October 5, 2022

Volume XII, Number 278

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:

Adela M. Mues, KL Gates, Dubai, broad transactional regulatory matters lawyer, capital Markets Attorney
Adela Mues is counsel in the Dubai office and a member of the Corporate group. She has extensive experience working on broad transactional and regulatory matters focusing on private equity...
Ryan Mullen Trainee Solicitor KL Gates Law Firm London Office
Ryan Mullen is a trainee solicitor at the firm’s London office. He is a member of the Oil and Gas and Construction practice groups. Prior to joining the firm, Ryan spent a year working as a...
Andreas Müller Cyber Security Berlin Germany Attorney K&L Gates
Andreas Müller is an associate at K&L Gates. He is a member of the Technology Transactions and Sourcing and the Data Protection, Privacy, and Security practice groups. He advises...
Susan Munro International Arbitration Lawyer Hong Kong K&L Gates
Susan Munro is based in our Hong Kong office and is a member of the International Arbitration Group. She has represented clients in connection with regulatory compliance, investigations,...
Marisa Murillo Attorney Corporate Finance Law KL Gates Law Firm Chicago
Marisa Murillo is a partner in the firm’s Chicago office. She is a member of the Banking and Asset Finance practice group, where she negotiates and documents complex finance transactions...
Michael R. Murphy, Antitrust, Distribution, Intellectual Property, Lawyer, Attorney, KL Gates, Law Firm
Michael Murphy focuses his practice on representing clients in antitrust, distribution and intellectual property matters, business and consumer finance litigation, and government contracts...
Philip Murray Commercial Attorney K&L Gates Law Firm
Mr. Murray is a dispute resolution lawyer practicing principally in commercial law. His practice covers corporations law and corporate insolvency, contractual disputes, property disputes,...
Laura A. Musselman White Collar Investigations Attorney K&L Gates Charleston, NC
Laura Musselman is an associate in the firm’s Charleston office, where her practice focuses on white collar investigations and defense and complex commercial litigation. Ms. Musselman has...
Dr. Annette Mutschler-Siebert, M. Jur. (Oxon), Public Procurement Attorney, EU Antitrust Lawyer, KL Gates Law firm
Dr. Annette Mutschler-Siebert is a partner in the firm’s Berlin office. She advises clients on public procurement law as well as European and competition law. She is particularly...
William Myhre, partner, KL Gates
Mr. Myhre has 40 years experience in a wide range of federal regulatory, policy and legislative matters focusing on domestic and international maritime issues among others. He is...


Briana M. Swift Labor & Employment Attorney K&L Gates Seattle, WA
Briana Swift is an associate at the firm’s Seattle office where she is a member of the employee benefits and executive compensation practice group. Briana has experience advising on ERISA...
John M. Sylvester, Insurance Coverage Litigation Attorney, KL Gates, Law Firm
Mr. Sylvester is a partner in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. He concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, with an emphasis in insurance coverage litigation and counseling. Mr....
Endre M. Szalay, KL Gates, Seattle, Washington, environmental law, CWA, NEPA, ESA, Environment Land and Natural Resources group
Endre Szalay is an associate in the Environment, Land and Natural Resources group in the Seattle office. His practice focuses on compliance counseling and litigation under a range of...
Dr. Izabela Szczygielska, KLGates, Employment lawyer
Izabela Szczygielska is a counsel in the firm's Warsaw office. She focuses her practice on a full spectrum of issues connected with employment law, including legal individual and collective...
Kevin Szu Tu, KL Gates Law Firm, Corporate Law Attorney
Kevin Szu-Tu is an associate in the firm’s New York office.


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.

Recent K&L Gates Contributions