December 9, 2019

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:

Simon Ashworth Real estate lawyer KLGates
Partner
As many of his clients can attest, Mr. Ashworth is known as an imaginative thinker who develops innovative solutions and focusses his advice on helping create value for his clients and get...
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Vincent Avallone, KL Gates Law Firm, Newark, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Partner
Vincent Avallone’s practice is concentrated in the areas of labor and employment law counseling and litigation, ERISA litigation, and commercial litigation. In the area of employment and...
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Annette E. Becker, Practice Area Leader, Corporate Lawyer, Securities Compliance Attorney
Practice Area Leader – Corporate & Transactional
Annette Becker has over 20 years experience practicing corporate law with an emphasis on U.S. and cross border mergers and acquisitions for emerging, middle market, and Fortune 500...
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Bryan Belling, employment lawyer, KL Gates
Partner
Mr. Belling focuses in industrial relations and employment law. He has 25 years experience and has appeared before both Australian State and Federal Courts and Industrial Tribunals in all...
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Ben Benson, KL Gates Law Firm, Investment Management Attorney
Special Counsel
Mr. Benson is an investment management lawyer with extensive domestic and international experience advising leading managers and other financial service providers in all aspects of fund...
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Benson, KLGates, Seattle
Practice Area Leader - Energy, Infrastructure and Resources
David Benson is a partner in the firm’s Seattle office and is a member of the Energy, Infrastructure and Resources practice group. Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Benson was a corporate...
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Kristen A. Berry Attorney KLGates
Associate
Kristen Berry is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office. She assists clients in the development and financing of wind, solar, hydroelectric, natural gas, energy storage, and other energy...
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Todd Betke, KL Gates Law Firm, Washington DC, Investment Law Attorney
Partner
Todd Betke is a lawyer in the KL Gates' Washington, D.C. office, where he is a member of the investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice group. He is also a...
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Cartwright Bibee, KL Gates Law Firm, Charleston, Corporate Law Attorney
Partner
Carty Bibee focuses his practice on negotiated business combinations and transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, as well as general corporate...
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Lindsay Sampson Bishop, Insurance Coverage Attorney, Commercial Litigation Lawyer, KL Gates Law firm
Partner
Ms. Bishop is a partner in the litigation department of the firm's Boston office. She concentrates her practice in general commercial disputes with a focus on insurance coverage and...
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John Blair, KL Gates Law Firm, Corporate Law Attorney
Partner
Mr. Blair focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and mezzanine finance transactions, and general corporate law matters. He represents public and private companies...
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Caitlin C. Blanche, KL Gates, false advertising lawyer, unfair competition litigation attorney
Partner
Caitlin Blanche's practice primarily focuses on product liability and other complex litigation, representing manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food and beverage, apparel,...
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Virginia Chiao, KL Gates Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Associate
Virginia Chiao is an associate in the Chicago office. Her primary area of practice is Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety.
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Soyong Cho, Commercial Litigation Attorney, KL Gates Law firm
Partner
Soyong Cho concentrates her practice in commercial litigation, complex litigation and class actions, and government investigations and enforcement. Ms. Cho has regularly represented...
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Yoon Y. Choo, KL Gates, Corporate compliance lawyer, transactional matters attorney
Of Counsel
Ms. Choo advises open-end and closed-end investment companies on registration, regulation, compliance, and transactional matters. Her experience includes: Advising on day-to-day compliance...
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David Christensen, KL Gates, Financial Law and Commercial Litigation Attorney
Partner
David Christensen is a partner in the Boston office of K&L Gates and has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation. Mr. Christensen concentrates his practice in consumer...
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Michael Christie Ph.D., KL Gates, biotechnology lawyer, patent application attorney
Patent Attorney
Dr. Christie is a registered Australian and New Zealand patent attorney with a technical background in biotechnology. His work includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications,...
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Ashish Chugh, International Commercial Arbitration, KL Gates Law Firm
Partner
Mr. Chugh concentrates his practice on international commercial arbitration, investment treaty arbitration and cross-border commercial disputes, particularly arising in Asia. He has...
