The Global 100 2010: The World's Highest Grossing Law Firms
Gross revenue took a big hit last year. The Global 100 firms reported a 7 percent decrease last year over the previous year. Head count and revenue per lawyer slid 3 percent. American and British firms continue to dominate the chart: Seventy-nine of the world's top-grossing firms are American, and 12 are British. Rounding out this year's list are five Australian firms; and one firm each from Canada, France, Spain, and the Netherlands.