Award The Legal 500

The Legal 500 Hall of Fame

The Legal 500 named 11 Kirkland attorneys to its inaugural Hall of Fame, which “highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence” and “are at the pinnacle of the profession.” Criteria for entry into the Hall of Fame is to have been recognized by The Legal 500 as a leading lawyer for six consecutive years. Fewer than 500 partners across the entire United States made it into the list.

Kirkland partners named to The Legal 500 Hall of Fame are:

  • Leora Ben-Ami - Intellectual property: Patent litigation: Full coverage
  • Dale Cendali - Intellectual property: Trademarks: Litigation
  • Bruce Ettelson - Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds
  • David Fox - M&A: Large deals ($1bn+)
  • Richard Godfrey - Energy: Litigation
  • Gregg Kirchhoefer - Technology: Outsourcing
  • William Levy - U.S. Taxes: Non-contentious
  • Walter Lohmann - Environment: Transactional
  • Todd Maynes - U.S. Taxes: Non-contentious
  • Andrew McGaan - Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • William Pratt - Dispute resolution: Leading trial lawyers