James Sprayregen will re-join Kirkland & Ellis from Goldman Sachs.
"Mr. Sprayregen said his time at Goldman had taught him more about the financial side of bankruptcy, including a company's operations and balance sheets. 'I was touching a different part of the elephant, dealing with lot of the different issues that lawyers don't necessarily have a lot of experience in,' he said.
But he said he began to miss the practice of law, and a little more than a week ago reached out to Kirkland."
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This article appeared in its entirey in the December 1, 2008 edition of The New York Times.