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Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C. Office

Godfrey & Kahn established an office in Washington, D.C., to meet the business needs of our clients nationwide. Located on the north bank of the Potomac River and bordered by Virginia and Maryland, Washington, D.C. has a growing, diversified economy with an increasing percentage of professional and business service jobs. Though ripe with political appeal, our nation's capital is also rich with history, entertainment and academia. Monuments, theaters and the Smithsonian museum are just a few of the cultural touch points that draw residents and visitors year-round.

500 New Jersey Avenue, NWSuite 375Washington, D.C.20001-2072

Directions and Parking Instructions

By Metro
The Washington, D.C. office is easily accessible by Metro, the subway system of the Washington area. Take the Red Line to Union Station and exit onto Massachusetts Avenue. Turn right on Massachusetts Avenue and walk two blocks to the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and New Jersey Avenue. Turn left on New Jersey Avenue. You may also take the Metro to Judiciary Square and walk two blocks on E Street to New Jersey Avenue.

By Car
From Northeast of Washington, D.C. (New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore): Follow I-95 South. At the I-495 Junction, follow the signs toward 95 South to Richmond. Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway/I-295 exit (west). Take the Baltimore Washington Parkway to US 50 (New York Avenue). Follow 50 heading west into Washington, D.C. Make a left onto North Capitol Street, then make a right onto Massachusetts Avenue. Before the next light, make a left on New Jersey Avenue.

From South or East of Washington, D.C. (Norfolk, Richmond, Williamsburg): Follow I-95 North. At the I-495 junction, 95 will turn into 395. Follow 395 North to Washington, D.C. Cross the 14th street bridge and keep to the right. Continue following signs for 395 North and take the D Street/US Senate exit. Continue following the signs for 395 North and continue into the D Street tunnel (stay in the far right lane). In the tunnel, take the D Street exit and make a right at the first traffic light. Turn left onto New Jersey Avenue.

From South or West of Washington, D.C. (Charlottesville or Nashville): Take I-66 East to Washington. Cross the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge and follow signs for Constitution Avenue until it ends. Make left onto Louisiana Avenue, and then make a left onto New Jersey Avenue.

From Northwest of Washington (western Pennsylvania, western Maryland): Follow I-270 south. Where 270 divides, follow the signs to 495 east toward Silver Spring. Take the Baltimore Washington Parkway to US 50 (New York Avenue). Follow 50 heading west into Washington, D.C. Make a left on North Capitol Street, then make a right on Massachusetts Avenue. Before the next light, make a left on New Jersey Avenue.

Parking: There is an underground parking garage located in the building for $7.00 for the first hour, plus $14 total for any time after one hour. Please note: This garage closes at 7 pm. On-street metered parking is also available.

By Train
Amtrak: 1-800-USA-Rail

Take the train to Union Station, then follow the Metro directions above.

By Airplane
Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA)
is the closest and most convenient airport, as it is only 6 miles from our office. Transportation from National Airport is available by Taxi or Metro.

By taxi, travel time is about 15 minutes, and the fare is approximately $20.

By Metro, allow approximately 30 minutes. The fare is $2.50 during rush hour (5:30-9:30 am, 3-8 pm ) Monday-Friday, and $2.00 during non-rush hours. The Metro station is located across the street from the main terminal at National Airport. Take the Yellow Line to Gallery Place. When you arrive at Gallery Place, transfer to the Red Line (in the direction of Glenmont) and get off at Union Station. Then follow the directions above.

Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) are often less expensive than flying into Washington National Airport. BWI and Dulles airports are approximately 30 miles from our office.

A taxi from BWI will cost approximately $50, however you can take a shuttle bus from the airport to the MARC train station. The ride to Union Station will cost $5.00. For more information please visit the Maryland Transportation website ( or the BWI website (

A taxi from Washington Dulles to our office will also cost about $50, however, you can take the Washington Flyer bus for $9 to the West Falls Church Metro Station. Take the Orange Line (towards New Carrolton) and transfer at Metro Center to the Red Line (toward Glenmont). Exit the Red Line at Union Station and follow the directions above. For more information, please see the Washington Flyer website (

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