K&L Gates Names Nearly 30 Partners, Government Affairs Advisors Across Firm

The partners of global law firm K&L Gates LLP have voted to elect the following individuals from across the firm’s global platform as new partners and government affairs advisors with the firm, effective January 1. The group comprises 26 individuals from all nine of the firm’s practice areas and representing 16 offices, including Beijing, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Chicago, Harrisburg, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, Newark, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Seattle, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.

K&L Gates Global Managing Partner Jim Segerdahl stated: “We are thrilled to welcome such an accomplished and high-quality group to their new positions with our firm. We congratulate these outstanding individuals on their election to the firm’s partnership and look forward to the service they will continue to provide to our clients around the globe across their respective practice areas.”

The lawyers joining the firm’s partnership in the Charleston office are:

Lauren McFadden Garenne (Charleston) focuses on transactional corporate and finance matters across diverse industries. She counsels both publicly and privately held entities, including private equity and venture capital firms, in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other negotiated transactions in both domestic and cross-border deals.


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