Press Release

Leading Tax Lawyer James Morgan Joins Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis is excited to announce that leading tax lawyer James Morgan will join the Firm as a partner.

“James has an outstanding reputation and versatile skillset that aligns perfectly with our business,” said Jon A. Ballis, Chairman of Kirkland’s Executive Committee. “He will be a great addition to our strong European tax team.”

Mr. Morgan advises private equity sponsors and other alternative asset managers on the tax and structural issues arising from complex corporate transactions and financings. In particular, he has significant experience advising on the tax aspects of corporate reorganizations and a broad range of debt restructuring transactions as well as credit-related transactions and credit funds. Mr. Morgan is recognized as a leading tax lawyer by Chambers UK and The Legal 500 UK.

With nearly 200 attorneys around the globe, Kirkland’s tax practice has an international reputation for sophisticated counseling on multinational tax issues and transactions, as well as successful representation of clients in complex tax disputes. Ranging from the largest public company to the full spectrum of private equity and sponsor-initiated transactions, Kirkland’s tax attorneys are involved in the broadest scope of transactional matters in the marketplace.