Four major firms - White & Case, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, King & Spalding, K&L Gates - announced layoffs on Monday, totaling more than 300 attorneys and 522 support staff.
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K&L Gates has opened an office in Singapore. Former DLA Piper partner Kevin Murphy will head the firm's corporate practice. K&L Gates now has five Asian offices with a total of 70 lawyers.
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
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
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
In one of the latest moves in an active lateral hiring market, Greenberg Traurig's New York office has added three corporate and securities partners. Stephan Mallenbaum, Conrad Everhard and Sean Hayes all joined from K&L
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
Corporate finance specialist Matthew Wong has been appointed to global firm Bird & Bird's Hong Kong corporate practice. Matthew joins the firm from the Hong Kong office of K&L Gates and specialises in private equity,
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...
Mary Schaerdel Dietz and Roderick (Rick) B. Williams join K&L Gates as partners in the firm’s Austin office. Dietz, a member of the commercial litigation practice, joins K&L Gates from Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.,