Chambers USA 2021 Guide Recognizes K&L Gates Corporate Practice, Lawyers Among Leaders

25 Mei 2021

Chambers and Partners has recognized K&L Gates LLP’s corporate 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 a Nationwide recognition in the category of Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded. Nearly 25 of the practice’s lawyers were also recognized with rankings across eight states. 

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.

“We are appreciative that our corporate practice has been recognized by our clients and Chambers as ‘highly regarded’ in the United States for work across the corporate, mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing, tax, and other areas,” said Bob Zinn, co-leader of K&L Gates’ corporate practice. “These rankings are a testament to the talented and growing team of corporate lawyers assembled by our firm in key markets in the United States and globally, with the singular goal to provide an exceptional client experience.”

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

  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded – Nationwide 
  • Corporate/M&A: Alternative Entities – Delaware 
  • Corporate/M&A – North Carolina 
  • Corporate/M&A – Oregon 
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity – Pennsylvania 
  • Corporate/M&A – Washington 
  • Technology: Outsourcing – Texas
  • Tax – Washington 

K&L Gates individuals recognized were:

  • John Howell – Outsourcing, Nationwide; Technology: Outsourcing, Texas
  • Eric Feldman – Corporate/M&A: Alternative Entities, Delaware 
  • Scott Waxman – Corporate/M&A: Alternative Entities, Delaware 
  • Clayton Parker – Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Florida 
  • Rick Giovannelli – Corporate/M&A, North Carolina 
  • Sean Jones – Corporate/M&A, North Carolina 
  • Margaret Rosenfeld – Corporate/M&A, North Carolina 
  • Kevin Stichter – Corporate/M&A, North Carolina
  • Shiau Yen Chin-Dennis – Corporate/M&A, Oregon
  • Brendan McDonnell – Corporate/M&A, Oregon
  • Megan Wotherspoon – Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Pennsylvania
  • Robert Zinn – Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Pennsylvania
  • James Bruce – Corporate/M&A, South Carolina 
  • Annette Becker – Corporate/M&A, Washington 
  • C. Kent Carlson – Corporate/M&A, Washington 
  • Stephan Coonrod – Corporate/M&A, Washington 
  • Gary Kocher – Corporate/M&A, Washington 
  • Jessica Pearlman – Corporate/M&A, Washington 
  • Christopher “CJ” Voss – Corporate/M&A, Washington
  • Sam Megally – Tax, Texas
  • Cynthia Ohlenforst – Tax: Litigation, Texas
  • Won-Han Cheng – Tax, Washington 
  • Charles Purcell – Tax, Washington 
  • Rob Starin – Tax, Washington 

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