Top 10 highest paid lawyers in the USA
There are a lot of reasons why people become lawyers. Some flock to law school out of a sense of duty to their fellow man. Some do it for the intellectual challenge, which ironically, is downright stupid. Some do it out of tradition, while others do it for the prestige.
While the names of the people included in this list are not the wealthiest in the world, they are the richest in their chosen industry – law. Here is a list of the top ten richest lawyers in the world.
10. Ana Quincoces – Net Worth: $8 Million
9. Vernon Jordan – Net Worth: $12 Million
8. Thomas Mesereau – Net Worth: $ 25 Million
7. Erin Brockovich – Net Worth: $42 Million
6. John Branca – Net Worth: $50 Million
5. Robert Shapiro – Net Worth: $50 Million
4. Roy Black – Net Worth: $65 Million
3. Willie Gary – Net Worth: $100 Million
2. Joe Jamail Jr. – Net Worth: $1.5 Billion
1. Richard Scruggs – Net Worth: $1.7 Billion