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K&L Gates Welcomes Asset and Corporate Finance Partner, Pittsburgh Office's Eighth Partner Addition This Year

11 April 2023

Pittsburgh - Global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Scott Graham as an asset and corporate finance partner in the Pittsburgh office. Graham joins the firm from Dentons Cohen & Grigsby, reuniting him with a team of seven corporate and private equity partners that moved to K&L Gates’ Pittsburgh office in January. They are among 160 partners and of counsel the firm has added across its platform since the beginning of 2020.

Graham’s practice focuses on advising both borrowers and lenders on a variety of banking and finance matters. These include the acquisition, development, and leasing of space; private equity investments; the acquisition and sale of assets and stock; a range of commercial lending transactions; and leveraged, real estate, mezzazine, and working capital financings, among others.

“We are pleased to welcome Scott to our firm and to have him rejoin the group with which he previously worked closely,” commented K&L Gates’ Co-Managing Partner, United States, and Managing Partner of the Pittsburgh office Thomas J. Smith. “His broad corporate and finance experience nicely complements the capabilities of both our office’s and the firm’s greater Finance teams.”

Stacy Ackermann, a leader of K&L Gates’ global Finance practice, stated: “With Scott’s addition, we continue to strengthen our firm’s Finance offerings across our platform. We are excited to have him as a part of our expanding Finance practice in the Pittsburgh office.”

K&L Gates’ global Finance practice integrates the many disciplines involved in financing and restructuring transactions across markets and industries across the globe. In addition to advising financial institutions, direct lenders, corporate borrowers, private equity sponsors, and other market participants in a wide array of financing transactions, lawyers in the practice also counsel companies, creditors, and committees in a variety of insolvency, pre-insolvency, and transactional work-out scenarios. The group brings clients creative and commercial solutions based on deep industry knowledge, market-leading practices, and seamless global coordination.

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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