Best Law Firms in Washington, D.C.

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

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Top Ranked

2014 Rank 2013 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 2 Williams & Connolly LLP 8.79 Washington, DC
2 1 Covington & Burling LLP 8.69 Washington, DC
3 3 WilmerHale 8.05 Washington, DC
4 3 Arnold & Porter LLP 7.96 Washington, DC
5 4 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 7.82 New York, NY
6 6 Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP 7.65 Los Angeles, CA
7 5 Hogan Lovells US LLP 7.53 Washington, DC
7 8 Latham & Watkins LLP 7.53 New York, NY
8 7 Kirkland & Ellis LLP 7.49 Chicago, IL
9 10 Jones Day 7.31 Washington, DC
10 9 Sidley Austin LLP 7.16 Chicago, IL
11 12 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 6.65 New York, NY
12 13 Mayer Brown LLP 6.60 Chicago, IL
13 11 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 6.54 Washington, DC
14 15 Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 6.43 New York, NY
15 14 O'Melveny & Myers LLP 6.22 Los Angeles, CA
16 17 Crowell & Moring LLP 6.15 Washington, DC
16 19 Jenner & Block LLP 6.15 Chicago, IL
17 16 Squire Patton Boggs LLP 6.09 Washington, DC
18 20 Ropes & Gray LLP 6.04 Boston, MA
19 18 Steptoe & Johnson LLP 5.99 Washington, DC
20 21 Wiley Rein LLP 5.93 Washington, DC
21 25 Paul Hastings LLP 5.86 New York, NY
22 25 K&L Gates LLP 5.82 Pittsburgh, PA
23 23 McDermott Will & Emery LLP 5.80 Chicago, IL
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