For Many Northeast Lawyers, a Life Riding Rails


Paul Thompson, as McDermott Washington office partner-in-charge, said that the office location was chosen because “it is just steps from Union Station and Amtrak, easing travel for clients and our lawyers up and down the East Coast,” which this publication noted makes McDermott among the DC law firms “most drawn to trains.” Bernard Knight said he is one of the office’s frequent train riders because “it saves a lot of time for attorneys. Time is money for us; that’s our product.”