Award The American Lawyer

Dealmakers of the Year

The American Lawyer selected Kirkland partners David Fox and Jeffrey Symons as "Dealmakers of the Year." The feature noted their roles in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited's $6.8 billion acquisition of Cephalon, Inc., the biggest M&A deal of the year involving the United States and an emerging market.

David and Jeffrey were two of 12 attorneys honored as "Dealmakers of the Year." The publication selected attorneys who played critical roles in the most notable transactions of 2011. Click here to read the full article about David and Jeffrey.

In addition, James Sprayregen was one of 12 attorneys selected for the publication's inaugural "Dealmakers of the Year" honorable mention. He was honored for his work on the reorganization of Corus Bankshares Inc.