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King & Spalding LLP

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Chairman: Robert D Hays

Firm Overview:
King & Spalding helps leading companies advance complex business interests in more than 160 countries. Working across a highly integrated platform of more than 1,100 lawyers in 20 offices globally, King & Spalding delivers tailored commercial solutions through world-class offerings and an uncompromising approach to quality and service.

Main Areas of Practice:  

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 defense and consumer fraud.

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

Employee Benefits & Executive Comp:
Advises on employee benefit plans and exec. compensation programs and the related funding vehicles.

E-Discovery:
Serves as lead national 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, power and mining industries.

Environmental:
Assists clients with 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.

Financial Restructuring:
Directs on reorganizations, including in court and outof- court debt restructurings, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation, and distressed asset mergers and acquisitions.

Global Transactions:
Counsels 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 the federal government including congressional investigations, international, and ethics and election law.

Healthcare:
As one of the largest 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:
Aids 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:
Highly experienced in handling cases before major arbitral institutions such as the ICSID, ICC, LCIA, and AAA, also under UNCITRAL and other ad hoc rules.

International Trade & WTO:
Handles a wide range of international trade and customs matters for US and non-US clients.

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

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Covers acquisitions of public and private companies, tender offers, joint ventures and partnering arrangements, purchases and sales of divisions, and takeover preparation and defense.

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

Private Equity & Investment Funds:
Draws on the lawyers’ extensive experience in fund formation, M&As, leveraged finance, Islamic finance, securities offerings, tax and restructuring.

Real Estate:
Provides advice on a complete range of commercial real estate transactions. The practice is known for creative structuring of mergers and acquisitions and complex equity and debt financing transactions.

Special Matters & Government Investigations:
Represents corporations and individuals in complex federal and state criminal investigations, internal investigations and congressional investigations.

Tax:
Covers a range of federal 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.

Contributions

Total 3 contributions

Energy: Oil & Gas 2019 Law and Practice in Indonesia

Merrick White, Zoë Bromage, Sylvia Taslim, Andy Kelana

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TMT 2019 Law and Practice in Russia

Alla Naglis, Xenia Melkova

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Real Estate 2019 Law and Practice in USA

Mark Thigpen, Brent Gilfedder, Davis Powell, Jennifer Morgan

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 1 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Challenges Ahead For Banks Pursuing Data Breach Claims

Barry Goheen and Andrew K. Crawford

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