Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Twelve firms that were not listed on the NLJ 250 last year made the cut of 162 attorneys. One made history. For the first time two firms on the list share one name: Steptoe & Johnson. The larger is the Washington firm ranked No. 95 (up from No. 116). The new addition has six West Virginia offices and enters at No. 243. They were actually one firm from 1945 until they split in 1980, according to Robert Steptoe, managing partner of the West Virginia firm whose grandfather, Philip Steptoe, was a founding partner. His firm’s strength is labor and employment, Steptoe said, and the state’s economy has helped it grow steadily. “We don’t get a big boom when things are going up nationwide,” he said, “and likewise when things are dropping, we stay pretty even.”

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.