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Paul Hastings Continues Expansion of Corporate Practice with Addition of David M. Klein to New York Office

January 04, 2006
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce the firm has added David M. Klein to lead the firms technology transactions and outsourcing practices in New York. Mr. Klein, previously at Shearman & Sterling, helped create and lead the intellectual property and technology transactions practice at that firm. Expanding our technology transactions and outsourcing practices is an important strategic goal of the firm, said Robert Miller, Chair of the Corporate Department. Davids strong reputation in this area and depth of intellectual property and transactional expertise further enhances our existing corporate and intellectual property capabilities and complements the recent addition of our Atlanta-based outsourcing group. Over the last few months we have added a number of experienced and talented attorneys to our New York office, said Barry Brooks, Chair of New York Office. David brings a wealth of experience in global M&A and outsourcing transactions as well as strong experience in intellectual property and technology. We will continue to recruit top talent that adds additional depth to our core competencies allowing us to offer a full range of legal services to our clients around the globe. Mr. Klein is an expert on the structuring and negotiation of complex technology and technology-related transactions including outsourcing transactions, technology development and licensing agreements, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, financing and other corporate transactional matters. He is also the author of the principal legal text on handling of intellectual property issues in corporate transactions, Intellectual Property in Mergers & Acquisitions. In addition to his extensive corporate experience, Mr. Klein has a degree in electrical engineering and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His practice covers all aspects of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, Internet and e-commerce. Mr. Kleins practice also covers the intellectual property aspects of complex financing transactions including capital markets, securitization and structured finance transactions. Paul Hastings Corporate Practice: Paul Hastings corporate practice has more than 400 attorneys in 17 offices around the world who serve clients in globally coordinated, multidisciplinary teams. Our corporate department is the largest in the firm and continues to grow, not only in number of deals and revenue volume, but in the scope of services we offer. Paul Hastings Intellectual Property Practice: Paul Hastings intellectual property practice group includes an international team of more than 80 intellectual property attorneys in 17 offices worldwide. From San Diego to Shanghai, our attorneys hold masters degrees and Ph.D.s and have in-depth technical knowledge in areas ranging from biology, biochemistry, molecular biology and chemistry, to physics, mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering. Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP, founded in 1951, is a leading international law firm with 1,000 attorneys in 17 offices. The firm serves a diverse client base including many of the top financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies, supports clients in all of their legal needs and offers deep capabilities in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M+A, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Project Finance, Investment Management, Real Estate, Labor and Employment and Tax Advisory Services. For additional information, please visit our website at www.paulhastings.com. # # #