Wiley Rein LLP is recognized as one of the largest law firms in Washington, DC. With 250 lawyers, the firm represents clients in complex regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters. Many of the firm’s lawyers and public policy advisors have held high-level positions in the White House, on Capitol Hill, and in federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the U.S. Department of Justice. The firm operates in industries including energy, manufacturing, defense, aerospace, intelligence, information technology, professional services, telecommunications, health care, A&E, and construction. In the 2016 Vault Rankings, Wiley Rein LLP was ranked as the 25th best law firm to work for in Washington, D.C. Chambers USA ranks Wiley Rein’s media, telecom, insurance, IP, and white collar defense groups as leading practices in Washington, D.C., and its government contracts, election law, trade, privacy, and franchise practices among the best nationwide. Wiley Rein LLP currently employs 450 employees in the firms Washington, D.C. office.