King & Spalding

United States (National)

1180 Peachtree Street, NE Suite 1600
Atlanta, GA 30309
United States (National)

Telephone:+1 404 572 4600

King & Spalding helps leading companies advance complex business interests in more than 160 countries. Working across a highly integrated platform of more than 1,300 lawyers in 23 offices globally, we deliver tailored commercial solutions through world-class offerings and an uncompromising approach to quality and service.

Trial and Global Disputes: 
Our experienced disputes lawyers try and arbitrate high-stakes cases every year across the globe in the most challenging jurisdictions for corporate clients.  Recognized for creativity, meticulous preparation, and top-rate advocacy, our lawyers help clients navigate the litigation lifecycle, working together from day one to identify business objectives, develop a strategy to meet those objectives, and then execute that strategy.  With more than 450 lawyers in 17 offices worldwide, we are uniquely able to staff and manage large and cross-border disputes from filing, to trial, and through appeal.  Our lawyers have a variety of expertise across substantive areas, including Appellate Law, Class Action Defense, Commercial Litigation, Construction & Engineering Disputes, Corporate & Securities Litigation, E-Discovery, Insolvency Litigation, Insurance Coverage & Recovery, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, Labor & Employment, Product Liability, Professional Liability, and Toxic & Environmental Torts.  Working together—one area of expertise informing another—our disputes lawyers provide clients with seamless and efficient representation in the most complex and sensitive matters.


  • Appellate, Constitutional and Administrative Law 
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation
  • Class Action Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction and Engineering Disputes
  • Corporate and Securities Litigation
  • E-Discovery
  • Insurance Coverage and Recovery
  • Intellectual Property, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Litigation
  • International Arbitration and Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Toxic & Environmental Torts


Government Matters: Clients ranging from Fortune Global 50 corporations to high-profile individuals in every region of the world entrust King & Spalding’s Government Matters practice to guide them through rapidly changing regulatory landscapes, complex investigations by U.S. and foreign enforcement authorities, highly sensitive internal investigations and related, often parallel civil proceedings. 

Hundreds of lawyers across the United States, Europe and Asia bring decades of prior government service and industry experience to our regulatory and investigative practices, which serve the financial services, pharmaceutical and medical device, healthcare, energy, automotive and technology sectors in particular. The team includes six U.S. Attorneys, 24 Assistant U.S. Attorneys, and former senior officials from the highest ranks in regulatory and enforcement organizations that are most significant to our clients.

Our experienced team includes former leaders at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Commerce, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Bank of England, the U.K’s Financial Reporting Council and the World Trade Organization.


  • Antitrust
  • Data, Privacy and Security
  • Environmental, Health and Safety
  • FDA and Life Sciences
  • Government Advocacy and Public Policy
  • Government Contracts
  • Healthcare
  • International Trade
  • National Security and Corporate Espionage
  • Securities Enforcement and Regulation
  • Special Matters and Government Investigations


Corporate, Finance and Investments: Our Corporate, Finance and Investments team brings a collaborative approach to help clients execute complex, high-value transactions. We have a fully integrated platform with more than 330 lawyers in 17 offices, offering clients the benefit of global specialists with local knowledge and industry expertise. We work side by side with our clients to execute transactions efficiently and effectively—we understand what matters to both our clients and opposite parties and we explain the actual, practical risks to our clients.


  • Activist Defense
  • Alternative Capital and Credit Funds
  • Capital Markets
  • Construction and Procurement
  • Corporate Governance
  • Emerging Companies and Venture Capital
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Energy and Infrastructure Projects
  • Financial Restructuring
  • Investment Funds and Asset Management
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Middle East and Islamic Finance and Investment
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Securitization
  • Tax

Updated Sep 2023