K&L Gates LLP comprises more than 2,000 lawyers who practice in 48 offices located on five continents: Anchorage, Austin, Beijing, Berlin, Boston, Brisbane, Brussels, Charleston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Doha, Dubai, Fort Worth, Frankfurt, Harrisburg, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Miami, Milan, Moscow, Newark, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, Paris, Perth, Pittsburgh, Portland, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, San Diego, San Francisco, São Paulo, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Spokane, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, Warsaw, Washington and Wilmington.
K&L Gates practices law on an integrated basis and indeed has the largest integrated network of offices of any global law firm.
The firm is governed by a Management Committee composed of the Chairman and Global Managing Partner; the Vice Chairman and General Counsel; the Global Development Partner; the Global Integration Partner; the Managing Partner, Asia; the Managing Partner, Australia; the Managing Partner, Europe; and the Managing Partner, U.S.; Practice Area Leaders (“PALs”) for the Corporate and Transactional; Energy, Infrastructure and Resources; Financial Services; Intellectual Property; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Policy and Regulatory; and Real Estate fields; and Administrative Partners from most of its offices.
The Committee has assigned nine members to serve on its Executive Committee, which advises the Management Committee on issues relating to strategic positioning and integration. The firm also maintains over 30 practice groups, each of which is served by one or more Coordinators who report to the PALs on the management of the practice.