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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The number of businesses in the state is anticipated to grow more quickly, supporting demand for legal services
  • Lawyers in New York are among the highest-paid legal professionals in the country
  • The Law Firms industry in New York is anticipated to undergo further growth

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    As the economy continues to improve, the Law Firms industry in New York will benefit from higher corporate profit margins and increased corporate activity. Increasing mergers and acquisitions (M&As) as well as strength in initial public offerings (IPOs) will continue to improve revenue for the industry's top firms, which receive the bulk of their revenue from major corporate clients. The overall performance of the economy, an anticipated increase in corporate profit and an influx of new laws and regulations will aid revenue growth over the next five years. Expected increases in consumer disposable income will also aid smaller industry participants by increasing demand for services like estate and trust planning...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Law Firms industry in New York is highly labor-intensive, which results in a low level of capital intensity. Employees at law firms typically specialize in a particular field of law, be that immigration law, real estate law or intellectual property law. Law firms also require support staff for research, documenting, filing and other low-skill duties, further driving up wage costs. Capital investment, by comparison, is negligible in this industry. As such, in 2017, IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, only $0.02 is spent on capital.


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    Additional Insights for the Law Firms in New York Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Law Firms in New York Industry are

  • Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate
  • Experienced work force
  • Having a high prior success rate (including completed prior contracts)
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Initial public offerings and Number of Businesses in New York in the Law Firms in New York industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Law Firms in New York Industry?

    This industry comprises offices of legal practitioners (known as lawyers or attorneys) in New York, who primarily practice law. Establishments provide expertise on diverse or specific areas of law, such as criminal, corporate, family and estate, patent, real estate or tax.

    Industry Products
    Business law services
    Environmental law, healthcare law and immigration law
    Civil negligence
    Real estate law
    Criminal law
    Labor law and employment law
    Family law
    Arbitration, mediation and other services
    Industry Activities
    Providing criminal law services
    Providing corporate law services
    Providing family law services
    Providing estate law services
    Providing intellectual property law services
    Providing real estate law services
    Providing tax law services
    Providing commercial law services
    Providing personal injury law services
    Providing property law services

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Initial public offerings
  • Number of Businesses in New York
  • Gross Domestic Product for New York
  • Crime rate

  • Current Performance
  • Wall Street building up industry growth
  • Emerging trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Competitive pressures
  • Surging cybersecurity threats
  • Table: Law Firms in New York Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Law Firms in New York Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Oil Drilling & Gas Extraction
  • Coal Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Commercial Banking
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Computer Stores
  • Office Furniture Manufacturing
  • Office Supply Stores

  • Products & Services
  • Business law services
  • Environmental law, healthcare law and immigration law
  • Civil negligence
  • Real estate law
  • Criminal law
  • Labor law and employment law
  • Arbitration, mediation and other services
  • Family law
  • Chart: Law Firms in New York Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Business and corporate clients
  • Households
  • Government and not-for-profit clients
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Law Firms in New York Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesRent, utilities and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Law Firms in New York

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Law Firms in New York Industry

  • Major Companies
    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLPCravath, Swaine & Moore LLPKirkland & EllisSullivan & Cromwell LLPSkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLPWachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  • Table: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - financial performance
  • Table: Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP - financial performance
  • Table: Kirkland & Ellis - financial performance
  • Table: Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - financial performance
  • Table: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP - financial performance
  • Table: Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Law Firms in New York Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Law Firms in New York Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • No. of Businesses in New York (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • A confidential legal dispute-resolution process, in which a disagreement is settled through the aid of a neutral third party. The arbitrator's decision is usually binding and cannot be appealed.
  • Initial Public Offerings (Ipos)
  • The issuing of a company's common stock to the public for the first time.
  • Mergers And Acquisitions (M&A)
  • The buying, selling and combining of companies.
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