Legal Career Resource

June 17, 2013

Today’s market for law professionals is challenging, both for new lawyers and experienced attorneys. For those who dream of a rewarding career in law, navigating the endless search for job openings is tough. Finding and evaluating law firms is difficult, and the amount of information seems endless.

Luckily, there are many resources that can help you to access the information you need. To aid in your search, we want to help you easily locate career opportunities at the top firms worldwide. Here, we’ve compiled the career sites for the top 50 law firms globally, based on 2010 revenue rankings by The American Lawyer. Happy hunting!

Rank Name Revenue Office Reach Headquarters Career Website
1 Baker & McKenzie $2,104.0m International
 USA (Chicago, IL)
http://www.bakermckenzie.com/careers/
2 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom $2,100.0m International
 USA (New York, NY)
http://www.skadden.com/career
3 Clifford Chance $1,874.5m International
 UK (London)
http://www.cliffordchance.com/careers.html
4 Linklaters $1,852.5m International
 UK (London)
http://www.linklaters.com/JoinUs/
5 Latham & Watkins $1,821.0m International
 USA (Los Angeles, CA)
http://www.lw.com/joinus
6 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer $1,787.0m International
 UK (London)
http://www.freshfields.com/en/global/careers/
7 Allen & Overy $1,644.5m International
 UK (London)
http://www.allenovery.com/careers/
8 Jones Day $1,520.0m International
 USA (Washington, DC)
http://www.jonesdaycareers.com/
9 Kirkland & Ellis $1,428.0m International
 USA (Chicago)
http://www.kirkland.com/index.cfm?contentID=186
10 Sidley Austin $1,357.0m International
 USA (Chicago)
http://www.sidleycareers.com/
11 White & Case $1,307.0m International
 USA (New York)
http://www.whitecase.com/careers/
12 Weil, Gotshal & Manges $1,233.0m International
 USA (New York)
http://www.weil.com/careers/
13 Greenberg Traurig $1,173.0m International
 USA (Miami, FL)
http://www.gtlaw.com/Careers
14 Mayer Brown $1,118.0m International
 USA (Chicago)
http://www.mayerbrown.com/careers/
15 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius $1,068.5m International
 USA (Philadelphia, PA)
http://www.morganlewis.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/content.page/nodeID/b5dcb5fb-1791-48cd-ac6c-30f568291a55/
16 K&L Gates $1,034.5m International
 USA (Pittsburgh, PA)
http://www.klgates.com/careers/
17 DLA Piper USA[2] $1,014.5m National
 USA (Chicago)
http://www.dlapiper.com/us/careers/
18 Gibson Dunn $995.0m International
 USA (Los Angeles)
http://www.gibsondunn.com/careers/
19 Sullivan & Cromwell $995.0m International
 USA (New York)
http://www.sullcrom.com/careers/forlawyers/
20 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton $965.0m International
 USA (New York)
http://www.cgsh.com/careers/
21 Reed Smith $942.0m International
 USA (Pittsburgh)
http://www.reedsmith.com/careers/
22 WilmerHale $941.0m International
 USA (Boston, and Washington, DC)
http://www.wilmerhalecareers.com/
23 DLA Piper International [2] $910.0m International
 UK (London)
http://www.dlapiper.com/global/careers/
24 Ashurst $889.5m International
 UK
http://www.ashurst.com/recruitment.aspx?id_Content=18
25 Paul & Hastings $889.0m International
 USA (Los Angeles)
http://www.paulhastings.com/careers
26 Morrison & Foerster $884.0m International
 USA (San Francisco)
http://www.mofocareers.com/
27 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett $870.5m International
 USA (New York)
http://www.stblaw.com/recruiting.htm
28 Hogan Lovells $864.5m International
 USA (Washington, DC)
http://www.hoganlovells.com/careers_landing.aspx
29 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe $847.5m International
 USA (San Francisco)
http://www.orrick.com/Careers/
30 Davis Polk & Wardwell $846.0m International
 USA (New York)
http://www.davispolk.com/careers/
31 McDermott Will & Emery $829.0m International
 USA (Chicago)
http://careers.mwe.com/
32 O’Melveny & Myers $826.5m International
 USA (Los Angeles)
http://www.omm.com/careers/overview/
33 Shearman & Sterling $801.0m International
 USA (New York)
http://www.shearman.com/careers/
34 Ropes & Gray $789.5m International
 USA (Boston)
http://www.ropesgray.com/firm/careers
35 Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan $723.4m International
 USA
http://www.quinnemanuel.com/work-at-quinn.aspx
36 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld $719.0m International
 USA (Washington, DC)
http://www.akingump.com/en/careers/
37 Dechert $713.0m International
 USA (Philadelphia)
http://www.dechert.com/careers/
38 Winston & Strawn $705.0m International
 USA (Chicago)
http://winston.com/index.cfm?contentID=35
39 Herbert Smith $704.5m International
 UK (London)
http://www.herbertsmithfreehills.com/careers
40 King & Spalding $677.5m International
 USA (Atlanta, GA)
http://www.kslaw.com/careers
41 Foley & Lardner $667.0m International
 USA (Milwaukee, WI)
http://www.foley.com/careers/
42 Paul Weiss $665.5m International
 USA (New York)
http://www.paulweiss.com/careers
43 Goodwin Procter $658.0m International
 USA (Boston)
http://www.goodwinprocter.com/Careers
44 Proskauer Rose $643.0m International
 USA (New York)
http://www.proskauer.com/careers/
45 Fulbright & Jaworski $642.5m International
 USA (Houston, TX)
http://joinus.nortonrosefulbright.com/
46 Slaughter & May $628.5m International
 UK (London)
http://www.slaughterandmay.com/careers.aspx
47 Hunton & Williams $615.0m International
 USA (Richmond, VA)
http://www.huntoncareers.com/
48 Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy $601.5m International
 USA (New York)
http://www.milbank.com/careers/

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