Kirkpatrick Lockhart Nicholson Graham, which has a large mortgage banking practice, is merging with Preston Gates & Ellis, which is known for its technology practice and its securities expertise in taking growth companies public.The merger becomes effective Jan. 1, and the name of the combined firms will be Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP. PG&E is based on the West Coast and has offices in Asia. It also has a government affairs office in Washington. KLNG is based on the East Coast and in London.

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