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Andrew Chung, Seoul, KLGates, attorney
Attorney
Mr. Chung is counsel in the firm’s Seoul office. Mr. Chung focuses his practice on cross-border commercial transactions involving both public and private companies. He advises clients on...
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Richard P. Church, KL Gates, abuse compliance lawyer, Healthcare self disclosures attorney
Partner
Mr. Church is a partner in the Research Triangle Park office and focuses his practice on health law regulatory issues and health care joint ventures, clinical integration and mergers and...
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Tara Clancy, Attorney, Trademark, KL Gates Law Firm
Partner
Ms. Clancy concentrates her practice on patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation. In her 20 years of practice, she has led cases to verdict in hotly contested jury trials...
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Beth Clark, Investment Management, Securities Attorney, KL Gates, Law Firm
Of Counsel
Ms. Clark is Of Counsel in K&L Gates’ Washington, D.C. office. She concentrates her practice in the investment management and securities areas where she advises participants in the...
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Associate
Thomas Dollar is an associate in the firm’s New York office.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Dollar was judicial law clerk for the Honorable Roanne L. Mann of the United States District...
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Sean P. Donovan-Smith, Financial Services Attorney, KL Gates, London Law Firm
Partner
Sean Donovan-Smith is a partner in the firm’s London office. He is a financial services lawyer with almost 20 years' experience in the financial services industry, having acted for a range...
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Ian J. Dorey, Insolvency, Bankruptcy Lawyer, KL Gates, Brisbane Law Firm
Partner
Mr. Dorey has a great depth of experience in all areas of insolvency, banking, recovery, and commercial litigation. His main focus is in the area of secured recovery, where he advises major...
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Alexis Crawford Douglas, Chicago, KL Gates Law Firm, Intellectual Property Attorney, Trademarks, Copyrights
Associate
Alexis Crawford Douglas concentrates her practice in the area of intellectual property, including a range of transactional and litigation matters related to trademarks and copyrights, along...
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Sarah A. Drinkwater, KL Gates, construction documentation drafting lawyer, real estate transactions attorney
Associate
Sarah Drinkwater is an associate within the Construction and Engineering practice group in the firm's London office. She acts for clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters,...
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Etienne Drouard Intellectual Property Attorney K&L Gates Law Firm
Partner
Etienne Drouard, K&L Gates partner in the Paris office, focuses on intellectual property, information technology, online services and data protection. Mr. Drouard also assists...
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Alex Dunlop, KL Gates, Intellectual Property Rights protection Lawyer, Melbourne,
Senior Associate
Mr. Dunlop is an intellectual property lawyer and a patent attorney.  Mr. Dunlop has a broad range of experience protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights, and is a registered...
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Bertrand Dussert, KL Gates, Paris, international corporate tax matters
Partner
Bertrand Dussert is a partner in the firm’s Paris office. He concentrates his practice on French and international corporate tax matters. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Dussert was a...
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Frank Dworak, KLGates, Tax
Partner
Mr. Dworak is a partner in the firm’s Orange County office. His experience includes representation of clients in connection with transactional tax matters, including with respect to...
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Michael T. Dyson, Securities Litigation Attorney, KL Gates Law Firm
Partner
Mike Dyson is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He focuses his practice on securities litigation, enforcement, regulation, and compliance. Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr...
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Daniel W. Fox, KL Gates, Product Liability Defense Lawyer, Environmental Litigation Attorney
Associate
Daniel Fox, an associate in the firm’s San Francisco office, focuses his practice on commercial disputes, product liability defense, and environmental litigation. He has successfully...
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Tim Fox, Commercial Litigation Lawyer, International Arbitration, KL Gates Law Firm
Associate
Tim Fox is a senior associate in the firm's London office and focuses his practice on commercial litigation in the High Court and international arbitration under various institutional rules...
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Bart Freedman, KL Gates Law Firm, Complex Commercial Litigation Attorney
Partner
Mr. Freedman’s practice encompasses a broad range of environmental, business, eminent domain, and Indian Law litigation in federal and state courts, as well as alternative dispute...
