Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Appoints New Partners

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that 75 attorneys will be promoted to partner effective October 1, 2011. Seven attorneys of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP will also be promoted to partner.

The names, practice groups and office locations of the attorneys follow. 

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a 1,500-attorney law firm representing global clients in complex litigation, dispute resolution and arbitration, corporate and tax, restructuring, and intellectual property and technology matters. The Firm has offices in Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Name

Practice Area

Office

Suzanne Milne Alexander

Litigation

Chicago

Uma M. Amuluru

Litigation

Chicago

James P. Bartley 

Real Estate

Chicago

Harper Batts 

Intellectual Property

Palo Alto

Derek Bentsen 

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Brittany Whitesell Biles 

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Robert C. Blaustein 

Corporate

New York

Daniel A. Bress 

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Bryce A. Budin 

Intellectual Property

Chicago

William H. Burgess 

Intellectual Property

Washington, D.C.

Jason Choy 

Intellectual Property

Los Angeles

Kenneth S. Clark  

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Michael I. Cohen  

Intellectual Property

Chicago

Ian R. Conner*  

Antitrust

Washington, D.C.

Christa C. Cottrell  

Litigation

Chicago

Jennifer W. Cowen

Litigation

Chicago

Amy E. Crawford  

Litigation

Chicago

John K. Crisham  

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Thad W. Davis  

Tax

Chicago

David R. Dempsey  

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Scott M. Edenfield  

Litigation

Chicago

Eunnice H. Eun 

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

David B. Feirstein 

Corporate

New York

Colleen M. Garlington  

Intellectual Property

Chicago

Leo M. Greenberg  

Corporate

New York

Melissa K. Grouzard  

Litigation

Chicago

Michael J. Gulliford

Intellectual Property

New York

Andrew G. Heinz

Intellectual Property; Litigation

New York

Jordan M. Heinz

Intellectual Property

Chicago

Sarah P. Herlihy

Litigation

Chicago

Matthew J. Hertko

Intellectual Property

Chicago

Dana E. Hill

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Edward Holzwanger

Employment & Labor

Washington, D.C.

Karen Tu Huoth

Intellectual Property

Palo Alto

Christopher M. Kaiser

Intellectual Property

Chicago

Jessica C. Kaiser

Intellectual Property

Chicago

Elizabeth M. Kim

Litigation

Los Angeles

Rebecca A. Koch

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Nancy L. Kowalczyk

Corporate

Chicago

Jess M. Krannich

Litigation

Chicago

John C. Krocak

Corporate

Chicago

Anh B. Lee

Corporate

Chicago

J. John Lee

Intellectual Property

Washington, D.C.

Fred N. Lim

Corporate

San Francisco

Elizabeth M. Locke

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Michele Luburich

Corporate

Chicago

Nathan S. Mammen

Intellectual Property

Washington, D.C.

Jennifer L. Marines

Restructuring

New York

Sean M. McEldowney

Intellectual Property

Washington, D.C.

Mercedes McFarland

Corporate

Chicago

David P. Milligan

Corporate

Chicago

Daniel C. Moore

Litigation

Chicago

Nadia Murad

Corporate

Chicago

Hunter Murdock

Litigation

New York

Kate S. O'Scannlain

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Jason R. Parish

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Carolina Hungria Paschoal

Intellectual Property

New York

D. Joseph Piech

Litigation

Chicago

Karin Wray Preusse

Intellectual Property

Chicago

Mark W. Rasmussen

Litigation

New York

Brenton A. Rogers

Litigation

Chicago

David A. Rosenberg

Real Estate

Chicago

Jacob P. Sheehan

Corporate

Chicago

Matthew J. Shiels

Intellectual Property

Chicago

Michael J. Shipley

Litigation

Los Angeles

Sienna R. Singer

Restructuring

Chicago

Gregory L. Skidmore

Litigation

Washington, D.C.

Steve Toth

Corporate

Chicago

R. Roy Wang

Intellectual Property

Palo Alto

Sara Michaelchuck Webber

Environmental

Washington, D.C.

Paul Wierbicki

Restructuring

Chicago

Nathan M. Wilda

Corporate

Chicago

Jennifer Peters Wilson

Corporate

Chicago

Stefanie Merry Wool

Corporate

New York

Joshua M. Zachariah

Corporate

New York

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP*

Name

Practice Area

Office

Pierre-Luc Arsenault**

Corporate

Hong Kong

Christopher Braunack

Corporate

Hong Kong

Markus Feil**

Corporate

Munich

Victoria Pickett

Corporate

London

Angela Rohman Russo**

Tax

Hong Kong

Christopher Shield

Corporate (European Finance Group)

London

Cedric Van den Borren**

Corporate

London

* Move from Of Counsel to Partner

** All Partners of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP in Hong Kong and London who are not solicitors have to be registered with the Law Society of England & Wales, and those in Munich have to be registered as Exempt European Lawyers before they are allowed to become partners.