U.S. News “Best Law Firms” Rankings Recognize K&L Gates in Seven Categories in Charleston

Charleston, S.C. - The Charleston office of global law firm K&L Gates has been recognized in seven categories in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2020 edition. “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on feedback from more than 27,000 lawyers and in-house counsel throughout the United States, and include firms in 75 national practice areas and 127 regional/metropolitan practice areas.

The practices in which the K&L Gates has been recognized in the “Best Law Firms” 2020 edition in Charleston are:
• Banking and Finance Law
• Corporate Law
• Employment Law-Management
• Insurance Law
• Litigation-Banking and Finance
• Litigation-Labor and Employment
• Real Estate Law

In addition, U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” recognized K&L Gates as Corporate “Law Firm of the Year.” Only one firm in the country 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 for corporate law is one of more than 170 first-tier practice rankings and 250 rankings overall for K&L Gates in the 2020 edition of the “Best Law Firms” report. This includes 42 national first-tier rankings plus 131 first-tier honors across 17 state and metropolitan areas in 58 different practice groups, again positioning K&L Gates among the top five firms for most national tier 1 rankings out of the more than 14,000 law firms ranked in the report. K&L Gates also falls within the top 10 law firms in the country for both most regional/metropolitan tier 1 and overall tier 1 recognitions, honors the firm has held for each of the past 10 years since the inception of “Best Law Firms.”

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. For more information about K&L Gates or its locations, practices and registrations, visit klgates.com.

Sarah Murray
Associate Director of Business Development

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