Pittsburgh, PA Legal news, law news, law firm news & research at LAWFUEL–Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (K&L) is pleased to announce that Barbara L. Bower has joined its immigration practice as Of Counsel in the Pittsburgh office. Prior to joining K&L, Bower was a principal at the law firm of Deasy & Whitehill, PC.
Bower devotes her practice exclusively to immigration matters, with primary emphasis on business-related nonimmigrant and immigrant visas. Her clients range from large, publicly traded multinational corporations to small start-up companies and private individuals engaged in industries such as manufacturing, engineering/construction, information technology, finance, healthcare, higher education, consulting, and film/media. Bower also serves as pro bono counsel on immigration-related matters for Catholic Charities and the Jewish Family & Children Services’ Pittsburgh Regional Immigrant Assistance Center, and was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2003-2004 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the field of immigration.
Commenting on Bower’s arrival, Hayes Stover, coordinator of K&L’s immigration practice, said, “Barbara’s experience allows us to further enhance our ability to meet the growing immigration needs of our clients across the country. She is a very welcome addition to our team.”
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.