With nearly 2,000 lawyers across five continents, K&L Gates is among the world’s largest global law firms. Ranked 11th in size among U.S.-based law firms in the National Law Journal 250, K&L Gates operates in more global locations than the larger integrated firms on that list. This global network offers immense value to our clients. In 2017, our most recent financial year, 470 of the firm’s 500 largest clients used lawyers from two or more firm offices, and 14 of the firm’s 20 largest clients used lawyers from 10 or more firm offices. The average number of offices engaged on projects by the firm’s 20 largest clients in 2017 was 16.7.
Our clients include leading global corporations in every major industry, capital markets participants, and ambitious middle-market and emerging-growth companies. Our lawyers also serve public-sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations, and individuals. We are knowledgeable in legal issues related to industries critical to the economies of both the developed and developing worlds — technology, manufacturing, financial services, health care, and energy, among many others. We are a full-service law firm, meeting clients’ needs through efficient and effective representation in nine practice areas:
- corporate and transactional
- energy, infrastructure and resources
- financial services
- intellectual property
- labor, employment and workplace safety
- litigation and dispute resolution
- policy and regulatory
- real estate
While our firm offers a full complement of practices as indicated above, of particular note is our strength in global corporate transactions and global data privacy for publicly traded international technology companies. This an area of particular pride of K&L Gates, honed by years of experience representing cloud computing, software, e-commerce, and other technology clients in their global business transactions. Our full-service and integrated approach provides our clients with the ability to handle all aspects of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, including data privacy and data security due diligence.
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