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Diversity

"At K&L Gates, one of our core values as a law firm is to create and sustain a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture that encourages satisfaction and productivity for all of our attorneys and professional staff. We carefully evaluate and assess our successful implementation of this core value through three measurable factors: (i) recruiting and retention, (ii) professional development and training, and (iii) legal community outreach. The firm has various employee resource groups at the firmwide and local office levels, including..."

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K&L Gates LLP

K&L Gates Center
210 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 355-6500

Stats

Chairman of Management Committee: Michael S. Caccese
Global Managing Partner: James R. Segerdahl
U.S. Regional Managing Partner: Michael G. Zanic

Base Salary

Starting salaries fall between $145,000 and $180,000, based on dynamics of the local market.

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
53 out of 56 (2Ls) (2017)

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX
Boston, MA
Charleston, SC
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Fort Worth, TX
Harrisburg, PA
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
New York, NY
Newark, NJ
Orange County, CA
Palo Alto, CA
Pittsburgh, PA
Portland, OR
Raleigh, NC
Research Triangle Park, NC
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE
Beijing
Berlin
Brisbane
Brussels
Doha
Dubai
Frankfurt
Hong Kong
London
Melbourne
Milan
Munich
Paris
Perth
São Paulo
Seoul
Shanghai
Singapore
Sydney
Taipei
Tokyo
Warsaw

Major Departments & Practices

Corporate & Transactional
Energy, Infrastructure & Resources
Finance
Financial Services
Intellectual Property
Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Policy & Regulatory
Real Estate