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Company Overview of K&L Gates LLP

Company Overview

K&L Gates LLP is a business and corporate law firm. The company’s practice areas include investment management, securities enforcement, insurance coverage, mortgage banking, antitrust, reorganization, intellectual property, litigation, tax, mergers and acquisitions, and product liability. Its clients include securities firms, investment companies and advisers, Internet companies, colleges and schools, health care organizations and hospitals, financial institutions, governmental agencies, and nonprofit foundations. K&L Gates LLP was founded in 1946 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It has offices in Dallas, Harrisburg, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, New York, Boston, San Francisco, and W...

535 Smithfield Street

Henry West Oliver Building

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2312

United States

Founded in 1946





Key Executives for K&L Gates LLP

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K&L Gates LLP Key Developments

K&L Gates LLP Announces Executive Appointments

The partners of global law firm K&L Gates LLP have voted to elect the following 50 lawyers to the firm's partnership, effective March 1, 2015. James Culverwell, Jason Drori, and Mackenzie Shea were named partners in K&L Gates' Boston office. Carty Bibee and Joshua Reeves were named partners in the Charleston office. In Charlotte, John Blair and Emily Zimmer were named partners. Matthew Dicke, Rachel Guzowski, Christopher Hanba, and Rita Rubin are new partners in the firm's Chicago office. In Dallas, Alfred Cheng, Clayton Falls, and Jordan Klein were named partners. Kirk Durrant was named partner in the firm's Doha office. Nazanin Aleyaseen, Simon Mabin, and Rabih Tabbara are new partners in the Dubai office. In Hong Kong, Sacha Cheong was named partner. James Spencer and Tom Wallace were named partners in the firm's London office. Michaela Moloney is a new labor, employment and workplace safety partner in the Melbourne office. In Miami, Elisa D'Amico, Karen Finesilver, and John Owens III were named partners. Calvina Bostick and Sarah Kenney were named partners in the New York office. Marina Solo is a new partner in the firm's Newark office. Stan Lewandowski was named partner in K&L Gates' Palo Alto office. In Pittsburgh, John Hagan, Jeffrey Meagher, Daniel Miller, and Megan Wotherspoon were named partners. Shiau Yen Chin-Dennis is a new partner in the firm's Portland office. In Raleigh, James Herriott and Mackenzie Morse were named partners. Susan Hackney is a new health law partner in the firm's Research Triangle Park office. In San Francisco, Irene Yang is a new IP litigation partner. In Sao Paulo, Juliana Araujo was named partner. Sarah Bowman, Rhys Hefta, and Ashley Miller were named partners in Seattle. Max Xin Gu is a new partner in the firm's Shanghai office. Sebastian Smith was named partner in Singapore. In Sydney, Danielle Funston was named partner. Cheryl Hsieh is a new partner in Taipei. Filip Urbaniak was named partner in the firm's Warsaw office. In Washington, D.C., Andrew Edwin Porter and Kristina Zanotti were named partners. Andrew Skouvakis was named partner in the firm's Wilmington office.

K&L Gates Appoints Matthew Jones as Partner in the Benefits and Executive Compensations Practice

K&L Gates has added Matthew Jones as a partner in the benefits and executive compensations practice and Seth Darmstadter as of counsel in the commercial disputes practice. Both will be based in Chicago. Jones joins from Barack Ferra zzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg, while Darmstadter joins from Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson.

K&L Gates Appoints Michael Freno and Peter Giunta to its Seattle and New York Offices as Partners

K&L Gates has hired partners Michael Freno and Peter Giunta to its Seattle and New York offices respectively. Freno joins K&L Gates from Seed IP Law in Seattle, while Giunta arrives from Kenyon & Kenyon.

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