The Transatlantic Elite 2009: The Top 50 RPL

The Transatlantic Elite 2009: The Top 50 RPL

RPL Revenue Firm Global Total RPL
rank rank   revenue number of 2008
2008 2008   2008 ($m) lawyers ($K)
1 13 Sullivan & Cromwell 1,100.00 642 1,713
2 32 Debevoise & Plimpton 761 631 1,206
3 31 Davis Polk 767 715 1,073
4 36 Paul Weiss 692 647 1,070
5 1 Skadden 2,200.00 2,100 1,048
6 26 Shearman & Sterling 876 858 1,021
7 25 Simpson Thacher 904 903 1,001
7 20 Gibson Dunn 957 956 1,001
9 50 Cravath 532.5 537 992
10 46 Willkie Farr 583.5 593 984
11 24 O’Melveny & Myers 908 935 971
12 29 Akin Gump 780.5 807 967
13 42 Milbank 621.4 643 966
14 18 Cleary Gottlieb 965 1,011 955
15 6 Kirkland & Ellis 1,320.00 1,414 934
16 15 Paul Hastings 986 1,062 928
17 9 Weil Gotshal 1,230.00 1,356 907
18 41 Proskauer Rose 634 715 887
19 3 Latham & Watkins 1,900.00 2,150 884
20 48 Howrey 573.2 659 870
21 49 Cooley Godward 552 645 856
22 28 Dechert 816 959 851
23 11 DLA Piper (US) 1,170.00 1,386 844
23 17 McDermott Will & Emery 966 1,145 844
25 23 Morrison & Foerster 911 1,088 837
26 22 Hogan & Hartson 922.5 1,107 833
27 12 Morgan Lewis 1,120.00 1,363 822
28 21 WilmerHale 955 1,171 816
29 40 King & Spalding 652 805 810
30 45 Vinson & Elkins 590.5 734 804
31 37 Goodwin Procter 690 867 796
32 4 Sidley Austin 1,480.00 1,892 782
32 47 Pillsbury 576 737 782
34 33 Winston & Strawn 745 955 780
35 30 Bingham McCutchen 767 1,001 766
36 43 Baker Botts 613.3 827 742
37 14 Dewey & LeBoeuf 1,030.00 1,398 737
38 27 Orrick 835 1,146 729
39 34 Foley & Lardner 731 1,021 716
40 8 Mayer Brown 1,290.00 1,811 712
41 35 Fulbright & Jaworski 694.6 977 711
42 38 Hunton & Williams 668 960 696
43 10 Greenberg Traurig 1,203.00 1,734 694
44 16 Reed Smith 980 1,507 650
44 39 Ropes & Gray 674 1,037 650
46 5 White & Case 1,460.00 2,404 607
47 2 Baker & McKenzie 2,190.00 3,627 604
48 19 K&L Gates 959 1,600 599
49 44 Holland & Knight 606 1,143 530
50 7 Jones Day 1,310.00 2,516 521