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K&L Gates Receives Firm, Individual Rankings in 2022 Chambers USA Guide

1 June 2022

Chambers and Partners has ranked K&L Gates LLP and more than 120 of its lawyers across the United States as leaders in their respective practice areas in the 2022 edition of its Chambers USA guide. This includes rankings for the firm in 36 practice categories, including 12 nationwide, and for K&L Gates lawyers in nearly 70 nationwide and state categories.

Published annually, the guide recognizes the top lawyers and law firms across the United States, with rankings based on thousands of in-depth interviews conducted with lawyers and clients to assess the reputations and experience of lawyers around the country.

K&L Gates, as a firm, was recognized in the following categories:

Nationwide Rankings

  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
  • Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
  • Environment
  • Government Contracts: The Elite
  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare: Highly Regarded
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder
  • International Arbitration: Enforcement
  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Registered Funds
  • Transport: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory

State Rankings

  • Antitrust - Illinois
  • Antitrust - Massachusetts 
  • Banking & Finance: Corporate & Regulatory - Massachusetts 
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Massachusetts
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring - North Carolina
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Washington
  • Construction - Tennessee  
  • Corporate/M&A - North Carolina: Charlotte & Surrounds
  • Corporate/M&A - Oregon
  • Corporate/M&A - Washington
  • Corporate/M&A: Alternative Entities - Delaware
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity - Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh & Surrounds 
  • Energy & Natural Resources - Pennsylvania
  • Energy & Natural Resources - Washington
  • Environment - New Jersey
  • Environment - North Carolina
  • Environment - Pennsylvania
  • Environment - Texas
  • Environment - Washington
  • Healthcare - North Carolina
  • Healthcare - Tennessee
  • Hedge & Mutual Funds - Massachusetts
  • Immigration - Texas
  • Insurance - Pennsylvania
  • Intellectual Property - Pennsylvania
  • Intellectual Property - Washington
  • Labor & Employment - New Jersey
  • Labor & Employment - Washington
  • Litigation: General Commercial - Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh & Surrounds
  • Litigation: General Commercial - Texas: Dallas, Fort Worth & Surrounds
  • Litigation: General Commercial - Washington
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - Pennsylvania
  • Real Estate - Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh & Surrounds
  • Real Estate - South Carolina
  • Real Estate - Washington
  • Tax - Washington

K&L Gates individuals recognized were:

Asset Management and Investment Funds


Energy, Infrastructure, and Resources


Intellectual Property

Labor, Employment, and Workplace Safety 

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Policy and Regulatory

Real Estate

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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