January 25, 2021

Volume XI, Number 25

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.

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Contributing authors from K&L Gates:

Michael  Armstrong Attorney Orange County KL Gates Law Firm
Associate
Michael Armstrong is an associate in the Orange County office. He is a member of the Commercial Disputes practice group and also works closely with the Product Liability practice group. Mr...
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Toks A. Arowojolu, KL Gates Law Firm, Washington DC, Environmental and Energy Law Attorney
Associate
Toks Arowojolu is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office where she is a member of the oil & gas and power practice groups. She focuses her practice on energy regulatory law and...
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Arthur Artinian, KL Gates Law Firm, London, IP Procurement Attorney
Partner
Arthur Artinian is a Partner in the firm’s London office and head of the London IP and Technology Transactions practice. Mr. Artinian is an internationally recognised intellectual property...
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Christine Artus, KL Gates, Corporate due diligence lawyer, consultation procedure attorney
Partner
Christine Artus is a partner in charge of the Labor and Employment Group at K&L Gates in Paris. She advises clients in their acquisitions, mergers, cessions and reorganizations and...
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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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Daniel Atkin Corporate Attorney K&L Gates Sydney, Australia
Partner
Mr. Atkin is a corporate lawyer with a focus on M&A and private equity/venture capital transactions. He has a particular focus on technology driven transactions and transactions in the...
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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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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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Leslie Berkseth Real Estate Associate K&L Gates Seattle
Associate
Leslie Berkseth is an associate at the firm’s Seattle office, where her practice focuses on a broad range of commercial and agricultural real estate matters, including real estate financing...
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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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Gina Bertolini Healthcare Lawyer K&L Gates Law Firm Research Triangle Park North Carolina
Partner
Gina Bertolini is a partner in the Research Triangle Park officer and concentrates her practice exclusively on health law; primarily representing academic medical centers, hospitals, and...
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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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Thomas Birsic Insurance Lawyer KL Gates Law Firm
Partner
Mr. Birsic maintains an active trial, arbitration and counseling practice focused on a wide range of complex commercial and insurance coverage litigation. Mr. Birsic has extensive jury and...
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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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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
Richard Church is a co-leader of the firm’s national health care practice group. He focuses his practice on health law regulatory issues and health care joint ventures, clinical integration...
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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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Matt Clark Associate Seattle Environment, Land and Natural Resources
Associate
Matthew Clark is an associate in the Seattle office of K&L Gates in the environment, land and natural resources practice group. Mr. Clark’s practice focuses on litigation, regulatory...
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Randy Clark Tax Lawyer KL Gates Law Firm Charlotte
Partner
Randy Clark is a partner in the firm’s Charlotte office and a member of the tax practice group. Mr. Clark focuses his practice on U.S. federal and international tax matters involved in...
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Megan W. Clement, Investment Management Associate, KL Gates, Law Firm
Associate
Megan Clement is an investment management associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She focuses her practice on advising registered investment companies, their independent board...
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Thomas Donovan Corporate Attorney K&L Gates
Partner
Thomas Donovan practices primarily in the areas of antitrust and commercial litigation, as well as antitrust counseling. He represents companies in merger clearance proceedings, as well as...
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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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Fabrizio Dotti Banking & Asset Finance Attorney K&L Gates Milan, Italy
Partner
Fabrizio Dotti is a partner in the Milan office. He specializes in the banking and financial markets sectors and has a focus on acquisition and real estate finance and corporate lending. He...
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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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Jon-Luc Dupuy Financial Lawyer KL Gates Law Firm
Partner
Jon-Luc Dupuy is a partner in the firm’s Boston office where he’s a member of the investment management practice group. Jon-Luc has 20 years of experience in the asset management industry,...
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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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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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Chris Fry Corporate M &A
Associate
Christopher Fry is an associate at the firm’s Pittsburgh office. He is a member of the corporate/M&A practice group.
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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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Lea Fua Corporate Financial Attorney K&L Gates Law Firm Brisbane Australia
Special Counsel
Lea Fua is a corporate and transactional lawyer with more than 15 years' experience in capital markets and mergers and acquisitions work. He acts for clients across a number of industries...
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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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Stacy Fuller Investment Attorney K&L Gates Washington, D.C.
Partner
Stacy Fuller is a partner in the asset management and investment funds practice group and is based in the Washington, D.C. office. She is one of the founding members of the exchange-traded...
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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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Sonia R. Gioseffi, KL Gates, transactional matters lawyer, federal securities laws
Partner
Sonia Gioseffi concentrates her practice in the investment management area, and focuses on a variety of regulatory, transactional and counseling matters involving state and federal...
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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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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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Bonny Hedderly Professional Support Attorney K&L Gates London, UK
Professional Support Lawyer
Ms. Hedderly is a senior associate and professional support lawyer in the Real Estate group. She has acted on behalf of a variety of clients including banks, pension funds, opportunity...
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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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Abigail P. Hemnes Investment Management Attorney K&L Gates Boston, MA
Partner
Abigail Hemnes is a partner in the firm’s investment management practice group. Ms. Hemnes focuses her practice on representing open and closed-end investment management companies. Ms....
