K&L Gates hires corporate partner for Taipei and Palo Alto
K&L Gates has hired the Asia-Pacific general counsel from Yahoo! Inc. Jim Wu joins K&L Gates as a corporate partner in the firm’s Taipei and Palo Alto offices.
In fact, the move is a return for Wu, who was a founding partner of the Taipei and San Francisco offices of Preston Gates & Ellis, which combined with Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham in 2007 to form K&L Gates.
Wu worked worked for the firm for about 15 years, advising on M&A, private equity financing, investments, corporate securities and corporate governance matters.