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October 31, 2017

GIR Names King & Spalding to List of Top 30 Global Investigations Firms for Third Year

LONDON, Oct. 31, 2017 — For the third year in a row, Global Investigations Review has named King & Spalding to its GIR 30, an annual list of the world’s top 30 firms for investigations matters. King & Spalding has earned this recognition every year the list has been compiled.

In selecting the GIR 30, Global Investigations Review considers “the greatest indicators of experience and trust in a firm, particularly the investigations work carried out by each firm over the past two years,” according to the publication.

King & Spalding’s award-winning Special Matters & Government Investigations practice is comprised of over 100 lawyers in 14 offices throughout the world. Exclusively focusing on white-collar criminal defense, civil and regulatory investigations, and corporate internal investigations, the team includes more than 40 former federal prosecutors and other government enforcement officials. It is one of the largest and most respected practices in the world, having handled investigations involving over 100 countries.  

Recognized as “White Collar Practice Group of the Year” in 2017 by Law360, the Special Matters & Government Investigations team has defended clients before 73 of the 93 U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and every litigating division of the Justice Department. The lawyers in the group have appeared before the Securities and Exchange Commission and all 12 of its Regional Offices, as well as before all of the SEC’s specialized enforcement units.

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 1,000 lawyers in 20 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