Expect More Exits From K&L Gates, Ex-Partners Say

Law360, New York (September 18, 2012, 9:06 PM EDT) -- Partners nationwide have been fleeing K&L Gates LLP at an alarming rate and more departures are expected as attorneys increasingly lose faith in the firm’s leadership and strict compensation policies, former partners said Tuesday.

Although reports have centered around the recent personnel losses at K&L Gates’ Chicago office, multiple sources speaking on condition of anonymity said Tuesday that a disproportionate level of attrition from the firm was occurring on a national scale.

Former K&L Gates partners and sources familiar with the matter revealed a firm culture...
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