K&L Gates Lures Shanghai Partner From Squire Sanders

Law360, New York (June 15, 2011, 11:58 AM EDT) -- K&L Gates LLP said Wednesday that it had snagged a transactions pro specializing in Chinese law from Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP, expanding the firm's corporate practice in its Shanghai office.

Amy L. Sommers joins K&L Gates as a partner, bringing her expertise in deal-making across a wide swath of industries, her new firm said.

"Amy adds new dimensions to our China practice, and is a terrific addition to our team in China," David Tang, K&L Gates' managing partner in Asia, said in Wednesday's announcement....
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