October 19, 2020

Volume X, Number 293

K&L Gates

2019 NLR Thought Leadership Award 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:

Mélanie Bruneau Regulatory Compliance Attorney
Partner
Mélanie Bruneau is a partner in the firm’s Brussels office. She advises on a broad range of areas in European Law. Her practice focuses on advising clients in a variety of industrial...
www.klgates.com
Erin Bruynell Corporate attorney K&L gates
Associate
Erin Bruynell is an associate in the firm’s Boston office, where she is a member of the corporate/M&A practice group. Ms. Bruynell’s practice focuses on general corporate and securities...
www.klgates.com/
Dr. Christian Büche, KL Gates, investment regulatory lawyer, general banking attorney
Partner
Dr. Christian Büche is a partner in the firm's Frankfurt office and a member of the banking and finance, as well as investment management, practice groups. He advises on banking and...
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Jay Buchman Tax Lawyer K&L Gates Law Firm
Associate
Jay advises clients on the tax aspects of a broad range of domestic and international transactions. In particular, Mr. Buchman focuses his practice on advising private investment funds on a...
www.klgates.com
Zachary Buckheit Commercial Litigation Attorney KLGates
Associate
Zachary Buckheit is an associate in the Raleigh office and focuses his practice on the litigation and resolution of complex commercial disputes, with an emphasis on contract disputes,...
www.klgates.com
Jim Bulling, KL Gates, financial services lawyer, funds management attorney
Partner
Mr. Bulling's practise focuses on banking and financial services and he acts for a range of entities in the financial services and funds management industry. His clients include Australian...
www.klgates.com
Sarah F. Burgart Government Contracts Attorney K&L Gates Washington DC
Associate
Sarah Burgart is an associate at the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the government contracts and procurement policy practice group.  Professional Background Prior to...
www.klgates.com
Joshua Butera, KL Gates, General Litigation Lawyer, Boston, Housing Matters Attorney
Associate
Josh Butera is a first year associate in the litigation department of the firm’s Boston office. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Butera was a judicial intern for the honorable John J....
www.klgates.com
David J. Byer, KL Gates, cyberlaw trademark lawyer, licensing attorney
Partner
Mr. Byer is a partner in the Intellectual Property practice group. Mr. Byer concentrates on intellectual property counseling and litigation, particularly on issues relating to copyright,...
www.klgates.com
Olivia S. Byrne, real estate and finance lawyer, KLGates
Partner
Olivia S. Byrne is a partner in the Washington D.C. office and a member of the firm’s Real Estate Investment, Development, and Finance group. Olivia spearheads the firm's U.S. Economic...
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Daniel Crowley, KL Gates Law Firm, Public Policy Attorney
Partner
Dan Crowley is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice is focused on public policy issues relating to financial services and capital markets. Mr. Crowley represents...
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Lawyer
Ms. Cui is a corporate and transactional lawyer who advises on a broad range of Australian taxation issues. Her areas of experience include advising on taxation issues associated with...
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Christopher H Cunningham, corporate law, transactional law, Seattle, Washington, K L Gates, public finance
Partner
Chris Cunningham is a partner with over 20 years of experience in corporate and transactional law. He has substantial experience in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, the...
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Alban Michou-Tognelli, KL Gates, Paris, wealth and estate planning, Tax Matters Lawyer
Associate
Alban Michou-Tognelli is an associate in the firm’s Paris office. He concentrates his practice on French and international corporate tax matters. Alban has also developed particular...
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Edward Mikolinski, Associate
Associate
Ed Mikolinski focuses his practice on complex civil litigation in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property, and financial services. Mr. Mikolinski’s antitrust experience includes...
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Andrzej Mikosz, KL Gates, Poland, equity capital market transactions lawyer, Merger Acquisitions
Partner
Andrzej Mikosz is a partner in the Warsaw office. His practice focuses on the equity capital market transactions as well as on M&As. However, Mr. Mikosz also has extensive experience in...
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Daniel R. Miller Technology Attorney K&L Gates Pittsburgh, PA
Partner
Mr. Miller regularly counsels clients in matters involving complex records preservation and collection issues, litigation “holds,” e-discovery, and records management and retention policies...
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Tommy Miller, associate, KL Gates, Seattle, Washington, complex commercial litigation, disputes, indian law, restructuring, insolvency
Associate
Tommy Miller is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office.
