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Law firm changes name to K&L Gates

Jul 2, 2008 Partners of the Pittsburgh based law firm of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis voted yesterday to officially shorten the firm's name to "K&L Gates." The change follows efforts since early 2007 to establish…

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K&L Gates opens in Shanghai

Apr 21, 2008 Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis (K&L Gates) has launched an office in Shanghai – its fourth base in Asia – as the US firm continues to build up its international presence. The 1,500-lawyer firm…

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US firms losing merger fever

Jan 23, 2008 Merger and lateral activity among US law firms slowed slightly in 2007 but despite the darkening financial horizon, many in the industry expect the attorney shuffle to retain energy in 2008, writes the National Law…

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Hughes & Luce joins up with K&L Gates

Dec 18, 2007 Dallas law firm Hughes & Luce is merging with New York firm K&L Gates. Partners at the two law firms voted for the combination, which will be effective Jan. 1. A deal between the two firms has been in the works at…

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