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K&L Gates LLP

49 National Rankings & 206 Metro Rankings  |  Client Confirmed  |  Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Mutual Funds Law

I'm incredibly impressed with the mutual funds practice at K&L Gates. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to others. They have a deep bench with incredible expertise and are always willing to go the extra mile for clients.

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

K&L Gates' white-collar group is a solutions-oriented yet compliance-focused group. They work toward solutions but do not yield if a solution cannot be created that would not place the client at considerable risk. The firm takes time to understand the underlying business, which is crucial to creating solutions that are effective now and in the future. The responsiveness, from senior partner to associate, is impressive whether it be evenings, weekends, or anything in between. The team is thoughtful in billing practices and provides world class e-DAT services at rates that cannot be matched in the industry, particularly for data storage, and that significantly reduce the costs of more expensive resources.

Commercial Litigation

The commercial litigation attorneys I have worked with at K&L Gates are smart, nimble, and strategic. They are service oriented, and do a great job of communicating and collaborating on case management issues. I love working with them.

Emily Warth Asurion

Information Technology Law

John Howell was extremely professional, proportionate and pragmatic in the representation of Ferring and had an excellent understanding of our level of risk management for these transactions. We were very pleased with the outcome of each outsourcing negotiation. I would recommend him unhesitatingly.

Jerry Temko Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Financial Services Regulation Law

K&L Gates has an excellent financial services regulation practice with many knowledgeable lawyers with practical insights/guidance/experience. In addition to legal knowledge, they provide industry perspective given their large client base in the investment management industry.

Corporate Law

Our Corporate attorney, David Lehman, offers the highest integrity along with excellent service and high quality legal counsel.

W.S. Brown Lucas Systems Inc.

Corporate Law

The ratings above are a reflection of the leadership at the top. The tone at the top is customer focused and team solution oriented which creates a collaborative experience with superior results. As a client I have always felt well informed and part of the litigating strategy. The responsiveness was always excellent and time is always of the essence when you are seeking counsel.

John Hazlett

Health Care Law

We have worked with Kim Looney in healthcare matters for many years and she stands out as one of our best local counsel in our 36 states. Kim is particularly accomplished with certificate of need matters, and I wouldn't use anyone else in Tennessee for those matters. Kim is also very well connected with governmental agencies having jurisdiction over our business in Tennessee.

Richard MacMillan LHC Group, Inc.

Mutual Funds Law

We engaged Todd Gibson as counsel a number of years ago and continue to lean on him quite heavily for the US side of our business. He is responsive, commercial, knowledgeable and personable. He is also extremely proactive - he understands our business and, as a result, goes out of his way to keep us updated on any new or revised legislative or regulatory developments that could impact us as an organization. I would highly recommend Todd.

Aoife Kemp Paradice Investment Management

Public Finance Law

The K&L Gates Public Finance Team in Seattle are nationally recognized public finance experts with a long history and broad range of experience. In addition to their public financial transaction expertise, they have the knowledge to provide financial observations and supplement financial advisor recommendations. They proactively monitor Federal, State, and local legislative issues to protect the interests of their client and ensure compliance with all tax authority requirements. The K&L Gates Seattle team is truly a partner with their clients.

David Morrison Northwest Seaport Alliance

Venture Capital Law

Outstanding law firm by any standard and I’ve worked with many!

Mark DeSantis Bloomfield Robotics, Inc.

Energy Regulatory Law

David Wochner leads one of the best Energy Regulatory practices in the US today. The firm has deep expertise in all matters involving major infrastructure projects requiring federal and state permits. I would highly recommend the K&L Gates team.

Krysta De Lima NextDecade

Employment Law - Management

Carol Lumpkin is a fierce negotiator and provides vital counsel and advice to move her clients through all litigation matters.

Amy Cisrow Peterson Rackroom Shoes Inc.

Energy Regulatory Law

My experience with the K&L Gates energy/regulatory practice has been outstanding. Their work product is timely, accurate, thoughtful, strategic, responsive, and aligned with my organization's needs and direction. All aspects of K&L Gates' advocacy efforts on my behalf have been tremendous and greatly appreciated.

Susan Cunningham Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.

Corporate Law

Very responsive and knowledgeable attorneys in regard to all aspects of deals and documents within the area I work with them in (Asset Backed Securities). Would highly recommend K&L Gates to any business partners.

Commercial Litigation

K&L has very experienced professional people working for them. With thier Broad neetwork of lawyers they have assisted with issues we have had accross the US and some international exposure. They also have broad range of experiences for different types of legal requirements. Responsiveness is excellent , nights, weekends, they are always avaialble for discussions. They have the resources you need when you need them.

Bruce Barnes Chromalox, Inc.

Commercial Litigation

We have been clients of K.L. Gates for three years and use the firm for all of our personal and a wide range of business needs, including IP, contracts, civil suits, Corporate set up, global expansion, and more. They are exceptionally knowledgeable and responsive in every department. All of our attorneys are compassionate. I have always felt that they truly feel that we're a team and they fight for us in the same way and with the same commitment that they would fight for themselves or their own families. They are also consistently respectful of our time and billable hours. They have my highest recommendation.

