The Future of Big Law: Kirkland & Ellis Dominates Revenue Rankings, Raises the Stakes for Competitors

New York City, NY – Kirkland & Ellis has emerged as the leading law firm in terms of revenue, leaving its competitors trailing far behind. With over $6.5 billion in gross revenue, Kirkland dominates the rankings, with Latham & Watkins being the closest contender at around 80% of its revenue. Only two other firms, DLA Piper and Baker McKenzie, can even reach half of Kirkland’s size in terms of revenue. This exceptional growth has prompted the industry to dub it “The Great Growth Race,” according to Fairfax Advisors, a law firm consultancy. The implications of … Read more