K&L Gates

Litigation Department

Washington
Current View:

This content is provided by Chambers. Learn more about our methodology

What the team is known for Global firm with expertise in antitrust, securities and commercial litigation. Represents an impressive roster of household names in intellectual property disputes in the software sector, construction litigation and contractual disputes, as well as unique matters ranging from the federal government recognition of tribes to administrative law relating to religious bodies. Draws upon its global platform to offer representation nationally as well as in international proceedings.

Strengths"They have an approach to managing litigation that's very effective," says one interviewee, adding that "the attorneys are very detail-oriented."

A client praises the team as "very smart, strategic and responsive."

An interviewee says: "The work product is fantastic and they are high-caliber attorneys."

Work highlights Acted for Quest Software in a recent breach of contract dispute between Quest and an independent vendor relating to obligations under a Master Services Agreement.

Notable practitioners

Pallavi Wahi has experience representing clients in complex and high-stakes commercial and intellectual property litigation, and fields considerable expertise in the handling of multijurisdictional disputes. Clients praise her as "a very business-savvy lawyer."

The "smart and strategic" Philip Guess focuses his practice on complex commercial and securities litigation. He has experience representing his clients in major fraud cases, as well as trade secrets and contracts disputes. Interviewees describe him as "a fantastic litigator."