What It Is: Annual survey of the nation’s largest law firms.
Why It Matters To You: In addition to showing individual firms’ rise and fall, the ranking reveals many trends in law firm performance that have direct and indirect impact on legal hiring, compensation, and opportunities for advancement.
Considerations: This survey only considers size, measured by average number of full-time equivalent attorneys.
Created By: The American Lawyer
Key Sample Findings
- 2018 Ranking: Steady growth persists among the nation's largest firms amidst a more volatile environment overall.
- Previous Years (over time the Ranking has expanded from 250 to 500 firms): 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
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