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Eric E. Freedman, KL Gates Law Firm, energy contract interpretation issues lawyer, Seattle Attorney
Partner
Mr. Freedman represents a wide variety of clients, in both the private and public sectors, on energy and electric utility law issues. His practice emphasizes energy, utilities and...
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Stephen Freeman, KL Gates Law Firm, Orange County, Tax Law Attorney
Of Counsel
Stephen Freeman is a partner in the firm's Orange County office and works with businesses, business owners and executives in general and sophisticated tax planning involving mergers and...
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Nicholas Froio, KL Gates Law Firm, Corporate Law Attorney
Partner
Nick Froio is a partner in the firm’s Wilmington office, and his practice concentrates on alternative entities and general commercial and financing transactions. Mr. Froio focuses primarily...
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Jacqueline Fu, KL Gates Law Firm, Taiwan, Corporate Law Attorney
Administrative Partner
Ms. Fu's practice focuses on general corporate and commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), venture capital transactions, private equity fund investments and securities...
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Paul Fuener, KL Gates Law Firm, Insurance Coverage Attorney
Partner
Mr. Fuener's practice focuses on insurance coverage and general commercial litigation. His insurance coverage experience includes representing policyholders in coverage cases involving...
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Danielle Funston, KL Gates Law Firm, Restrusturing and Insolvency Attorney
Partner
Ms. Funston focuses on insolvency and financial services litigation. She has been acting for Australia's leading financial institutions for over 10 years, advising on secured and unsecured...
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David Fusco Litigation Dispute Resolution Attorney
Partner
David Fusco is a partner in our Pittsburgh office practicing in the litigation and dispute resolution group. He concentrates his practice in a variety of areas, including complex commercial...
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Rick Giovannelli attorney
Attorney
Mr. Giovannelli is a partner in the Charlotte office and focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance, including senior debt, mezzanine debt and...
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Kenneth Gish Renewable Energy Attorney
Of Counsel
Mr. Gish is of counsel at the firm’s Charlotte and Seattle offices where he is a member of the power practice group. Mr. Gish represents clients in the energy industry, including hydropower...
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Peter Giunta, KL Gates, pharmaceuticals biotechnology attorney, medical devices lawyer
Partner
Mr. Giunta has over a decade of experience advising clients on intellectual property issues and successfully litigating significant patent cases. He advises clients on a wide array of...
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Andrew Glass, KL Gates Law Firm, Financial Litigation Attorney
Partner
Mr. Glass is a partner resident in K&L Gates’ Boston office, and a member of the firm's Consumer Financial Services Litigation and Class Action Litigation Defense groups, with extensive...
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Janessa Glenn, KL Gates Law Firm, Environmental and Natural Resources Attorney
Counsel
Janessa Glenn is counsel at the firm’s Austin office where she concentrates her practice on a variety of administrative law issues, environmental regulatory issues, and environmental...
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Evan Glover, KL Gates Law Firm, Finance Attorney
Associate
Evan Glover is an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office, where he is a member of the Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments practice group. Mr. Glover also...
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 Sarah Goegan Lawyer Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety
Lawyer
Ms. Goegan is a lawyer in our Labour, Employment and Workplace Safety group. She has experience assisting on a range of advisory and litigious matters for public, non-profit and private...
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Dr. Julia Goetz, KLGates, Berlin, attorney
Attorney
Dr. Julia Goetz is a counsel in the K&L Gates Berlin office. She focuses on a broad range of intellectual property law issues, especially with regard to copyright, patent and trademark...
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Makda A. Goitom, KL Gates, pro bono lawyer, asylum seekers representation attorney
Associate
Makda Goitom is a corporate associate in the Seattle office. Makda also maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing asylum-seekers. Makda was a summer associate at K&L...
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Bart Gordon, KL Gates Law Firm, Public Policy Attorney
Partner
Mr. Gordon joined K&L Gates as partner in the Washington, D.C. office after 26 years representing the state of Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives. Mr. Gordon served...
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Elizabeth Hastilow, KL Gates Law Firm, Investment Management Attorney
Partner
Ms. Hastilow is a leading adviser to clients in the investment management industry. She has a demonstrated track record of assisting clients through complex investment funds transactions,...
