Award The American Lawyer

Corporate Scorecard

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.