K&L Gates Policy and Regulatory Practice, Lawyers Ranked Among Leaders in 2021 Chambers USA Guide

22 Mei 2021

Chambers and Partners has recognized K&L Gates LLP’s policy and regulatory practice and numerous lawyers as leaders in the 2021 edition of its Chambers USA guide. This includes rankings for the practice in six states as well as Nationwide recognitions in the categories of Environment; Government Contracts; Government Relations; Healthcare; and Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory. Nearly 40 of the practice’s lawyers were also recognized with rankings across nine states, including several partners who helped to establish K&L Gates’ new Nashville office during the first quarter of 2021.

Published annually, the guide recognizes the top lawyers and law firms across the United States, with rankings based on thousands of in-depth interviews conducted with lawyers and clients to assess the reputations and experience of lawyers around the country.

Michael Scanlon, co-leader of K&L Gates’ policy and regulatory practice, commented: “We are proud of the recognition of the many practices and lawyers in our policy and regulatory practice area. The recognition is a reflection of the value our policy and regulatory group provides to clients across a range of industries and sectors, including government relations, investigations and enforcement, healthcare, antitrust, environment, transportation, and more. We continue to believe that the firm’s substantial concentration of policy and regulatory expertise is a differentiator in the market. ”

K&L Gates, as a firm, was recognized in the following categories:

  • Environment – Nationwide 
  • Government Contracts: The Elite – Nationwide 
  • Government: Government Relations – Nationwide 
  • Healthcare: Highly Regarded – Nationwide 
  • Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory – Nationwide 
  • Antitrust – Illinois 
  • Environment – New Jersey 
  • Environment – North Carolina
  • Environment – Pennsylvania 
  • Environment – Texas 
  • Environment – Washington 
  • Healthcare – North Carolina 
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – Pennsylvania

K&L Gates individuals recognized were:

  • Jorge Romero – Environment: Mainly Transactional, Nationwide
  • Erica L. Bakies – Government: Government Contracts, Nationwide 
  • Amy C. Hoang – Government Contracts, Nationwide 
  • Stuart (Stu) B. Nibley – Government Contracts, Nationwide; Government Contracts: Bid Protests, Nationwide
  • Daniel F. C. Crowley – Government Relations, Nationwide 
  • Bruce J. Heiman – Government Relations, Nationwide 
  • Emanuel L. Rouvelas – Government Relations, Nationwide; Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory, Nationwide 
  • William N. Myhre, Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory, Nationwide 
  • Mark Ruge, Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory, Nationwide 
  • Michael F. Scanlon, Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory, Nationwide 
  • Lauren Norris Donahue, Antitrust, Illinois 
  • Steven M. Kowal, Antitrust, Illinois
  • David L. Rieser, Environment: Mainly Transactional, Illinois
  • Gail H. Conenello, Environment, New Jersey
  • William H. Hyatt, Jr., Environment, New Jersey
  • Amanda A Konarski, Environment, New Jersey 
  • Brian S. Montag, Environment, New Jersey 
  • B. David Naidu, Environment, New York 
  • Stanford D. Baird, Environment, North Carolina
  • David J. Raphael, Environment, Pennsylvania 
  • R. Timothy Weston, Environment, Pennsylvania
  • Craig P. Wilson, Environment, Pennsylvania 
  • Janessa M. Glenn, Environment, Texas 
  • Steve Morton, Environment, Texas 
  • Ankur K. Tohan, Environment, Washington 
  • Craig S. Trueblood, Environment, Washington 
  • Limo T. Cherian, Healthcare, Illinois 
  • Richard P. Church, Healthcare, North Carolina 
  • Darlene S. Davis, Healthcare, North Carolina 
  • Mary Beth Johnston, Healthcare, North Carolina
  • Gary S. Qualls, Healthcare, North Carolina 
  • Kim Harvey Looney, Healthcare: Regulatory, Tennessee 
  • Ken Marlow, Healthcare, Tennessee 
  • Joshua Skora, Healthcare, Texas 
  • Carla M. DewBerry, Healthcare, Washington 
  • Christopher L. Nasson, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, Massachusetts 
  • Mark A. Rush, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, Pennsylvania 
  • Thomas C. Ryan, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, Pennsylvania
  • Brian F. Saulnier, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, Pennsylvania 

To view the full rankings for the firm and its recognized lawyers, please visit the Chambers USA 2021 guide.