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K&L Gates Adds to Energy and Infrastructure Projects and Transactions Practice with Washington, D.C., Partner Hire

3 November 2015

Washington, D.C. - The Washington, D.C., office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Jeff M. Cohen as a partner in the energy and infrastructure projects and transactions practice. He joins K&L Gates from Troutman Sanders LLP.

Focusing his practice on the development and financing of domestic and international energy and infrastructure projects, Cohen advises on cross-border business transactions, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and business dissolutions within the energy, telecommunications, mining, oil and gas, and manufacturing industries. He has represented clients including developers, sponsors, financial institutions, borrowers, equity participants, and sovereign governments in waste-to-energy, hydroelectric, wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, and fossil fuel projects on six continents.

“We’re delighted to welcome Jeff, whose global business and transactional practice will enhance our offerings in Washington, D.C., and across our global platform,” said David T. Case, Administrative Partner of K&L Gates’ Washington, D.C., office. “His experience in construction, fuel supply, power purchase, and joint venture projects will make him a trusted adviser to our clients in the energy and infrastructure space.”

Cohen is the eighth new partner or public policy professional to join the Washington, D.C., office this year, following the earlier additions of Grace P. Fremlin and Joon Yoon (corporate/M&A and IP); Allen R. Bachman (antitrust and trade); Donald A. Dempsey, Roderick D. Hall, and Stephen Martinko (public policy and law); and Ori Lev (consumer financial services).

K&L Gates comprises approximately 2,000 lawyers globally who practice in fully integrated offices located on five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals. 
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