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Why Caplin & Drysdale?

We strive to make a difference in the lives of our clients, co-counsel, and employees. Here, you will be a part of a team environment where everyone goes that extra mile to produce the highest quality professional services. The firm is committed to excellence and we value the relationships we have built with clients and with each other.  It is for this reason we work so hard to recruit and retain talented, driven, and savvy legal professionals. Our clients come to Caplin & Drysdale because they seek highly-skilled and extremely knowledgeable attorneys in the areas of law in which we practice, and because we provide top notch service at competitive rates. 

At Caplin & Drysdale, you will encounter a collegial, family-oriented environment. Our open-door policy gives you direct access to and interaction with every Member of the firm, from the President to the Board of Directors to the founder of the firm. Furthermore, we believe in maintaining a work-life balance to the point where many of our attorneys are able to fulfill their commitments outside of the office in the midst of maintaining a thriving practice.

Additionally, we are devoted to advancing the careers of our attorneys through the implementation of a broad range of professional development programs and initiatives, including mentoring programs and business development training.  Our boutique practice allows new attorneys to work on high-profile matters early on in their careers, while receiving regular supervision and guidance.  Moreover, Caplin & Drysdale makes significant investments in technology, staffing, and other resources to ensure our attorneys have the proper support and resources to improve their work-life balance.  We invite you to speak with any of our attorneys to see if Caplin & Drysdale would be the right fit for you.

Below are notable honors achieved by the firm and its practice groups.

  • In 2015, Vault lists Caplin & Drysdale in Top 150 Under 150 which highlights the best midsized law firms for law students and laterals based on prestige, quality of life, and professional growth opportunities.
  • Vault ranked Caplin & Drysdale's tax practice among the top 10 in the nation based on prestige as voted on by nearly 17,000 associates from across the nation and around the world. 
  • The firm's Complex Litigation Group was "highly recommended" by Benchmark Litigation as a leading practice in the District of Columbia.
  • Several Caplin & Drysdale practice groups were ranked Tier 1 by U.S. News-Best Law Firms nationally and regionally.
  • The Legal 500 recommended Caplin & Drysdale as a "Leading Firm" focusing on the firm's primary practice areas.
  • Caplin & Drysdale was awarded the "Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year Award" by International Tax Review for the District of Columbia.

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