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K&L Gates has seen its head count dwindle by 220 lawyers since 2015. But you wouldn’t know it by looking at the firm’s offices in Texas lately. The Pittsburgh-based global giant has been busily expanding its claim in the second-most populous state in the union, with nearly a dozen additions in the last five months.

Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith, based in New York, covers the business of law, including the ways law firms compete for clients and talent, cannabis law and marketing innovation. Reach him at pasmith@alm.com or on Twitter at @nycpatrickd

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