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Diversity

"K&L Gates has built a workplace that is intrinsically diverse in experiences, perspectives, and ideas. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is the force that propels and supports our dedication to our people and our culture. At K&L Gates, one of our core values is to create and sustain a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture that encourages satisfaction and productivity for all of our lawyers and professional staff. It is our strategic priority to maintain an inclusive culture that enriches the experience of our lawyers, enabling..."

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Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

Each law firm’s Diversity Survey responses are also published in the Law Firm Diversity Database. The database currently includes ten years of survey data and information on more than 250 law firms. Through this online tool, you can make side-by-side comparisons of diversity metrics, gauge firms’ progress over time, and measure their performance against industry-wide benchmarks. Open to participation by any law firm with offices in the United States, the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey has become the industry standard for tracking law firm efforts to increase diversity within the profession.

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K&L Gates LLP

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

Firm Stats

Chairman of Management Committee: Michael S. Caccese
Global Managing Partner: James R. Segerdahl
Co-United States Managing Partners: Pallavi Mehta Wahi and Thomas J. Smith
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
1.5K - 2K
No. of Partners Named 2020:
41

Base Salary

Starting salaries fall between $135,000 and $180,000, based on dynamics of the local market. Summer Associate: Average is $3,270/week or $2,788 - $3,462 per week depending on the location

Employment Contact

Amy J. Horn
Chief Officer of People and Projects
(214) 939-4965
amy.horn@klgates.com
Please visit the careers section of klgates.com for office-specific hiring contacts

No. of U.S. Offices: 23

No. of International Offices: 21

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 I Beijing
Berlin
Brisbane
Brussels
Doha
Dubai
Frankfurt
Hong Kong
London
Melbourne
Milan
Munich
Paris
Perth
São Paulo
Seoul
Shanghai
Singapore
Sydney
Taipei
Tokyo

Major Departments

Asset Management & Investment Funds
Consumer Financial Services
Corporate
Energy
Infrastructure & Resources
Environmental
Finance
Government Contracts and Procurement Policy
Heath Care and FDA
Intellectual Property
Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Public Policy and Law
Real Estate
White Collar
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.