K&L Gates LLP consists of more than 2000 lawyers around the world, that practice law in fully integrated offices. These offices are spread across five continents, with their head office in Washington, D.C., and firms located in more than 45 different cities around the world. The firm represents everyone from leading corporations, to middle market companies, to entrepreneurs.

This international law firm is the 8th largest law firm in the Unites States of America by headcount, and the 11th largest in the world. They offer legal services on a personal level, and even with the help of nine practice areas. These practice areas mentioned, are covered firm wide, which allows the firm to add more experience and resources on the matter at hand.

Through their offices all around the globe, they are offering tailored services to their clients on both local and global level. Listed below are their global practice categories, and within the categories they offer their clients more than 100 legal services.

  • Corporate and Transactional – the firm offers a multi office transactional practice, which is one of the most substantial in the practice. The firm maintains a great balance between capital market clients, and company-side clients. They offer execute engagements for large corporations, middle market companies, and even entrepreneurs. The firm is recognized in the market as leaders in the private equity, venture capital, hedge fund, ESOP, and AIM listing areas.
  • Energy, Infrastructure, and Resources – their energy, infrastructure, and resources practices the disciplines found in resource and project related legal representation. They have clients in the oil and gas, electric power, transport, mining and minerals, water and wastewater, infrastructure, construction, and other related industries. The firm offers complete and in-depth legal services in every related industry, and offer clients complete advice and support on the matter.
  • Finance – they offer their clients sophisticated global financial advice, in various financial matters that include, but are not limited to; debt, and restructuring transactions across borders and various markets. The firm has more than forty offices which are spread across the globe, allows them to offer their client’s ground experience and knowledge on local laws. They even focus on acquisition finance, corporate finance, asset based finances, real estate finance, project finance, transportation finance, and even Islamic finance. Their lawyers deal with all sorts of lending and commercial financing, and even traditional financing transactions.
  • Financial Services – the firm offers highly specialized experience and knowledge that helps corporations address governmental regulations, and global finance markets. The firm has numerous major financial institutions, asset management firms, and securities as clients. They firm as named Law Firm of the year in the USA for Securities Regulation.
  • Intellectual Property – they offer one of the strongest intellectual property legal services in the profession. They take on legal cases regarding the entire intellectual property service sector, and helps clients in each aspect.
  • Labor, Employment, and Workplace Safety – they cover all aspects regarding the employment relationship, which ranges from day to day employment advice to business transactions, or workforce challenges.
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution – they have more than 900 lawyers dedicated to litigation and dispute resolution cases. They offer their services globally, and even take on cross border matters.
  • Policy and Regulatory – this covers a range of areas, such as government enforcement, public policy, antitrust/ competition, healthcare, environmental, telecommunications, government contract, food and drugs, and international trade.
  • Real Estate – they offer complete real estate services, and take on cases globally.

Firms:

  • Anchorage
  • Austin
  • Beijing
  • Berlin
  • Boston
  • Brisbane
  • Brussels
  • Charleston
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Doha
  • Dubai
  • Fort Worth
  • Frankfurt
  • Harrisburg
  • Hong Kong
  • Houston
  • London
  • Los Angeles
  • Melbourne
  • Miami
  • Milan
  • Munich
  • Newark
  • New York
  • Orange County
  • Palo Alto
  • Paris
  • Perth
  • Pittsburgh
  • Portland
  • Raleigh
  • Research Triangle Park
  • San Francisco
  • São Paulo
  • Seattle
  • Seoul
  • Shanghai
  • Singapore
  • Sydney
  • Taipei
  • Tokyo
  • Warsaw
  • Washington
  • Wilmington

Website: http://www.klgates.com