Company Overview

Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with more than 900 attorneys in key financial centers around the world. We litigate cases and close transactions by bringing an understanding of the global legal issues our clients face in transactions, disputes, and regulatory/enforcement-related matters. We strive to provide our clients with creative solutions to their business problems—on time and on budget. We serve our communities and the public interest, promote diversity within our firm and throughout the legal profession, and maintain a culture of teamwork and collegiality.

For more than 160 years, Winston & Strawn LLP has served as a trusted adviser and advocate for clients across virtually every industry. In that time, through careful growth and thoughtful fiscal management, we have built a law practice with tremendous breadth and a global reach. We are proud of the many accolades we have received over the years—a tribute to our lawyers’ creativity, flexibility, depth of experience, and commitment. The most meaningful accolade to us, though, is the continued trust and confidence of our clients.

“They treat me like a valued client. They get back to me right away.”
— Chambers USA 2017
“Diligent and savvy.”
— The Legal 500 2017
“They're terrific. They do a fantastic job. They know our business…they know our team.”
— Chambers USA 2017


We are a Firm With a Mission

At Winston & Strawn, we strive to:


We Get Deals Done

With offices in key financial centers across the world, we bring an understanding of the global legal issues our clients face to both transactional and dispute-related matters.

Clients say: “They are extremely responsive, very knowledgeable regarding relevant law and my business, and very practical in their advice.”
– Legal 500, 2015

Diversity & Inclusion

At Winston & Strawn, diversity and inclusion are critically important. Our practice is global, and we believe our firm should reflect the diverse world we serve. Diverse and inclusive teams create a stronger organization and produce the best results for our clients.

Our vision is to cultivate a culture where all talented contributors can have and can see a path to long-term success.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility—encompassing respect for people, wise use of profits, and care for our planet—governs many aspects of Winston’s strategic vision for our firm.

In 2017, we implemented a formal CSR program—Winston for Good—that aligns with our values and heritage and fosters a culture that intentionally makes an impact. Winston for Good encompasses corporate and charitable giving, pro bono legal services, volunteer opportunities in the community, diversity and inclusion, environmental sustainability, and employee engagement initiatives.


Winston & Strawn has a workplace that is professional, team-oriented, and civic-minded where diverse talents and skills are highly valued.

Why Choose Winston?
At Winston & Strawn, you will be a trusted colleague, encouraged to innovate and collaborate. This is a chance to join world-class attorneys, doing complex work for sophisticated clients.

Winston’s summer experience is professionally challenging and personally enjoyable. If you choose Winston, you’ll gain exposure to a wide range of Practice and Industry Areas through hands-on training and real work assignments. You’ll also attend a variety of social events to get to know Winston’s attorneys in a relaxed setting while learning more about the city where you’re spending your summer.

Results of recent legal industry surveys underscore the satisfaction of law students and new lawyers who chose to join Winston.

The 2022 Vault Rankings named Winston a Top 50 Law Firm to Work For and a Top 50 Best Summer Associate Program.

In the Chambers’ 2021 Associate Satisfaction Survey, Winston ranked in the top 25 for associate satisfaction. Please see our Chambers Associate “Inside View” profile to learn more about working at Winston.

Company Summary
Winston & Strawn LLP
Number of Employees
(312) 558-5862
35 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL