William Gleeson is a partner at K&L Gates. Mr. Gleeson practices primarily in the areas of securities, corporate, and mergers and acquisitions law. He has extensive experience in public offerings (30), private placements (200), hostile tender offers (15), and proxy contests (12). On an ongoing basis, he counsels public companies and their officers and directors in all aspects of '33 Act and '34 Act compliance.
C. Kent Carlson is a partner at K&L Gates. Kent Carlson practices corporate law, focusing on mergers and acquisitions board counseling, financings and complex strategic relationships. He has served as general counsel for national and regionally-based companies in their acquisitions and sales and as local counsel on major national acquisition projects. He has also served as general counsel for regional companies in both private and public financings and joint venture activities and as special counsel to independent board committees.
Eric Simonson has practiced law for nearly 25 years in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate finance, technology transactions, general business and corporate law. He has extensive experience in international acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, "going private" transactions, complex joint ventures, partnerships, corporate restructurings, the acquisition of troubled companies and distressed assets and international securities offerings. Eric also has experience with internal corporate investigations and corporate governance matters, capital-raising activities including early stage venture capital financings, and complex commercial arrangements.
Aaron Ostrovsky is a corporate and securities attorney in the Seattle office of K&L Gates. His practice focuses on the representation of public and private companies, and investors in business transactions and corporate governance matters, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings and financings, venture capital financings, private equity fund formation and investments, SEC compliance matters and corporate formation issues.