In the 2006 edition of The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, Kirkland & Ellis received a first tier ranking in Insolvency and Restructuring and Private Equity – Transactions. In addition, Kirkland was recommended in the following practice areas: Capital Markets – Debt and Equity, Capital Markets – High-Yield Debt, Capital Markets – Structure Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity – Fund Formation and Private Equity in the United Kingdom.
Within the Insolvency and Restructuring group, attorneys Matthew Cantor, Richard Cieri, Theodore Freedman, Marc Kieselstein, Matthew Kleiman, James Sprayregen, James Stempel, and Richard Wynne were listed as leading lawyers.
Kevin Evanich, Stephen Fraidin, and Kirk Radke were listed as leading lawyers in the Private Equity group.
The IFLR1000 is the international legal market’s guide to leading corporate finance law firms spanning the globe. The information published in this guide is compiled using resources from International Financial Law Review, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides and its website LegalMediaGroup.com.