Atlanta Law Firms Among the Top National Law Firms

June 13, 2017 Legal Industry News

The AmLaw 200 rankings are out, and we would like to recognize the top five Atlanta-based firms that are among the country’s second hundred highest-grossing law firms:

• Sutherland Asbill & Brennan

• Fisher & Phillips

• Morris Manning & Martin

• Smith Gambrell & Russell

• Arnall Golden Gregory

It is worth noting that Fisher & Phillips experienced a 1.7 percent increase in revenue, bumping up its rankings by five spots in the AmLaw 200. The Atlanta based AmLaw 200 firms averaged a 4.1 percent revenue growth compared to the 1.2 percent AmLaw 200 national average, just a half a percent lower than the 4.6 percent average increase compared to the five Atlanta based AmLaw 100 firms:

• King & Spalding

• Alston & Bird

• Troutman Sanders

• Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

• Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton.

There are about 27 AmLaw 100 firms with an Atlanta office. With major companies headquartered in Atlanta including the Home Depot, UPS (United Parcel Service, Coca Cola, Delta Airlines, Southern Company, AFLAC, 20 of the Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Georgia, and 13 of the Fortune 1000 also headquartered in Georgia, Atlanta firms not only weathered the general flat demand in the legal industry, they pushed revenues even higher. Atlanta has also witnessed the strengthening in the following practice areas:

• Banking & Finance

• Bankruptcy

• Construction

• Corporate

• Intellectual Property

• Labor & Employment

• Corporate & Securities

• Employee Benefits

• Energy

• Environmental Law

• Litigation

• Real Estate

• Government Contracts

• Healthcare

• Immigration Law

• Insurance

• Tax

Congratulations to all!

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