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Best Law Firms in Washington, D.C.

Location, location, location. These rankings reveal the best law firms by region across the U.S.

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Top Ranked

2016 Rank 2015 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 2 Covington & Burling LLP 8.71 Washington, DC
2 1 Williams & Connolly LLP 8.62 Washington, DC
3 3 WilmerHale 7.88 Washington, DC
4 3 Arnold & Porter LLP 7.84 Washington, DC
5 4 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 7.79 Los Angeles, CA
6 4 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 7.64 New York, NY
7 8 Jones Day 7.54 Washington, DC
8 5 Latham & Watkins LLP 7.49 New York, NY
9 6 Kirkland & Ellis LLP 7.44 Chicago, IL
10 7 Hogan Lovells US LLP 7.36 Washington, DC
11 9 Sidley Austin LLP 7.20 Chicago, IL
12 NR Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP 7.11 New York, NY
13 NR Sullivan & Cromwell LLP 6.99 New York, NY
14 12 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 6.78 New York, NY
15 10 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 6.60 Washington, DC
16 11 Mayer Brown LLP 6.59 Chicago, IL
17 15 White & Case LLP 6.43 New York, NY
18 17 Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 6.33 New York, NY
19 14 O'Melveny & Myers LLP 6.25 Los Angeles, CA
20 16 Crowell & Moring LLP 6.21 Washington, DC
21 22 Paul Hastings LLP 6.19 New York, NY
22 13 Steptoe & Johnson LLP 6.17 Washington, DC
23 18 Jenner & Block LLP 6.12 Chicago, IL
23 20 Ropes & Gray LLP 6.12 Boston, MA
24 24 K&L Gates LLP 6.08 Pittsburgh, PA
25 21 Wiley Rein LLP 6.05 Washington, DC

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