In April 2004, The American Lawyer measured the success of the transactional practices in the nation's leading law firms in the annual survey, "Corporate Scorecard." Kirkland & Ellis' involvement as counsel on significant deals in 2003 include the following:
Named in two of the ten largest bankruptcies filed in 2003.
Company: NRG Energy, Inc. [Energy & Utilities]
Assets (In Millions): 10,884
Jurisdiction: Southern District of New York
Company: Fleming Companies, Inc. [Food, Retail]
Assets (In Millions): 3,655
Jurisdiction: District of Delaware
Ranked thirteenth by number of issues in the "High-Yield Debt" category.
Ranked among the top 16 firms in the "Mergers and Acquisitions" category.