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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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Melissa Tuarez Herr Investment Attorney K&L Gates Washington, D.C.
Associate
Melissa Tuarez Herr is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where she is a member of the investment management, hedge funds, and alternative investments practice group....
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Adam Heyd, KL Gates Law Firm, Seattle, Corporate Law Attorney
Associate
Adam Heyd is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office where he is a member of our corporate/M&A practice group. His practice focuses on corporate and transactional law, including...
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Senior Associate
Mr. Hickey has experience advising clients in the areas of IP enforcement and litigation, trademark registration, IP commercialization, marketing law and breach of confidence claims.  In...
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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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Ken Knox Trade Regulation Attorney K&L Gates Law Firm
Counsel
Ken Knox is counsel with the antitrust & trade regulation practice group. He represents companies and individuals in a variety of litigation support and e-discovery roles, focusing on...
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Scott G. Kobil Litigation Attorney K&L Gates Law Firm
Of Counsel
Scott G. Kobil has extensive experience in every facet of litigation in federal and state courts, from drafting the initial pleadings through the handling of trial and appeals. Scott has...
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 Gary J. Kocher Corporate Litigation and Financial Securities Attorney KL Gates Law Firm Seattle
Partner
Gary Kocher has over 30 years of experience working with high growth companies. He counsels founders on business formation issues and works with companies on a wide range of transactions,...
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Darina A. Koleva Corporate Attorney K&L Gates Chicago, IL
Associate
Darina Koleva is an associate in the firm’s Chicago office and a member of the corporate/M&A practice group. She focuses in the area of corporate law and corporate securities, including...
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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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Associate
Amanda Konarski is an associate in the Newark office. Amanda concentrates her practice in environmental law on both state and federal levels. Amanda engages in regulatory compliance work,...
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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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Brian D. Koosed Commercial Litigation & Disputes K&L Gates Washington DC & New York, NY
Partner
Mr. Koosed is a partner in K&L Gates’ Washington, D.C. office who represents corporations, financial institutions, and high net-worth individuals in a broad range of complex commercial...
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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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Shu Fen Lim Commercial Litigation Attorney K&L Gates Singapore
Associate
Ms. Lim is a member of the litigation and dispute resolution practice group. She focuses her practice on matrimonial and estate matters. Her primary areas of practice include applications...
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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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Karen Liu Complex Commercial Litigation & Disputes Attorney K&L Gates Melbourne, Australia
Lawyer
Ms. Liu joined K&L Gates as a seasonal clerk and then as a graduate, completing the graduate program. This is a temporary biography. A complete biography will be available soon. Primary...
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Loeveday Liu Trainee Solicitor K&L Gates Hong Kong
Trainee Solicitor
Loveday Liu is a trainee solicitor in the firm’s Hong Kong office, focusing on complex commercial litigation and disputes. Prior to joining the firm, Loveday interned at several law firms,...
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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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Benay H. Lizarazu Finance Attorney K&L Gates Charlotte, NC
Partner
Benay Lizarazu is a partner in the Finance practice and is resident in the Charlotte office. Ms. Lizarazu has extensive experience representing lenders and borrowers in a broad range of...
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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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Farris S. Matariyeh IP Attorney K&L Gates
Associate
Farris Matariyeh is an associate at the firm’s Chicago office. He is a member of the IP litigation practice group.
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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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Emily Mather Restructuring & Insolvency Attorney K&L Gates Raleigh, NC
Associate
Ms. Mather is an associate in the Raleigh office and a member of the firm’s restructuring and insolvency practice group. She focuses her practice on the representation of secured and...
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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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Keisha Phippen IP Procurement & Portfolio Management Attorney K&L Gates London, UK
Associate
Keisha Phippen is an associate in the firm’s London office where she is a member of the IP procurement and portfolio management practice group. Professional Background Prior to joining the...
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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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Gregory Pieris attorney  trade marks, designs, copyright and trade practices law KL& Gates Melbourne
Special Counsel
Mr. Pieris is an intellectual property lawyer with particular experience in litigious and non-litigious matters involving trade marks, designs, copyright and trade practices law. Mr. Pieris...
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Steven G. Pine Health Care Attorney K&L Gates Research Triangle Park, NC
Partner
Steven Pine is a partner in the firm’s health care practice group. He concentrates his practice on the intersection of health law compliance and dispute resolution, primarily representing...
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Jessica A. Pingleton Corporate/M&A K&L Gates Portland, OR
Associate
Jessica’s practice includes a broad range of business, corporate, and real estate matters, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, private financing, and...
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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 and leads the Italian employment department. He focuses his practice on labor and employment matters with broad experience representing...
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Erinn Rigney, KL Gates Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Associate
Ms. Rigney is an associate in the Raleigh office, focusing her practice on labor, employment and workplace safety.
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Chelsie D. Rimel Investigations, Enforcement & White Collar Attorney K&L Gates Washington DC
Associate
Chelsie Rimel is an associate at the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the investigations, enforcement, and white collar practice group. Professional Background During law...
