There is a lot of economic depression these days. But law firms are growing up and getting a huge revenue.Lawyers are giving their best in their field. There are number of Law Firms in the world but here we collect a list of Top 10 Largest Law Firms In The World on revenue based in 2012.
10. Sidley Austin Sidley Austin LLP
formerly known as Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP is the sixth-largest U.S.-based corporate law firm with approximately 1700 lawyer..annual revenues of more than one billion dollars, and offices in 18 cities worldwide with the most recent addition of Houston. Texas in February 2012. It is a full-service law firm, with broad experience in transaction and litigation matters.
9. Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is an international law firm with headquarters in Chicago known for its profitability and its litigation, bankrupt intellectual property and private equity departments.Revenue is $1.63 billion.
8. Jones Day
Jones Day is an international law firm founded in Cleveland Ohio on March 1893.It is also currently the third most populous law firm in the United States with approximately 2400 lawyers.Revenue $1.6 billion.
7. Allen & Overy
Allen & Overy is a multinational law firm headquartered in London United Kingdom.Since its founding in 1930. Allen & Overy has grown to become one of the largest law firms in the world, both by number of lawyers and revenue.With approximately 5000 staff and 40 offices worldwide.Revenue is £1.09 billion.
6. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
This is a multinational law firm headquartered in London United Kingdom and a member of the Magic Circle of leading British law firms.In 2011-12 it achieved total revenues of £1.139 billion and average profit per equity partner of £1.299 million.
5. Latham & Watkins
It is a global law firm, one of the largest in the world.Latham currently employs approximately 2000 attorneys in the United States, Europe and in the Middle East and Asia. Latham & Watkins became the first American law firm to attain more than $2 billion in yearly revenue.
It is a global law firm headquartered in London United Kingdom and a member of the Magic Circle of leading UK law firms..Linklaters is the worlds fourth largest global law firm by revenue. In 2009/10 it received total revenues of £1.18 billion and profits per equity partner of £1.2 million.
3. Clifford Chance
This is lobal law firm in the world. The headquatre is in the in the London. Total revenue of this firm is £1.303 billion.The firm in recent years has moved back office task to its 350 employs lobal shared services centre.
2. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
This firm is found in 1948 and is based in New York city .With nearly 2000 attorneys it is one of the largest and highest growing law firm. Revenue of this firm is 2.1billion$.This firm has 23 offices.The totall no of lawyers nearly 4200.Despite its size, Skadden has been distinguished by its refusal to expand by mergers with other law firms or large acquisitions of practice groups.
1. Baker & McKenzie
This is international law firm and was found in 1994.Total in this firm are 4000 lawyers and 71 offices in the 44 countries.The lawyers come more than 80 countries and can speak 75 languages.Total revenue of this firm is 2.133$billion.Total employee in this firm are 10000.Among U.S firms it is ranked the largest by number of attorneys and as of 2012.