Awards Received by Firm
K&L Gates has frequently been identified by BTI Consulting as
one of the top 30
law firms recommended by legal decision makers to their peers and for
In the 2018 U.S. News-Best
Lawyers Best Law Firms survey, K&L Gates was again among the top five
firms for national first-tier rankings out of the 14,000 firms ranked.
K&L Gates continues to be
recognized as a leading firm for
diversity and inclusion, having recently been honored as a top achiever in
advancing diversity by longtime clients Microsoft and Chevron, among others.
K&L Gates was named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality by the Human Rights
Campaign (HRC), earning a top rating of 100 percent in HRC's Corporate Equality
BTI Consulting Group identified
K&L Gates as a Leading Collaboration firm in its Law Firms with the Best
Ranked among the top 25 firms
for legal innovation in BTI Consulting Group 2019 inaugural list of
Market research agency Acritas recognized K&L Gates for a third consecutive year
as one of the 20 strongest U.S. law firm brands in its 2018 U.S. Law Firm Brand
For a seventh consecutive year in 2017, K&L
Gates was cited as one of the 20 leading global law firms based on
international presence and the capabilities to handle complex cross-border
K&L Gates has been recognized as among the most accomplished law firms in
intellectual property with the firm's inclusion on The National Law Journal's
Intellectual Property Hot List.
K&L Gates was again named
among the top 20 best-known global law firm brands in the Acritas 2018
Global Elite Brand Index, a ranking determined through unprompted
interviews with more than 1,000 in-house general counsel globally.
Global Investigations Review has honored K&L Gates with inclusion in its annual
GIR 30 survey, an independent guide to the world's best and most-trusted firms
for cross-border investigations.
K&L Gates was named among Yale Law Women's Top 10 Family Friendly Firms of 2016.
K&L Gates was awarded the Global Dispute of the Year: U.S. Litigation (IP) in The
American Lawyer's fourth annual Global Legal Awards in recognition of the
firm's work representing Carnegie Mellon University in the CMU v. Marvell case.