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Monday, March 26, 2012

BigLaw Grew 1.7% in 2011

NLJThe NLJ 250:   The National Law Journal's Annual Survey of the Nation's Largest Law Firms:

After three years of flat to negative growth, 2011 was the year that the nation's 250 largest law firms started getting bigger again. Headcount among NLJ 250 firms was up a collective 2,132 lawyers, about the size of a Latham & Watkins. That represented growth of 1.7% — in line with the average increase during the past 10 years, but well below the 4-5% growth rate of the 2005-08 go-go year.

  1. Baker & McKenzie (largest office: Chicago) -- 3805 lawyers
  2. DLA Piper (New York) -- 3746
  3. Jones Day (New York) -- 2407
  4. Hogan Lovells (Washington, D.C.) -- 2253
  5. Latham & Watkins (New York) -- 2014
  6. White & Case (New York) -- 1906
  7. Skadden (New York) -- 1832
  8. K&L Gates (Pittsburgh) -- 1762
  9. Greenberg Trauig (New York) -- 1699
  10. Sidley Austin (Chicago) -- 1592

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