The Global 100

The American Lawyer


We produce three rankings for our Global 100 report. The Most Revenue chart ranks the world's largest law firms by gross revenue. We also rank firms by head count (Most Lawyers) and profits per partner (Most Profits Per Partner). Firms are eligible for placement on the Most Revenue chart, the Most Lawyers chart or both. A total of 122 firms are included on our global charts. Most firms provide their financials voluntarily. Some refuse to cooperate. All information, whether it is volunteered by the firm or not, is ­investigated by our reporters. Foreign law firms differ in structure from American law firms, so we've taken steps to level the playing field. Here's how we produce our lists:

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