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- Designation: Washington
- Head Count: 1,852
- Gross Revenues: $1,065,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $575,000
- Profits Per Partner: $870,000
- Year Over Year Change: -3
K&L Gates is a Pittsburgh-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, K&L Gates has 1952 attorneys and is the 8th largest firm in the United States. With $1,145,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 21st on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, K&L Gates ranked as the 27th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in AK, CA, DC, DE, FL, ID, IL, MA, NC, NJ, NY, OR, PA, SC, TX and WA.
In the News
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2016
The Philadelphia-based firm bolts on smaller wealth management shops in California and Florida; Jenner & Block rebuilds its government contracts group; Sidley Austin hires MoFo's ERISA head; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2016
K&L Gates has expanded well beyond its Pittsburgh roots. The firm says it's on the verge of greatness. Others disagree.
Gina Passarella and Lizzy McLellan : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016
Expecting a tough year, many of the state's biggest firms were pleasantly surprised.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 25, 2016
The two Am Law 100 firms brought on new partners in the cybersecurity and data privacy space by making hires from Blank Rome and Hunton & Williams.
Kim Kleman : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016
From the editor: Key metrics are up at Am Law 100 firms, but growth has slowed.
Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016
The Am Law 100 eked out gains across major financial metrics in 2015. But growth was the slowest in years.
: The National Law Journal : April 25, 2016
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : April 25, 2016
As in years past, there are no New Jersey homegrown firms among the 100 highest-grossing in the U.S. But of list, released April 25 by Law Journal affiliate The American Lawyer, includes numerous firms with significant number of "boots on the ground" in the state.
: The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016
The American Lawyer's annual report on the nation's 100 top-grossing law firms. Full financial results, in-depth analysis, firm profiles, and more.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : April 22, 2016
Harvey Newkirk, who was convicted in connection with a scheme to fraudulently induce lenders to provide tens of millions of dollars toward the purchase of Maxim magazine, was sentenced Thursday to six months incarceration and three years of supervised release.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 22, 2016
Amid the slowest rate of revenue growth the Am Law 100 has seen in two decades save the Great Recession, Pennsylvania firms made strong gains in core financial metrics and great waves on this year's Am Law 100 rankings by Legal affiliate The American Lawyer.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : April 21, 2016
An ethics commission finds a resolution in its investigation of the Dickstein Shapiro-turned-Cozen O'Connor state attorneys general practice, and big-name turnover materializes at K&L Gates, Davis Wright Tremaine, the Sacramento U.S. Attorney's Office and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia bench. This is a round-up of legal industry news from ALM and other outlets.
Roy Strom : The National Law Journal : April 21, 2016
As part of a crackdown on “spoofing,” the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission will square off in Chicago's federal court on Monday against a Northwestern University dropout who made millions on the futures markets.
: The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016
Before The American Lawyer's complete annual Am Law 100 report is released on April 25, take a peek at preliminary reporting on law firm financials from The Am Law Daily and its regional affiliates.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : April 18, 2016
Corporate partner Henry Wang and disputes partner Jay Chiu arrive from Mayer Brown JSM and Goodwin Procter, respectively.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 18, 2016
A four-lawyer team leaves Dykema Gossett to start their own shop; Norton Rose Fulbright nabs a dealmaker who nearly died in an African plane crash; a Seyfarth Shaw practice leader joins a high-profile boutique; and other notable additions from The Am Law 200.
Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : April 14, 2016
The full Third District Court of Appeal in Miami sides with lenders on the time allowed to file a second foreclosure lawsuit on the same mortgage.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 13, 2016
Two longtime Am Law 100 partners start post-legal careers; Kirkland & Ellis hires in Germany; Orrick grows in Europe; Reed Smith makes moves amid merger talks; White & Case goes to Boston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Scott Graham : The Recorder : April 12, 2016
Firm lawyers extracted $234 million from Apple and broke new ground on Section 101 patent eligibility.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : April 12, 2016
After three years on the job, Mitchell Zuklie talks about what's changed since he took over the reins of the firm from longtime leader Ralph Baxter.
MEGAN SPICER : The Connecticut Law Tribune : April 11, 2016
The world of professional wrestling may seem like an odd place for a cutting-edge dispute over intellectual property. But a lawsuit filed by a former WWE wrestler may become part of an ongoing debate over the rights of performers of all types to collect royalties from streaming video services.
MEGAN SPICER : The Connecticut Law Tribune : April 11, 2016
The world of professional wrestling seemed like an odd place for a cutting-edge dispute over intellectual property. But for a few days, a federal lawsuit filed in Connecticut by a former WWE wrestler appeared likely to become part of an ongoing debate over the rights of performers of all types to collect royalties from streaming video services.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2016
Holland & Knight keeps hiring; Kirkland picks up one from Paul Weiss; Proskauer Rose reels in some heavy-hitters; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : April 10, 2016
They call it the death squad, where patents go to die. But that doesn't mean the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board always gets it right.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : April 06, 2016
Former office managing partner and trade finance specialist Matthew Cox arrives nearly a year after the global legal giant decided to close the legacy outpost in the Southeast Asian hub.
C. Ryan Barber : The National Law Journal : April 06, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday released a long-awaited rule that requires stockbrokers managing retirement accounts to act as fiduciaries and serve their clients' "best interests" —a move designed to curb the billions of dollars in fees paid to the financial industry.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 06, 2016
A pair of PE partners leave Weil; a rare hire by Wachtell; big firms raid Cadwalader and Reed Smith; Jenner & Block, Jones Day and Schiff Hardin rotate practice leaders; Goodwin Procter goes to Paris; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Staff Report : Daily Business Review : April 04, 2016
: The National Law Journal : April 04, 2016
Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.
Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : April 01, 2016
A federal judge in Camden has ruled that the operator of travel website Kayak.com is entitled to a partial fee award after emerging as the victor in a patent infringement suit. But the judge found Kayak's counsel at K&L Gates failed to demonstrate that their hourly rates of up to $781 were reasonable.