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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

1
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

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