Law firm K&L Gates has officially announced the addition of seven corporate and private equity partners in the firm’s Pittsburgh office which includes partners Chris Thel, Ron Aulbach, Curt Anderson, John Wingerter, Lauren Crossett, Andrea Steiner, and Jeff Berkey, according to an official press release.
“We are delighted to welcome this group of dynamic, high-quality lawyers, who bring a wealth of capability in key practice areas and fit beautifully with our growing practice and continuing strategic growth,” K&L Gates’ global managing partner Jim Segerdahl said in the statement. “They will be an immediately impactful addition to our Pittsburgh office, and to our broader Corporate and Private Equity practice, which works seamlessly across markets.”
“The synergies of this group with our current Private Equity practice and existing and prospective clients in that space across markets are great,” K&L Gates’ global Corporate and Private Equity practices leader Rick Giovannelli added. “The group’s addition will allow us to better serve and enhance our relationships with many of our private equity funds, portfolio companies, and broader corporate clients.”