Pennsylvania Super Lawyers: By the Numbers

The 2012 issue of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers will hit the streets in June. To tide you over, here are some stories we found in this year's list data.

1. We received more than 20,000 attorney nominations and evaluations for the 2012 Super Lawyers list
2. The attorney with the earliest bar admission on this year's Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list is Richard A. Sprague of Sprague & Sprague in Philadelphia, who was admitted in 1954.
3. More than 62 percent of attorneys selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list this year have been on the list each year since 2008.

The list by firm size:
1-10                           30%
11-50                         23%
51-100                       9%
101+                          38%

The list by city:
Philadelphia: 1225 (51%)
Pittsburgh: 467 (19%)

The average number of years in practice for a listee is just over 30.

The list by law school alumni:
Temple University Beasley School of Law: 359
Villanova University School of Law: 325
University of Pittsburgh School of Law: 235
University of Pennsylvania Law School: 225
Duquesne University School of Law: 179