The Best TV Shows About Lawyers, Ranked by Real Lawyers

Of course Law & Order made the cut

Suits, The Night Of and Damages were all fan favorites. USA Network, HBO, FX

Shows with lawyers at the center of the action are some of the most engaging series on TV and while they entertain millions of fans with their courtroom drama, viewers who work in the legal profession appreciate the justice-seeking stories for reasons that go beyond the initial draw. We asked real attorneys, associates and partners to rank their favorite shows about lawyers and tell us what puts each series in the top five.

Desirée O is a freelance arts, entertainment and lifestyle writer.