The legal sector remains a significant component of Washington’s economic and commercial real estate landscape, contributing more than $12 billion annually to the D.C. economy and 14% of D.C.’s total private-industry GDP. Ninety-five of the Am Law 100 firms have a presence in the District for an aggregate footprint of 11 million sq. ft. Leasing activity within the sector has shown a more balance dynamic, with a number of law firms having expanded their footprint following a prior downsizing effort. Meanwhile, law firms continue to follow new supply and seek the highest-quality office product, with a flurry of recent law firm relocations into the west side of the CBD—the latest epicenter of construction and redevelopment activity in the District. Find out more in the latest report by CBRE Mid-Atlantic Research.