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Shanda Hastings, KL Gates Law Firm, Government Enforcement Attorney
Partner
Ms. Hastings concentrates her practice in government enforcement and internal investigations. She has extensive experience representing banks, investment advisers, broker-dealers, and other...
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Merrick D. Hatcher, KL Gates, securities offerings attorney, private equity lawyer
Partner
Merrick Hatcher concentrates his practice on transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions, securities offerings and private equity and venture capital investments. He also...
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Holly D. Hatfield, KL Gates, Merger Acquisitions Lawyer, Debt Equity Financing Attorney
Partner
Ms. Hatfield is a partner in the firm’s Corporate/M&A practice group and is based in New York. She represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other business...
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Hattery, Partner, Seattle
Partner
David Hattery’s practice focuses on representing clients involved in the construction industry, including major commercial construction projects, thermal power plants, and renewable energy...
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Brian Healey, Brisbane, Australia, K&L Gates, real estate, agribusiness, food industry, real estate lawyer, water rights, agricultural property,
Partner
Mr Healey has more than 20 years' experience dedicated almost exclusively to servicing clients in agribusiness and primary industries. Focusing primarily on agricultural property, water...
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Scott Hefferman, Attorney, KL Gates
Attorney
Scott Hefferman is an associate in the firm’s Boston office, where he is a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation & Disputes practice group. Prior to joining the firm, Mr....
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Bruce Heiman, KL Gates Law Firm, Public Policy Attorney
Practice Area Leader — Policy / Regulatory
Bruce Heiman engages in a wide ranging federal counseling and lobbying practice. He has represented leading companies and trade associations in technology, financial services, postal, trade...
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Roman Hernandez, KL Gates Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Partner
Román Hernández is a partner in the firm’s Portland office and is a member of the labor, employment and workplace safety practice group. He has particular experience in the defense of...
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Samuel Hernandez, KL Gates Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney, Portland Oregon
Associate
Samuel Hernandez is an associate in the firm’s Portland office and a member of the Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety practice group. He focuses his practice in the defense of employers...
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William Kirk, KL Gates Law Firm, Tax and Financial Services Attorney
Partner
Bill Kirk, a partner at K&L Gates, represents clients before Congress and Executive Branch agencies with emphasis on tax, financial services, corporate and transportation and...
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Sara KirkPatrick Corporate Lawyer KL Gates
Associate
Sara Kirkpatrick is an associate in the Wilmington office where she focuses on various corporate governance and transactional matters. She provides guidance to boards of directors and board...
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Kevin C. Klein, KLGates, real estate lawyer
Associate
Kevin Klein focuses his practice in the areas of economic development incentives, government relations, and complex commercial litigation. Mr. Klein has considerable experience representing...
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Brian Kluckman, KL Gates Law Firm, Complex Litigation Attorney
Associate
Brian Kluckman is an associate in the Commercial Disputes practice group of the firm’s Pittsburgh office. Mr. Kluckman has over seven years of complex commercial and criminal litigation...
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Daniel Knight, KL Gates, financial services industry lawyer, retail fund managers attorney
Senior Associate
Mr. Knight is a commercial and regulatory lawyer with a focus on the financial services industry. He advises a range of wholesale and retail fund managers, banks, financial advisers,...
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Michael Komo, KL Gates Law Firm, Commercial Litigation Attorney
Associate
Michael Komo is an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation, government enforcement and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...
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Christopher Kondon, KLGates, Employment lawyer
Partner
Mr. Kondon is the head of the Southern California Employment Law practice group. He represents management in all aspects of employment law, including employment related litigation. Mr....
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Curtis Kowalk, KL Gates Law Firm, Government Enforcement Attorney
Associate
Curtis Kowalk is an associate in the government enforcement group in the Washington, D.C. office. He focuses his practice on securities enforcement and litigation, commercial litigation,...
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Jeffrey Kucera Bankruptcy Litigation Attorney
Partner
Mr. Kucera helps clients to enforce, interpret, restructure, and renegotiate lending arrangements. He is a litigator who focuses his practice on Bankruptcy, Debtors’ and Creditors’ Rights,...
