The National Law Journal is accepting nominations for our 2017 Washington D.C. Litigation Department of the Year contest. We will award the top department in general litigation, as well as award the top specialty practice groups. The competition is open to any law firm with a D.C. metro area presence. We are trying to identify and reward powerhouse practices in the D.C. area, and we would like you to submit matters led by lawyers from the area.

The deadline for completing this is April 3.

You can find the complete nomination guidelines here. Please send your submissions to

Submissions should be sent in a separate Word document. Please do not include pertinent information such as the essay, references, etc., in the body of the email. Please name Word doc files in this format: CategoryFirmNameLitigationDC.doc