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Kirkland & Ellis Expands in DC

"Kirkland & Ellis LLP has hired Ellen Jakovic as a partner in its antitrust group in Washington, DC.

'I'm very excited to be joining Kirkland,' Jakovic says, 'and am looking forward to helping develop their Hart Scott Rodino and merger practice.'

Says Mark L Kovner, head of the firm's antitrust practice: 'Ellen is at the top of her field in Hart Scott Rodino notification, and she will take a lead role in the firm's HSR counseling.' Kirkland & Ellis file between 100 and 150 HSR forms a year, so 'her expertise is a huge asset,' he adds."

This article appeared in its entirety in the February 5, 2008 edition of Global Competition Review.