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Best Law Firms by 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

2019 Best Law Firms in the Midwest

1
SCORE
8.343

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

2018 Rank
1
2
SCORE
6.510

Baker & Hostetler LLP

A Cleveland native with a largely domestic focus, BakerHostetler has involved itself in a number of cases that shaped America over the past century. The...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
4
3
SCORE
6.470

Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs has a multi-disciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 46 offices across 21 countries on five continents. Their expansion has...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
2
4
SCORE
6.059

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

In early 2012, Minnesota-based Faegre Benson joined with Indianapolis firm Baker & Daniels to form Faegre Baker Daniels, a 770-attorney firm with...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
3
5
SCORE
6.006

Foley & Lardner LLP

While Foley & Lardner handles a wide range of business matters, the majority of the firm's major clients come from the automotive, energy, health...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
6
6
SCORE
5.801

Dentons

The megafirm known as Dentons is the product of a flurry of mergers in the last half decade, most recently with McKenna Long & Aldridge in April...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
7
7
SCORE
5.722

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Employing a combination of expansion, foreign alliances and domestic mergers, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has established itself in the 21st century as...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
5
8
SCORE
5.500

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

2018 Rank
8
9
SCORE
5.358

Ice Miller LLP

Typically Miller and Ice aren't words you usually combine while searching for advice, but Ice Miller is prepared to dish it out. The law firm and...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
18
10
SCORE
5.351

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

From its Midwestern hub in Indianapolis, Barnes & Thornburg has aggressively expanded to serve a large network of clients throughout the U.S. In...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
9
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