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America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2009: Labor & Employment: Benefits & Compensation

Chambers & Partners has compiled its independent and objective list of America's Leading Lawyers for Business based on comments gathered from thousands of interviews with clients and lawyers from Maine to Hawaii. This guide — which is designed to reflect market opinion — contains a view of the firms and attorneys who are considered leaders in their field.

In Chambers' 2009 review of national legal talent in the area of "Labor & Employment: Benefits & Compensation," our Firm and our lawyers are listed among the best in the country.

Chambers' comments:

Illinois Ranking: Tier 3

The benefits and compensation practice at renowned corporate firm Kirkland & Ellis is equipped to manage the employee benefits aspects of large transactions for privately held and publicly traded entities. The experienced lawyers counsel on the creation of all forms of benefit plan, including defined contribution pension plans and stock-related plans. Vicki Hood heads the employee benefits group and concentrates her practice on the employee benefits aspects of corporate transactions and bankruptcy.

Reprinted with permission from Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2009 —