SOMETIMES THE BEST STORIES
ARE FOUND IN THE NUMBERS
HERE ARE SOME OF THE TALES WE
DISCOVERED IN OUR OWN LIST:
THE LIST BY FIRM SIZE
We received more than 30,000
attorney nominations and
evaluations for the 2011 Super
Fifty-five percent of lawyers selected
this year have been on the list for
each of the last five years.
Three attorneys have been listed
in the Top 10 for each of the last
• Theodore V. Wells (Criminal
Defense: White-Collar) of Paul,
Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.
• Jonathan L. Mechanic (Real
Estate) of Fried, Frank, Harris,
Shriver & Jacobson.
• Gary P. Naftalis (Business
Litigation) of Kramer Levin
Naftalis & Frankel.
FIRM SIZE IN NUMBER OF LAW YERS
AVERAGE YEARS ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
EARLIEST YEAR OF ADMIT TANCE: 1949 ( 2 LAW YERS)
MOST RECENT YEAR OF ADMI TTANCE: 2004 (1 LAW YER)
PEAK YEAR OF ADMIT TANCE: 1981 (236 LAW YERS)
THE LIST BY LAW SCHOOL ALUMNI
New York University School of Law
Columbia Law School
Harvard Law School
Fordham University School of Law
Brooklyn Law School
St. John’s University
School of Law
Yale Law School
FROM SUPER LAWYERS 2011
* THERE ARE MORE HARVARD LAW GRADUATES AND YALE LAW GRADUATES ON THE LIST IN THE NEW YORK METRO AREA
THAN ON THE LIST IN ANY OTHER MARKET—INCLUDING THE COMBINED LISTS FOR NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.