Los Angeles - The Los Angeles office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Stephen Lee as a partner in its corporate practice. Lee joins K&L Gates from Bryan Cave LLP (formerly Holme Roberts & Owen LLP).
An experienced corporate and transactional lawyer, Lee advises both buyers and sellers in public and private mergers and acquisitions. He has represented numerous domestic and international companies and private equity funds in structuring asset and stock acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, tender offers, joint ventures, and cross-border agreements. He is particularly experienced in transactions involving aerospace, medical device and automotive manufacturers, as well as technology companies.
“Steve will provide additional strength to our corporate practice group in LA,” said Paul W. Sweeney, Administrative Partner of K&L Gates’ Los Angeles office. “His extensive background in handling a variety of private equity and other merger and acquisition transactions will benefit our clients here and throughout the firm.”
K&L Gates’ corporate practice is one of the firm’s largest and fastest growing practices, having added more than 25 lateral lawyers worldwide during the past year.
K&L Gates includes lawyers practicing out of more than 40 fully integrated offices located in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and the Middle East, and represents numerous GLOBAL 500, FORTUNE 100, and FTSE 100 corporations, in addition to growth and middle market companies, entrepreneurs, capital market participants and public sector entities.