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Lichtenstein, Associate, Paris
Associate
Sidney Lichtenstein is an associate in the firm's Paris office, where he focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and corporate law.
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Michael Lignos, KL Gates Law Firm, Complex Commercial Litigation Attorney
Associate
Michael Lignos is a litigation associate in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Lignos focuses his practice on commercial disputes with an emphasis on maritime law. In his career, Mr. Lignos...
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Jillian Lim, KL Gates, Biomedical Engineering Lawyer, Melbourne, International Patent Applications Attorney
Patent Attorney
Ms. Lim is a registered Australian and New Zealand patent attorney with a technical background in Biomedical Engineering. Ms. Lim focuses her practice on patent procurement and strategic...
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David Lindsay, KL Gates Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Partner
David Lindsay focuses his practice on defending employment discrimination lawsuits and class and collective wage and hour actions, advising businesses on complex employee relations issues...
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The K&L Gates Appellate Litigation practice handles important appeals affecting business, private clients, and public clients, ranging from overturning unfavorable and maintaining...
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Rebecca Liu, Associate
Associate
Rebecca Liu is an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on commercial disputes, class action defense, and labor, employment, and workplace safety matters. Ms...
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Stephanie Liu, KL Gates Law Firm, Mergers and Acquisitions Attorney
Associate
Stephanie Liu is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office. Her practice focuses on corporate and transactional law, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, emerging...
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Andrew R. Lloyd, KL Gates, divestitures lawyer, negotiated transactions attorney
Associate
Andrew Lloyd focuses his practice on counseling both publicly and privately held entities, including private equity and venture capital firms, in connection with mergers, acquisitions,...
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Douglas A. Logan, KL Gates, Chancery Arbitration Lawyer, Corporate Litigation Attorney
Associate
Douglas Logan is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office. Mr. Logan was previously a judicial extern to the Honorable Ricardo S. Martinez of the United States District Court for the...
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Nigel Lokan, KL Gates Law Firm, Sydney, Intellectual Property Attorney
Partner
Dr. Lokan is an Australian and New Zealand patent attorney who has a technical background in chemistry. He has represented clients in a broad range of industries including pharmaceuticals,...
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Vince L. Martinez, KL Gates, government enforcement lawyer, False Claims Act attorney
Partner
Vincente (Vince) Martinez is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where he focuses on government enforcement matters. Mr. Martinez most recently served as the Chief of the...
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Christopher J. Martini, Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments Attorney, KL Gates, Law firm
Associate
Christopher Martini is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments practice group. Admitted only in...
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Stephen Martinko, KL Gates Law Firm, Public Policy Attorney
Government Affairs Counselor
Stephen Martinko is a government affairs counselor in the firm’s Public Policy and Law practice. Mr. Martinko concentrates on federal legislative and regulatory advice and advocacy with a...
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Andrew J. Massey, Investment Management and Funds Attorney, KL Gates, Law firm
Partner
Mr. Massey is a partner in the firm’s London office where he is a member of the Investment Management and Funds practice group.  He provides advice on financial services law and regulation...
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Eric M. Matava KLGates Healthcare lawyer
Associate
Eric Matava is an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. His practice is concentrated on representing and advising health systems, hospitals, and physician practices in a variety of...
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David Mawhinney, KL Gates Law Firm, Complex Litigation Attorney
Associate
Mr. Mawhinney is an associate in the Boston office of K&L Gates. He focuses his practice in commercial litigation, bankruptcy, and insolvency. Mr. Mawhinney has experience in business...
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Benjamin Mayer, KL Gates Law Firm, Environmental Law Attorney
Associate
Ben Mayer is an associate in K&L Gates’ Seattle office. Ben’s practice focuses on litigation and transactions involving energy, environmental, land use and natural resource issues. Ben...
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 Frank J. Mazzucco Investment Lawyer K&L Gates Law Firm
Associate
rank Mazzucco is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office. He represents various institutional investors, including public pension funds, university endowments, foundations, and sovereign...
