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Firm Profile

King & Spalding LLP

Firm Profile

Atlanta

  • Profile
  • 1180 Peachtree Street
  • Atlanta
  • Georgia
  • USA
  • GA 30309

Firm profile submitted by King & Spalding LLP

Chairman: Robert D Hays
Number of lawyers: 1000+


King & Spalding helps leading companies advance complex business interests in more than 160 countries. Working across a highly integrated platform of more than 1,000 lawyers in 20 offices globally, the firm delivers tailored commercial solutions through world-class offerings and an uncompromising approach to quality and service.



Antitrust:

Tries cases to verdict and defends clients against criminal investigations, opt-out group actions, class actions, appellate matters and other antitrust litigation.

Business Litigation:
Experienced in issues of antitrust, product liability, mass tort, patents and trademarks, class action certification, securities law, franchise law, white-collar defence and consumer fraud.

Corporate, Public & Private Finance:
More than 50 lawyers located in offices across the United States, Europe and Middle East represent lenders, investors, funds and borrowers in finance and other commercial transactions.

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation:
Advises on employee benefit plans and executive compensation programs and related funding vehicles.

E-Discovery:

Acts as discovery counsel for Fortune 50 companies in the banking, energy, pharmaceutical, medical device, telecommunications, chemical, manufacturing, and tobacco industries.

Energy:
Informs clients on a spectrum of transactional, regulatory, litigation and arbitration matters in the oil and gas, natural resources and mining industries.

Environmental:
Advises clients on virtually every type of environmental issue – including regulatory and compliance advice, permit appeals, enforcement actions and property damage claims.

FDA & Life Sciences:
Represents pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, healthcare technology companies and food manufacturers, in a range of regulatory, compliance, policy and litigation matters.

Finance:
The firm represents borrowers and lenders in acquisition financing, asset-based financing, Islamic financing, leveraged financing (mezzanine and high-yield debt), leveraged leasing, project financing.

Financial Restructuring:
Advises on reorganisations, including in court and out of court debt restructurings, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation and distressed asset mergers and acquisitions.

Financial Services:
Advises clients within the financial services sector from high value, sophisticated transactions through to complex legislative, regulatory and industry issues.

Global Transactions:
Advises clients through the entire project development process, from concept to ribbon-cutting, with particular emphasis in the energy and transportation sectors.

Government Advocacy & Public Policy:
Supports clients in managing their interactions with US government agencies including congressional investigations, international and ethics and election law.

Government Investigations:
Represents corporations and individuals in complex US criminal investigations, internal investigations and congressional investigations.

Healthcare:
As one of the largest healthcare law practices in the country, the firm is praised for its excellence in transactional, litigation and regulatory representation of clients across the spectrum of healthcare.

Intellectual Property:
Advises clients with the development and strategic planning needed to handle patent and trademark prosecution and intellectual property litigation matters that stretch across borders.

International Arbitration:
Handling cases before major arbitral institutions such as the ICSID, ICC, LCIA, and AAA, as well as under UNCITRAL and other ad hoc rules.

International Trade & WTO:
Over 40 lawyers and consultants, handling a wide range of international trade and customs matters for US and non-US clients.

Labour & Employment:
Provides labour and employment services to employers ranging from preventive advice and training to litigation and representation under federal and state labour and employment laws.

M&A:
Covers acquisitions of public and private companies, tender offers, joint ventures and partnering arrangements, purchases and sales of divisions, and takeover preparation and defence.

Middle East & Islamic Finance:
Advises on Shari’ah - compliant financings and investment products.

Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Medical Devices:
More than 125 of the firm’s lawyers and professionals devote all or a substantial portion of their practices to clients in these industries, with specialised experience at every stage of the product life cycle.

Private Equity & Investment Funds:
Advises clients on fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance, Islamic finance, securities offerings, tax and restructuring.

Real Estate:
Advises clients on a complete range of commercial real estate deals. The real estate capital markets practice is known for creative structuring of mergers and acquisitions and complex equity and debt financing transactions.

Tax:
Advises on a range of income tax issues, with particularly extensive experience in the corporate, partnership and international practice areas.

Tort Litigation:
Offers large-firm litigation resources and lawyers who have tried high exposure tort cases, including some of the most plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions in the US.

Branches

  • TaunusTurm | Taunustor 1 ,
  • Frankfurt am Main,
  • Hessen
  • Germany
  • 60310
  • Tel +49 69 257 811 000
  • Fax +49 69 257 811 100
  • Tsvetnoy Bulvar, 2,
  • Moscow,
  • Russia
  • 127051
  • Tel +7 495 228 8500
  • Fax +7 495 228 8599
  • Kingdom Centre, 20th Floor,
  • King Fahad Road,
  • PO Box 14702,
  • Riyadh,
  • Al Riyadh
  • Saudi Arabia
  • 11434
  • Tel +966 1 466 9400
  • Fax +966 1 211 0033
  • DX PO Box 230888
  • 9 Raffles Place #31-01,
  • Republic Plaza,
  • Singapore,
  • Singapore Island
  • Singapore
  • 048619
  • Tel +65 6303 6000
  • Fax +65 6303 6055
  • 29, quai du Mont-Blanc,
  • Geneva,
  • Switzerland
  • CH-1201
  • Tel +41 22 591 0800
  • Fax +41 22 591 0880
  • Level 15, Al Sila Tower,
  • Sowwah Square,
  • PO Box 130522,
  • Abu Dhabi,
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Tel +971 2 596 7000
  • Fax +971 2 596 7077
  • Al Fattan Currency House,
  • Tower 2, Level 24,
  • Dubai International Financial Centre ,
  • P.O. Box 506547,
  • Dubai,
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Tel +971 4 377 9900
  • Fax +971 4 377 9955
  • 125 Old Broad Street,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC2N 1AR
  • Tel +44 20 7551 7500
  • Fax +44 20 7551 7575
  • 1180 Peachtree Street,
  • Atlanta,
  • Georgia
  • USA
  • GA 30309
  • Tel +1 404 572 4600
  • Fax +1 404 572 5100
  • 401 Congress Ave,
  • Suite 600,
  • Austin,
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 78701
  • Tel +1 512 457 2000
  • Fax +1 512 457 2100
  • 100 N Tryon Street,
  • Suite 3900,
  • Charlotte,
  • North Carolina
  • USA
  • NC 28202
  • Tel +1 704 503 2600
  • Fax +1 704 503 2622
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 1100 Louisiana,
  • Suite 4000,
  • Houston,
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 77002
  • Tel +1 713 751 3200
  • Fax +1 713 751 3290
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 1185 Avenue of the Americas,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10036-4003
  • Tel +1 212 556 2100
  • Fax +1 212 556 2222
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 101 Second Street,
  • Suite 2300,
  • San Francisco,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94105
  • Tel +1 415 318 1200
  • Fax +1 415 318 1300
  • 1700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
  • Suite 200,
  • Washington, DC,
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20006
  • Tel +1 202 737 0500
  • Fax +1 202 626 3737
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 601 S. California Avenue,
  • Suite 100,
  • Silicon Valley,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94304
  • Tel 650 422 6700
  • Fax 650 422 6800