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Year founded: 1965
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Stein Mitchell Beato & Missner LLP combines the skills of seasoned litigators with the flexibility and personal touch of a dynamic law firm that has made a difference for our clients for nearly half a century. We are recognized as “the small firm that takes on big cases and wins.” We are committed to exceeding each client’s objectives and expectations.

Our long-term clients value our experience, agility and dependability in handling complex, high-stakes legal matters. Personal attention, collaboration, cost-effective and successful results are the hallmarks of the service our clients have come to expect.


The attorneys at Stein Mitchell Beato & Missner LLP have decades of diverse experience prosecuting and defending complicated lawsuits. Each partner is a trial lawyer. This gives us a unique and critical perspective from which to develop successful, results-driven, and trial-ready litigation strategies. From the outset of the case through its conclusion, we are prepared to provide zealous and persuasive advocacy.


In today’s intensely competitive and highly-litigious culture, our clients look to us to give them an edge by developing creative solutions to complex problems aimed at securing winning outcomes. Well-defined goals, clear strategies, disciplined implementation, and rigorous attention to detail allow us to meet and exceed our clients’ legal and business needs.

Organization, Preparation and Efficiency

We employ a time-tested approach to our clients’ legal needs to ensure their objectives are met. We manage every case with intensive organization as we begin preparing for trial from day one. To reduce litigation costs and streamline the path to success, we use discovery and motions practice to focus on core issues and minimize expense. Our approach is founded on an early focus on key issues and ultimate goals in order to deliver a timely and successful outcome.


Our experience and size give us the capacity to respond efficiently and effectively to dynamic client requirements throughout various stages of litigation. Assembling the right team of attorneys and experts allows us to pivot into action with the scalable resources to respond decisively to any situation.

Our well-earned reputation as a top-tier litigation firm with a national practice rests not only on our history of success over half a century, but also on the on-going confidence of our clients who entrust us with their most complex and challenging legal matters.


Stein Mitchell Beato & Missner LLP is metro ranked in 2 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Washington, D.C., DC
Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs


Metro Rankings

Washington, D.C., DC
Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Antitrust Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Qui Tam Law

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Awards are self-reported by firms and are not verified by the Best Law Firms rankings.
  • Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year - Christopher H. Mitchell - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Best lawyers - Lawyer of the Year - Christopher H. Mitchell - Personal Injury - Plaintiffs
  • Super Lawyers recognized Lawyers at Stein Mitchell: Pat A. Cipollone, P.C., 2013-2015; Robert B. Gilmore, Rising Star, 2014-2015; Edward H. Meyers, Rising Star, 2014-2015; Christopher H. Mitchell, 2013-2015; Denis C. Mitchell, 2012-2015; Gerard E. Mitche
  • Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year - Gerard E. Mitchell - Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs
  • Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year - Gerard E. Mitchell - Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs
  • Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year - Jacob A. Stein - Personal Injury
  • BTI Client Service MVP - Rob Gilmore
  • BTI Consulting Group - Stein Mitchell - Top 10% of all law firms in the U.S. for Complex Commercial Litigation, 2015
  • Expert Network Distinguished - Rebecca R. Anzidei and Robert B. Gilmore - 2015
  • Washingtonian Magazine's "Best Lawyers" 2013-2014 - Andrew M. Beato, Richard A. Bussey, Gerard E. Mitchell.
  • U.S. News "Best Law Firm" Rankings, Stein Mitchell was recognized for: Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs Criminal Defense – White-Collar Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Trial Lawyers - Trial Lawyer of the Year Award - Denis Mitchell
  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV" ranked lawyers: Robert L. Bredhoff, Richard A. Bussey, David U. Fierst, Gerard E. Mitchell, Glenn A. Mitchell, Jacob A. Stein

Main Location

Washington, DC
901 Fifteenth Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
United States
202-737-7777 Call our Washington, DC location at 202-737-7777 Get Directions Get directions to our Washington, DC location


White Collar Criminal Defense
Jonathan E. Missner
Medical Malpractice & Serious Personal Injury
Gerard E. Mitchell
Healthcare Fraud
Andrew M. Beato
Financial Institutions
Jonathan E. Missner
False Claims Act & Whistleblower
Andrew M. Beato
Congressional Investigations
Jonathan E. Missner
Commercial Litigation
Robert B. Gilmore
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