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King & Spalding Company Culture

Culture Score

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
A+
4.7/5

Top Rated Culture Dimensions

CEO Score

Top 5%Top 5% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
Robert Hays King & Spalding's CEO
Robert Hays
80 /100

King & Spalding Mission, Vision & Values

Yes
100%
Are your company's goals clear, and are you invested in them?

Mission Statement

King & Spalding helps leading companies advance complex business interests in more than 160 countries. Working across a highly integrated platform of more than 1,000 lawyers in 20 offices globally, we deliver tailored commercial solutions through world-class offerings and an uncompromising approach to quality and service.

King & Spalding Culture At a Glance

9 employees at King & Spalding have reviewed King & Spalding across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was months ago.

Overall, the 9 King & Spalding employees give their leadership a grade of A+, or Top 5% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at King & Spalding are extremely happy with their total compensation at King & Spalding, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at King & Spalding are extremely happy with their team. 9 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers an A+. The majority believe the meetings at King & Spalding are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at King & Spalding believe the environment at King & Spalding is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at King & Spalding is comfortably fast. About 50% of the employees at King & Spalding work 8 hours or less.

Overall, the employees at King & Spalding are extremely happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

Company Information

Address
1180 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
United States of America
Website
www.kslaw.com
Founded
1885
Social sites

Company Description

King & Spalding, LLP is an international law firm with over 130 years of service.

