Top Lawyers: Legendary Lawyers

Here are ten legendary Washington lawyers who will forever leave their mark on the District’s legal landscape. This list includes an iconic lawyer/lobbyist, former high-ranking government officials, the first DC Bar president, and attorneys who founded so

By: Marisa M. Kashino

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Berl Bernhard, DLA Piper

Thomas Hale Boggs Jr., Patton Boggs

Brooksley Born, Arnold & Porter

Benjamin Civiletti, Venable

William Coleman Jr., O’Melveny & Myers

Eldon “Took” Crowell, Crowell & Moring

E. Barrett Prettyman Jr., Hogan & Hartson

Roger Spaeder, Zuckerman Spaeder

Robert Strauss, Akin Gump

Dick Thornburgh, K&L Gates