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K&L Gates Boosts Corporate Practice with San Francisco Partner Addition

25 September 2019

San Francisco - Global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Ali U. Nardali as a corporate partner in the San Francisco office. He joins the firm from Morrison & Foerster LLP.

Nardali focuses his practice on executive compensation matters, including those involved in public, private, domestic, and international mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and other business transactions, as well as matters involving the hiring and termination of senior executives, executive pay generally, and broad-based cash and equity award arrangements. His clients range from venture capital-backed emerging companies to large publicly traded enterprises across a wide variety of industries.

“We’re excited to welcome Ali to the firm,” said Matt Mangan, managing partner of K&L Gates’ San Francisco office. “His addition will strengthen our corporate and employee benefits offerings in San Francisco and across our platform. His experience with venture capital and startup companies is a particular focus for California.”

Nardali’s arrival follows the additions of several corporate partners across the firm’s platform this year: Guiping Lu (Hong Kong), Tsuguhito Omagari (Tokyo), Dale Araki (Tokyo), and Goody Agahi (Orange County).

K&L Gates’ corporate/M&A practice is one of the most substantial in the legal industry, with more than 500 lawyers in offices on five continents assisting clients in the structuring, financing, and completion of domestic, international, and cross-border transactions. The group serves as counsel to a broad array of Global 500, Fortune 100, FTSE 100 corporations, privately held and venture-backed companies, partnerships, private equity firms and other investment funds, management groups, and entrepreneurs.

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across 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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