This Law Firm's Profits Per Partner Topped $6.5M In 2015

By Dani Meyer (April 25, 2016, 11:27 PM EDT) -- Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz blew other firms out of the water in 2015 with what one expert said is likely a record, boasting profits per partner of $6.6 million, more than $2 million ahead of its closest competitor.

While Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP came in second with an impressive $4.42 million in profits per partner, it didn't come anywhere close to Wachtell's $6.6 million, up 20 percent from the year before, according to Am Law data.

"Last year, Wachtell had an 11 percent gap between their closest competitor in terms of PPP. This year, it is a 39.5...

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