North America

With strong North American roots originating in Chicago in 1853, Winston & Strawn serves businesses – from Fortune 500 corporations and financial institutions to small and midsize companies – from coast to coast. In the 1970s, the firm began expanding beyond Chicago and today has offices in Charlotte, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C.

Our established presence across North America allows us to efficiently and effectively meet our clients’ legal needs. With the most recent openings in Houston and Silicon Valley to serve clients in intellectual property and commercial litigation matters, to expanding our presence in New York to better assist clients with their financial services needs, we have the experience to advance our clients’ business objectives in the United States and abroad.

With more than 800 attorneys across the United States, we work together to resolve challenging deals and complex cases. We are proud of our people, the interesting matters we handle, and the impressive clients we serve.


Washington, D.C.

Winston & Strawn LLP
1700 K Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006-3817
Phone: +1 (202) 282-5000
Fax: +1 (202) 282-5100


Our Washington, D.C. office, located in the center of the nation’s capital, is a short distance from the White House and monuments dedicated to past Presidents and heroes of American history. For the past 40 years, Winston & Strawn has assisted clients at this powerful intersection of business and law.

The firm's Washington, D.C. office is home to nearly 100 lawyers and a broad spectrum of practice areas, many chaired by nationally recognized, award-winning lawyers who are experienced in navigating regulatory and enforcement issues, as well as complicated governmental processes. We counsel clients on energy, environmental, health care, maritime and admiralty, public policy, and tax regulatory matters. Top litigators advise clients in connection with antitrust, appellate advocacy and analysis, class action, enforcement law, general civil, patent/technology, and white collar defense matters. Our investigations practice handles many high-profile cases, and the regulatory practice has partnered with a number of politicians, including a former Vice President.

The Washington, D.C. office serves as headquarters to the eDiscovery and Information Management practice and the firm’s first eDiscovery Center. This cutting-edge, rapidly growing center, staffed with more than two dozen attorneys and a hands-on eDiscovery manager, was created to meet the growing demands of the evolving electronic information process.

Our attorneys and staff also exhibit a strong commitment of support to local neighborhoods and charities, as well as commit pro bono hours performed for the underserved and underrepresented within our community. 


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From Baltimore / Washington International Airport

  • Take I-195 W to Baltimore/Washington.
  • Continue on I-195, Metropolitan Blvd.
  • Continue on ramp at sign reading “Exit 2B 295 S Balt/Wash Pkwy to Washington.”
  • Continue on 295, Baltimore Washington Pkwy and go Southwest for 24 miles.
  • Take the exit toward "Washington.”
  • Continue on US-50 W.
  • Stay straight to go onto New York Ave. NW.
  • Turn left onto 9th St. NW.
  • Turn right onto K St. NW.
  • K St. becomes K St. NW/US-29.
  • 1700 K Street is on the left-hand side at the intersection of 17th Street and K Street. There is a parking garage in the building.

From Ronald Reagan International Airport

  • Take the George Washington Parkway north to I-395.
  • Take I-395 to 14th Street NW.
  • Turn Left onto K St. NW.
  • 1700 K Street is on the left-hand side at the intersection of 17th Street and K Street. There is a parking garage in the building.

From Washington Dulles International Airport

  • Take Route 28 South to I-66 E.
  • Take I-66 E to Constitution Ave. NW/US-50.
  • From Constitution Ave. turn left onto 18th Street.
  • Take 18th St. NW to K St. NW.
  • Turn Right on K Street NW.
  • 1700 K Street is on the right-hand side at the intersection of 17th Street and K Street. There is a parking garage in the building.


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