As a trusted advisor, LeClairRyan provides business counsel and client representation in corporate law and litigation. In this role, the firm applies its knowledge, insight and skill to help clients achieve their business objectives while managing and minimizing their legal risks, difficulties and expenses. With offices in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C., the firm has approximately 350 attorneys representing a wide variety of clients throughout the nation.
The Best Lawyers in America®, 89 LeClairRyan attorneys from 16 offices and 55 practice areas were selected by their peers for inclusion.
U.S. News & World Report and the Best Lawyers listing of best law firms
BTI Litigation Outlook
Law360 ranked four of LeClairRyan's practice groups as being among the largest in the nation
133 LeClairRyan attorneys have been named "Super Lawyers" or Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" in the preceding 12 month period
Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers recognized LeClairRyan
Benchmark Litigation - LeClairRyan was honored as State Firm of the Year - 2013 & 2012 for Virginia
For 2010, American Banker ranked LeClairRyan No. 36 on its "Top Lead Legal Advisors Ranked
The American Lawyer included LeClairRyan in its AmLaw 200 survey
LeClairRyan ranked No. 144 on the National Law Journal's latest Top 350 list.
LeClairRyan attorneys were named among Virginia Business magazine's "Legal Elite.
In Corporate Counsel magazine's 2009 feature "Who Represents America's Largest Companies,"
LeClairRyan embraces diversity as a core value because the Firm recognizes the contribution a diverse workplace makes to the Firm, its clients, the legal profession and to society as a whole. A diverse work place includes and provides equal opportunity to persons with different characteristics, including race, religion, ethnicity, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age.
LeClairRyan not only affirms its commitment to comply fully with all applicable laws prohibiting unlawful employment discrimination, it also embraces diversity as a core value because its personnel are united in their commitment to excellence in client service, including the delivery of practical and innovative solutions to their clients' legal needs. LeClairRyan recognizes that (i) it must recruit, hire, retain, develop, promote and reward lawyers, paralegals, assistants, administrators, clerks and other staff who embrace our corporate culture and are the best suited for the Firm's needs, (ii) all of its personnel must operate and function as a team that embraces, trusts and respects one another and (iii) the team must embrace and possess a wide array of ideas, backgrounds and experiences.
LeClairRyan is a supporting member of the Project for Attorney Retention (PAR), a not-for-profit initiative at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. PAR works to reduce unwanted attrition among lawyers by promoting the retention and advancement of women in the legal profession and encouraging work/life balance for all attorneys.
In 2010, Leclairryan, A Professional Corporation had a class of 10 summer associates. 8 of those summer associates were considered for offers. 6 offers were made.
Second year law students are paid $1,900 per week.
2L weekly compensation $1,900
are 1Ls considered? No
are split summers allowed? Yes
minimum weeks for split summers 5
size of 2010 summer class 10
2Ls considered for offers 8
Offers made 6