The Am Law 100 2011 - Value Per Lawyer (Top 10)
Value Per Lawyer ranks firms by how efficiently they generate profits. The metric is intended to calculate how much, on average, each of a firm’s lawyers contributes to total partner compensation. We express it two ways: as a dollar amount and as the number of lawyers needed to generate $10 million in partner compensation.
For more details, see “A Guide to Our Methodology.”