Baker & McKenzie is an international law firm, founded in Chicago in 1949 by Russell Baker and John McKenzie. It is home to more than 4,000 lawyers spread over 72 offices in 45 countries. The Firm has opened five new offices in the past 2 years in 26 of the world’s 30 largest economies. 
As a transnational operation, no single nationality dominates the firm, and more than 80 percent of its lawyers practice outside the United States. The lawyers come from 60 countries and speak more than 75 languages, with English in common.
The Firm saw US$2.313 billion  in revenue in fiscal year 2012. Among U.S. firms, it is ranked the largest by number of attorneys and, as of 2012, the largest by revenue. In 2010 and 2011, Baker & McKenzie was named the strongest global law firm brand in the sharplegal® Global Elite Brand Index, a survey of more than 2,000 of the world’s largest law firm clients. [Source: Wikipedia]