The Global 100 - Most Global
Average head count for Global 100 firms was 1,169 lawyers in 2012, an annual growth rate of 5.3 percent. Thirty-nine of the 100 firms have more than 1,000 lawyers. U.S. and U.K. firms continue to dominate the chart: Sixty-four are American and 14 are British. Rounding out this year’s list are eight Chinese, five Australian, three Canadian, two French, two Spanish, one Brazilian, and one Dutch firm. The number of lawyers listed here is the average full-time-equivalent for the 2012 calendar year.