Blank Rome Snaps Up M&A, PE Pro From K&L Gates

Law360, New York (January 30, 2012, 7:51 PM EST) -- Blank Rome LLP is strengthening its mergers and acquisition and private equity practices with a former K&L Gates LLP attorney in New York who has more than 25 years of experience in deals, securities and other business matters, the firm announced Monday.

Eric Simonson, who is joining Blank Rome as a partner, has represented principal parties in more than 140 successfully completed M&A transactions, as well as complex financings, reorganizations, debt restructurings, joint ventures, strategic investments and other transactions, according to the firm.

Simonson had been...
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