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Aaron Millstein Associate Seattle Investigations, Enforcement and White Collar Lawyer
Associate
Mr. Millstein is an associate in the Seattle office of K&L Gates where he is a member of the firm’s complex commercial disputes practice group. Mr. Millstein’s practice focuses on...
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James G. Millward, White Collar Crime Attorney, Government Enforcement Lawyer, KL Gates, Law Firm
Associate
James Millward is an associate in the London office’s Corporate Crime team.  James primarily represents clients on white collar and government enforcement matters. James has particular...
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Jonathan M. Miner, KL Gates, mergers, strategic exits attorney, IPO lawyer,
Associate
Jonathan is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office where he counsels clients on a wide range of corporate transactions, including: formation and early stage corporate planning, venture...
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Rich Minice, First Year, Associate
Associate
Richard L. Minice is a first-year associate with KLGates. He is based in the firm's Seattle offices. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a clerk for the Supreme Court of Missouri, while...
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Nita Mistry Construction Lawyer K&L Gates Law Firm
Senior Associate
Nita Mistry is an associate at the firm’s London office where she is a member of the Construction and Infrastructure group. Nita has experience of commercial international arbitration,...
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Robert W. Sparkes III, Complex Civil and commercial Litigation, KL Gates, Law Firm
Partner
Mr. Sparkes is a partner in the Boston office of K&L Gates with extensive experience in complex civil and commercial litigation, including federal and state class action litigation. Mr...
617-951-9134
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Tom Sperber K&L Gates corporate, M&A group,maritime litigation
Associate
Thomas Sperber is an associate at the New York office. He is a member of the corporate/M&A practice group. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments,...
212.536.4819
www.klgates.com
Vanessa Spiro, KL Gates Law Firm, Banking and Finance Attorney
Partner
Vanessa Spiro is a partner in the firm’s Pittsburgh office, where she is a member of the banking & asset finance practice group. She has substantial experience in leveraged finance and...
412-355-6355
www.klgates.com
Katherine Staba, KL Gates Law Firm, Seattle, Technology Law Attorney
Associate
Katherine Staba is an associate in the Seattle office and focuses her practice on intellectual property and technology transactions. Her practice focuses on global transactions and...
206-370-7662
www.klgates.com
Aleksandra Stachera, attorney, KLGates
attorney
Aleksandra Stachera is a legal advisor and associate in the firm’s Warsaw office. Her experience focuses on a broad area of intellectual property law, including copyright law and trademark...
+48226534256
www.klgates.com
Lisa R. Stark, KL Gates, public companies lawyer, corporate governance matters attorney
Partner
Lisa Stark is a partner in the firm’s Wilmington office. Ms. Stark has over 15 years of corporate experience in such areas as mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, initial public...
302-416-7066
www.klgates.com
Dr. Henning Starke LL.M., KL Gates, Munich, investment vehicles attorney, structured products lawyer
Counsel
Dr. Henning Starke is a counsel in the Frankfurt office and a member of the Investment Management and Banking and Finance practice groups. Mr. Starke concentrates on financial regulation....
49-0-69-945-196-291
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Katarzyna J. Stec, KL Gates, tax planning attorney, restructuring projects lawyer
Associate
Ms. Stec is a senior associate in the firm’s Warsaw office. She focuses her practice on national and international tax law, particularly corporate income tax, personal income tax, VAT and...
48-22-653-4336
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Sandra Steele, KL Gates, Australia, Construction Industry Lawyer, Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney
Partner
Ms. Steele has more than 20 years experience advising on contentious and non-contentious construction law matters. She has extensive experience in contract drafting and negotiation as well...
61-2-9513-2528
www.klgates.com
Luke Steinberger, KL Gates Law Firm, Litigation Attorney
Associate
Luke Steinberger is an associate in the firm’s New York office practicing in the Commercial Disputes practice group. Mr. Steinberger represents both individuals and corporate clients in an...
212-536-4850
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K&L Gates LLP has been selected for the 2018 NLR Go-To Thought Leadership award for their coverage of the Delaware Chancery Court on their Delaware Docket blog.  The attorney-authors at K&L Gates consistently cover Delaware Chancery Court developments and provide in-depth legal analysis of the Court’s decisions; identifying trends and unpacking the impact for NLR readers and the corporations they represent. You can subscribe to the K&L Gates blog, the Delaware Docket, here.

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