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David McCandless, KL Gates Law Firm, Investment Management Attorney
Associate
Mr. McCandless practices in the firm's Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments practice. His core practice focuses on assisting sponsors with structuring and...
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Robert McCarthy, KL Gates Law Firm, Austin, Corporate Law Investment Law Attorney
Partner
Mr. McCarthy’s practice focuses on private investment funds and private equity partnerships and joint ventures, where he has worked with clients ranging from small start-ups to multi-...
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 Matthew J. Norton, KLGates, real estate lawyer
Practice Leader
Matt Norton maintains an international practice and concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate and real estate related transactions and financings, cross-border investment, and...
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Todd Nunn, KL Gates Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Partner
Todd Nunn is a partner in K&L Gates' Seattle office. His practice emphasizes employment law, class action defense and electronic discovery. Todd has defended class actions on behalf of...
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Timothy Pierce, KL Gates Law Firm, Construction Law Attorney
Partner
Mr. Pierce’s practice almost exclusively involves legal matters in the construction industry.  He works with construction industry clients from the inception of a project and the formation...
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Andrea Pinto, KL Gates, Real Estate Finance Lawyer, Restructuring Attorney, Milan,
Partner
Andrea Pinto is a partner in the firm’s Milan office. He focuses his practice in advising both lending institutions and borrowers in real estate finance, project finance, acquisition...
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Pawel Piotrowski, Construction and Infrastructure Attorney, K&L Gates Law Firm
Counsel
Paweł Piotrowski, a counsel in the firm’s Doha office, is a projects lawyer concentrating in EPC contracts. He assists with public procurement matters as part of his practice and is well...
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Jakub Pitera, KL Gates, Poland, Capital Markets Lawyer, international holdings attorney
Senior Associate
Jakub Pitera is a senior associate in the Warsaw office of K&L Gates. He practices in areas related to corporate issues, mergers and acquisitions (including financial institutions) and...
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Kelly Plummer, IP Lawyer, KL Gates
Associate
Kelly Plummer is an associate in the Chicago office. She has experience with patent prosecution and client counseling in fields including chemistry, pharmaceuticals, drug delivery,...
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Roberto Podda, KL Gates, Milan, union negotiations lawyer, business restructuring attorney
Partner
Roberto Podda is a partner in the firm’s Milan office. He focuses his practice on labor and employment matters with broad experience representing multinational companies and large Italian...
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Caitlin M. Poe, Ward Smith, securities regulation lawyer, environmental compliance attorney
Caitlin Poe is a litigation and regulatory compliance attorney who represents criminal and civil clients, with a particular focus on representing professional clients adverse to the federal...
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Pomfret. Boston, picture
Partner
Mr. Pomfret represents local, regional and national employers in all areas of employment and labor law.  He has significant experience before federal and state courts in employment related...
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Joseph Porcello, KL Gates Law Firm, Commercial Litigation Attorney
Associate
Mr. Porcello is an experienced litigator who concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation and insurance coverage litigation, including strategic advice to assist corporate...
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Andrew Porter, KL Gates Law Firm, Government Enforcement Attorney
Partner
Mr. Porter is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He focuses his practice on government enforcement and internal investigations. He represents clients in matters before the...
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Government Affairs Analyst
Ryann Roberts is a government affairs analyst in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.
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Zanda Romata, Antitrust Lawyer, Competition and Trade Regulation Attorney, KL gates, London Law firm
Associate
Zanda is an associate in the Antitrust, Competition & Trade Regulation group of the London office. Zanda completed her training contract at K&L Gates, during which she gained...
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Theresa Roozen, KL Gates Law Firm, Financial Services Litigation Attorney
Associate
Theresa Roozen is an associate in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. She focuses her practice in financial institutions and services litigation, general commercial litigation, and...
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Margaret Rosenfeld Securities Attorney
Partner
Margaret Rosenfeld has more than 20 years of corporate and securities law experience both within the United States and internationally. Her practice includes public company reporting,...
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Mark A. Roszak, Financial Services Attorney, KL Gates, Law firm
Associate
Mr. Roszak is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C office. He focuses on federal legislative and regulatory policy issues related to financial services and capital markets, with an...
