"At K&L Gates our overarching diversity goals ensure that diversity is a consideration in firm leadership, management practices, human resources, marketing activities, and community and global communications; to identify and promote ways to develop our diverse lawyers' advancement of their careers, with a particular focus on their internal and external business development; to promote diverse lawyers as leaders and role models; to establish and maintain direct lines of communications with diverse constituencies within the firm; to expand..."Read more from this firm's Diversity Report (PDF)
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K&L Gates Center
210 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 355-6500
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 2019:
1.5K - 2K
Starting salaries fall between $125,000 and $180,000, based on dynamics of the local market.
No. of Summer Associates:
49 total (37 2Ls; 12 1Ls) (2019)
Amy J. Horn
Chief Officer of People and Projects
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New York, NY
Orange County, CA
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Research Triangle Park, NC
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Energy, Infrastructure & Resources
Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Policy & Regulatory
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.