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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

2014 Best Law Firms in the Mid-Atlantic

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SCORE
8.370

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates

Giant among Mortals Kind of like Oprah or Beyoncé, Skadden is a giant among mortals. Known by its one name, it sits atop its world, continuously...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
1
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2
SCORE
8.230

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan Lewis has branched out from its Philadelphia roots to build an international network of lawyers reaching from Boston to Beijing and San Francisco...

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2013 Rank
2
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3
SCORE
7.670

Dechert LLP

Since its founding in 1875, Dechert has become international global legal force to be reckoned with. In the United States, the firm is particularly...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
4
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4
SCORE
7.540

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

2013 Rank
3
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5
SCORE
7.190

Reed Smith LLP

A Pittsburgh native long intertwined with the city's industrial kingpins, Reed Smith joined the crowd in globalizing via international mergers in the...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
5
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6
SCORE
7.180

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

2013 Rank
6
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7
SCORE
6.860

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Pepper Hamilton was founded 125 years ago in the City of Brotherly Love, where it strictly remained for 80 years. While it still maintains more of an...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
7
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8
SCORE
6.550

Duane Morris LLP

From its hub in Philadelphia to offices in Northern California to outposts in Singapore and Vietnam and back around to London, Duane Morris may be taking...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
9
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9
SCORE
6.500

Ballard Spahr LLP

Growing from an influential Philadelphia base to more than a dozen offices throughout the U.S., Ballard Spahr has been traditionally strong in...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
9
10
SCORE
6.440

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Drinker Biddle is a national, full-service law firm providing litigation, regulatory, and business solutions to public and private corporations,...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
8
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11
SCORE
6.310

Blank Rome LLP

Blank Rome has been a Philly staple since the 1940s, but the firm isn't exclusive to the City of Brotherly Love - its offices span the U.S. and China,...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
10
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12
SCORE
6.200

Cozen O'Connor

Cozen O'Connor is a full-service North American law firm of over 600 attorneys in 23 offices across the US, UK, and Canada. Through the firm's main...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
14
13
SCORE
6.080

Saul Ewing LLP

A regional powerhouse proud of its mastery over the Mid-Atlantic region, Saul Ewing has strong practices in commercial litigation, business and finance,...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
12
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14
SCORE
5.990

Hogan Lovells LLP

Formed on May 1, 2010 by the merger of Hogan & Hartson and Lovells, Hogan Lovells is a global megafirm with more than 40 offices in the United...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
16
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15
SCORE
5.890

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Pittsburgh-based firm Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has 160 years of practice and expansion under its belt, having represented clients like Bank of...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
13
16
SCORE
5.800

Fox Rothschild LLP

With more than 700 attorneys practicing across 22 offices coast to coast serving clients in various industries, Fox Rothschild doesn't put all of its...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
15
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17
SCORE
5.650

Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.

Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware's largest law firm and one of its oldest, has been committed from its founding to helping sophisticated clients...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
11
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18
SCORE
5.570

McCarter & English LLP

Founded as a small-town, one-lawyer practice in New Jersey over 170 years ago, McCarter & English is now New Jersey's oldest and one of its largest...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
17
19
SCORE
5.330

Littler Mendelson P.C.

For over 70 years, Littler has been a leader in the area of labor and employment law on a national, and recently, international scale. Bay Area...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
22
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20
SCORE
5.110

Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller

Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller is a Philadelphia-based firm known for its trial and appellate work. With 49 attorneys and offices in...

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