Key Executives

Name & Title
Bio
Robert Hays  CEO / President
Robert Hays
CEO / President
Robert Hays serves as the CEO / President of King & Spalding.
Alan R. Dial  Partner
Alan R. Dial
Partner
Mr. Alan R. Dial has been employed at King & Spalding in the position of a Partner since January 1, 2007. He is a part of the Litigation & Antitrust Practice Group in King & Spalding's Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Dial's practice focuses primarily on complex civil litigation, including qui tam matters, white collar criminal defense, and internal investigations. His experience includes litigating criminal and civil cases at the trial and appellate levels, as well as defending individuals and companies in prosecutions and investigations by U.S. Attorneys' Offices, FDA, SEC and OFHEO. Mr. Dial left King & Spalding, from 1998-2004, to serve as an Assistant United States Attorney in San Diego and Atlanta. As an AUSA, he tried and prosecuted various criminal cases involving corporate fraud, tax evasion, investment fraud, counterfeiting, money laundering and violent crimes. He was an exceptionally talented trial attorney, winning convictions in all of his felony jury trials, including several lengthy, complex and high profile federal prosecutions. He also represented the United States in oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth and Eleventh Circuits, served as lead counsel for the FBI anti-money laundering initiative and lectured on behalf of the Department of Justice to various foreign law enforcement officials on investigating and prosecuting financial crime cases. Mr. Dial received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1988, where he also earned All-Star honors as a member of the football team and received the Paul Wellman Award for Academic and Athletic Excellence. Upon graduation, he went on to play professional football for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1988-89. Afterwards, Mr. Dial attended Howard University School of Law, earning his law degree and graduating at the top of his class in 1993. Mr. Dial served as a member of the Howard Law Journal and was elected executive articles editor. Mr. Dial is admitted to practice in Illinois, the District of Columbia, and Georgia. He is also admitted to practice in various federal courts including the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the District of Columbia and the Northern District of Illinois.
Jim Johnson  Partner
Jim Johnson
Partner
Mr. Jim Johnson serves as a Partner at King & Spalding LLP since October 2006. He previously served at Kilpatrick Stockton LLP.
W. Ray Persons  Partner
W. Ray Persons
Partner
Mr. W. Ray Persons is currently employed at King & Spalding LLP in the position of Partner. Ray Persons is a seasoned trial lawyer, who focuses his practice on complex litigation, including class actions, mass torts and product liability. Mr. Persons regularly appears before the state and federal courts throughout the country and has served as lead counsel in more than sixty-five jury trials. He is a frequent lecturer and presents papers on class actions, product liability and trial techniques. He is Immediate Past President of the Atlanta Bar Association.
David M. Fine  Partner
David M. Fine
Partner
Mr. David M. Fine serves as a Partner of King & Spalding LLP. Mr. Fine is a Member of the Business Litigation Group at King & Spalding LLP. He focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and regulatory proceedings, with an emphasis on financial, accounting, and securities-related matters. His experience includes handling issues of accountant's liability, regulatory investigations, securities class action litigation, insurance coverage disputes on behalf of policyholders, and other business disputes. He has represented clients in state and federal court, in international arbitration, and before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He joined King & Spalding from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, where he was Partner. Prior to practicing law, he served five years as a police officer and certified police instructor in upstate New York. Mr. Fine has served as a Special Assistant District Attorney for New York County. He received a J.D. from Cornell Law School and a B.A. from Cornell University.
Laura E. Loeb  Partner
Laura E. Loeb
Partner
Ms. Laura E. Loeb is a Partner at King & Spalding LLP since October 2005. She specializes in the area of complex Medicare coding and reimbursement issues. Her clients include pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, hospitals and healthcare systems, academic medical centers, physician specialty societies and large physician groups. Ms. Loeb received a B.S. degree with highest honors from the University of Illinois and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.
Anthony W. Rothermel J.D.  Partner
Anthony W. Rothermel J.D.
Partner
Mr. Anthony W. Rothermel is a Partner at King & Spalding LLP. He is the Co-Chair of the firm's Corporate Finance Group and is based in its New York office. Mr. Rothermel's practice areas are corporate finance, corporate governance, healthcare industry, mergers and acquisitions, and energy and natural resources. He has experience in corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, funds formation transactions, private equity financings, joint ventures, and general corporate matters. Mr. Rothermel has represented underwriters and issuers in connection with public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and has advised public companies in connection with their SEC compliance, corporate governance, and general disclosure issues. He has represented clients in a number of industries, including the real estate industry where he focuses the majority of his practice. Representative transactions in this area include representation of ING Clarion in connection with its $2.8 billion acquisition of Gables Residential Trust; Friedman Billings Ramsey in connection with the $100 million Rule 144A offering by FSI Realty Trust; Citigroup Global Markets in connection with the $180 million Rule 144A offering of Arco Capital Corporation Ltd.; Lend Lease Corporation Limited in a series of disposition transactions, including the sale of its interests in the Value Enhancement Fund Series Platform, the International Distressed Debt Fund Platform, Lend Lease Rosen Securities, LLC and Rosen Consulting Group, LLC; Friedman Billings Ramsey, Deutsche Bank Securities, Credit Suisse First Boston, and JMP Securities in connection with the $180 million initial public offering of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.; and Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. as financial advisor to Keystone Properties Trust in connection with its $1.6 billion merger with ProLogis. Mr. Rothermel is admitted to practice in Georgia. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Rothermel received a J.D., magna cum laude, in 1995 from New York University School of Law; his Master of Professional Accounting, summa cum laude, in 1992 from The University of Texas; and his Bachelor of Business Administration, summa cum laude, in 1991 from The University of Texas.
Michael R. Pauze  Partner
Michael R. Pauze
Partner
