Wilson Sonsini profit up but revenue drops 6 per cent

The firm’s gross revenue for 2009 was $501m (£319m), down almost 6 per cent from $532m (£339m) in 2008.

Average profit per equity partner at the firm was $1.4m ($892,000), up 4 per cent from $1.38m in 2008. Revenue per lawyer was $835,000 (£532,000).

In January 2009 The Lawyer reported that Wilson Sonsini laid off 113 staff, including 45 lawyers (The Lawyer.com 26 January 2010).