The Financial Times recognized Kirkland & Ellis as a finalist in four categories at the 2021 North American Innovative Lawyers Awards.
- The Firm’s Wellbeing Program was recognized in the category of “Innovation in People and Skills.”
- Kirkland’s representation of Grubhub Inc. on its $7.3 billion sale to Just Eat Takeaway.com was recognized in the category of “Innovation in Transformational Deals.”
- Partner Michael Jones was recognized in the category of “Innovation in Racial Justice” for his pro bono work with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
- Partner Josh Sussberg was recognized for his work in the category of “Innovation in Rescue & Recovery.”
The annual North American Innovative Lawyers Awards spotlight the key trends and transformations taking place in the legal sector over the past 12 months.