26 Metro Rankings
In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions. The firm is particularly noted for its capabilities in: White-collar defense and other government investigations and enforcement including anti-corruption and economic sanctions, fraud, money laundering, criminal antitrust, and tax investigations, examinations, and enforcement actions; High-stakes litigation particularly involving complex commercial claims and cross-border disputes; Patent and technology litigation especially life sciences, trade secrets, and Section 337 claims and controversies arising from disruptive technologies; Preventive international corporate compliance particularly FCPA/anti-corruption, economic sanctions/export controls, national and cybersecurity, including program development and implementation, transaction counseling, and internal investigations; and Challenging regulatory issues before the US government particularly agencies addressing energy, the environment, tax, trade, transportation, telecommunications, technology, and the Internet, as well as regulatory matters in Brussels, London, and Beijing Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington.
Steptoe's main office houses more than 300 lawyers practicing in all major areas of legal service and industry groups. Our lawyers are supported by a staff of more than 300, including paralegals, library specialists, government affairs professionals, and regulatory and technology professionals. The office represents US and international Fortune 100 companies, medium-sized businesses, and smaller/start-up entrepreneurs, as well as individuals, public-sector enterprises and governmental entities. We also are proud of our community service involvement, widely recognized pro bono contributions, and commitment to diversity and inclusion in a collegial workplace environment. The firm's DC office was opened in 1945 as an offshoot of a West Virginia law firm and over the years has earned a national and international reputation for vigorous representation before government agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitrations, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions. The office includes a number of former high-level government officials who substantially contribute to a tradition of strong regulatory, transactional, and litigation counsel.
Total Offices: 10
Total Attorneys: 434
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