November 28, 2022

Volume XII, Number 332

K&L Gates


K&L Gates LLP comprises approximately 2,000 lawyers who practice in fully integrated offices located on five continents: Anchorage, Austin, Beijing, Berlin, Boston, Brisbane, Brussels, Charleston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Doha, Dubai, Fort Worth, Frankfurt, Harrisburg, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Miami, Milan, Munich, Newark, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, Paris, Perth, Pittsburgh, Portland, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, San Francisco, São Paulo, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, Warsaw, Washington and Wilmington. 

K&L Gates represents leading global corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals. Our practice is a robust full market practice — cutting edge, complex and dynamic, at once regional, national and international in scope. Over each of the last six years our revenues exceeded $1 Billion.

Our delivery of legal services is supported at both the individual office level and through nine firmwide practice areas: corporate and transactional; energy, infrastructure and resources; finance; financial services; intellectual property; labor, employment and workplace safety; litigation and dispute resolution; real estate; and regulatory and policy. Within each of these practice areas are subject matter and industry-based practice groups.

At K&L Gates, we are raising the bar regarding information technology within the legal industry. 

We are focused on providing innovative, value-driven solutions to lawyers that enhance profitability, workflow efficiency and client communications. We ensure our lawyers always have current technology and secure access to the technical resources required to deliver superior service to clients in a manner representative of our fully integrated global firm. 

Our investment and dedication to continuous improvement is predicated on industry-leading technologies and enhanced technology infrastructure with resilient networks, redundant data centers and virtualized computing power. Our technology infrastructure has been designed to leverage the power of the firm’s fully integrated legal platform and to extend the comprehensive knowledgebase of our lawyers located throughout our numerous interconnected offices

We are working toward placing the power of information into the hands of our lawyers through the use of mobile technologies in order to meet the diverse needs of our clients. Innovation without complexity is critical to our success whether a lawyer is in an office, at a client’s site or in the comfort of their home.

Contributing authors from K&L Gates:

Desiree F. Moore, KL Gates, intellectual property liability lawyer, entertainment litigation attorney
Desiree F. Moore concentrates her practice in a wide variety of complex commercial disputes, including intellectual property, entertainment, product liability, labor and employment, art law...
Megan N. Moore Investigations, Enforcement & White Collar Attorney K&L Gates Pittsburgh, PA
Megan Moore is an associate at the firm’s Pittsburgh office. She is a member of the investigations, enforcement, and white collar practice group. Ms. Moore concentrates her practice on...
Olivia B. Mora Environmental & Energy Lawyer K&L Gates Law Firm
OVERVIEW Olivia Mora is an associate at the firm’s Houston office. She is a member of the oil, gas & resources practice group. PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND Ms. Mora served as a summer...
Jessica L. Moran Litigation Attorney K&L Gates Pittsburgh, PA
Jessica Moran is an associate in the complex commercial litigation and disputes practice group. Ms. Moran concentrates her practice in complex commercial litigation and insurance coverage....
Michelle Moran Asset Management Attorney K&L Gates London, UK
Michelle Moran is a partner in the firm's London office, and is a practice group coordinator of the global asset management and investment funds practice group. Michelle advises European...
Rafał Morek Ph.D., KL Gates, Poland, Dispute Resolution Methods Lawyer, Arbitration Attorney
Dr. Rafal Morek is a partner in the firm’s Warsaw office. He has extensive experience in construction and dispute resolution. In both practices he is individually recommended by legal...
Philip J. Morgan, Investment Management Attorney, KL Gates Law Firm
Philip is a partner in the firm's Investment Management practice group and has wide experience in all aspects of law and regulation in the UK financial services industry.  He works closely...
Ludovica Morgia Labor Lawyer K&L Gates Milan
Ludovica Morgia is an associate in the firm’s Milan office. She focuses her practice on labor and employment matters such as union negotiations, business restructurings, lay-offs,...
Jake Morrison Complex Commercial Litigation Attorney
Jake Morrison is a litigator who concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation. Mr. Morrison has assisted in the representation of clients in both state and federal court. His...
Aaron Morrow ,Associate, patent attorney,Chicago, chemistry, biochemistry, food sciences, nutritional compositions, pharmaceuticals
Aaron Morrow is a PTO-registered patent attorney with a background in biochemistry and biology and experience in all aspects of patent prosecution. His practice involves a broad range of...
Jonathan Morton Miami Business Lawyer K&L Gates LLP
Jonathan Morton serves as trial and litigation counsel for both corporate and individual clients. Jonathan focuses on complex and commercial matters with significant experience in...
 Peter R. Morton Dispute & Litigation Attorney KL Gates Law Firm London UK
Mr. Morton is a partner in the dispute resolution & litigation practice group. He focuses on arbitration and commercial litigation and is a coordinator of the firm’s international...


