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The 2017 Am Law 100

The Am Law 100 posted solid gains in gross revenue and profits in 2016, but the revenue per lawyer figure dropped on stronger growth in head count.

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Exclusive Report: The 2017 Am Law 200

The Am Law 200 reversed course in 2016, posting gains in gross revenue after experiencing a decline in 2015. But that average gain of 1.2 percent, coupled with similar increases in revenue per lawyer and profits per equity partner, masked some weakness in many firms’ results. As our overview story shows, a “hollow middle” is emerging.

Law Firms & Diversity: A Continuing Struggle

Diversity among more than 200 of the largest law firms in the country remained nearly flat between 2015 and 2016, our annual report on law firm diversity shows. A number of general counsel, fed up with that stagnation, have implemented programs aimed at pushing law firms to real action.

Big Law's Pro Bono Hours Tick Upward

By Scott Flaherty |

The results of our 2017 Pro Bono Survey show a slow but steady increase in pro bono commitment. But the need for pro bono is likely to grow even faster.

Survey: Big Law Leaders Say They're Bullish on 2017

By Meghan Tribe |

In a world of uncertainty, our annual survey finds managing partners looking on the bright side.

The Global 100: Rankings and Analysis of the World’s Biggest Firms

Top-grossing law firms saw slow and steady growth over the past year, with revenues and profits increasing. But challenges abound.

2016 Corporate Scorecard

Our annual rankings track the U.S. law firms with the most active corporate finance and capital markets practices.

Meet the Winners: Litigation Department of the Year

A repeat winner claims the top prize in The American Lawyer's Litigation Department of the Year contest, while three practice area winners, 11 finalists and six individual litigators are honored for outstanding successes in the hardest-fought cases.