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Sunday, 8 May 2011

5th top law firm

Baker and Mckenzie



Baker & McKenzie is an international law firm, founded in Chicago in 1949 by Russell Baker and John McKenzie. It is home to more than 3,750 lawyers spread over 69 offices in 41 different countries.

As a transnational operation, no single nationality dominates the firm, and more than 80 percent of its lawyers practice outside the United States. The lawyers come from 60 countries and speak more than 75 languages, with English in common.

The firm saw US$2.104 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2010. As of 2006, Baker & McKenzie was the second largest law firm in the world by number of attorneys, Among U.S. firms, it was ranked the second largest by number of attorneys as of 2008 and, as of 2010, the largest by revenue. As of 2006 it was also the largest international law firm in Asia, with 14 offices, and in Latin America, with 16 offices.

21 comments:

  1. bake me a cake
    worth 2.104 billion dollars

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  2. There seem to be lots of law firms around. I'd be really interested in hearing how the, err, what do you call it? The court process? How things happen in the court, I've heard it's totally different all over the world

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  3. Heard a bout this in a movie recently..

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  4. i've never actually heard of thsi lawyer company, but i'm sure they are kickass ;)

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  5. Amazing information, as usual the most relevent up to date and informative lawyering blog on the web. First stop for any young aspiring lawyer such as myself, the wealth of knowledge here is unparalleled. If this blog was to stop being updated i fear i would mentally breakdown.

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  6. never trust a man named mckenzie....

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  7. I think it's amazing that a company can run branches of it's business internationally. An amazing feat of modern times.

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  8. damn thats alot more cash than the last. number one has got to be mint fresh as hell

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  9. Thats a whole lot of lawyers!

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  10. I've always found that individual lawyers can usually help you find the best firm for your needs. They know where they would want to work and wouldn't want to work.

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  11. Second largest. Impressive o-o

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  12. haha I have a friend named Mckenzie!

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  13. Awesome post man! Keep blogging cause this is great!

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  14. do they operate in Switzerland?

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  15. I've heard about this one.

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