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Ranked by announced value for deals in which the firm was deemed

the primary legal adviser.

(Dollars in millions)

Rank Firm Deal valueNumber

of deals

1 Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz $49,098.60 5

2 Sullivan & Cromwell 24,593.00 6

3 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & 16,018.20 1

4 Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilt12,792.80 3

5 Foley & Lardner 10,714.80 2

6 Lewis, Rice & Fingersh 2,293.00 1

7 Hogan & Hartson 2,057.80 3

8 Brobeck Phleger & Harrison 1,871.70 2

9 Goodwin, Procter & Hoar 1,418.10 2

10 Bingham, Dana 1,403.90 1

11 Silver, Freedman & Taff 1,263.20 4

12 Dorsey & Whitney 1,240.90 2

13 Mayer, Brown & Platt 1,207.40 1

14 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice 1,099.90 7

15 Elias, Matz, Tiernan & Herrick 1,096.90 5

16 Arnold & Porter 986.8 4

17 Irell & Manella 953.9 1

18 Dykema Gossett 819.1 1

19 Peabody & Brown 778 1

20 Alston & Bird 527.9 3

21 Warner Norcross & Judd 487.2 2

22 Pitney, Hardin, Kipp & Szuch 479.2 3

23 Murai, Wald, Biondo & Moreno 411.6 1

24 Ledgewood Law Firm 375 1

25 Werner & Blank Co. 306.6 1

- Squire, Sanders & Dempsey 306.6 1 ===

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