Top 100 US law firms widen the gap with chasing pack

Westacott, Gemma
August 2005
Lawyer;8/15/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 32, p7
Trade Publication
Reports that the gap between the top 100 law firms in the U.S. and the chasing pack widened further in 2005, despite the second hundred firms recording promising growth in both average revenues and profits. Notable law firms; Financial performance of the law firms; Implications on law firms.


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