2016 ranking US - The Very Rich Law Firms

29 US Law Firms with over $2m in PPP.

Rank Law Firm Profit Per Partner (PPP) ($) Number of Partners Change in PPP from 2014
1 - Wachtell 1 Wachtell 6 600 000 84 20%
2 - Quinn Emanuel 2 Quinn Emanuel 4 420 000 156 -10.25%
3 - Paul Weiss 3 Paul Weiss 4 085 000 140 6.24%
4 - Sullivan & Cromwell 4 Sullivan & Cromwell 3 870 000 168 5.16%
5 - Kirkland & Ellis 5 Kirkland & Ellis 3 605 000 351 2.71%
6 - Cravath 6 Cravath 3 555 000 90 5.65%
7 - Simpson Thatcher 7 Simpson Thatcher 3 470 000 187 -0.43%
8 - Cahill 8 Cahill 3 360 000 62 -7.05%
9 - Davis Polk 9 Davis Polk 3 305 000 153 0.30%
10 - Gibson Dunn 10 Gibson Dunn 3 185 000 297 4.6%
11 - Skadden 11 Skadden 3 125 000 375 7.57%
12 - Boies Schiller 12 Boies Schiller 3 085 000 47 1.98%
13 - Cleary Gottlieb 13 Cleary Gottlieb 3 080 000 189 -4.64%
14 - Latham & Watkins 14 Latham & Watkins 2 905 000 454 0.17%
15 - Milbank 15 Milbank 2 765 000 146 0.73%
16 - Debevoise 16 Debevoise 2 625 000 134 10.29%
17 - Willkie Farr & Gallagher 17 Willkie Farr & Gallagher 2 605 000 140 1.79%
18 - Weil Gotshal & Manges 18 Weil Gotshal & Manges 2 520 000 164 4.78%
19 - King & Spalding 19 King & Spalding 2 515 000 178 6.79%
20 - Dechert 20 Dechert 2 510 000 163 8.42%
21 - Paul Hastings 21 Paul Hastings 2 505 000 195 6.14%
22 - Schulthe Roth 22 Schulthe Roth 2 330 000 85 0.65%
23 - Wilson Sonsini 23 Wilson Sonsini 2 215 000 132 15.97%
24 - Fried Frank 24 Fried Frank 2 205 000 104 21.49%
25 - Proskauer 25 Proskauer 2 150 000 169 2.38%
26 - Sidley 26 Sidley 2 065 000 342 3.77%
27 - Cadwalader 27 Cadwalader 2 060 000 47 -6.79%
28 - White & Case 28 White & Case 2 020 000 287 0.75%
29 - Ropes & Gray 29 Ropes & Gray 2 015 000 282 4.4%

Source: The American Lawyer