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LeClairRyan LLP

About LeClairRyan LLP

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.

Additional info
Year of establishment 1988 Number of Partners 223
Number of offices 21 Partner:associate ratio 3.20
Biggest office Richmond Percentage of women attorneys 17.40
Number of attorneys 322 Percentage of minority attorneys 6.50
Number of associates 70 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 0.60
Area of practice

LeClairRyan LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Acamonitor Compliance Audit Program
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Anda And Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation Practice
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate
  • Automotive Finance
  • Bank Finance & Lending
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil False Claims Act Investigations & Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Compliance Investigations And White Collar
  • Compounding Pharmacy Investigation And Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Consumer Financial Services Litigation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Governance Litigation
  • E Discovery: Collection Review & Production
  • Election Law And Campaign Finance
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Emerging Companies
  • Employee Benefits & Erisa
  • Employment Counseling Training & Audits
  • Employment Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate And Trust Litigation
  • Family And Domestic Law
  • Financial Services Litigation & Regulation
  • Food And Drug Law
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • General Corporate Services
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulatory Transactions & Compliance
  • Immigration & Naturalization
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation
  • Intellectual Property & Technology: Life Sciences And Biotechnology Arts
  • Intellectual Property & Technology: Medical Devices
  • Intellectual Property & Technology: Post Grant Review
  • Intellectual Property: Agriculture Plant Science & Biotechnology
  • Intellectual Property: Chemical Arts
  • Intellectual Property: Derivation Proceedings
  • Intellectual Property: Electrical Mechanical Optical & Hardware
  • Software Arts
  • Intellectual Property: Pharmaceutical Arts
  • Intellectual Property: Post Issuance & Interferences
  • Intellectual Property: Post Issuance: Ex Parte Reexamination
  • Intellectual Property: Post Issuance: Inter Partes Review
  • Intellectual Property: Post Issuance: Reissue
  • Intellectual Property: Post Issuance: Supplemental Examination
  • Intellectual Property: Preissuance Submissions By Third Parties
  • Intellectual Property: Transitional Program For Covered Business Method Patents
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • International Law
  • Labor And Management Relations
  • Long Term Care Facilities
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Medical Products Liability
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • National Regional And Product Line Counsel
  • Osha
  • Premises Liability
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Private Wealth Services
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Real Estate Land Use & Zoning
  • Recreational Space
  • Securities
  • Sustainability Law
  • Taxation
  • Trademarks & Copyrights
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • Utilities Regulation And Governance
  • Venture Capital
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Business & Corporate Services
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor Employee Relations & Human Resources
  • Leclairryan Legal Solutions Center
  • Litigation
  • Private Client Services
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory
Awards and recognitions

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.

Summer associate program

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
males 5
females 5
2Ls considered for offers 8
Offers made 6

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LeClairRyan LLP Headquarters

919 East Main Street ,
Twenty-Fourth Floor
Richmond, VA

804-783-2003 phone
804-545-1501 fax
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LeClairRyan LLP Office

1176 A Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA

757-941-2800 phone
757-941-2879 fax


LeClairRyan LLP Office

One International Place ,
Eleventh Floor
Boston, MA

617-502-8200 phone
617-502-8201 fax


LeClairRyan LLP Office

One Riverfront Plaza ,
1037 Raymond Boulevard, Sixteenth Floor
Newark, NJ

973-491-3600 phone
973-491-3555 fax


LeClairRyan LLP Office

2318 Mill Road ,
Suite 1100
Alexandria, VA

703-684-8007 phone
703-684-8075 fax

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