Los Angeles, CA— LAWFUEL – Litigation Law News – Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (K&L Gates) welcomes Timothy L. Pierce as a partner in the firm’s construction litigation practice. Pierce comes to K&L Gates from Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP.
Pierce focuses his practice on all legal aspects of the construction industry including contract formation, the prosecution and defense of construction contract claims—including ADA Title III public access claims—on behalf of owners, contractors and subcontractors for both private and public projects. Pierce also advises clients on insurance law issues, with special emphasis on coverage for underlying construction, intellectual property and environmental claims.
Paul W. Sweeney Jr., Administrative Partner for K&L Gates Los Angeles, said: “Tim’s construction dispute experience enhances one of K&L Gates’ most prominent practices. His capabilities serve a target market for both Los Angeles office and the firm as a whole. We are pleased to welcome Tim to our group.”
K&L Gates Chairman and Global Managing Partner Peter J. Kalis said: “By adding this strength to our Los Angeles office, Tim contributes to the growth of a practice group with global clientele and engagements. His background is a solid fit for the California construction sector and for our firm.”
K&L Gates comprises approximately 1,400 lawyers in 22 offices located in North America, Europe and Asia, and represents capital markets participants, entrepreneurs, growth and middle market companies, leading FORTUNE 100 and FTSE 100 global corporations and public sector entities. For more information, visit www.klgates.com.