Press Release

Kirkland Advises Francisco Partners on Pending Acquisition of BARBRI

Kirkland & Ellis advised Francisco Partners in its definitive agreement to acquire BARBRI Inc. from Leeds Equity Partners. BARBRI is the market leader in technology-enabled legal education, offering a comprehensive product suite across the complete legal education lifecycle. 

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The team was led by corporate partner Sean Kramer and associates Jared Maher and Bella Thornton-Clark, debt finance partners Brian Ford and Andrea Weintraub, tax partner Devin Heckman, executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday, employee benefits partner Adria Crowe, labor and employment partner Sydney Jones, technology & IP transactions partner Vladimir Khodosh, and antitrust partners Andrea Murino and Mark Gardner.