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May 27, 2016

Chambers USA 2016 Results Confirm King & Spalding’s Standing as a Top Law Firm in the United States

NEW YORK, May 27, 2016 — Chambers USA has again recognized King & Spalding as one of the top law firms in the United States, bestowing the firm with 44 practice rankings and 121 individual lawyer rankings in the 2016 edition of its guide to the nation’s leading legal practices.

King & Spalding earned 19 practice rankings in nationwide categories and an additional 25 state-level rankings for various practices based in its offices in Georgia, California, New York, North Carolina, Texas and Washington, D.C. Firm rankings included:

  • Antitrust (Georgia)

  • Antitrust: Cartel (Nationwide)

  • Appellate Law (Nationwide)

  • Banking & Finance (Nationwide)

  • Banking & Finance (Georgia)

  • Banking & Finance (North Carolina)

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Georgia)

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Texas)

  • Construction (Texas)

  • Corporate /M&A (North Carolina)

  • Corporate Crime & Investigations (Nationwide)

  • Corporate/M&A (Georgia)

  • Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (Nationwide)

  • Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital (California)

  • Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) (Nationwide)

  • Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) (Nationwide)

  • Environment (Georgia)

  • Environment (Texas)

  • Environment (Nationwide)

  • Food & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation (Nationwide)

  • Government: Government Relations (Nationwide)

  • Healthcare (District of Columbia)

  • Healthcare (Georgia)

  • Healthcare (Texas)

  • Healthcare (Nationwide)

  • Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory (District of Columbia)

  • Intellectual Property (North Carolina)

  • Intellectual Property (Georgia)

  • Intellectual Property: Patent (New York)

  • International Arbitration (Nationwide)

  • International Trade (Nationwide)

  • Labor & Employment (Georgia)

  • Latin American Investment (Texas)

  • Life Sciences (Nationwide)

  • Litigation: General Commercial (Georgia)

  • Litigation: General Commercial (Texas)

  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (District of Columbia)

  • Product Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide)

  • Projects: LNG (Nationwide)

  • Projects: Oil & Gas (Nationwide)

  • Real Estate (Georgia)

  • REITs (Nationwide)

  • Securities: Regulation (Nationwide)

  • Tax (Georgia)

To view the full list of the individual King & Spalding lawyers and practice areas ranked in Chambers USA 2016 and read the accompanying editorial, click here.

Chambers has been researching the U.S. legal profession since 1999. Its researchers speak to a vast range of lawyers and their clients to understand and accurately depict each legal practice and the leading players within it. Inclusion in the guide is determined solely by reputation in the market and knowledge of the profession as gathered by Chambers editorial staff.

About King & Spalding

Celebrating more than 130 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 900 lawyers in 18 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, uncompromising commitment to quality, and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. More information is available at