is a monthly magazine distributed in the Washington, DC area
since 1965. The magazine describes itself as "the magazine Washington lives by." The magazine's core focuses are local feature journalism
, guide book
-style articles, and real estate
Washingtonian is noted for its detailed coverage of area professionals, businesses, and places. Such rankings have included top physicians, top places to dine, and top neighborhoods. Each issue also features listings of the latest fine entertainment, fine arts, and museum exhibits. Classified listings of prestigious real estate, and illustrated coverage of society social events are included in each issue. Feature articles include frank expose's and in-depth profiles of local institutions, politicians, businessmen, academics, and philanthropists, suggestions for weekend getaway trips, and reality stories of local citizens enduring personal problems and tragedies which might also befall the readers.
Perhaps, its most significant undertaking is its ranking of the Washington-area's 80,000 lawyers. The publication's lawyer rankings effort is led by national editor Kim Eisler. The lists have come out in 2007, 2004, 2001, 1998 and 1995. Washingtonian's coverage is significant, and unique, in that it assigns a ranking position to the "Top 30" lawyers in the area.
According to those annual lists of the "Top 30"... Read More