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Monday, August 15, 2016

The Top U.S. Legal Markets By BigLaw Head Count

American Lawyer LogoAmerican Lawyer, Where the Lawyers Are: Top US Legal Markets by Head Count:

The following U.S. cities have the largest counts of big-firm lawyers. Plus, we list the most dominant firms in those markets.

  1. New York:  Lawyers in BigLaw—22,642; Largest BigLaw Firm—Paul, Weiss (781 lawyers)
  2. Washington, D.C. :  13,330; Covington & Burling (459)
  3. Chicago:  8,649; Kirkland & Ellis (569)
  4. Los Angeles:  6,263; Lewis Brisbois (299)
  5. Boston:  4,615; Ropes & Gray (438)
  6. San Francisco:  4,354; Morrison & Foerster (228)
  7. Atlanta:  3,783; King & Spalding (350)
  8. Philadelphia:  3,753; Morgan Lewis (268)
  9. Houston:  3,436; Vinson & Elkins (243)
  10. Dallas:  3,055; Haynes and Boone (187)
  11. Miami:  2,104; Greenberg Traurig (174)

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