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- Designation: Washington
- Head Count: 1,952
- Gross Revenues: $1,145,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $585,000
- Profits Per Partner: $830,000
- Year Over Year Change: -4
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
: The National Law Journal : November 30, 2015
New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 28, 2015
Having recently taken on tax-related engagements for Yahoo and Darden Restaurants, lawyers from Skadden handle Pfizer's controversial $152 billion union with Allergan, while four other firms land a role on the $4.6 billion sale of Petco Holdings.
Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : November 24, 2015
It was a strong year for most large Pennsylvania firms, with revenue growth in 2014 nearly across the board and profits per equity partner showing positive change at most firms. The only declines in both revenue and PPP were modest.
: The National Law Journal : November 23, 2015
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : November 22, 2015
The U.K. shipping and disputes firm has hired away Marcus O'Brien from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Alan Cohen : The American Lawyer : November 22, 2015
Chief technology officers say that they're trying to anticipate threats to IT systems and sensitive data and eliminate them faster and more effectively than before.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2015
New partners join K&L Gates in Sydney and Warsaw as the firm closes a U.S. office; Norton Rose Fulbright loses two practice leaders; Sutherland snags a Kaye Scholer project finance head; and other notable address changes from throughout The Am Law 200.
Nell Gluckman and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 15, 2015
An environmental law expert heads to Oregon; Greenberg Traurig grabs two from McDermott in New York; Hogan Lovells hires a Latham & Watkins trio in Dubai; Ice Miller brings back a mayor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Ben Seal and Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : November 13, 2015
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane changed course the afternoon of Nov. 13, reversing a decision she had made that morning to ignore a Senate committee's subpoena for information about the operations of the Office of Attorney General since her law license was suspended.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 11, 2015
Arnall Golden Gregory will get a new leader in January. Jonathan Eady will take over as managing partner from Glenn Hendrix, who's had the post for eight years.
Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : November 10, 2015
Prosecutors on Monday told a jury that a former Bryan Cave lawyer repeatedly lied to lenders in the hopes of obtaining millions of dollars to finance the purchase of Maxim magazine, then lied to his law firm about his client and the deal. But defense counsel for Harvey Newkirk argued that his client was the victim of a fraud perpetuated by a "world-class con man."
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2015
Detroit-based Dickinson Wright launches a health care affiliate; Duane Morris hires a diversity leader; Quinn Emanuel starts a class action practice in Australia; Sidley expands in Los Angeles; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : November 09, 2015
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : November 07, 2015
Kenneth Freeling, a former Dewey & LeBoeuf litigation partner now of counsel at Covington & Burling, is suing Barclays, the British banking giant that financed capital contributions for partners at the now-defunct firm.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 04, 2015
After several months of partner losses, K&L Gates continues a recent hiring spree by adding four partners on two continents; another bolt-on by Dinsmore & Shohl; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Gina Passarella and Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : November 04, 2015
A low-growth market and pressure on rate increases have fostered a lateral hiring boom as firms look to add revenue by acquiring new talent, practices and geographic footholds.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : November 03, 2015
The Pittsburgh office of Jones Day will have new leadership for the first time in 12 years as the current managing partner takes over as head of the firm's global rule of law initiatives.
Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : November 02, 2015
A retaliatory discharge suit over an alleged quota for patent applications at L'Oreal USA has been dismissed by a federal judge in Newark.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : November 02, 2015
Prism Technologies LLC was on a roll, suing the five largest cellular telephone service providers for infringing the same two patents. The first two cases, against AT&T and Sprint, went Prism's way—until it was Gibson Dunn and T-Mobile's turn.
Susan Beck, Nell Gluckman, Christine Simmons and Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : November 01, 2015
Implications for the defense, the prosecution—and Big Law.
Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : October 27, 2015
After earlier retreats for White & Case in Hungary and Romania, sources say the firm is now poised to lose virtually its entire Polish litigation practice to Baker & McKenzie and Greenberg Traurig.
Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : October 26, 2015
What law firm has the top patent litigation practice? It depends on how you measure it, but new data from Lit Daily affiliate Corporate Counsel suggests one possible answer. When you factor in other surveys, though, it's not so clear-cut.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : October 24, 2015
Junior lawyers are used to feeling like cogs in a machine. According to a new report, a surprising number of law firm leaders expect to be able to replace them with actual machines—and soon.
: The Legal Intelligencer : October 19, 2015
The Pennsylvania Association for Justice is set to present a "For Justice Service Award" to Dale Larrimore on Thursday.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : October 19, 2015
A round up of news from ALM affiliated publications and around the web: The NLJ's annual report on the lobbying industry, a high-profile federal probe into Wal-Mart comes to a close and Larry Lessig is still running for president.
Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : October 19, 2015
The Dewey & LeBoeuf trial has produced reactions ranging from introspection to schadenfreude. Reaction to the mistrial has been mixed as well.
: The National Law Journal : October 19, 2015
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 19, 2015
Here's how Herbert Smith Freehills, Ashurst and K&L Gates have coped with the falling currency since merging with Australian firms in recent years.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : October 19, 2015
The NLJ's annual Influence 50 ranking attempts to capture the third dimension of lobbying: the part of the practice that's never publicly reported. Four law firms said they took in $100 million or more for public-policy work—Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld; K&L Gates; Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; and Atlanta-based firm King & Spalding, which reported the most public-policy business in 2014.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : October 16, 2015
The D.C. legal community on Oct. 13 filled the ceremonial courtroom at the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse downtown to remember Roger Adelman, a longtime federal prosecutor, private practice lawyer and law professor who died last month.