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A 24-Hour Kind of Player

"Former clients and fellow bankruptcy attorneys call Sprayregen, 44, a tireless dealmaker and problem solver, who doesn't raise his voice, and is able to bring angry people to the table to work things out. United Airlines is counting on Sprayregen and his team of lawyers at Kirkland & Ellis to help it through what could be the worst period ever for the perenially troubled airline industry.

'By dint of rolling up his sleeves, he makes things happen other people can't - by gritting his teeth and never letting go,' said Bill Brandt, president of Development Specialists Inc., a Chicago bankruptcy consulting firm."

This article appeared in its entirety in the November 2, 2004 edition of The Chicago Sun-Times