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- Designation: Atlanta
- Head Count: 886
- Gross Revenues: $934,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,055,000
- Profits Per Partner: $2,355,000
- Year Over Year Change: 2
King & Spalding is an Atlanta-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, King & Spalding has 886 attorneys and is the 34th largest firm in the United States. With $934,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 29th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, King & Spalding ranked as the 36th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, GA, NC, NY and TX.
In the News
: The Am Law Daily : February 05, 2016
Ahead of The American Lawyer's final Am Law 100 and 200 rankings, see the latest early reports on 2015 financial results from The Am Law Daily and its regional affiliates.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : February 05, 2016
King & Spalding has recruited Phillip Street as a partner and Craig Smith as of counsel from Paul Hastings for its health care and life science practice—one of King & Spalding's priority areas.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : February 04, 2016
Troutman Sanders had a blockbuster year in 2015, reporting $468.5 million in revenue, up 11 percent, and net income of $180.8 million, up 14 percent. Profit per equity partner jumped from $805,000 to $970,000—after a $55,000 increase in 2014.
Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : February 04, 2016
After four years of rising revenue, McDermott Will & Emery saw its gross revenue slip in 2015, while profits rose 3.3 percent for the firm's somewhat diminished equity partnership.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : February 03, 2016
King & Spalding broke the billon-dollar mark in revenue last year—the first Atlanta-based firm to do so—reporting revenue of $1.02 billion, a 9 percent increase over 2014.
Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : February 02, 2016
If the Freeh report had been issued under any other name, would it have provided a greater degree of privilege for the underlying documents?
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : February 02, 2016
Winston & Strawn's John Rosenthal has been in the e-discovery business almost since before there was a business. Previously a partner at Howrey, he worked with the now defunct firm to start a similar business to the one he took to Winston in 2008. The firm's e-discovery center, staffed by career associates and other in-house workers, took on almost 90 percent of the e-discovery and data work for its clients.
Brian Baxter and Christine Simmons : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2016
The latest Dickstein Shapiro defectors are hired by Holland & Knight; Jones Day adds an IP trio; Kirkland & Ellis recruits a senior SEC official; Latham & Watkins lands a high-profile lateral in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The National Law Journal : February 01, 2016
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Katheryn Hayes Tucker : Daily Report : February 01, 2016
Overturning kidnapping convictions that were part of an armed robbery case, three federal appeals court judges have explained how a defendant could be guilty of one crime and not the other—and what the original appellate lawyer did wrong.
: New York Law Journal : January 29, 2016
Shearman & Sterling, Willkie Farr, King & Spalding and Simpson Thacher are among the firms announcing new hires and promotions.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 29, 2016
Davis Polk's Alan Denenberg thought it would be fun to take clients to the game—until he saw the prices.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 28, 2016
Wachtell, Simpson Thacher, Shearman & Sterling and Cleary Gottlieb are advising on a $20 billion corporate tax inversion deal between Johnson Controls and Tyco International; and a look at the other big firms behind the latest round of billion-dollar deals.
Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 28, 2016
He won't impose sanctions for statements in open court, but Judge William Alsup said he'll rethink his decision if more sensitive information is exposed.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2016
After a series of lateral losses, K&L Gates hits the ground running with some new hires to start 2016; Dickstein Shapiro's departures mount; Fried Frank launches a London restructuring practice and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The National Law Journal : January 25, 2016
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : January 21, 2016
Marathon Oil Corporation and two of its affiliates are involved in a federal case in Houston where they are trying to convince the judge to mandate arbitration in a disagreement they are having with their limited partners on Marathon's handling of hefty foreign income tax credits, in connection with a business deal in Africa.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 19, 2016
Charlotte-based Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein has opened a four-lawyer Atlanta office, its first outside of the Carolinas.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 18, 2016
Holland & Knight and Sidley Austin hire from Katten Muchin Rosenman and Milbank; a Skadden lawyer returns to public service; Allen & Overy hires in New York; King & Spalding takes two from Jones Day; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : January 14, 2016
A federal district judge in Washington won't recuse from a regulatory fight between tobacco companies and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The judge ruled on Wednesday that work his former law firm did for an anti-tobacco group was "too attenuated" from the case to disqualify him.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2016
Five years after Reed Smith's Stewart Dolin stepped in front of an oncoming train, his widow moved closer to trial in a case accusing GlaxoSmithKline of hiding the suicide risks of its antidepressant Paxil.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 12, 2016
Construction disputes specialist Emerson Holmes joins the 20-lawyer office.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 11, 2016
Cravath, Jones Day, Kirkland & Ellis, Ropes & Gray, Slaughter and May and Skadden have grabbed roles on the proposed $32 billion merger between rare disease drug makers Shire plc and Baxalta Inc.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 08, 2016
After 50 years at Smith Gambrell & Russell, Sandra Moss Mallory, the firm's executive director, has decided to retire.
Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : January 07, 2016
Norman Brothers Jr. credits his experience as a former Army prosecutor with helping prepare him for being an in-house counsel. Now he's heading the legal department at global carrier UPS Inc. after the company moved chief legal officer Teri McClure to head of human resources on Jan. 1.
: The National Law Journal : January 04, 2016
Lateral moves, new arrivals, and promotions in this week's columns.
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : December 30, 2015
Deep-pocketed litigation funders are throwing investor dollars into lawsuits, raising questions about ethics and the specter of regulation.
Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : December 28, 2015
Gary Paige of Gordon & Doner was lead counsel in a tobacco trial that resulted in a $35 million judgment for a Miami man who's wife died of lung cancer at age 55.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : December 26, 2015
With sustained and modest fiscal stability across the legal industry last year, 2015 created a clean palette for many of D.C.'s largest law firms. Some redesigned their Washington-focused practices like lobbying and white-collar law, many added or lost groups of lawyers, and a few considered or closed on mergers. We look at the 10 top trends and business decisions that created buzz in Washington Big Law this year, from Dentons to Dennis Hastert.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : December 22, 2015
Thompson & Knight welcomes back a father and son attorney team in Mexico; King & Spalding grabs a Skadden counsel in D.C.; Latham & Watkins takes on a Goldman Sachs executive; and other key hires from throughout The Am Law 200.