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Cliff L. Rothenstein, KL Gates Law Firm, Public Policy Attorney
Government Affairs Advisor
Cliff Rothenstein has more than 30 years of congressional and federal executive experience. Prior to joining K&L Gates, he served as Director of Legislative Affairs for the Federal...
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Chris Round, Partner, KLGates
Partner
Mr. Round is an intellectual property lawyer with extensive experience in the registration of intellectual property rights and associated litigation. He represents clients in copyright,...
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Mark Ruge, Federal Regulations Attorney, KL Gates Law Firm
Partner
Mark Ruge is a lawyer in the Public Policy and Law practice group at the global law firm K&L Gates, one of the largest policy groups in the United States. He focuses his practice on the...
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Louise Rumble, KL Gates Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Senior Associate
Ms Rumble's experience covers the full range of advisory and litigation aspects of employment and safety law for both private sector and public sector clients. She advises clients on...
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Mark A. Rush, KL Gates, False Claims Act defense attorney, complex commercial litigation lawyer
Partner
Mr. Rush is a partner with the firm and concentrates his practice on litigation as a trial lawyer, with emphasis on internal investigations, corporate criminal defense, Bank Secrecy Act and...
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Rania Seoud, KL Gates, Finance Transactions Lawyer, public capital markets attorney
Senior Associate
Ms. Seoud is a corporate and transactional lawyer with a focus on equity capital markets. Ms. Seoud has experience in public capital markets, including initial public offerings (IPO) on the...
61-3-9640-4209
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Ryan J. Severson, Health Care Regulatory Attorney, KL Gates, Law Firm
Associate
Ryan Severson focuses his practice on health care regulatory matters. He regularly advises clients on a wide variety of issues, including federal and state fraud and abuse compliance, the...
312-807-4380
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Daisy Sexton, KLGates, litigation lawyer
Associate
Daisy Sexton is an associate in the firm’s New York office. Her practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. Ms. Sexton is also active in pro...
212 536 4068
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Anna Shabalov, Intellectual Property Attorney, Litigation Lawyer, KL Gates, Law firm
Associate
Anna Shabalov is an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. Ms. Shabalov is in the firm's intellectual property litigation group and also practices general commercial litigation. She...
412-355-8966
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Lucy Shanahan, KL Gates, executive employment issues lawyer, performance management attorney
Special Counsel
Ms. Shanahan is an experienced employment and industrial relations lawyer. She has expertise in dealing with a wide range of employment matters including executive employment issues,...
61-2-9513-2450
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Shane C. Shannon, Investment Management Associate, KL Gates, Law Firm
Associate
Shane Shannon focuses his practice on representing registered investment companies, their independent board members, and investment advisers on a broad range of regulatory, transactional,...
202-778-9099
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Xanthe Shaw, Employment lawyer, KLGates
Lawyer
Ms. Shaw is a lawyer in the Labour, Employment and Workplace Safety practice group. She also works with the Litigation practice group, assisting in a range of matters including commercial...
+61.8.9216.0935
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Patricia Shea, KLGates Law Firm, Healthcare, Labor and Employment Law Attorney, Harrisburg
Partner
Ms. Shea advises an array of health care providers, health care clearinghouses, health plans (including fully and self-insured employer-sponsored welfare benefit plans), medical equipment...
717-231-5870
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Yujing Shu, Beijing, KLGates, Attorney
Attorney
As one of the founding lawyers of the Beijing office, Ms. Shu’s practice covers general corporate, regulatory, foreign direct investment, labour and employment, international trade, cross-...
+86.10.5817.6100
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Robert Sichel, KL Gates Law Firm, Investment Management Attorney
Partner
Robert Sichel is a partner in the firm’s New York office, where he is a member of the Investment Management practice group and oversees the ERISA Fiduciary practice. He has extensive...
212-536-3913
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Samira Torshizi Developer Lawyer K&L Gates
Attorney
Samira Torshizi is an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on the representation and defense of general contractors, subcontractors, and developers in many...
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Ryan Tosi, KL Gates Law Firm, Financial Services Attorney
Partner
Ryan Tosi is a partner in the Boston office of K&L Gates, and a member of the firm's Consumer Financial Services Litigation, Class Action Litigation Defense, and Government Enforcement...
