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Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017

Chambers & Partners conducts extensive research and analysis annually to compile an objective list of talent available at the highest level of international legal practice.

In the 2017 edition of Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, Kirkland is listed among the best in the world. The Firm’s Tier 1 rankings include:

Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
Investment Funds: Private Equity
Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
Investment Funds: Private Equity (International Firms)
United Kingdom
Banking & Finance: Sponsors
United States
Intellectual Property: Patent
Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
The Firm was also recognized in:

Banking & Finance - Germany, Global-wide, United States
Capital Markets: Debt & Equity - United States
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products - Global-wide, United States
Capital Markets: Securitization - United States
Competition/Antitrust - United States
Corporate Crime & Investigations - United States
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms) – China
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption - Global-wide
Corporate/M&A - Asia-Pacific, Germany, Global-wide, India, United States
Corporate/M&A: The Elite (International Firms) - China
Corporate/M&A: Private Equity - Asia-Pacific
Energy: Electricity (Transactional) - United States
FCPA - United States
International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337) - United States
Outsourcing - United States
Private Equity - Global-wide
Private Equity: Buyouts - United States
Restructuring/Insolvency - Europe-wide
Tax - Global-wide, United Kingdom
Tax: Corporate & Finance - United States