Washingtonian Magazine has named Passman & Kaplan Founding Principal Joseph V. Kaplan one of Washington DC's "Best Lawyers" for 2017. The magazine's December 2017 edition identifies top lawyers by areas of practice. Mr. Kaplan is listed in the "Employment Plaintiffs" category. This is not the first time that Washingtonian has recognized Mr. Kaplan as one of Washington DC's Best Lawyers. Mr. Kaplan was named as a top DC lawyer by Washingtonian Magazine in 2015, 2013 and 2011, the last three times that Washingtonian Magazine ran its biennial "top lawyer" edition.