.41 -14.9
14 15 Paul Hastings 1.9 1.92 -1
15 20 Gibson Dunn 1.87 1.9 -1.6
16 3 Latham & Watkins 1.8 2.27 -20.7
17 26 Shearman & Sterling 1.67 1.85 -10
18 5 White & Case 1.59 1.67 -4.8
19 14 Dewey & LeBoeuf 1.57 1.57 0
20 24 O’Melveny & Myers 1.54 1.64 -6.4
21 17 McDermott Will & Emery 1.52 1.52 0
22 12 Morgan Lewis 1.45 1.43 1.4
23 4 Sidley Austin 1.43 1.38 3.6
24 30 Bingham McCutchen 1.42 1.3 9.2
25 37 Goodwin Procter 1.41 1.62 -13
26 29 Akin Gump 1.4 1.2 16.7
26 41 Proskauer Rose 1.4 1.55 -9.7
28 43 Baker Botts 1.36 1.3 5.2
29 49 Cooley Godward 1.32 1.42 -7
29 27 Orrick  1.32 1.66 -20.8
31 45 Vinson & Elkins 1.31 1.2 9.3
31 10 Greenberg Traurig 1.31 1.3 0.7
33 48 Howrey 1.3 1.01 29.1
34 11 DLA Piper US 1.29 1.21 6.6
35 33 Winston & Strawn 1.27 1.28 -0.8
36 40 King & Spalding 1.24 1.39 -11.2
37 2 Baker & McKenzie 1.2 1.06 13.2
38 22 Hogan & Hartson 1.17 1.19 -2.1
39 8 Mayer Brown 1.11 1.24 -10.5
40 23 Morrison & Foerster 1.1 1.27 -13.4
41 21 WilmerHale 1.08 1.06 1.9
41 39 Ropes & Gray 1.08 1.27 -15
43 47 Pillsbury 0.97 1 -2.6
44 16 Reed Smith 0.94 1 -6.5
45 34 Foley & Lardner 0.88 0.92 -3.6
46 19 K&L Gates 0.85 0.8 6.6
47 35 Fulbright & Jaworski 0.83 0.78 7.2
48 38 Hunton & Williams 0.83 0.85 -2.7
49 7 Jones Day 0.77 0.77 0
50 44 Holland & Knight 0.68 0.7 -3