New York -
For a third consecutive year, K&L Gates LLP
has been identified among the top 20 law firm brands in the United States, according to legal market research company Acritas’ U.S. Law Firm Brand Index 2014
, released today. Based on interviews with more than 700 in-house counsel at organizations both in and outside the U.S., the report ranks firms on such factors as top-of-mind awareness, favorability, consideration for both major M&A and top-level litigation, and overall level of use.
Having continued to expand into new legal markets and international commercial centers, K&L Gates also was recognized last year among the top 20 law firm brands in the world, marking the firm’s first appearance on Acritas’ Global Elite Brand Index
. In addition to the Acritas listings, K&L Gates’ recent honors have included rankings among the top two law firms for first-tier rankings in the annual U.S. News-
Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey during the past four years; as one of the 20 law firms with the largest presence and most experience globally by legal news outlet Law360
in its annual “Global 20” survey; and among the top 30 law firms for client service for a second consecutive year, according to the 2014 BTI Client Service 30