New York, NY- Legal news, business news, law firm announcements at LAWFUEL-Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (K&L) is pleased to announce that Ricardo J. Hollingsworth has joined the firm as a partner, resident in the New York office. Hollingsworth was formerly with Dewey Ballantine LLP.
Hollingsworth’s practice focuses on venture capital and private equity matters, including representing sponsors that are organizing and forming private equity funds and funds of funds and institutional investors that are investing in private equity funds, funds of funds and hedge funds.
In addition to his private equity practice, Hollingsworth has a full complement of corporate and transactional experiences in both the private company and public company contexts. He represents emerging growth companies, including software, telecommunications and medical device companies, and has extensive experience in venture capital financings, corporate partnering transactions, strategic investments, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions.
Commenting on Hollingsworth’s arrival, Woody Collins, Administrative Partner of K&L’s New York office, said, “Rick lends rich experience to K&L’s growing private equity group. His addition not only enhances the firm’s ability to help clients accomplish their business initiatives, but also brings us to the next level of achieving our own strategic practice development goals.”
K&L serves a dynamic and growing clientele in regional, national and international markets that includes representation of over half of the FORTUNE 100. Currently approximately 800 lawyers strong, K&L’s practice embraces three major areas–litigation, corporate and regulatory–and related fields. For information about K&L, visit www.kl.com.