K&L Gates expands Latin America practice group

K&L Gates announced the hire of Eric Save as a partner in the corporate/M&A and Latin America practices. Save joins K&L Gates from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. 


Save regularly represents clients in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, and other parts of Latin America on cross-border M&A, venture capital investments, start-up company affairs, joint ventures, energy and mining projects. A former executive, in-house lawyer, and co-founder of a Mexican software company, Save has handled transactions for clients in a wide range of sectors, including the technology, financial services, venture capital, private equity, electrical power, oil & gas, infrastructure, commodities trading, consumer products, sports/entertainment, and wine & spirits industries.

“We are pleased that Eric has joined us,” said Edward P. Sangster, administrative partner of K&L Gates’ San Francisco office. “Like most of our local, corporate partners, Eric’s practice is focused on a global clientele and cross-border transactions. We are thrilled that he has joined our global platform, and we expect his Latin American practice to thrive here.”

Ignacio Abella