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- Revenue Per Lawyer: $585,000
- Profits Per Partner: $830,000
- Year Over Year Change: 1
K&L Gates is a Pittsburgh-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, K&L Gates has 1975 attorneys and is the 8th largest firm in the United States. With $1,159,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 17th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2013 Global 100 survey, K&L Gates ranked as the 22nd 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 14, 2015
Duane Morris and McKool Smith saw a pair of oenophiles pull up stakes for new endeavors; Kirkland & Ellis adds one litigator and loses two more; Paul Hastings bolsters its banking group in London; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 14, 2015
K&L Gates partner Elisa D'Amico is named Attorney of the Year by the Daily Business Review, recognizing her work against revenge porn.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 14, 2015
The associate compensation landscape in Pennsylvania is slowly evolving and, in the wake of Dechert's local salary bump, could see more changes as a number of law firms say they are evaluating their compensation programs.
Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : April 13, 2015
It was patent litigator and outside-counsel Shane Brun's knack for translating complex information into plain English that helped seal a crucial courtroom win, according to the legal team at Seattle technology firm F5 Networks Inc.
: Daily Business Review : April 13, 2015
On Tuesday evening, the Daily Business Review will be using Twitter's new live streaming tool, Periscope, to broadcast - live - our Attorney of the Year presentation from the Coral Gables Country Club.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 13, 2015
A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.
Patience Haggin : The Recorder : April 13, 2015
Jeffrey Bornstein, who is repping PG&E executives in connection with the San Bruno explosion, will be the boutique firm's first white-collar partner.
: The Recorder : April 13, 2015
New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.
: New Jersey Law Journal : April 09, 2015
Cole Schotz welcomes retiring U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Donald Steckroth, who will be based in Cole Schotz's New York and Hackensack offices.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 07, 2015
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr and Morrison & Foerster tap the U.S. Department of Justice for two notable hires; Kramer Levin adds a life sciences practice head; Nixon Peabody nabs a Jones Day band leader and other moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
: New Jersey Law Journal : April 06, 2015
The parents of a child born with a congenital brain malformation received a judge's approval on March 11 of a $6 million settlement in their Camden County medical malpractice suit over the alleged failure to diagnose the condition during prenatal tests.
Patience Haggin : The Recorder : April 03, 2015
Michael Bettinger is leaving K&L Gates for Sidley's San Francisco office.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 03, 2015
Crowell & Moring's environmental and natural resources chair decamps for a key client; Fried Frank hires a new litigation chief; McGuireWoods adds a former top Milbank litigator in Los Angeles; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : April 03, 2015
Although two dozen firms earned honors for their pro bono work in D.C. earlier this week, more than a few important Big Law names were missing. Is pro bono work on the decline across the city?
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : April 01, 2015
McGuireWoods is set to merge with Integer Law Corp., a Los Angeles boutique firm founded in 2010 by former Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy litigation partner Gregory Evans.
: New Jersey Law Journal : March 31, 2015
Earlier this year, we asked law firms across the state to tell us what makes their litigation departments the best: the big victories and important cases that demonstrate why clients choose them when litigation is on the table.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2015
Adam Streisand, head of Loeb & Loeb's trusts and estates litigation group, is headed to Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Hogan Lovells heads to Australia and hires a DLA Piper practice leader; Baker Botts bulks up in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : March 31, 2015
Despite the wide field of candidates running for the state Supreme Court, some common themes have emerged, including wanting the court to hear more cases and issue more opinions, a campaign promise observers said could be hard to deliver.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 31, 2015
Two former partners at McKenna Long & Aldridge, Jim Thomas II and Phil Bradley, returned to the firm as senior counsel in March.
June D. Bell : The National Law Journal : March 30, 2015
General counsel Matthew Jacobs oversees 32 attorneys split into three groups: the advice team, which handles tax matters and helps interpret pension law; the investments group; and the litigation group.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 29, 2015
Kirkland & Ellis loses two and hires one from Skadden; Wilmer expands in Denver; Winston & Strawn hires two more from Pillsbury and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : March 26, 2015
Five years into litigation over an alleged price-fixing scheme by the biggest players in the paper and packaging industry, plaintiffs lawyers gained ground on Thursday when a Chicago federal judge allowed the case to move forward as a class action.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 26, 2015
Two of the country's largest food companies have agreed to merge in a deal put into place with the help of dozens of lawyers across four law firms.
: The Asian Lawyer : March 24, 2015
The U.K. firm has hired away K&L Gates' former head of intellectual property in Sydney.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : March 23, 2015
Five real estate and finance lawyers have joined Holland & Knight's Dallas office, boosting that office to 36 lawyers.
Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 23, 2015
Formerly of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt and Adorno & Yoss, Reiter has joined GrayRobinson, where he will co-chair the firm's appellate practice.
: The National Law Journal : March 23, 2015
Lateral moves at D.C. firms.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 20, 2015
Kutak Rock loses eight of its nine lawyers in Wichita to growing Am Law 200 firm Lewis Brisbois; Cahill makes a rare partner hire; Kasowitz and Polsinelli partners take entrepreneurial turns; musical chairs at McDermott; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 20, 2015
Alston & Bird's revenue dipped last year, and the firm shed nonequity partners, but its managing partner, Richard Hays, said the firm anticipated and budgeted for the decline after several large litigation matters concluded in 2013.
: New Jersey Law Journal : March 19, 2015
Notice to the bar.