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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, Mountain States, New York City, Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, Southern California, Texas and Washington, DC.

  • Ranking History

2017 Best Law Firms in the Pacific Northwest

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SCORE
8.400

Perkins Coie LLP

Perkins Coie got off to a good start: founded in 1912, the Seattle-based firm's earliest clients included one William E. Boeing Sr., founder of the...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
1
2
SCORE
7.796

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Founded in 1908, Davis Wright Tremaine has worked with small clients as well as those of Fortune 500 stature, with a focus on entertainment,...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
2
3
SCORE
7.367

K&L Gates LLP

What a difference a couple of years make: the firm now branded K&L Gates has undergone a series of identity-shifting mergers in modern times. On the...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
3
4
SCORE
7.063

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati built its reputation advising some of the major tech and life sciences industries as well as the banks and venture...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
4
5
SCORE
7.000

DLA Piper

With approximately 4,000 lawyers in 90+ offices around the globe, DLA Piper is one of the largest law firms-both by headcount and by revenue-in the...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
7
6
SCORE
6.883

Fenwick & West LLP

In 1972, four attorneys moved from New York to Palo Alto to found a firm based on their vision that the Silicon Valley would become the future tech Mecca...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
6
7
SCORE
6.592

Cooley LLP

Cooley LLP was founded in 1920 in San Francisco by Arthur Cooley and Louis Crowley. The practice they started went on to become a major player in...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
8
8
SCORE
6.430

Stoel Rives LLP

As a super-regional U.S. law firm, Stoel Rives has become a leader in corporate, construction, employment, energy, environmental, natural resources,...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
5
9
SCORE
6.291

Foster Pepper PLLC

One of the Pacific Northwest's largest business law firms, the century-old Foster Pepper has strong practices in real estate and land use, municipal...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
9
10
SCORE
6.269

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

2016 Rank
10
11
SCORE
5.957

Lane Powell PC

Lane Powell PC brings the power of attorney to the Pacific Northwest. Operating out of offices in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and internationally in...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
11
12
SCORE
5.544

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP

Pacific Northwest firm Miller Nash Graham & Dunn's Oregon, Washington, and California strongholds don't deter national heavyweights like Merrill...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
12
13
SCORE
5.425

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt P.C.

*Overview coming soon*

TRENDING

2016 Rank
13
14
SCORE
5.141

Garvey Schubert Barer

Seattle-based Garvey Shubert Barer has grown to house a legal team of more than 100 attorneys in Seattle, Portland, New York, Washington DC, Alaska and...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
14
15
SCORE
4.871

Riddell Williams P.S.

Riddell Williams is a Seattle law firm with deep roots in the Pacific Northwest reaching back to 1906. While the firm's Pacific Northwestern roots give...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
15