The numbers are in from the U.K. firms, and The American Lawyer's Global 100 is slowly taking shape. After eight years, Clifford Chance has been knocked from its No. 1 spot as the world's largest law firm, ranked by gross revenue, and replaced by another British firm, Linklaters. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer billed enough in the 2008-09 fiscal year to claim second place. Clifford Chance now sits in third place.
Early Global 100 Rankings Show Clifford Chance Losing Its Top Berth
The American Lawyer
August 11, 2009