The 2011 Global 100: Most Lawyers

The average head count for Global 100 firms was just over 1,000 lawyers in 2010. Nine firms have over 2,000 and two have over 3,000. U.S. and U.K. firms dominate the chart: Sixty-nine are American and 16 are British, though four of those are structured as vereins. Rounding out this year’s list are six Australian, three Canadian, three French, two Spanish, and one Dutch firm. The number of lawyers listed here is the average full-time-equivalent for the 2010 calendar year.