Kirkland's restructuring practice was honored at the 2011 Turnaround Atlas Awards, hosted by the Global M&A Network in Chicago.
Partner James Sprayregen was named the "Global Restructuring Lawyer of the Year."
Kirkland won the following awards:
Pre-Packaged Reorganization of the Year (Large) for The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.
Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year (Large) for General Growth Properties, Inc.
Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year (Upper Middle Markets) for Atrium Companies Inc.
The Firm was a finalist in the following categories:
- Basic Resources Turnaround of the Year for Tronox Inc.
Energy Industry & Services Turnaround of the Year for Flying J.
- Turnaround of the Year ($1 billion plus) for Visteon Corporation.