Bride & Groom MOM Subscribe

Find Local

Power Players: Tougher Track

The verdict is in: It’s gotten harder to make partner. Law-firm promotions dropped—or at best stagnated—in 2009, and for the most part the trend continues. Here’s a look at the 2010 partner-class sizes for some of the largest and highest-earning law offices in Washington.

up

Hogan & Hartson:Seven new partners in Washington, up from two in 2009.

Latham & Watkins:Six, up from one last year.

down

Arnold & Porter:One in 2010 compared with four in 2009. However, the firm promoted one lawyer in its Northern Virginia office, where it had no promotions in 2009.

Crowell & Moring:Four, down from six.

Howrey:One, down from two.

Steptoe & Johnson:None, compared with one last year.

WilmerHale:Three, down from four.

This year’s partner classes at Williams & Connolly and Akin Gump remained the same as last year, with six new partners at Williams & Connolly, two at Akin.

Subscribe to Washingtonian
Follow Washingtonian on Twitter
 

More>> Capital Comment Blog | News & Politics | Party Photos

Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Most Popular on Washingtonian

The Town Without Wi-Fi

This Guy Won the Lottery and Put His Money Into Building a Smart House

Here's Why Dating Sucks in DC, Ladies: You're Just Too Educated

Great Small Towns Near Washington, DC

Photos: From Live Fish Centerpieces to Handmade Headpieces, These are Diner en Blanc DC’s Most Dedicated Attendees

Area Man Gets Terrible Job

Crime Museum to Close on September 30

22 Things to Do in DC This September

6 New Restaurants and Bars to Try in DC This Weekend