Mr. Michael R. Pauze is a Partner at King & Spalding LLP. Previously, Mr. Pauze served as Deputy Chief of the Southern Division in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland since 2009. He was an Associate in King & Spalding's Washington, D.C., office from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Pauze is expected to focus on government and corporate internal investigations and litigation relating to financial matters such as tax and accounting fraud, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and life sciences sector, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other matters related to federal enforcement actions. Mr. Pauze joined the U.S. Attorney's Office in Greenbelt, Maryland, in 2004, serving as an assistant U.S. attorney before becoming deputy chief of the Southern Division. He directed a wide range of prosecutions including offenses involving tax and corporate fraud, the Bank Secrecy Act, false statements and claims to federal agencies, regulatory violations and public corruption. Formerly, he was a trial attorney on the DOJ's Enron Task Force and in the criminal enforcement section of the DOJ's tax division. He led the investigation of potential tax violations in connection with the collapse of Enron Corporation, securing the conviction of a company assistant treasurer. He also headed, in multiple U.S. jurisdictions, investigations and prosecutions of tax offenses collectively involving the concealment of hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue by U.S. and foreign corporations. Mr. Pauze earned a J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University Law School and a B.S. in Finance, with high distinction, from Indiana University. He received numerous awards from the U.S. Attorney's Office and the U.S. Department of Justice for superior performance and excellence as a lawyer.
James Castello  Partner
James Castello
Partner
James Castello has been Partner of International Arbitration Group at King & Spalding LLP since May 2009. In more than 20 years as a practicing lawyer, Mr. Castello has advised and represented clients in a wide range of legal disputes, particularly international arbitrations (both institutional and ad hoc). Recent matters in which he has been involved have ranged from large infrastructure or commercial projects to disputes over control of an oil refinery, a geophysical study project, a failed commodity purchase, and a contested privatization of leased government property. For the past eight years, Mr. Castello has also served on the United States' delegation to the Arbitration Working Group at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). During those years, the Working Group has completed significant revisions in the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration, has drafted the new Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation, and has begun a project to revise the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. Before joining King & Spalding, he served as Senior Counsel in the Paris office of Dewey & LeBoeuf and was previously counsel for five years in the international arbitration group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, based in Vienna. Prior to that, he practiced in the litigation department of Shearman & Sterling in Washington, DC, advising particularly on international matters. Between his time at Shearman & Sterling and Freshfields, James left private practice to serve for nearly six years in senior legal positions in the Clinton Administration. These posts included Deputy Counsel to the President, at the White House, and Associate Deputy Attorney General in the Justice Department, where his portfolio encompassed such international issues as immigration and human rights. At the beginning of his legal career, James served as law clerk to Justices William J. Brennan, Jr. and Thurgood Marshall, on the U.S. Supreme Court, and to Judge Abner J. Mikva on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He also worked as a legal assistant to Judge Howard M. Holtzmann, on the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal at The Hague, The Netherlands. He is a member of the International Advisory Board for the Vienna International Arbitral Centre and of the editorial board of the World Arbitration and Mediation Review. Mr. Castello speaks regularly on arbitration topics, particularly those related to the UNCITRAL Model Law and Rules, and has made presentations at conferences sponsored by many of the major arbitral institutions. In 2007, he was named to the Court of the London Court of International Arbitration, and he is recognized in the International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration and in Chambers Global. Mr. Castello holds J.D., Order of the Coif from University of California-Berkeley, M.A. from University of California-Berkeley and M.A. from Yale University.
Gary W. Eiland  Partner
Gary W. Eiland
Partner
Mr. Gary W. Eiland is a Partner at King & Spalding, LLP. Mr. Eiland served as a Partner and Lawyer of Vinson & Elkins LLP since 1991. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Eiland has built a practice focused on providing legal services to the health care industry. He is experienced in the special regulatory and organizational problems of health care providers, systems and academic medical centers. He has walked clients through complex fraud and abuse investigations, False Claims Act litigation, internal risk assessments, self-disclosures and successful pursuit of OIG advisory opinions. He has a nationally acclaimed health law practice counseling healthcare clients on compliance programs, maintaining high business standards and avoiding enforcement agency crosshairs. His experience also includes structuring healthcare business transactions and contractual relationships; advising clients concerning Medicare and Medicaid law and regulations; and handling Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, coverage and certification controversies and appeals. As part of his regulatory practice, he has represented clients at all levels of the judicial system, including the United States Supreme Court. He has earned national recognition for his work, including being named as a top health lawyer by The Best Lawyers in America for over 10 years; as an 'Outstanding Fraud and Compliance Lawyer' by Nightingale's Healthcare News; and as a leading healthcare lawyer second to none in the field by Chambers USA. Mr. Eiland is also a recipient of the American Health Lawyers Association's prestigious David J. Greenburg Award for career-long contributions to the Association. His Representative Experience includes, represented various university medical schools in obtaining favorable Office of Inspector General advisory opinions addressing financial arrangements and donation of medical office building, represented various university medical schools and affiliated teaching hospitals regarding Medicare regulatory requirements for graduate medical education (GME) and indirect medical education (IME) payments, represented local governmental hospital district in transfer of hospital assets and operations to healthcare system and negotiation of Indigent Care Agreement between hospital district and healthcare system. His Professional Recognition: Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers in healthcare law, 2005 to 2006, The Best Lawyers in America in healthcare law for over ten years Texas Super Lawyers in healthcare law, Texas Monthly, 2003 to 2006. He was a State Bar of Texas's Chairman, Health Law Section from 1991 to 1992; Charter Member, Health Law Exam Commission, Texas Board of Legal Specialization from 2002 to 2005; Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, American Health Lawyers Association [formerly, American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys]: President from 1996 to 1997; Immediate Past President and Executive Committee member from 1997 to 1998; Director from 1991 to 1997; Recipient of the David J. Greenburg Award for career-long contributions to the Association in 2005, Healthcare Financial Management Association: Member, Compliance Officers Forum Advisory Council from 2000 to 2002; Recipient of HFMA Medal of Honor in 1999; Chapter Liaison Representative, Region 9 from 1994 to 1995; President, Texas Gulf Coast Chapter from 1992 to 1993. His Publications and Presentations: Research Institutions Under Scrutiny- Reimbursement, Compliance Issues and the False Claims Act, Aspen Publishers' Reimbursement Advisor, October 2005, Medicare Parts A, B and C, Fundamentals of Health Law: American Health Lawyers, 3rd ed. 2002 and Compliance for Hospital / Physician Ventures and Arrangements, Health Care Compliance Guide, CCH, 2001. He holds J.D. with honors from University of Texas School of Law in 1976 and B.B.A. in Marketing with honors from University of Texas, B.B.A. in 1973 (Phi Kappa Phi).

