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Law Firms Gear Up for Bailout-Bill Work

Oct 15, 2008 The meltdown has been good for some elite firms with New York roots and longstanding banking ties, such as Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, which has represented Lehman Brothers, Fannie Mae and Wachovia in the past…

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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 bags Bear Stearns managing director

Jun 17, 2008 K&L Gates has snared Bear Stearns managing director and in-house lawyer for its New York office. Philip Cedar, who was the head of Bear Stearns mortgage and asset-backed securities legal division, joins the firm as…

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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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K&L Gates assaults French market with Paris launch

Jan 10, 2008 K&L Gates has continued its current expansionist momentum into the New Year with the launch of a new office in Paris today. The French outpost has been launched with two former partners of Paris firm Kahn and Associés,…

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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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