Baker & McKenzie

We are the first truly global law firm. We understand the challenges of the global economy because we have had a global presence from the start. Since our founding in 1949, we have been advising leading multinational and domestic companies on the issues of an integrated global market.

As a community of citizens of 60 nations, we have a deep understanding and appreciation for the language and culture of business all over the world. This gives us a distinctive ability to help clients anticipate and address the nuances of local markets as they pursue their global and regional business objectives with confidence. 
Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
10,436 (est)
Baker & McKenzie was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Key People at Baker & McKenzie

Philip Suse

Philip Suse

Managing Partner
Gary Sprague

Gary Sprague

Managing Partner
Mark Carter

Mark Carter

Craig Courter

Craig Courter

Paul Rawlinson

Paul Rawlinson

Global Chair

Baker & McKenzie Office Locations

Baker & McKenzie has offices in Chicago, Kuala Lumpur, London, Singapore and in 35 other locations
Chicago, US (HQ)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower, 300 E Randolph St #5000
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Baker & McKenzie Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Baker & McKenzie Financial Metrics

Baker & McKenzie's revenue was reported to be $2.6 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %

USDY, 2014FY, 2016


2.4 b2.6 b

Revenue growth, %

USDY, 2016


314.7 k

Baker & McKenzie Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016

Profits per Equity Partner

$1.14 m$1.3 m

Billable Hours

7.8 m8.2 m

Revenue per Lawyer

$435 k

Baker & McKenzie Revenue Breakdown

Baker & McKenzie Median Salaries

Source: 84 public H-1B filings from Baker & McKenzie

Traffic Overview of Baker & McKenzie

Baker & McKenzie Online and Social Media Presence

Baker & McKenzie News and Updates

Global ports operator sets sail on to the London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange today welcomed the world’s largest cruise ports operator. Global Ports Holding floated on the stock exchange with a share price of 740p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £465m. Its shares jumped up to more than 749p when the market opened before dipping a…

Bohooo: The UK is losing out on foreign direct investment - here's why

The UK is losing out on foreign direct investment (FDI) due to the uncertainty following last year's Brexit vote, according to a new study by accountancy group UHY Hacker Young. The study, which looked at FDI inflows last year in 45 major economies, found the amount of investment fetched by the U…

Lloyds Banking Group named most LGBT-friendly employer

Lloyds Banking Group has taken the top spot of Stonewall's top 100 LGBT employers list. Banking and legal dominated the list of the charity's most inclusive employers. Lloyds, which came second to MI5 last year, launched a new colleague volunteering programme and formed official partnership wi…

Sterling skids to three-month low on hard Brexit concerns

Concerns about Donald Trump’s economic plans compound uncertainty in the market as the pound slips as low as $1.1983The pound has slipped to three-month lows in Asian trading with investors again spooked by concerns over Britain’s exit from the European Union. Sterling sank 1.6% to as low as $1.1983…

Global IPO values set to grow by more than a quarter this year

  Global float activity is expected to rise by just over 25 per cent in 2017, before surging onwards in the following years. This year will see floats reach $167bn (£138bn), according to experts at law firm Baker McKenzie, up from $133bn in 2016. Further floats are expected to see activity …

City Moves for 5 January 2017 | Who’s switching jobs

Colliers International Global real estate advisor, Colliers International, has recruitedKaty Rogers to its EMEA corporate solutions team. Katy, the newly appointed senior portfolio manager, will be responsible for managing client relationships, maintaining real estate strategies and coordinate da…
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