Kirkland & Ellis won two awards – “Bankruptcy Firm of the Year” and “Product Liability Client Service” – at Chambers & Partners’ 2017 Chambers USA Awards. The awards are based on research conducted for the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and reflect notable achievements of the past year, focusing on outstanding work, strategic growth and excellent client service.
In acknowledgement of the restructuring award, Chambers noted “Kirkland & Ellis is a leading light in the bankruptcy and restructuring arena. It fields top-tier practices in New York and Chicago and is equally adept at representing creditors and debtors. Its wealth of experience allows it to handle matters such as complex Chapter 11 cases with consummate ease.”
Pertaining to product liability, Chambers noted “The team at Kirkland & Ellis impresses interviewees with their ability to ‘do an excellent job’ in product liability matters and ‘manage all the pieces effectively’ in complex, multifaceted disputes. Its impressive client roster appreciates the ‘truly outstanding analytical ability’ the firm exhibits in high-stakes multidistrict litigation and class actions.”