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Judith E. Rinearson, KL Gates, federal consumer protection lawyer, anti money laundering attorney
Partner
Judith Rinearson is a partner in the firm’s New York and London offices. Ms. Rinearson concentrates her practice in prepaid and emerging payment systems, electronic payments, crypto/virtual...
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Mark W. Roberts, Tax Attorney, Estate Planning Lawyer, KL Gates, Law firm
Partner
Mr. Roberts counsels and represents individuals and families in both tax and non-tax aspects of estate planning, with an emphasis on personalized needs and advanced tax planning, including...
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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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Terrance D. Roberts IP Litigation K&L Gates Washington, DC
Associate
Terrance Roberts is an associate at the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He is a member of the IP litigation practice group. Professional Background Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Roberts...
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Jamie Robinson Labor and Employment Attorney K&L Gates
Special Counsel
Jamie Robinson is an experienced industrial relations, employment and workplace safety lawyer based in our Brisbane office. His practice focuses on achieving the best commercial legal...
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 John Rodney Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety Attorney K & L Gates Sydney, Australia
Special Counsel
Mr. Rodney has extensive experience in employment and work health and safety law and commercial litigation. He has been involved in a number of significant work health and safety...
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Matthew J. Rogers Investment Management Attorney K&L Gates Boston, MA
Associate
Matthew Rogers is an associate in the firm’s investment management group. Mr. Rogers focuses his practice on advising investment advisers, open and closed-end investment companies,...
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 Patrick J. Rogers corporate securities Attorney KL Gates law Firm Charlotte North Carolina
Partner
Mr. Rogers is a corporate partner in the Charlotte office and focuses his practice on securities, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. He regularly...
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Laura Scully, KL Gates Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Associate
Laura Scully is an associate in the Newark office and focuses her practice on labor and employment law on behalf of management. Ms. Scully represents employers before federal and state...
973-848-4079
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Eric W. Sedlak Transactional Attorney KLGates Tokyo
Partner
Eric Sedlak is a cross-border transactional lawyer with over 20 years practising in Asia. He concentrates his practice on projects and infrastructure, mergers and acquisitions, foreign...
81.3.6205.3616
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Samantha See, KL Gates, equity capital markets lawyer, joint ventures attorney
Associate
Ms. See is an associate in the Singapore office. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, joint ventures, corporate finance, corporate commercial as well as...
65-6507-8190
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Uri S. Segelman Investment Management Attorney K&L Gates New York, NY
Associate
Mr. Segelman is an associate at the firm’s New York office. He is a member of the investment management practice group. Mr. Segelman focuses his practice on advising private fund advisers...
212.536.4818
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Associate
Alex Selig is an associate at the firm’s Fort Worth office. He is a member of the investment management, hedge funds, and alternative investments practice group. Alex focuses his practice...
817-347-5280
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Violaine Selosse Cybersecurity Attorney K & L Gates
Associate
Violaine Selosse is an associate within the Paris office IP/IT/Privacy team. She advises clients and assists them in litigations related to IT law, data protection, and intellectual...
+33.1.58.44.15.20
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William D. Semins Partner Pittsburgh Investigations, Enforcement and White Collar
Partner
Mr. Semins advises companies with business in foreign countries on matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and global ethical supply chain risk and has conducted internal...
412-355-8973
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Gulsah Senol Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety Attorney K & L Gates Seattle, WA
Associate
Gulsah Senol is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office. She is a member of the labor, employment and workplace safety practice group. Ms. Senol’s practice focuses on all aspects of...
206-370-5894
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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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Philip Torbøl, KL Gates, cartel investigations lawyer, merger control attorney
Partner
Philip Torbøl is a founding partner of the firm’s Brussels office. His practice focuses on EU competition law and government strategies. Mr. Torbøl’s competition experience includes...
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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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Hayley Trahan-Liptak Litigation Attorney K&L Gates Boston, MA
Associate
Hayley Trahan-Liptak is an associate in the litigation department of the firm’s Boston office. She focuses her practice on general civil and commercial litigation matters. Ms. Trahan-Liptak...
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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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Joanna Treacy Investment Attorney K&L Gates London, UK
Special Counsel
Joanna Treacy is special counsel at the firm’s London office. She is a member of the investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice group. She has twenty years...
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Associate
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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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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Lucy Williams Commercial Litigator K&L Gates Law Firm Sydney
Partner
Lucy Williams is a commercial litigator involved in the formal and informal resolution of disputes in a variety of industries including insurance, finance, property, energy and resources,...
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Madeleine R. Williams Trainee Solicitor Litigation KL Gates
Trainee Solicitor
Madeleine Williams is a trainee solicitor in the firm’s London office. She is a member of the litigation and disputes resolution 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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Craig P. Wilson Environment, Land and Natural Resources Attorney K&L Gates Harrisburg, PA
Managing Partner, Harrisburg Office
Craig Wilson is administrative partner of the firm's Harrisburg office and practice group coordinator for the firm's global environment, land and natural resources practice group. Mr....
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John S. Wilson Technology Transactions Attorney K&L Gates Seattle, WA
Partner
John S. Wilson is a partner in the firm’s Seattle office whose practice focuses on technology transactions and sports law. John has deep experience drafting and negotiating commercial...
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