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Serena Totino, KL Gates Law Firm, London, Intellectual Property Attorney
Associate
Serena Totino is an associate in the firm’s London office, where she is a member of the IP Procurement and Portfolio Management practice group. Ms. Totino manages the trademark and design...
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Veg Tran, KL Gates, life sciences lawyer, food technology attorney
Special Counsel
Ms Tran is an intellectual property litigator with a substantial depth of experience in advising and representing a wide range of clients in proceedings before the Federal Court and High...
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Rachel Trickett is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office.  She works on Tax Matters.
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Elizabeth P. Trinkle, KL Gates, electric transmission owners lawyer, independent power producers attorney
Associate
Elizabeth Trinkle is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She focuses her practice on regulatory litigation and transactions involving electric utilities, electric...
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Anna Trist, Labor, Attorney, Corporate, Australia, KL Gates Law FIrm
Special Counsel
Ms. Trist is a senior corporate and commercial lawyer. Her particular focus is on franchising and licensing arrangements, disputes, and compliance. Ms. Trist's clients include numerous well...
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Craig Trueblood, KL Gates Law Firm, Environmental Law Attorney
Partner
Mr. Trueblood led the firm’s Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources Practice Group from 2004 through 2012. He practices exclusively in environmental, land use and natural resource law...
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Laura Truesdale Energy Attorney
Associate
Laura Truesdale is an associate in the firm’s Charlotte office, concentrating her practice on environmental and regulatory matters in a variety of substantive areas including solid and...
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Joseph. Tseng, Taipei, K L Gates Law FIrm, Taiwan, cross border transactions
Associate
Mr. Tseng is an associate in K&L Gates’ Taipei office. He has represented local Taiwanese companies as well as global conglomerates in local and cross-border transactions, with a focus...
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White, Partner, Seattle, KL Gates,
Partner
Claire is a partner in the firm’s Seattle office, and a member of the corporate practice group. Her practice focuses on representing startup and growth-stage companies and venture capital...
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Giles Whittaker, KL Gates, corporate transactional lawyer, outsourcing intellectual property attorney
Mr. Whittaker is a corporate and transactional lawyer with a focus on technology, outsourcing and intellectual property (IP). He advises on a broad range of technology and broadcasting...
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William Wickard, KL Gates Law Firm, Construction and Engineering Attorney
Of Counsel
Mr. Wickard concentrates his practice on construction and commercial litigation along with negotiating and drafting construction contracts. He has worked on a wide-variety of projects (both...
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Christopher Wille, KL Gates, due diligence lawyer, acquisitions attorney
Partner
Mr. Wille is a partner in the Brisbane office and a leading Queensland real estate lawyer. He has experience in all aspects of commercial, retail and residential property including due...
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William Smith, KL Gates Law Firm, Venture Capital Attorney
Associate
Will Smith is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office.
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Abigail Williams, KL Gates Law Firm, Tax Attorney
Associate
Abigail Williams is a first year associate in the Charlotte office and a member of the Corporate Tax practice group.
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Nick Williams, Commercial Disputes, International Arbitration, KL Gates, Law Firm
Senior Associate
Mr. Williams is a Senior Associate in K&L Gates' Singapore office. Mr. Williams works across the Commercial Disputes & International Arbitration, Government Enforcement and...
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Adrienne Wimberly, KL Gates Law Firm, Pittsburgh, Corporate Law Attorney
Associate
Adrienne Wimberly is an associate at the firm’s Pittsburgh office. She is a member of the emerging growth and venture capital practice group.
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Phoebe Winder, KL Gates Law Firm, Financial Services Attorney
Partner
Phoebe Winder focuses her practice on bankruptcy consumer finance matters. As a member of the firm’s consumer financial services and financial services litigation practice groups, Ms....
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Stephanie Winkler, KL Gates Law Firm, Pittsburgh, Corporate Law Attorney
Associate
Stephanie Winkler is an associate at the firm’s Pittsburgh office. She is a member of the corporate/M&A practice group.
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