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K&L Gates Welcomes Chicago Energy and Infrastructure Partner

28 October 2016

Chicago - The Chicago office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Joseph Condo as a partner in the energy and infrastructure projects and transactions practice. He joins from global renewable energy firm Invenergy LLC, where he served more than a decade as senior vice president and general counsel.

Condo has broad experience in complex foreign and domestic commercial transactions, including debt and equity financing, M&A transactions, joint ventures, and complex commercial litigation management. As chief legal officer at Invenergy, which owns and operates large-scale renewable and clean energy generation and storage facilities around the world, Condo oversaw financial transactions and mergers and acquisitions totaling more than several billion dollars, key commercial transactions, employment and corporate governance practices, and litigation along with corporate formation- and IP/trademark-related matters. In addition, he closely managed the company’s state, federal, and international legislative and regulatory affairs, including working extensively on government affairs matters in the European Union. Condo served as an assistant corporation counsel for the City of Chicago from 1997-99 and was an assistant attorney general for the State of Iowa from 1992-95.

“We are thrilled to have Joe join the K&L Gates team,” said Michael Martinez, administrative partner of K&L Gates’ Chicago office. “Joe’s immersion in the energy sector and broad experience in renewable energy transactions and policy add tremendous depth to our energy practice and expands our client service offerings in Chicago and throughout the globe.”

Lawyers in K&L Gates’ global energy & infrastructure projects and transactions practice advise on projects across a broad range of sectors, including oil and gas, power, and renewables; transportation and social infrastructure; and waste management.

Condo is the fifth new partner or of counsel addition to K&L Gates’ Chicago office this year, following the arrivals of partners Joshua Yang (investment management), Sang-yul Lee (labor and employment), and Justin Weisberg (construction) and of counsel David Rieser (environmental). 

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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