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Best Law Firms in Each U.S. Region

Location, location, location. These rankings reveal the best law firms by region across the U.S.

  • Survey Methodology

    Each regional ranking is based on associates who actually work in that region. For example, an associate from the San Francisco office of a national firm was only allowed to vote in the Northern California category. This year's regional rankings include the following locations: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Miami, the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, New York City, Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, Southern California, Texas and Washington, DC.

  • Ranking History

2015 Best Law Firms in Atlanta

1
SCORE
9.490

King & Spalding

Over its 130-year history, King & Spalding has branched far from its Southern roots to open offices across the United States, Europe, the Middle...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
1
2
SCORE
9.260

Alston & Bird LLP

As definitively "Atlanta" as Coca-Cola, TBS, and Bobby Cox, Alston & Bird isn't just a Georgia peach: it has built a nationally-regarded lobbying...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
2
3
SCORE
7.820

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Born of a January 2011 merger between the Atlanta-based Kilpatrick Stockton and Bay Area firm Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Kilpatrick Townsend &...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
3
4
SCORE
7.810

Jones Day

A heavy-hitter with a hand in most major areas of law and an internationally-recognized prowess in litigation, Jones Day uses its size and reach-offices...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
4
5
SCORE
7.650

Troutman Sanders LLP

Troutman Sanders was founded at the tail end of the 1800s in Atlanta. But the firm has grown beyond its Georgia peach roots-over 600 Troutman attorneys...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
6
6
SCORE
7.350

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP started as an Atlanta tax firm and has grown to include offices in London, Geneva, Washington, DC, New York, Houston,...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
5
7
SCORE
7.300

McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

Editor's note:  In July 2015 McKenna Long & Aldridge and Dentons merged under the Dentons name.  The information...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
7
8
SCORE
6.390

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Serving Atlanta-based and national corporate legal needs, Arnall Golden Gregory has a solid reputation as a general practice business firm, serving...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
9
9
SCORE
6.210

Paul Hastings LLP

Over the last few decades, Paul Hastings has grown from a mid-market U.S. firm to an international outfit with strengths in employment, tax, and business...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
8
10
SCORE
6.050

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

From an eight-attorney Atlanta real estate outfit, Morris, Manning & Martin has grown to become a reputable regional player in the Southeast with...

TRENDING

2014 Rank
10

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