Whole institution transactions announced in the first half of 1997 By Deal Value

Deal valueNumber of Rank Firm ($millionsdeals

1 Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 1 9,330.30 2

2 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 9,115.30 4

3 Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton 1 9,030.30 1 - Dorsey & Whitney LLP 1 9,030.30 1

5 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LL 8,493.60 5

6 Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobso 7,588.40 3

7 Foster Pepper & Shefelman 7,006.70 1 - Sidley & Austin 7,006.70 1

9 Sullivan & Cromwell 3,662.40 8

10 Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz 1 1,380.60 1

11 Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. 1 1,315.20 4

12 Shearman & Sterling 1 1,092.50 1

13 Silver, Freedman & Taff, L.L.P. 1,068.80 5

14 Muldoon, Murphy & Faucette 1,045.50 4

15 Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. 915.2 1

16 Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt & Howlett LL 910.5 2

17 Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur 1 893.2 1

18 Thompson Coburn 890.8 3

19 Alston & Bird LLP 848.9 6

20 Thacher Proffitt & Wood 1 692.3 3

21 Harris Beach & Wilcox 1 647.5 1

22 McGuire, Woods, Battle & Boothe, L.L.P. 545.6 1

23 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 513.1 2

24 Arnold & Porter 440.5 5

25 Vedder Price 368.2 4

26 Stevens & Lee 1 322.5 1

27 Lindquist & Vennum P.L.L.P. 300.7 8

28 Howard & Howard Attorneys 292 2

29 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 196.9 2

30 Carlsmith Ball Wichman Case & Ichiki 1 182.4 1

31 Schiff Hardin & Waite 177 5

32 Bracewell & Patterson, L.L.P. 152.5 6

33 Jenkens & Gilchrist, P.C. 148.6 8

34 Tyler, Cooper & Alcorn 142.8 3

35 Thompson Hine & Flory P.L.L. 1 135 1

36 Dykema Gossett PLLC 1 132 1

37 Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP 126.7 3

38 Friday, Eldredge & Clark 115 2

39 Devine, Millimet & Branch, P.A. 1 106 1 - Hale and Dorr 1 106 1

41 Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy 1 105 1

42 Hunton & Williams 1 104.8 2

43 Foley, Hoag & Eliot LLP 1 96 1

44 Elias, Matz, Tiernan & Herrick 1 92.4 2

45 Gary Steven Findley & Associates 1 82.6 1 - Ray, Quinney & Nebeker 1 82.6 1

47 Luse, Lehman, Gorman, Pomerenk & Schick 73.2 1

48 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1 68.9 2

49 Housley Kantarian & Bronstein, P.C. 67.9 4

50 Gordon, Arata, McCollam & Duplantis 1 63.4 1 - Lange, Simpson, Robinson & Somerville 1 63.4 1 By Number of Deals

1 Sullivan & Cromwell 3,662.40 8 - Lindquist & Vennum P.L.L.P. 300.7 8 - Jenkens & Gilchrist, P.C. 148.6 8

4 Alston & Bird LLP 848.9 6 - Bracewell & Patterson, L.L.P. 152.5 6

6 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LL 8,493.60 5 - Silver, Freedman & Taff, L.L.P. 1,068.80 5 - Arnold & Porter 440.5 5 - Schiff Hardin & Waite 177 5

10 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 9,115.30 4 - Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. 1 1,315.20 4 - Muldoon, Murphy & Faucette 1,045.50 4 - Vedder Price 368.2 4 - Housley Kantarian & Bronstein, P.C. 67.9 4 - Watkins, Ludlam & Stennis, P.A. 41.4 4

16 Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobso 7,588.40 3 - Thompson Coburn 890.8 3 - Thacher Proffitt & Wood 1 692.3 3 - Tyler, Cooper & Alcorn 142.8 3 - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP 126.7 3 - Smith, MacKinnon, Harris, Greeley, et a 60 3 - Duane, Morris & Heckscher 59 3 - Barack, Ferrazzano, Kirschbaum & Perlma 54.3 3 - Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease 40.4 3 - Quarles & Brady 25.9 3 ===

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