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Annual "Best Law Firms" Report Names K&L Gates 2023 "Law Firm of the Year" in Commercial Litigation, One of 170 First-Tier Practice Rankings for Firm

3 November 2022

Pittsburgh - Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has been recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” in the area of Commercial Litigation law in the 2023 edition of the U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” report, released today. Only one firm can earn the “Law Firm of the Year” designation in each of the report’s legal practice areas.

The “Law Firm of the Year” ranking is one of 170 first-tier practice rankings and 256 rankings overall for K&L Gates in the 2023 edition of the “Best Law Firms” report. This includes 40 national first-tier rankings and 130 first-tier honors across 18 state and metropolitan areas in 58 different practice groups, again positioning K&L Gates within the top 10 firms for most overall tier 1 recognitions of the more than 15,000 ranked, an honor the firm has held each year since the inception of “Best Law Firms.”  

“We are honored to be recognized for practice excellence in the latest edition of the U.S. News report,” said Jim Segerdahl, K&L Gates’ Global Managing Partner. “We are pleased, in particular, to be recognized this year as ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in the area of Commercial Litigation, as this is a testament to our large, experienced, and talented team of litigators assisting clients across our platform. This honor follows last year’s recognition as ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in the area of Corporate Law, which is especially gratifying, given the collaborative way in which the teams in these practices frequently interact on behalf of clients.”

The full list of practices in which K&L Gates has been recognized with national first-tier rankings in the “Best Law Firms” 2023 edition are:

  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law 
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Native American Law
  • Patent Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law 
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

The U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on more than 12 million client and lawyer evaluations of more than 22,000 law firms, including firms in 75 national practice areas and 127 regional/metropolitan practice areas. A complete list of K&L Gates’ 2023 rankings can be found here.

K&L Gates’ complex commercial litigation and disputes practice has the breadth, experience, and sophistication to successfully resolve matters ranging from simple commercial claims to complex multi-party, cross-border litigations, and arbitrations. With lawyers in the United States, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America, the practice has helped resolve disputes in the most nuanced and complex areas across the globe. A number of lawyers in the practice are recognized as being some of the foremost practitioners in their field, and include fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Law Institute, and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. 

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

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