In the survey entitled "Who Counsels the Largest Private Companies," 257 of the biggest privately held companies (according to Forbes) were asked to name their primary outside counsel in four core areas: general corporate, IP, litigation, and labor and employment. Kirkland & Ellis received the most mentions in the survey, placing it in the #1 slot on the list.
The following companies listed Kirkland & Ellis in the survey as their primary outside counsel:
Guardian Industries Corp.
Tenaska Energy Inc.
American Builders & Contractors Supply Co., Inc.
SSA Marine, Inc.