Kirkpatrick bolsters LA with Medialive general counsel

US firm Kirkpatrick & Lockhart has swooped for Medialive International Holdings’ secretary and general counsel Jeryl Bowers.

He joins the Los Angeles office of Kirkpatrick, which now numbers 18 partners and 17 associates.

Bowers will focus on securities, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters. During his spell in-house at Medialive he helped establish the company’s corporate governance structure and handled all legal issues, from licensing intellectual property to managing the company’s real estate portfolio.