K&L Gates Continues Growth with Corporate Partner David B. Allen (Orange County)

The Orange County office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes David B. Allen as a partner in the firm’s corporate practice. He joins K&L Gates from Latham & Watkins LLP.

With a focus on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters, Allen counsels public and private companies, investment banks, and other financial institutions in a wide range of transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, public offerings, and private placements of debt and equity. He is particularly noted for his work in the life sciences, gaming, and hospitality industries and for his experience with Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).

“We are excited about David’s arrival and the continued growth of our office,” commented David J. Perry, Administrative Partner of K&L Gates’ Orange County office. “He brings a wealth of experience that complements K&L Gates’ existing corporate practice extremely well and further raises our public company and capital markets profile in Southern California and across the United States.”

K&L Gates Chairman and Global Managing Partner Peter J. Kalis stated: “With David’s arrival, K&L Gates’ Orange County and firmwide corporate practices take another step forward.”