August 11, 2020

Volume X, Number 224

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:

Ludovica Morgia Labor Lawyer K&L Gates Milan
Ludovica Morgia is an associate in the firm’s Milan office. She focuses her practice on labor and employment matters such as union negotiations, business restructurings, lay-offs,...
Jake Morrison Complex Commercial Litigation Attorney
Jake Morrison is a litigator who concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation. Mr. Morrison has assisted in the representation of clients in both state and federal court. His...
Aaron Morrow ,Associate, patent attorney,Chicago, chemistry, biochemistry, food sciences, nutritional compositions, pharmaceuticals
Aaron Morrow is a PTO-registered patent attorney with a background in biochemistry and biology and experience in all aspects of patent prosecution. His practice involves a broad range of...
 Peter R. Morton Dispute & Litigation Attorney KL Gates Law Firm London UK
Mr. Morton is a partner in the dispute resolution & litigation practice group. He focuses on arbitration and commercial litigation and is a coordinator of the firm’s international...
Steve Morton, KL Gates, Statutory Development Lawyer, environmental permits attorney
Steve Morton is a partner in the firm’s Austin office. He has thirty years of experience obtaining necessary environmental permits, defending government or third-party claims before...
Moser, Tax, Pittsburgh, KLGates
Tyler Moser is an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office where he is a member of the corporate practice group. Mr. Moser practices in the areas of tax planning and tax controversy.
Nicole Mueller, KL Gates Law Firm, Securities and Transactional Litigation Attorney
Ms. Mueller’s practice is focused in litigation under the federal and state securities laws and litigation arising out of mergers and acquisitions, other transactions and corporate...
Adela M. Mues, KL Gates, Dubai, broad transactional regulatory matters lawyer, capital Markets Attorney
Adela Mues is counsel in the Dubai office and a member of the Corporate group. She has extensive experience working on broad transactional and regulatory matters focusing on private equity...
Michael R. Murphy, Antitrust, Distribution, Intellectual Property, Lawyer, Attorney, KL Gates, Law Firm
Michael Murphy focuses his practice on representing clients in antitrust, distribution and intellectual property matters, business and consumer finance litigation, and government contracts...
Philip Murray Commercial Attorney K&L Gates Law Firm
Senior Associate
Mr. Murray is a dispute resolution lawyer practicing principally in commercial law. His practice covers corporations law and corporate insolvency, contractual disputes, property disputes,...


Katie Sweatman, attorney, KLGates
Ms. Sweatman is a senior associate in the Labour, Employment and Workplace Safety team. Ms. Sweatman actively practises in labour and employment relations matters, including dismissal and...
Paul W. Sweeney Jr., KL Gates, Consumer Fraud Lawyer, TCPA Attorney, Los Angeles office
Administrative Partner
Mr. Sweeney is a member of the Los Angeles office’s Commercial Litigation group, where he focuses his practices on handling complex business disputes. Mr. Sweeney has handled individual and...
John M. Sylvester, Insurance Coverage Litigation Attorney, KL Gates, Law Firm
Mr. Sylvester is a partner in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. He concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, with an emphasis in insurance coverage litigation and counseling. Mr....
Endre M. Szalay, KL Gates, Seattle, Washington, environmental law, CWA, NEPA, ESA, Environment Land and Natural Resources group
Endre Szalay is an associate in the Environment, Land and Natural Resources group in the Seattle office. His practice focuses on compliance counseling and litigation under a range of...
Dr. Izabela Szczygielska, KLGates, Employment lawyer
Izabela Szczygielska is a counsel in the firm's Warsaw office. She focuses her practice on a full spectrum of issues connected with employment law, including legal individual and collective...
Kevin Szu Tu, KL Gates Law Firm, Corporate Law Attorney
Kevin Szu-Tu is an associate in the firm’s New York office.


K&L Gates LLP 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.