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June 13, 2011

King & Spalding Earns 36 Practice Rankings and 114 Individual Lawyer Recognitions in 2011 Chambers USA Guide

LONDON, June 13, 2011 – According to the latest edition of Chambers USA, King & Spalding is once again among the most highly-regarded law firms in the United States. King & Spalding lawyers earned 114 individual rankings in Chambers' 2011 guide to the leading law firms in the U.S., including 38 at the national level.

In addition, the firm achieved 15 national rankings for its antitrust, appellate, capital markets, energy (electricity), energy (oil & gas), environment, food & beverages, government (government relations), healthcare, intellectual property, international arbitration, international trade, products liability, projects (oil & gas) and tax practices and 21 state rankings for various practices based out of its offices in Georgia, New York, Texas and Washington, D.C.:

  • Antitrust (National, D.C., Georgia)
  • Appellate (National)
  • Banking & Finance (Georgia)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Georgia, Texas)
  • Capital Markets: REITs (National)
  • Construction (Texas)
  • Corporate/M&A (National, Georgia, Texas)
  • Energy: Electricity (National)
  • Energy: Oil & Gas (National)
  • Environment (National, Georgia, Texas)
  • Food & Beverages (National)
  • Government: Government Relations (National)
  • Healthcare (National, D.C., Georgia, Texas)
  • Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory (D.C.)
  • Intellectual Property (Georgia)
  • Intellectual Property: Patent (New York)
  • International Arbitration (National)
  • International Trade (National)
  • Labor & Employment (Georgia)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Georgia, Texas)
  • Products Liability & Mass Torts (National)
  • Projects: Oil & Gas (National)
  • Real Estate (Georgia)
  • Tax (Georgia)
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance (National)
To view a list of the individual King & Spalding attorneys and practice areas ranked in Chambers USA and read the accompanying editorial, click here.

Chambers has been researching the US legal profession since 1999, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients. For the 2011 edition, a team of 50 Chambers USA researchers interviewed more than 10,000 lawyers and clients over the span of six months to determine which lawyers and firms the market says are the best in their geographic regions and practice areas.

About King & Spalding
Celebrating 125 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm with more than 800 lawyers in Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Houston, London, Moscow, New York, Paris, Riyadh (affiliated office), San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Singapore and Washington, D.C. The firm represents half of the Fortune 100 and, according to a Corporate Counsel survey in August 2009, ranks fifth in its total number of representations of those companies. For additional information, visit