The percentage of the firms work attributable to matters generated in one office and performed in one or more other firm offices increased from 26.3 percent in 2011 to 27.5 percent in 2012. In 2012, 467 of the firms 500 largest clients used lawyers from two or more firm offices, and 15 of the firms 20 largest clients used lawyers in 10 or more firm offices.
The average number of offices engaged on projects by the firms 20 largest clients in 2012 was 15.3. For the firms 100 largest clients in 2012, which generated 34.4 percent of 2012 revenues, the average number of offices engaged was 10.3, the firm said.
K&L Gates said no client accounted for more than 5 percent of the firms revenues in either 2011 or 2012.
K&L Gates 2012 financial metrics do not reflect the firms January 1, 2013, merger with Australian firm Middletons, which gave the firm an additional 287 attorneys across four cities