Elle Stuart Transportation Lawyer KL Gates
 Elle Stuart is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where she is a member of the public policy and law practice group. Elle focuses her practice on a wide range of federal...
Michael Stutley Migration Law Attorney K&L Gates
Mr. Stutley concentrates his practice in the areas of migration law, employment law, industrial relations, major incidents and workplace safety. He represents national and international...
Charlotte Stynen Corporate Lawyer KL Gates Brussels
Charlotte Stynen is an associate at the firm’s Brussels office. She is a member of the corporate/M&A practice group. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Stynen served as an attorney for...
Lanette Suarez Martin Associate K&L Gates
Lanette Suarez Martin is an associate in the firm’s Miami Office focusing her practice in the area of financial services litigation, with an emphasis on fair and responsible lending and...
Agnieszka Suchecka Tarnacka, KL Gates Law Firm, Complex Commercial Litigation Attorney
Agnieszka Suchecka-Tarnacka is Counsel in the K&L Gates Warsaw office. She practices in all areas of Polish law and is particularly experienced in civil and administrative litigation,...
Molly Suda, KL Gates, electricity markets lawyer, FERC compliance attorney
Molly Suda focuses her practice on regulatory compliance, enforcement, and transactional matters involving electric utilities, electric transmission owners, independent power producers,...
Fatima Sulaiman Investment Attorney K&L Gates Washington, D.C.
Fatima Sulaiman provides legal advice to investment companies, their independent directors, and investment advisers on transactional, regulatory, and compliance matters. Areas of Focus ...
Kevin Sullivan Complex Commercial Litigation Attorney
Kevin Sullivan is an associate at the firm’s Los Angeles office. He is a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation and Disputes practice group.  Kevin was a summer associate at the firm...
George Summerfield Patent Litigation Attorney K&L Gates Chicago, IL
George Summerfield has more than 30 years of patent litigation experience, including matters in district court, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board,...
Jessie Sun Energy Attorney K&L Gates Sydney, Australia
Jessie Sun joins the Energy, Infrastructure and Resources team in the Sydney office.
Claire Hansen Suni is an associate at the firm’s Seattle office. She is a member of the corporate/M&A practice group. She has represented public and privately held clients in cross...
Jonathan Sutcliffe International Arbitration Attorney K&L Gates Dubai
Jonathan Sutcliffe is a partner in the firm’s Dubai office where he is a member of the international arbitration practice group. Jonathan has significant experience in international...
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K&L Gates LLP is selected for a 2021 NLR Go-To Thought Leadership Award for their coverage of the varying rules and regulations related to COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave. The article, “COVID-19: California Extends COVID-19 Supplement Paid Sick Leave and Includes Vaccinations” authored by Eugene C. Ryu and Gregory T. Lewis was one of the firm's most-read articles, demonstrating their expertise on employment law matters stemming from the pandemic.  Given the uncertainty caused by COVID-19 for employers and employees alike, NLR appreciates the authors' thoughtful analysis of California's sick leave and vaccination policies. 

K&L Gates LLP has been selected for the 2018 NLR Go-To Thought Leadership award for their coverage of the Delaware Chancery Court on their Delaware Docket blog.  The attorney-authors at K&L Gates consistently cover Delaware Chancery Court developments and provide in-depth legal analysis of the Court’s decisions; identifying trends and unpacking the impact for NLR readers and the corporations they represent. You can subscribe to the K&L Gates blog, the Delaware Docket, here.

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