K&L Gates LLP

The Vault Review


  • “Work/life balance is incomparable”
  • “Positive interactions with colleagues (especially partners)”
  • “Global reach of firm”


  • “Compensation and bonuses are a bit below market”
  • “Lack of transparency on compensation issues”
  • “Large-firm bureaucracy”

The Buzz

  • “Big name”
  • “Great leadership”
  • “No cohesive culture”
  • “Merger-centric”

Survey Says

Vault's Verdict: K&L Gates associates appreciate their low billable hours requirement-which allows them a rare-for-BigLaw work/life balance-substantive work opportunities from day one, and exceptional mentorship. Still, some wish their below-market level compensation...

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