Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that is known for providing high value, strategic solutions and extraordinary client service on matters vital to our clients’ success. With more than 1,200 lawyers in offices across the United States and in Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei and London, we provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation, intellectual property and regulatory legal advice to a broad range of clients, including many of the world’s most innovative companies and industry leaders as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.

Perkins Coie is frequently recognized for its leadership in the legal profession:


  • Named a Top Workplace in the nation’s capital by The Washington Post, 2019 – 2023
  • Ranked nationally in every area of intellectual property in “IP STARS” rankings by Managing IP, 2019 – 2024
  • Recognized as an Am Law 50 firm on The American Lawyer 100 list, 2022
  • Ranked 12th largest law firm in the United States by attorney headcount by Law360, 2019
  • 174 attorneys recognized, with 26 attorneys ranked Band 1, by Chambers USA, 2024
  • Named "Technology/Telecom Deal of the Year" by The Deal Awards, 2019
  • Named one of the "Top Five Law Firms for Startups" by Kruze Consulting, 2019
  • Named among the "100 Best Companies to Work For" for 22 consecutive years by Fortune, 2003 – 2024
  • Named one of the "30 Best Workplaces for Consulting & Professional Services" by Fortune, 2017 – 2019
  • 388 attorneys listed with 31 named "Lawyer of the Year," in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2023
  • Named an "unprompted" recommended firm by decision makers in BTI Most Recommended Law Firms, 2018
  • Ranked as the most prestigious firm in both the Pacific Northwest and Mountain States on the annual associate survey by Vault, 2019
Management & Demographics
Management & Personnel
Managing Partner
  • Costco
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Honeywell
  • HTC
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Starbucks
  • The Boeing Company
Lee Curtis
Government Contracts
Paul Parker
Intellectual Property
Kevin Hamilton
Labor & Employment
Joseph Mais
Mark Birnbaum
Real Estate & Land Use
Jan Cunningham
Trust & Estate Planning

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  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Media Law
  • Mediation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Native American Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Patent Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Timber Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law

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