Established in 1967, the firm’s Washington office provides services to a wide variety of clients in diverse areas of the law. It is the firm’s second-largest office with more than 150 lawyers. Because of our location in the nation’s capital, our lawyers are deeply involved in the workings of the federal government—from the US Supreme Court and Congress, to the White House and federal agencies.
Our lawyers handle cutting-edge matters in a diverse range of practices, including bond finance; competition and antitrust; energy regulation; environmental law; general commercial litigation and transactions; intellectual property; labor and immigration; project finance and development; and real estate finance. Counted among our professionals are former senior regulators, federal prosecutors, high-level legislative staff members, and prominent transactional, intellectual property and environmental practitioners. The office additionally houses a number of lawyers seasoned in the practice of corporate and securities law, tax law, international transactions and other business issues.
Our Washington lawyers enthusiastically take part in a wide variety of pro bono efforts, contributing to organizations such as the Children’s Law Center, the DC Legal Aid Society, the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts, Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services, Legal Counsel for the Elderly and Legal Services of Northern Virginia.
Rachel L. Ball, Director of Administration
From Points South (I-95 North to 395 North):
From Points North (I-95 South to I-495 West toward Silver Spring):
From Points West (Route 66 East):
From Ronald Reagan National Airport:
METRO buses and the Orange, Blue, and Silver Line subway are all within a three-minute walk from 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Station: Foggy Bottom-GWU 2301 I Street
DC Law on Cell Phone Use
On January 6, 2004, the DC Council passed a new legislation to fine anyone using a cellular phone without a hands-free device while driving in the District of Columbia. This law becomes effective July 1, 2004. The law applies to ALL drivers in the city, regardless of whether or not you live in DC. The fine is $100 and 1 point. Please pass this on to anyone who drives in the DC area. REMEMBER: THE SPEED LIMIT IN WASHINGTON DC IS 25 MPH UNLESS OTHERWISE POSTED!