Illinois Law Firm Rankings

Profits Per Equity Partner (3-year average)

RankFirmprofits per equity partner
1Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP$3,541,667 
2Kirkland & Ellis LLP$2,671,667 
3Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP$2,235,000 
4Dechert LLP$2,071,667 
5Paul Hastings LLP$1,913,333 
6Proskauer Rose LLP$1,506,667 
7Sidley Austin LLP$1,498,333 

Number Of Attorneys

RankFirmnumber of attorneys
1DLA Piper3,746 
2Baker & McKenzie LLP3,555 
3Jones Day2,278 
4Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP1,880 
5Kirkland & Ellis LLP1,644*
6Sidley Austin LLP1,610 
7K&L Gates LLP1,523 
* 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
1Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP4.1 
2Krieg Devault LLP3.6 
3Mcandrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.3.4 
4 (tie)Pedersen & Houpt, P.C.3.1 
4 (tie)Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP3.1 
5Barnes & Thornburg LLP
6Cozen O'Connor2.9 

Percent Women Attorneys

RankFirmpercent women attorneys
1Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP61.7% 
2Reed Smith LLP40.3% 
3Paul Hastings LLP40% 
4Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP38.9% 
5Baker & McKenzie LLP38.8% 
6Nixon Peabody LLP36.8% 
7Loeb & Loeb LLP36.5% 

Percent Partners Who Are Women

RankFirmpercent partners who are women
1Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP44.8% 
2Littler Mendelson, P.C.32.2% 
3Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.30.1% 
4Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP29.7% 
5 (tie)Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP29.4% 
5 (tie)Quarles & Brady LLP29.4% 
6Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP29.2% 

Percent Minority Attorneys

RankFirmpercent minority attorneys
1Pugh, Jones & Johnson, P.C.55% 
2Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP24.1% 
3Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP19.6% 
4Reed Smith LLP17.7% 
5 (tie)Jenner & Block LLP16.9% 
5 (tie)Paul Hastings LLP16.9% 
6Jackson Lewis LLP16.8% 

Percent Gay Attorneys

RankFirmpercent gay attorneys
1Jenner & Block LLP5% 
2Ropes & Gray LLP4% 
3Loeb & Loeb LLP3.7% 
4Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP3.4% 
5 (tie)Goldberg Kohn Ltd.3.1% 
5 (tie)Littler Mendelson, P.C.3.1% 
6Nixon Peabody LLP3%