K&L Gates, Pittsburgh’s largest law firm, was one of 15 “Law Firms of the Year” recognized by U.S. News and World Report today.  U.S. News and World Report praised K&L’s land use and zoning practice and its corporate governance practice.  K&L’s supremely white lobby and generally intimidating interior design was not mentioned.

(Side note: Does that magazine do anything other than publish lists of rankings, then sit back and watch other publications generate buzz about their lists by breathlessly reporting on who has moved up or down the lists? They are geniuses.)

Read the whole story in Pittsburgh Business Times.