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K&L Gates Continues Investment Management Practice Growth with Chicago Partner Addition

30 August 2016
Chicago - The Chicago office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Joshua J. Yang as a partner in the firm’s investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice. He joins K&L Gates from Winston & Strawn LLP.

Yang represents investment managers in the formation and structuring of private funds, including hedge funds, commingled funds, and group and collective investment trusts. A chartered financial analyst, he also advises banks, registered funds, and hedge funds in derivatives documentation as well as on a broad range of Dodd-Frank and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission registration and compliance issues. Additionally, Yang counsels Chinese futures companies and financial institutions on the establishment of business operations in the United States, along with compliance, disclosure, registration, and transactional matters.

“Joshua’s arrival further enhances our global investment management practice and is another sign of K&L Gates’ commitment to building our Chicago team and to expanding our office’s connections to the firm’s offices and clients in Asia,” said Michael E. Martinez, administrative partner of K&L Gates’ Chicago office. “We are delighted Joshua has joined K&L Gates.”

One of the largest and most experienced investment management law firm practices in the United States and globally, K&L Gates’ investment management practice has more than 150 lawyers in offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia devoted to assisting the investment management and professional investor communities. Yang is the 15th partner, of counsel, or other professional to join the practice in the past year, following earlier arrivals in San Francisco (Sasha Burstein), Munich (Hilger von Livonius, Philipp Riedl, and Michael Harris) Miami (Arturo Requenez II), New York (Derek Steingarten, Robert Sichel, Peter Shea, Edward Dartley, Bruce MacLennan, and Arturo Requenez II), Pittsburgh (Brian Vargo), Boston (Richard Kerr and Kenneth Holston), and Washington, D.C. (Todd Betke). 

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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