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The Legal 500 U.S. - Corporate and Finance

The Legal 500 U.S. – Corporate and Finance is the first of four volumes that aims to provide independent, unbiased commentary on the leading law firms in the U.S. legal marketplace in various areas of corporate, intellectual property, litigation, tax and real estate law. In this inaugural edition, Kirkland was ranked among the “best of the best” in the following areas:

Private Equity:

-Tier 1: Private Equity: Buyouts $1B-$10B
-Tier 1: Private Equity: Fund Formation


-Tier 2: Corporate Restructuring: Advice to Companies and Debtors


-Tier 2: High-Yield Debt: Advice to Issuers
-Tier 2: Mergers and Acquisitions: International Deals over $5B
-Tier 3: Investment Funds: Mutual Fund Formation
-Tier 3: Investment Funds: Alternative/Hedge Fund Formation
-Tier 4: Acquisition Finance
-Tier 4: Corporate Governance and SEC
-Tier 4: Credit and Syndicated Transactions