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Charles A. Hokanson

Chief Financial Officer
Fax +1.412.355.6501
Chuck Hokanson is the Chief Financial Officer of K&L Gates. In his capacity as CFO, he oversees accounting, financial planning and analysis, credit & collections, treasury, tax, internal audit and financial operations. He provides leadership to the Finance organization through his focus on process & controls and professional development. He reports to the Chairman and Global Managing Partner and serves on the firm’s Management Committee.

In addition to management of the Finance organization, he works with members of office administration to design, implement and maintain financial systems and strategies that enable K&L Gates to strengthen its standing as one of the leading law firms.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Hokanson was Vice President & Controller at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Previously, he was a Director of Finance at Transamerica Finance Corporation and an Audit Senior Manager at Ernst & Young with assignments in the U.S. and Ireland.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Certified Public Accountant, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (inactive)