By Cristina Violante (April 15, 2018, 10:02 PM EDT) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP leapfrogged its way to the top of the Law360 400 this year, putting a 110-attorney spread between it and No. 2 in our annual ranking of U.S. firms.
The Law360 400 features the largest U.S.-based law firms and vereins with a U.S. component as measured by domestic attorney headcount. Since occupying the No. 4 spot last year, Kirkland vaulted over Greenberg Traurig LLP, Jones Day and Latham & Watkins LLP, expanding its U.S. attorney workforce nearly 13 percent over the course of 2017.
At over 1,850 domestic lawyers, Kirkland is the largest firm to take the top...
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