HR Leaders

Name & Title
Bio
Caroline Abney  Director of Human Resources & Diversity / Inclusion
Caroline Abney
Director of Human Resources & Diversity / Inclusion
Caroline Abney serves as the Director of Human Resources & Diversity / Inclusion of .
Alexandra Longest  Human Resources Generalist
Alexandra Longest
Human Resources Generalist
Alexandra Longest serves as the Human Resources Generalist of .
Jody Schoolcraft  Associate Director of Human Resources
Jody Schoolcraft
Associate Director of Human Resources
Jody Schoolcraft serves as the Associate Director of Human Resources of .
Chi-Chi Tse  Associate Director of Human Resources
Chi-Chi Tse
Associate Director of Human Resources
Chi-Chi Tse serves as the Associate Director of Human Resources of King & Spalding. Chi-Chi started at King & Spalding in October of 2018. Chi-Chi currently resides in the Greater Los Angeles Area.
Megan Dellinger  Associate Director of Human
Megan Dellinger
Associate Director of Human
Megan Dellinger serves as the Associate Director of Human of King & Spalding. Megan started at King & Spalding in April of 2018. Megan currently resides in the Greater Atlanta Area.
Christopher Jackson  Director of HR
Christopher Jackson
Director of HR
Christopher Jackson serves as the Director of HR of King & Spalding. Christopher currently resides in the Greater Atlanta Area.
Donna Edwards  employee benefits lawyer
Donna Edwards
employee benefits lawyer
Donna Edwards serves as the employee benefits lawyer of King & Spalding. Donna currently resides in the Greater Atlanta Area.
Emily Sims  Human Resources Generalist
Emily Sims
Human Resources Generalist
Emily Sims serves as the Human Resources Generalist of King & Spalding. Emily currently resides in the Greater Atlanta Area.
Kristen Lang  Human Resources Generalist
Kristen Lang
Human Resources Generalist
Kristen Lang serves as the Human Resources Generalist of King & Spalding. Kristen currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.
Laura Westfall  Partner, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Laura Westfall
Partner, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Laura Westfall serves as the Partner, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation of King & Spalding. Laura currently resides in the Greater New York City Area.

King & Spalding Employee Reviews

Positive Reviews
100%
100%
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Constructive Feedback
0%

Positive Reviews from Employees

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I most enjoyed meeting potential co-workers and gearing their experiences.

What makes you most happy at work?

Accomplishing my goals made me the happiest.

What is the best part about your compensation package?

The dental and health benefits were excellent.

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Leadership Score

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84
out of 100
Executive rating?
80
out of 100
CEO rating?
86
out of 100
Manager rating?
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5%

Compensation Score

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Paid fairly?
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Top
5%

Team Score

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Coworker interaction?
83
out of 100
Quality of coworkers?
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Environment Score

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12
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Work hours per day?
Extremely fast
25%
Comfortably fast
75%
Moderate
0%
A bit slow
0%
Bureaucratic
0%
Pace at work?
Positive
100%
Negative
0%
Positive work environment?
Top
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Outlook Score

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95
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Future outlook?
Fantastic
100%
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0%
Neutral
0%
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Customer perception?
Excited going to work?

King & Spalding H1B Visa

In 2019, King & Spalding applied for 7 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 100% were approved.

Work Permit Application Outcome

7
Total Applied
  • 100% Granted (7 out of 7)
  • 0% Denied ( out of 7)
  • 0% Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection ( out of 7)
  • 0% Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer ( out of 7)

This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at King & Spalding

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Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at King & Spalding

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eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
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25
eNPS Score
50%Promoters
25%Passives
25%Detractors

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  3. 3rd
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    77 / 100
  4. 4th
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    70 / 100
  5. 5th
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    75 / 100

Perks & Benefits

Health & Wellness
Dental Insurance
Paid Time Off
PTO / Vacation Policy

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