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Boston, MA— 5 May – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The Boston offic…

Boston, MA— 5 May – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The Boston office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP (K&LNG) announces the addition of Barbara A. Jones as partner in its corporate practice. Jones comes to the firm from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP.

Jones, whose background also includes 13 years of legal experience in London, focuses her practice on both corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on complex international and domestic transactions, including private and public financings, dual listings, and mergers and acquisitions. Her clients include investment banks, financial institutions, public and private biotechnology and life science companies, information technology, energy, telecommunications, media, entertainment and other sectors.

Jones is currently vice-chair of the American Bar Association’s Section on Business Law, Subcommittee on International Securities Matters.

Commenting on Jones’s arrival, Mark E. Haddad, administrative partner of K&LNG’s Boston office, said: “The addition of Barbara, with her well-regarded practice and rich professional background, marks another significant milestone in the expansion of our corporate presence in Boston and in other markets domestically and internationally. Both K&LNG and its clients are increasingly active in the international marketplace. Barbara’s experience and capabilities in international corporate finance and capital markets, and her experience in cross-border transactions, are indeed a great asset to our firm and, most importantly, our clients.”

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