The American Lawyer

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The American Lawyer
Editor Kimberly Kleman[1]
Categories Legal magazine
Frequency Monthly
Founder Steven Brill
Year founded 1979
Company ALM
Country United States
Based in New York City
Language English
ISSN 0162-3397

The American Lawyer is a monthly law magazine published by ALM. It was founded in 1979 by Steven Brill. Features include:

  • The annual "Am Law 100" and "Am Law 200" surveys, which rank United States law firms by number of attorneys, profits per partner, and overall revenue[2]
  • "The View From the Top" (annual poll of law firm chairpersons)
  • "Corporate Scorecard"[3]

The website of The American Lawyer, publishes daily headline news of the legal business around the world.[4]


  1. ^ "Kleman, former Consumer Reports editor, hired as editor of American Lawyer". 
  2. ^ Blumenthal, Jeff (May 4, 2012), "Per-lawyer revenue up", Philadelphia Business Journal,, retrieved May 16, 2012 
    Citation partially supports content of line item
  3. ^ About us
  4. ^ "The American Lawyer". 

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