Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is an international law firm headquartered in New York City, employing over 900 attorneys in eleven offices worldwide. The firm specializes in a variety of areas in both litigation and corporate practices, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. It is among the most profitable large law firms in the world on a per-partner basis according to the American Lawyer’s annual AmLaw 100 Survey. Simpson Thacher had a gross revenue of approximately $1.25 billion in 2014 with an estimated profits per partner of $3,485,000. The firm has relationships with private equity firms Blackstone Group, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Hellman & Friedman and Silver Lake Partners, and it has longstanding ties to JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and the United States Department of the Treasury. Other notable clients include the Alibaba Group, Goldman Sachs, Toronto-Dominion Bank, Microsoft, Tesla Motors, Sirius Satellite Radio, Google and Facebook. The firm has represented the buyer in the five largest completed buyouts in history. The firm is also consistently deemed by a number of rankings and surveys as one of the most prestigious law firms in the nation, including AboveTheLaw, Vault 100, and Forbes.