K&L Gates Adds Nuclear Energy Powerhouse

Law360, New York (March 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP has expanded its toxic tort practice by adding an expert product liabilities litigator who specializes in the nuclear energy sector, the firm announced Monday.

Charles F. Rysavy joins K&L Gates's Newark, N.J., office as a partner from McCarter & English LLP, where he was chair of the mass and toxic tort practice group.

Rysavy said K&L's demonstrated commitment to the nuclear energy industry complements his expertise representing the industry against radiation-exposure claims and matches his desire to explore the...
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