Worldwide Law Firm Rankings

Profits Per Equity Partner (3-year average)

RankFirmprofits per equity partner
1Wachtell$4,256,667 
2Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP$3,541,667 
3Sullivan & Cromwell LLP$3,041,667 
4Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP$2,826,667 
5Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP$2,813,333 
6Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP$2,778,333 
7Kirkland & Ellis LLP$2,671,667 
8Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP$2,516,667 
9Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP$2,493,333 
10Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP$2,341,667 

Number Of Attorneys

RankFirmnumber of attorneys
1DLA Piper3,746 
2Baker & McKenzie LLP3,555 
3Hogan Lovells2,292 
4Jones Day2,278 
5Clifford Chance2,238*
6White & Case LLP2,030 
7Linklaters LLP2,000 
8Latham & Watkins LLP1,984 
9Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP1,880 
10Allen & Overy1,879 
* 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
1Belin McCormick, P.C.10.7 
2Warden Grier, LLP10 
3Nyemaster, Goode, West, Hansell & O'Brien, P.C.7.7 
4 (tie)Scott, Douglass & Mcconnico, LLP
4 (tie)Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne P.C.
4 (tie)Depew Gillen Rathbun & McInteer, LC
4 (tie)McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C.
5Gravel And Shea6.5 
6 (tie)Mika Meyers Beckett & Jones Plc5.8 
6 (tie)Brouse Mcdowell5.8 

Percent Women Attorneys

RankFirmpercent women attorneys
1Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP61.7% 
2Alverson, Taylor, Mortensen & Sanders51.1% 
3 (tie)Folger Levin & Kahn LLP45.8% 
3 (tie)Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP45.8% 
4Ashe, Rafuse & Hill, LLP42.9% 
5Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O'Keefe & Nichols42.3% 
6Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP41.5% 
7 (tie)Reed Smith LLP40.3% 
7 (tie)Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP40.3% 
8 (tie)Paul Hastings LLP40% 

Percent Partners Who Are Women

RankFirmpercent partners who are women
1Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP60% 
2McIntosh Sawran & Cartaya, P.A.57.1% 
3Folger Levin & Kahn LLP55.6% 
4Lewis Wagner, LLP50% 
5Sutin Thayer & Browne, P.C.47.8% 
6Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.47.1% 
7Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen PC46.7% 
8Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP44.8% 
9Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Malanca, Peterson & Daheim LLP43.3% 
10Helsell Fetterman LLP42.1% 

Percent Minority Attorneys

RankFirmpercent minority attorneys
1Merchant & Gould65.9% 
2Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel LLP59.4% 
3McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP59% 
4Cades Schutte LLP56.8% 
5Carlsmith Ball LLP56.1% 
6Pugh, Jones & Johnson, P.C.55% 
7Ashford & Wriston34.8% 
8Day Pitney LLP34.7% 
9Weaver Austin Villeneuve Sampson LLP32% 
10Sutin Thayer & Browne, P.C.31.9% 

Percent Gay Attorneys

RankFirmpercent gay attorneys
1Sutin Thayer & Browne, P.C.12.8% 
2Altshuler Berzon LLP9.1% 
3Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody, P.C.9% 
4Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, P.C.8.8% 
5Richards, Watson & Gershon8.7% 
6Weaver Austin Villeneuve Sampson LLP8% 
7 (tie)Linklaters LLP7.7% 
7 (tie)Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, LLP7.7% 
8 (tie)Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP7.4% 
8 (tie)Reilly Pozner & Connelly LLP7.4%