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8/4/2011
Source: Best Lawyers
 

The Best Lawyers in America 2012

97 Kirkland lawyers, representing all six U.S. offices, are listed in 18th edition of this guide to the best lawyers in the country. The Best Lawyers in America is an annual referral guide based on more than 2.8 million peer-review surveys.

Chicago

Kenneth R. Adamo (Litigation: Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent)
James M. Amend (Litigation: Intellectual Property; Litigation: Patent)
Jon A. Ballis (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
Jonathan C. Bunge (Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar)
Christopher Butler (Banking and Finance Law)
Frank Cicero, Jr. (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation)
Keith S. Crow (Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
Edwin S. del Hierro (Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law)
Carter W. Emerson (Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law)
Bruce I. Ettelson (Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law)
Kevin R. Evanich (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
R. Scott Falk (Corporate Governance Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
Mark Filip (Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Litigation: Securities)
Michael P. Foradas (Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law)
Willard G. Fraumann (Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
Bruce L. Gelman (Tax Law)
Thomas A. Geraghty (Tax Law)
Jeffrey C. Hammes (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
David A. Handler (Trusts and Estates)
John F. Hartmann (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); Litigation: Securities)
Robert M. Hayward (Securities/Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation)
John T. Hickey, Jr. (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Environmental; Litigation: Intellectual Property; Litigation: Patent)
Neil S. Hirshman (Technology Law)
Vicki V. Hood (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
Garrett B. Johnson (Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Antitrust; Litigation: Securities)
Andrew M. Kaufman (Banking and Finance Law)
Natalie H. Keller (Litigation & Controversy: Tax; Tax Law)
Michael H. Kerr (Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
Gregg Kirchhoefer (Information Technology Law; Technology Law)
Robert Kopecky (Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Securities)
J. Andrew Langan (Litigation: Antitrust)
Jack S. Levin (Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Tax Law; Venture Capital Law)
Russell E. Levine (Litigation: Patent; Patent Law)
William A. Levy (Tax Law)
Todd F. Maynes (Litigation & Controversy: Tax; Tax Law)
Steven D. McCormick (Commercial Litigation)
Kenneth P. Morrison (Banking and Finance Law; Securitization and Structured Finance Law)
James H. Mutchnik (Antitrust Law; Litigation: Antitrust)
Dennis M. Myers (Securities/Capital Markets Law)
Emily Nicklin (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation)
James N. Nowacki (Construction Law; Litigation: Construction)
Michael D. Paley (Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law)
Stephen R. Patton (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Antitrust)
Sanford E. Perl (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
Daniel J. Perlman (Real Estate Law)
Stephen L. Ritchie (Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
Donald E. Rocap (Tax Law)
Anup Sathy (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy)
James H. Schink (International Arbitration: Commercial; International Arbitration: Governmental)
Edward J. Schneidman (Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law)
John A. Schoenfeld (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law)
David R. Seligman (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation: Bankruptcy)
Jeffrey T. Sheffield (Tax Law)
Matthew E. Steinmetz (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
James A. Stempel (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation: Bankruptcy)
William A. Streff, Jr. (Litigation: Intellectual Property; Litigation: Patent)
Edward T. Swan (Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law)
Michael G. Timmers (Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
Stephen G. Tomlinson (Real Estate Law)
Keith E. Villmow (Tax Law)
H. Kurt von Moltke (Corporate Governance Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law)
William R. Welke (Tax Law)
Raymond P. Wexler (Tax Law)
Ted Zook (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law)

Los Angeles

Jeffrey S. Davidson (Commercial Litigation)
Mark C. Holscher (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar)
Robert G. Krupka (Litigation: Intellectual Property; Litigation: Patent)
Diana Torres (Litigation: Intellectual Property)
John A. Weissenbach (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law)

New York

Gregory S. Arovas (Litigation: Intellectual Property; Litigation: Patent)
Paul M. Basta (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation: Bankruptcy)
Dale Cendali (Litigation: Intellectual Property)
Steven Cherny (Litigation: Intellectual Property; Litigation: Patent)
Richard M. Cieri (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
David Fox (Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law)
Stephen Fraidin (Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
Patrick C. Gallagher (Tax Law)
Frank Holozubiec (Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Securities)
Marc Kieselstein (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation: Bankruptcy)
Christopher J. Marcus (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation: Bankruptcy)
Christian O. Nagler (Securities/Capital Markets Law)
William Pratt (Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Antitrust; Litigation: Securities)
Scott Price (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
Kirk A. Radke (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law)
Robert H. Scheibe (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
Frederick Tanne (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law)

San Francisco

Jeffrey C. Hammes (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Washington

Daniel F. Attridge (Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Antitrust; Litigation: Intellectual Property; Litigation: Patent)
John S. Irving, Jr. (Employment Law: Management; Labor Law: Management)
Christopher Landau (Appellate Practice)
Timothy J. Muris (Antitrust Law)
Granta Nakayama (Litigation: Environmental)
Tefft W. Smith (Antitrust Law; Litigation: Antitrust)
George P. Stamas (Corporate Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law)
Laurence A. Urgenson (Criminal Defense: White Collar)
Edward W. Warren (Administrative/Regulatory Law; Appellate Practice)
Thomas D. Yannucci (Commercial Litigation; Litigation: First Amendment)

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