K&L Gates Launches 1st South American Office In Brazil

Law360, New York (November 7, 2011, 3:52 PM EST) -- K&L Gates LLP on Monday launched an office in Sao Paulo, marking its first branch in South America and 39th worldwide, the firm said.

Led by New York-based finance partner Marc Veilleux and Washington- and London-based corporate and securities partner Alan Berkeley, the Brazil office will focus on international finance and capital markets, investment management, construction and project development, intellectual property, tax, and arbitration, according to the firm.

“Through the growth and diversification of its robust economy, Brazil has been propelled to the forefront of the...
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