The big keep getting bigger. The nation’s largest 250 law firms grew by 4 percent in 2006, according to this year’s NLJ 250, the National Law Journal’s annual ranking of the largest U.S. firms based on number of lawyers. The largest of the lot, Baker & McKenzie, has more than 3,500 lawyers. So is bigger better? Does size matter?
- Leigh Jones, reporter for the National Law Journal, who wrote about the survey’s findings.
- Daniel L. Goldberg, partner at Bingham McCutchen and a principal of its new affiliate, Bingham Sports Consulting.
- Eric L. Garner, managing partner of Best, Best & Krieger, the California law firm that vaulted up 32 places in the survey, from the 247th spot to 215th.
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