Laura Hunter Lashline

Commercial Litigation

Tom Birsic and Jackie Celender are outstanding in international commercial arbitrations involving complex commercial and technical issues. Highly recommend.

Quinn Johnson Arconic?

Securities Regulation

I have been working with publicly traded companies for 20 years. K&L Gates is the single best firm I have ever dealt with. Responsive, experienced, and reasonable billings.

Corporate Law

I have been working with Scott Waxman and his team for nearly 25 years. I have worked at different banks, but I have always brought Scott and his team to wherever I go. There are a number of reasons for this. First, the team is extremely knowledgeable. In some asset classes, namely life settlements, Scott and his team (Andy Skouvakis, Nick Froio, Stacey Roberts and Thomas Meyer) have more experience on the bank-side than any other attorneys in the world. In other asset classes, the team is as knowledgeable as any attorneys I've worked with. What sets the team apart from others is their responsiveness. There is no hour of the day or night where they will not respond, when that is what is required.

Michael Orendorf Wilmington Trust, N.A.

Corporate Law

Shiau Yen Chin-Dennis and her team provide distinct business-focused legal solutions and integrate seamlessly with the enterprise legal team. With a deep network of expertise and experience at their disposal they find effective solutions in an efficient manner and enable timely solutions without compromising on the quality.

Mikael Hagstroem Labvantage Solutions

Government Relations Practice

They are America's premier authority on public policy.

Vincent Caprio NanoBusiness Commercialization Association

Energy Law

Beyond capability, professionalism, and integrity, the lawyers at K&L Gates are collaborators. I have had the pleasure of being served by this fine firm as a member, as well as the interim Executive Director, of a non-profit coalition of independent power producers and marketers, and have always been well-served.

Carol Opatrny Northwest & Intermountain Power Producers Coalition

Trademark Law

As a global business we face a variety of issues related to trademark registration, use and protection, and K&L Gates consistently provides reasoned and effective counsel regardless if the context is traditional or atypical.

Elizabeth Lewis Turtle Wax

Government Relations Practice

I highly recommend the K&L Gates team. Their knowledge, established relationships on Capitol Hill and responsiveness make them invaluable to our efforts. I would also add that they are an extremely nice group of people and always a pleasure to work with.

Amy Conley Financial Engines

Litigation - Banking & Finance

K&L Gates attorneys have well represented the various businesses that I have been employed at in the recent past as chief legal officer, and effectively and efficiently handled some significant litigation matters that called for a deep understanding of both our substantive business as well as the delicate internal and external politics at the business which were needed to achieve the intended results. K&L Gates attorneys learned a great deal about the business and its various stakeholders, and also showed a keen understanding of business and financial matters as well as pursuing a successful legal position.

Michael Hoffman GC Thomas Title and Escrow

Litigation - Bankruptcy

K&L Gates attorneys masterfully handled numerous bankruptcy matters as special counsel to the debtors and helped their client navigate through treacherous waters in a manner that both protected the client and helped the client understand the process and achieve its objectives, all of this being done while maintaining the professionalism and decorum that earned the Firm and the client the admiration and respect of the Court and other involved parties and their counsel.

Michael Hoffman GC Thomas Title and Escrow

Banking and Finance Law

K&L Gates is a trusted resource for a wide range of banking and finance legal matters. We relied on them heavily for several complicated and important transactions. They were outstanding. Accessible, thoughtful, direct, and very effective. Their advice and counsel had a meaningful and very positive impact.

John Wiseman Middlesex Federal Savings, F.A.

Corporate Law

Robert Zinn from K and L handled our transaction of our family business and the positive outcome for us was always his first and most important priority. He and the team at K and L bring all the necessary expertise from beginning to closure. Roberts personal touch and attention to the family's goals from the transaction made a huge difference within our organization and ultimately paved the way for a smooth transaction. No doubt, Robert and the K and L team are your team, no matter the situation they are hired for.

Paul Gabriel Gabriel Brothers

Government Relations Practice

The D.C. Government Relations Practice at K&L Gates has been an outstanding partner for over nearly ten years with our organization and coalition. They understand our mission and purpose and translate that into effective policy engagement.

Government Relations Practice

I have been engaged in government relations work for over 15 years. In that time, I have worked with a number of government relations firms in DC. Hands down, I have found the K&L Gates team to be the most effective, dedicated, and responsive of them all.

David Reid RMA International

Health Care Law

The K&L Gates team is exceptional. Mary Beth Johnston and Rich Church are 2 of the best attorneys that I’ve ever had the honor of working with in my career. Mary Beth and Rich are solution-focused, provide practical advice, subject matter experts, and are true business partners.

Lou Patalano Sentara Health

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Thomas Ryan and Michael Komo provided invaluable assistance with a sensitive, high stakes internal investigation. I was equally impressed by their ability and willingness to focus the investigation -- including the universe of interviews -- in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Renee Cavalovitch Robert Morris University

Environmental Law

K & L Gates has been extraordinarily responsive to our needs. They are highly competent, extremely knowledgeable and creative in their approach to legal issues. We call on them regularly and consider them a valued and trusted advisor. I would highly recommend this firm, without hesitation.

Kevin Monaco NJAPA

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