Baker McKenzie is one of the first law firms to have adopted a functional outsourcing operation, which is now being emulated by other firms. Its offshore operations in Manila, which include marketing, business research, and IT and computer maintenance support, was profiled in January 2006 by BusinessWeek magazine. The shared services center marked its 15th anniversary in the country by investing in a new hub in Bonifacio Global City.
Founded by Marshall Skadden, Les Arps and John Slate on April Fools’ Day in 1948, Skadden began as a scrappy upstart among a sea of established “white shoe” law firms in New York. Joe Flom was hired as the firm’s first associate later that year, and litigator Bill Meagher, the fifth partner to lend his name to the firm’s letterhead as it appears today, joined in 1959.
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This is a list of the world's largest law firms by revenue. The combined revenue of the world's top 200 law firms exceeded $100bn in 2015. The list includes 144 US, 31 UK, 9 Asian, 7 Canadian and 9 European firms, which collectively brought in $127bn in 2014.
Morgan Lewis was founded in Philadelphia on March 10, 1873, by Charles Eldridge Morgan, Jr. (1844 – 1917), a Civil War veteran, and Francis Draper Lewis, son of a wholesale dry goods merchant, whose esteemed first cousin, William Draper Lewis, in 1896, became Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
"Hogan Lovells" or the “firm” refers to the international legal practice that comprises Hogan Lovells International LLP, Hogan Lovells US LLP and their affiliated businesses, each of which is a separate legal entity. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is a global law firm, founded in Los Angeles in 1890. The firm includes approximately 1,200 attorneys and 1,000 staff located in 20 offices around the world, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is an international law firm headquartered in New York City, employing over 900 attorneys in eleven offices worldwide. The firm specializes in a variety of areas in both litigation and corporate practices, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions.
According to the National Law Journal's 2017 NLJ 500 ranking of firms based on size, Mayer Brown has 1586 attorneys and is ranked 14th in the United States. With $1,313,000,000 in gross revenue in 2017, the firm placed 18th on The American Lawyer's 2018 Am Law 200 ranking.
The two firms merged to form Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr in 2004. In 2010, the law firm relocated its administrative support base to a new campus in Dayton, Ohio as it sought to streamline internal business operations across its many offices.
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According to the National Law Journal's 2017 NLJ 500 ranking of firms based on size, Paul Hastings has 921 attorneys and is ranked 32nd in the United States. With $1,118,100,000 in gross revenue in 2017, the firm placed 26th on The American Lawyer's 2018 Am Law 200 ranking.
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Dechert is a global law firm. We deliver deep legal expertise and practical commercial judgment for high-stakes matters in sectors with the greatest complexities, intricacies and regulatory demands. Dechert is organized by practice area, not geography.
According to the National Law Journal's 2017 NLJ 500 ranking of firms based on size, Goodwin has 847 attorneys and is ranked 41st in the United States. With $1,032,437,000 in gross revenue in 2017, the firm placed 30th on The American Lawyer's 2018 Am Law 200 ranking.
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz is a law firm which operates out of a single office in New York City. The firm is known for business law, regularly handling the largest and most complex transactions. The firm is also noted for having the highest profit per partner of any law firm in the United States.
Slaughter and May is an international law firm headquartered in London, and a member of the Magic Circle of elite British law firms. It has profits per equity partner (PEP) higher than any other English law firm. It is one of the most prestigious and profitable law firms in the world.