Company on the Move: K&L Gates, New Munich Office
Law firm K&L Gates LLP has opened a Munich office, the firm’s third office location in Germany, eighth in Europe, and 46th worldwide. Known as one of the world’s top locations for the private equity, venture capital, intellectual property and patent law areas, Munich is home to more blue-chip companies than any other German city. In addition to helping grow K&L Gates’ German investment management practice, the new office will enable the firm to expand into other service areas, including corporate, IT and IP litigation. Along with existing Berlin and Frankfurt offices, K&L Gates’ German presence has grown to 75 lawyers, offering clients a broad array of legal services, including corporate/M&A, private equity, investment management, banking (including banking regulation law) and complex financing, among others.