In the Press: Pittsburgh Business Times

Pittsburgh law firm scores on brand recognition

Patty Tascarella, Pittsburgh Business Times

Online, 2 February 2015

"A venerable Pittsburgh name cracked the top 10 best-known U.S. law firm brands.

K&L Gates LLP was No. 8 in Acritas' U.S. Law Firm Brand Index 2015, the first time it has cracked the top 10. The downtown-based law firm showed the greatest upward movement among the top 20 firms on the list over the past two years as it moved forward 10 places.

The firm has tweaked its name over its 69-year history but has been known as K&L Gates since 2007, when Pittsburgh-based Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham merged with Seattle-based Preston Gates & Ellis.

Reed Smith LLP, also Pittsburgh-founded, was No. 14. Firms with Pittsburgh offices, and their ranking, were: Jones Day, No. 2; Morgan Lewis, No. 10; and Norton Rose Fulbright, No. 11..."

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