Washington D.C.: Shoring up the defences
Washington DC firms have been less hard hit than many of their New York and West Coast counterparts in the current downturn, but the competitiveness that comes with such stability has made the DC market a tough one for out-of-town firms to crack. Sophie Evans reports
The US economy has become more Washington-centric in the past year: the major DC firms’ figures for 2002-03 have shown strong increases in fee income, suggesting they have been thriving, not merely surviving, over the past year.
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