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K&L Gates combines with Chicago law firm Bell Boyd

Jan 31, 2009 K&L Gates and Bell, Boyd & Lloyd partners voted today to combine the law firms, effective March 1. The combined firm will have approximately 1,900 lawyers in 31 offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. The…

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K&L Gates promotes 28 to partnership

Jan 21, 2009 K&L Gates has promoted 28 lawyers to the firm’s partnership. The firm’s corporate practice received six promotions, while other teams to benefit included real estate, investment management, tax, employee benefits and…

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Dechert and K&L Gates sued for malpractice

Jan 20, 2009 Money market fund Reserve Management Co. Inc. has launched a malpractice suit against Dechert and K&L Gates, claiming that the firms failed to advise it four years ago that two members of its board weren't…

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K&L Gates to merge with Bell, Boyd & Lloyd

Dec 5, 2008 Pittsburgh-based global law firm K&L Gates is in advanced talks to join forces with Chicago-based Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, the two firms confirmed yesterday. A formal merger agreement is expected to be delivered in…

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Some law firms hire in slump

Oct 10, 2008 The economic downturn has forced many law firms to downsize and cut spending. But a smaller group is on the prowl, looking to expand even as their earnings are falling...

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