August 7, 2020

Volume X, Number 220

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:

Alyssa A. Moir, KL Gates Law Firm, Environmental Law Attorney
Alyssa Moir is an associate in the Environmental, Land Use and Natural Resources and Energy and Utilities groups in the Seattle office. Alyssa’s practice focuses on regulatory compliance...
 Michaela Moloney, Partner, Melbourne
Ms. Moloney has worked for a wide cross section of clients including employers in the public sector, health, education, retail, energy and manufacturing industries and has significant...
William J. Moltz, KL Gates, Industrial manufacturing lawyer, commercial facilities attorney
Of Counsel
William Moltz is of counsel in the firm’s Austin office. He concentrates his practice on general regulatory counseling relating to construction, operation, and compliance status of...
John Monroe, Lawyer, Melbourne
Mr. Monroe is a lawyer in the Labour, Employment and Workplace Safety team in our Melbourne office. He acts in employment, industrial and discrimination matters for a broad cross-section of...
Desiree F. Moore, KL Gates, intellectual property liability lawyer, entertainment litigation attorney
Desiree F. Moore concentrates her practice in a wide variety of complex commercial disputes, including intellectual property, entertainment, product liability, labor and employment, art law...
Megan N. Moore Investigations, Enforcement & White Collar Attorney K&L Gates Pittsburgh, PA
Megan Moore is an associate at the firm’s Pittsburgh office. She is a member of the investigations, enforcement, and white collar practice group. Ms. Moore concentrates her practice on...
Olivia B. Mora Environmental & Energy Lawyer K&L Gates Law Firm
OVERVIEW Olivia Mora is an associate at the firm’s Houston office. She is a member of the oil, gas & resources practice group. PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND Ms. Mora served as a summer...
Jessica L. Moran Litigation Attorney K&L Gates Pittsburgh, PA
Jessica Moran is an associate in the complex commercial litigation and disputes practice group. Ms. Moran concentrates her practice in complex commercial litigation and insurance coverage....
Rafał Morek Ph.D., KL Gates, Poland, Dispute Resolution Methods Lawyer, Arbitration Attorney
Dr. Rafal Morek is a partner in the firm’s Warsaw office. He has extensive experience in construction and dispute resolution. In both practices he is individually recommended by legal...
Philip J. Morgan, Investment Management Attorney, KL Gates Law Firm
Philip is a partner in the firm's Investment Management practice group and has wide experience in all aspects of law and regulation in the UK financial services industry.  He works closely...


Mr. Stimers focuses his policy advocacy efforts on matters related to emerging technologies, such as commercial spaceflight, IT, nanotechnology, and water technology, and advises a wide...
Nicole Stockey, KL Gates Law Firm, Commercial Litigation Attorney
Ms. Stockey concentrates her practice on commercial litigation, employment litigation, government enforcement, and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). With respect...
Shelby R. Stoner, KLGates, labor and employment lawyer
Shelby Stoner is a first year associate with the firm's Seattle offices.  Primary Practice Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety Education J.D., University of Washington School of Law,...
Stover Hayes, KL Gates Law Firm, Labor and Employment Attorney
Of Counsel
Mr. Stover represents employers in two related areas, employment and labor, and immigration. In employment and labor, his practice includes advising on avoiding or dealing with unions;...
Elle Stuart Transportation Lawyer KL Gates
 Elle Stuart is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where she is a member of the public policy and law practice group. Elle focuses her practice on a wide range of federal...
Michael Stutley Migration Law Attorney K&L Gates
Mr. Stutley concentrates his practice in the areas of migration law, employment law, industrial relations, major incidents and workplace safety. He represents national and international...
Charlotte Stynen Corporate Lawyer KL Gates Brussels
Charlotte Stynen is an associate at the firm’s Brussels office. She is a member of the corporate/M&A practice group. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Stynen served as an attorney for...
Agnieszka Suchecka Tarnacka, KL Gates Law Firm, Complex Commercial Litigation Attorney
Agnieszka Suchecka-Tarnacka is Counsel in the K&L Gates Warsaw office. She practices in all areas of Polish law and is particularly experienced in civil and administrative litigation,...
Molly Suda, KL Gates, electricity markets lawyer, FERC compliance attorney
Molly Suda focuses her practice on regulatory compliance, enforcement, and transactional matters involving electric utilities, electric transmission owners, independent power producers,...
Claire Hansen Suni is an associate at the firm’s Seattle office. She is a member of the corporate/M&A practice group. She has represented public and privately held clients in cross...


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.