California Law Firm Rankings

Profits Per Equity Partner (3-year average)

RankFirmprofits per equity partner
1Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP$3,541,667 
2Sullivan & Cromwell LLP$3,041,667 
3Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP$2,826,667 
4Kirkland & Ellis LLP$2,671,667 
5Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP$2,516,667 
6Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP$2,341,667 
7Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP$2,305,000 

Number Of Attorneys

RankFirmnumber of attorneys
1DLA Piper3,746 
2Baker & McKenzie LLP3,555 
3Hogan Lovells2,292 
4Jones Day2,278 
5White & Case LLP2,030*
6Latham & Watkins LLP1,984 
7Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP1,880 
* These firms claim to have a significantly larger number of attorneys than are reported here. Where feasible, we base our rankings on the number of attorneys reported on each firm's website. It is possible that some of these firms have included contract attorneys in the figures they report publicly, despite the fact that contract attorneys are excluded from their websites.

Partner : Associate Ratio

RankFirmpartner : associate ratio
1Ater Wynne LLP5.3 
2Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP
3Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP4.8 
4Leclairryan, A Professional Corporation3.2 
5Levine Bagade Han LLP
6Cozen O'Connor2.9 
7Susman Godfrey LLP2.8 

Percent Women Attorneys

RankFirmpercent women attorneys
1Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP61.7% 
2 (tie)Folger Levin & Kahn LLP45.8% 
2 (tie)Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP45.8% 
3Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O'Keefe & Nichols42.3% 
4Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP41.5% 
5Reed Smith LLP40.3% 
6Paul Hastings LLP40% 

Percent Partners Who Are Women

RankFirmpercent partners who are women
1Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP60% 
2Folger Levin & Kahn LLP55.6% 
3Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP44.8% 
4Lindahl Beck LLP40% 
5Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O'Keefe & Nichols38.5% 
6Altshuler Berzon LLP33.3% 
7Littler Mendelson, P.C.32.2% 

Percent Minority Attorneys

RankFirmpercent minority attorneys
1Carlsmith Ball LLP56.1% 
2Weaver Austin Villeneuve Sampson LLP32% 
3Morrison & Foerster LLP30.5% 
4Gresham Savage Nolan & Tilden28.3% 
5Osha Liang LLP28.1% 
6Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP26.9% 
7O'Melveny & Myers LLP26.6% 

Percent Gay Attorneys

RankFirmpercent gay attorneys
1Altshuler Berzon LLP9.1% 
2Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, P.C.8.8% 
3Richards, Watson & Gershon8.7% 
4Weaver Austin Villeneuve Sampson LLP8% 
5Irell & Manella LLP7.4% 
6Hanson Bridgett LLP7.2% 
7Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP6.5%