With more than 130 attorneys located in Seattle and Spokane, Washington, Foster Pepper is frequently recognized by national and local legal resources and publications. Below is a selection of our current awards and recognitions.

Chambers USA

In May 2017, Foster Pepper received 16 individual attorney rankings and four practice rankings in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Environment, Real Estate and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use in Washington state. 

Best Lawyers in America

In August 2017, 40 Foster Pepper attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 Best Lawyers in America, including Seattle “Lawyer of the Year” for Bob Mahler in Criminal Defense: White Collar Law. 

U.S. News/Best Lawyers

Foster Pepper has again been ranked in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers with seven practice areas ranked nationally and 27 regionally. Nationally recognized practices include Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Insurance Law, Litigation – Environmental, Public Finance Law and Technology Law.

Washington Super Lawyers

In June 2017, 26 Foster Pepper attorneys were named to the Washington Super Lawyers list and six were named Rising Stars. 

National Law Journal

2015 NLJ Top 350 Firms (#344)

2014 NLJ Top 350 Firms (#331)

2013 Midsize Hot List

2013 Pro Bono Hot List


400 Largest U.S. Law Firms (2017)

Top 50 Firms for Minority Equity Partners (2016)

Thomson Reuters

#4 (National), Top Bond Counsel - Competitive (2016)


Martindale Hubbell® AV Peer Review Ratings™

More than 30 of our attorneys are recognized by Martindale Hubbell’s peer review ratings system as “AV Preeminent.”