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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 Midwest

1
SCORE
8.620

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
1
2
SCORE
6.980

Squire Sanders

Effective June 1, 2014, Squire Sanders and Patton Boggs merged to create Squire Patton Boggs.  The combined firm consists of over 1,500 lawyers...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
3
3
SCORE
6.530

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

2013 Rank
2
4
SCORE
6.350

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

2013 Rank
5
5
SCORE
6.330

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

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TRENDING

2013 Rank
9
6
SCORE
6.270

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

2013 Rank
4
7
SCORE
5.740

Thompson Coburn LLP

St. Louis firm Thompson Coburn's southern headquarters accompany its DC and Chicago locations, but the firm's reach extends nationally. Its high-profile...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
15
8
SCORE
5.570

Thompson Hine LLP

Thompson Hine is a Cleveland-based firm with regional strengths in numerous practice areas including construction, transportation, environmental law,...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
10
9
SCORE
5.480

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP

Founded over 165 years ago, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur operates through half a dozen offices in Ohio, Florida and Washington, DC. Porter Wright...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
11
10
SCORE
5.460

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Kansas City-based Shook, Hardy & Bacon is a top litigation practice where big names turn for representation in bet-the-company cases. The firm is...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
7

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