In this special report, The National Law Journal takes the measure of litigation shops in our nation's capital. We asked litigation practices there to tell us about their operations — headcounts and revenues, their biggest wins, even their losses. Our staff in Washington and elsewhere in the country scrutinized these data and selected the six firms you'll read about in these pages. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher wins the prize for all-around excellence, but it was a close call, and we selected two runner-up firms. We also selected excellent firms in a number of sub specialties. These originally included insurance litigation, but we didn't receive enough responses to feel comfortable selecting a firm in that category.
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