The law firms are established by one or more lawyers to practice in different types of cases. The purpose of these firms is to represent the client in the courts and to advise them on their cases. Law firms employ professional attorneys and non-attorney staff. Law is a diverse field and there are different lawyers for different cases. For instance, the criminal case is dealt with by a criminal defense lawyer. Criminal cases are usually between the state and the offender. A prosecutor or a district attorney represents the state. The civil case is a private affair between two parties or individuals and an attorney with hands on-experience about the country’s civil law is responsible to handle such cases. Likewise, cases related to immigration laws, family laws, bankruptcy, etc are handled by respective lawyers. The business of law firms mainly depends on experience and networking. The roots of law can be traced back to the colonial times and with the passage of time, this field got popular among people for high-paying jobs. We have gathered a brief introduction for our readers to some of the law firms. We will review Top 5 Biggest Global Law Firms in this article. The data is based on research by Insider Monkey.
One of the popular law firms is Baker McKenzie. As per available data, the total revenue of this firm was recorded at $2.92 during 2019. A total of 13,000 people is employed at Baker McKenzie out of which 4,720 are professional attorneys. The firm is headquartered in Illinois, US. It has 73 offices in 45 different countries. Baker McKenzie came into being way back during 1949 as Baker & McKenzie. The firm was renamed as Baker McKenzie during 2016. Another popular law firm is Dentons. It was established in 2013 and is a US-based law firm. The company has a pool of 10,000 lawyers while it has 190 offices in over 77 different countries including England and China. The company is popular for having the largest number of lawyers on its panel. Dentons does not have a specific headquarter and it operates from different locations. We just discussed two law firms in this article. There are various other firms which are popular, and they have a huge number of professional lawyers on their list for different types of cases. You can read about all these law firms in this article 15 Largest Law Firms in the World on Yahoo.