K&L Gates Adds Ex-Akerman Labor Lawyer

Law360, New York (June 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP continues to bulk up its labor and employment practice in New York City, adding an experienced lawyer to the team to focus on litigation and counseling on behalf of management, the firm announced Tuesday.

Israel E. Kornstein joins K&L Gates from Akerman Senterfitt, the Florida-based firm where Kornstein was a shareholder. Kornstein previously worked in Akerman's New York City outpost for two years.

Kornstein said he was excited to join a firm that regards employment and labor law as...
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