Top Ranked

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 Atlanta

1
SCORE
9.330

King & Spalding

Over its 130-year history, King & Spalding has branched far from its Southern roots to open offices across the United States, Europe, the Middle...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
1
2
SCORE
9.256

Alston & Bird LLP

As definitively "Atlanta" as Coca-Cola, TBS, and Bobby Cox, Alston & Bird isn't just a Georgia peach: it has built a nationally-regarded lobbying...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
2
3
SCORE
8.289

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

2016 Rank
3
4
SCORE
8.034

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Born of a January 2011 merger between the Atlanta-based Kilpatrick Stockton and Bay Area firm Townsend and Townsend and Crew, Kilpatrick Townsend &...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
5
5
SCORE
8.029

Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP

Established in 1977, esteemed Atlanta law firm Bondurant Mixson & Elmore is prepared to go to trial for its clients' business law controversies. By...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
4
6
SCORE
7.667

Troutman Sanders LLP

Troutman Sanders was founded at the tail end of the 1800s in Atlanta. But the firm has grown beyond its Georgia peach roots-over 600 Troutman attorneys...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
6
7
SCORE
7.314

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP started as an Atlanta tax firm and has grown to include offices in London, Geneva, Washington, DC, New York, Houston,...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
7
8
SCORE
6.856

Paul Hastings LLP

Over the last few decades, Paul Hastings has grown from a mid-market U.S. firm to an international outfit with strengths in employment, tax, and business...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
9
9
SCORE
6.438

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Serving Atlanta-based and national corporate legal needs, Arnall Golden Gregory has a solid reputation as a general practice business firm, serving...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
12
10
SCORE
6.437

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

From an eight-attorney Atlanta real estate outfit, Morris, Manning & Martin has grown to become a reputable regional player in the Southeast with...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
10
11
SCORE
6.323

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP counts among its clients some of the biggest names in information technology, energy, entertainment, telecommunications, real...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
14
12
SCORE
6.222

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

2016 Rank
13
13
SCORE
6.136

McGuireWoods LLP

McGuireWoods' roots stretch back to 1834 in Charlottesville, Virginia, when Egbert R. Watson began his law practice. Today, the firm regularly serves the...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
11
14
SCORE
5.993

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Founded in 1945 by a trio of labor lawyers in Chicago, Seyfarth Shaw has grown to more than 850 lawyers across 14 offices in the U.S., London, Melbourne,...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
15
SCORE
5.878

Holland & Knight LLP

A veritable global conglomerate, Holland & Knight complements its fleet of offices in the United States with locations in the UK and Latin America,...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
16
SCORE
5.877

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Founded in 1897, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough employs more than 500 attorneys, policy advisors, technical specialists, consultants and...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
17
SCORE
5.766

Hunton & Williams LLP

After remaining regional through most of the 20th century, Hunton & Williams ventured beyond the mid-Atlantic in a major way as the new millennium...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
15
18
SCORE
5.735

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

With more than 550 attorneys, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP is one of the largest law firms in the Southeast.  Founded in 1876 in...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
19
SCORE
5.490

Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP

Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP is a mid-sized Atlanta-based firm that focuses on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Bankruptcy, Commercial Finance,...

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR
20
SCORE
5.314

Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

Coming soon*

TRENDING

2016 Rank
NR

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