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Best Law Firms in Each U.S. Region

Associates rate the reputations of peer firms in their own region. These rankings reveal the most prestigious 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 is only able to vote in the Northern California category. This year's regional rankings include the following locations: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Miami, the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Mountain States, New York City, Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, Southern California, Texas, and Washington, DC.

  • Ranking History

2018 Best Law Firms in the Midwest

1
SCORE
8.502

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

2017 Rank
1
2
SCORE
6.698

Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs has a multi-disciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 46 offices across 21 countries on five continents. Their expansion has...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
4
3
SCORE
6.607

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

In early 2012, Minnesota-based Faegre Benson joined with Indianapolis firm Baker & Daniels to form Faegre Baker Daniels, a 770-attorney firm with...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
6
4
SCORE
6.395

Baker & Hostetler LLP

A Cleveland native with a largely domestic focus, BakerHostetler has involved itself in a number of cases that shaped America over the past century. The...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
2
5
SCORE
6.281

Bryan Cave LLP

Employing a combination of expansion, foreign alliances and domestic mergers, Bryan Cave has established itself in the 21st century as an ambitious...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
3
6
SCORE
6.123

Foley & Lardner LLP

While Foley & Lardner handles a wide range of business matters, the majority of the firm's major clients come from the automotive, energy, health...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
5
7
SCORE
5.805

Dentons

The megafirm known as Dentons is the product of a flurry of mergers in the last half decade, most recently with McKenna Long & Aldridge in April...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
15
8
SCORE
5.787

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Dorsey & Whitney was founded in 1912 when William Lancaster, a prominent Minneapolis lawyer joined forces with David Simpson, a Minnesota Supreme...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
7
9
SCORE
5.726

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

From its Midwestern hub in Indianapolis, Barnes & Thornburg has aggressively expanded to serve a large network of clients throughout the U.S. In...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
24
10
SCORE
5.561

Polsinelli PC

Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 800 attorneys in 20 offices, serving corporations, institutions and entrepreneurs nationally. In 1972,...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
10
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