Professionals in Faegre Baker Daniels' Washington, D.C. office work from a LEED™ Gold building on K Street. The firm established an office in the nation's capital in 1976. Today, the office houses a team of Faegre Baker Daniels lawyers as well as FaegreBD Consulting, the firm's advisory and advocacy division based in Washington, D.C., that provides public policy, regulatory, and technical services to key sectors of the economy.
In Washington, D.C., people discover a blend of political power, social diversity, vibrant architecture, tourist attractions, international flavor, and youthful ambition. Founded in 1791, the District is nestled along the shore of the Potomac River between Maryland and Virginia and is home to a population of more than 500,000 people.
Public tours of the Capitol Building and White House are popular through congressmen's or senators' offices, and constituents are welcomed to sit in the galleries of the House and Senate to watch legislative action on the floor. Washington is second only to New York City in number of theatre seats and is home to the Kennedy Center, Ford's Theater, and the Shakespeare Theater. A short subway ride takes residents and visitors to world-class shopping at Pentagon City mall, and Eastern Market features the nation's longest standing open air market, unique cuisine and hand-crafted merchandise.
The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund call D.C. home, making the city a major global financial hub. D.C. hosts more than 150 embassies and hundreds of international organizations, which lend a worldwide scope to the city.
Washington claims one of the nation's most sophisticated subway systems, called the Washington Metro rail, with a network of 86 stations and 106.3 miles of track. Divided into four quadrants (northeast, northwest, southeast and southwest) with the Capitol Building at the center, the city is easy to navigate.