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Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs

Partners Ragan NareshAnna RotmanKenneth Young and Grace Brier and associates Orla O’CallaghanDustin WomackCassidy Viser and Ben Schroeder were recognized as runners-up for The American Lawyer Litigation Daily's "Litigator of the Week" for their work for client EQT Corp. Partners Dan Donovan and Alexandra Russell and associate James Robinson were also highlighted for their work for Gulfport Energy Corp. 

"... First up, trial teams at Kirkland & Ellis secured defense verdicts for oil and gas clients EQT and Gulfport Energy in a federal trial in Ohio where landowners were seeking $100 million in mineral trespass claims. After a two-week trial and four hours of deliberations, jurors this week sided with the companies finding the plaintiffs hadn’t reserved their rights to the Point Pleasant Formation under the applicable lease agreement. Kirkland partners Ragan Naresh and Anna Rotman led the EQT team, which included Kenneth Young, Orla O’Callaghan, Dustin Womack, Cassidy Viser, Ben Schroeder and Grace Brier. Partner Dan Donovan led the Gulfport Energy team which included Alex Russell and James Robinson. Kevin West and John Ferrell of Steptoe & Johnson represented both defendants."