2014 U.S. News-Best Lawyers® Rankings
For a fourth consecutive year, K&L Gates has been ranked among the top two law firms with the most first-tier rankings in the annual U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey. Earning more than 200 first-tier rankings in offices and practices across the United States, K&L Gates also received the publication’s national “Law Firm of the Year” distinction, given to only one firm in each national practice area, for Securities Regulation and for Criminal Defense: White Collar.
In addition to 167 metropolitan and state first-tier rankings, K&L Gates was recognized with 36 national first-tier rankings. Of these national first-tier rankings, the Consumer Financial Services practice was acknowledged within the Banking and Finance Law and Financial Services Regulation Law categories.
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