Let’s see which lawyer has made into the list of Top 10 richest lawyers in the world. Well, Lawyers have a bit of a bad reputation these days cutthroat money-grabbing ruthless well these are the richest lawyers in the world and some of them have undoubtedly made some tough decisions to get there number.
10 Anna Quinncoces
net worth eight million dollars
Anakin Coces seemingly does it all not only is she a partner in her law firm she’s a celebrity chef cookbook author and appeared in The Real Housewives of Miami – formerly a real estate lawyer King Coces then turned her attention to bringing Cuban food to the masses she created a range of diet foods called skinny latina just don’t google it and appears regularly on the Food Network has published three cookbooks and was voted Miami’s hottest chef in 2011.
09 Michelle Obama
net worth eleven point eight million dollars
The now-former First Lady of the United States is also an accomplished lawyer receiving her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in 1988 Obama has been open about the fact that she injured a lot of self-doubts when she first began studying law. I’m used to a campus environment and coming from a modest financial background she earned her qualifications though and went on to work with the Harvard legal aid Bureau representing low-income people in housing disputes Michelle met Barak a fellow lawyer when she was assigned to mentor him arguably she still does.
08 Vernon Jordan
net worth twelve million dollars
Vernon Jordan was raised in a racially segregated Society in Georgia in the 1950s and so it formed his passion for civil rights and led him on the path to becoming one of the richest lawyers in the world Jordan struggled to get good jobs when he was young often discounted because of his race but eventually secured a law degree from the Howard University School of Law in nineteen see he joined the office of civil rights activists working on cases of racial discrimination and after working tirelessly became a political adviser to Bill Clinton during his term as president.
07 Joel Siegel
net worth 40 million dollars
Joe Siegel is a sport agent and sports contract adviser who because the president of worldwide football management Inc in 1997 acknowledged to be one of the most powerful sports agents in the USA Segal has been an advisor within the NFL since 2001 representing draft picks and representing high profile athletes including Levi Brown De-Angelo Hall and Reggie Bush he represents five players and has negotiated contracts worth the total of 250 million dollars.
06 John Branca
net worth 50 million dollars
A notable lawyer in the entertainment industry John Branca has represented the Rolling Stones Carlos Santana Aerosmith Fleetwood Mac and Michael Jackson bring his involvement in the entertainment industry extends from iconic rock-and-roll acts to the sale of back catalogues formation of major record labels and music industry investments he is currently the co executor of Michael Jackson’s estate and has been heavily involved in the icon’s career he negotiated the release of Thriller ensuring the video had enough budget he also helped Jackson purchased the rights to songs and drew up his will one of the richest lawyers in the world he’s also one of the most well trusted.
05 Willie. E. Gary
net worth a hundred million dollars
Willie Gary has fought some major corporations in his time and has often been called the giant killer for his ability to defend the rights of his clients throughout his career Gary has reportedly won cases were thirty billion in total and is one of Ebenezer most influential black Americans Gary opened the first African-American law firm in Florida a firm which now has a hundred staff he is also heavily involved in charity work and founded his own foundation Gary has a private Boeing 737 named wings of justice the second
04 Judith Sheindlin
net worth 150 million dollars
Famous TV judge judy is genuinely a real lawyer Judith Sheindlin passed the New York Bar Exam and became a corporate lawyer in the cosmetic sector immediately after Shane Lim was also a prosecutor on a variety of family law cases including domestic violence and abuse cases famous for her sharp tongue and brusque approach Shane Lynn was approached to head up a courtroom reality show Judge Judy began in 1996 and is still showing 20 years later continuing to be extremely popular with viewers many courtroom reality shows have been commissioned but all are imitations Shane Lim received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.
03 Bill Neukom
net worth 850 million dollars
Microsoft’s formal legal representative bill Newcombe completed his law degree from Stanford in 1967 Newcomb was Bill Gates legal adviser in 1978 when Microsoft had 12 staff he continued to represent Microsoft legally for 25 years and built up Microsoft’s legal team to 600 people Newcombe has defended Microsoft’s intellectual property in numerous cases often involving cases against Apple and retired in 2002 since his work with Microsoft Newcombe invested in the San Francisco Giants and became their CEO in 2012.
02 William learch
net worth 900 million dollars
Since disbarred William lyric was formerly an attorney who commonly represented fraud cases throughout his career Larrick has recovered forty-five billion for victims of the fraud lyrics most famous case was against Enron and became the largest amount ever recovered in a class-action lawsuit in American history seven-point twelve billion dollars. Lerach has sued Dick Cheney former vice president as well as Halliburton he was even listed as one of the best lawyers in America, however, this all came crashing down in 2007 when Lerach was investigated for obstruction of justice and lying under oath he served some time in prison and lost his license to practice law good thing he cashed him before that.
01 Joe Jamail
net worth 1.5 billion dollars
No longer with us Joe Jamil was the king of torts and number one on this richest lawyers list for a good reason a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law he represented a good friend in a case against oil giant Texaco in 1985 and one making 335 million dollars known for being an aggressive and forthright litigator he has been referred to as rude uncivil and vulgar and even unprofessional but with an almost perfect record of wins I know there are some lawyers in the LX community so we wanted to ask what made you pick this career and not something else let us know in the comments because you stuck with us up to this point here’s a bonus fact for you both Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are technically lawyers but have traded up to become career politicians something to consider when Obama came in office his net worth was around 1.3 million today he’s worth around 7 million now how much do you think Bill Clinton is worth 10 20 50 nope Bill Clinton has a net worth of 90 million dollars so if you’re a lawyer you might want to consider a career in politics thank you for spending some time with us a Luxor’s if you enjoyed this video make sure to like it and subscribe to our Channel we also hand-picked these videos we think you might enjoy thank you for being part of the largest community of luxury enthusiasts in the world.