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10/3/2017
 

Kirkland & Ellis Announces New Partners

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that 97 attorneys were promoted to partner effective Oct. 1, 2017.

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

Kirkland & Ellis is a law firm with more than 2,000 attorneys representing global clients in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions, litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration, restructuring, and intellectual property matters. The Firm has 13 offices around the world: Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C.

Chicago

Name

Practice Area

Jennifer Avery-Emani M&A/Private Equity
Aaron M. Berlin Debt Finance
Robert Britton Restructuring
Ralph N. Dado, III Government, Regulatory and Internal Investigations Litigation
Christopher R. Elder M&A/Private Equity
Seth Fishman Investment Funds
Karen E. Flanagan M&A/Private Equity
Maggie D. Flores M&A/Private Equity/Capital Markets
Emily E. Geier Restructuring
Anna F. Geml M&A/Private Equity
Joe Graham Restructuring
Sam S. Hong Technology & IP Transactions
Amanda A. Jacobowski Litigation
Howard M. Kaplan Litigation
Emma E. Lange-Novak M&A/Private Equity
Margaret Gillespie Cahoon Linkous Real Estate
Paul Mysliwiec Investment Funds
Stacy Pepper Litigation
Gregory F. Pesce Restructuring
Anne Salomon Litigation
Anthony V. Sexton Tax
Daniel I. Siegfried Litigation
David H. Stults Investment Funds
W. Benjamin Winger Restructuring
Alyse Wu Intellectual Property Litigation

Hong Kong

Name

Practice Area

David Couper Debt Finance
Hao-Chin (Frank) Jeng Litigation
Daniel Margulies Restructuring
Paul Quinn Litigation
Robert Sandes Restructuring
Yue Zhang Investment Funds

Houston

Name

Practice Area

Michael P. Fisherman Capital Markets
Cyril V. Jones M&A/Private Equity
Samuel C. Peca M&A/Private Equity
Michael Rigdon Capital Markets
Nicolas W. Thompson Government, Regulatory and Internal Investigations Litigation

London

Name

Practice Area

Andrew Butel Government, Regulatory and Internal Investigations Litigation
Mark Ingram Tax
Philipp Kurek Litigation
Jeremy Leggate Investment Funds
Frazer Money Tax
Jon Newman Arbitration
Aranpreet Randhawa Investment Funds
James Simpson Capital Markets
Adam Skinner Financial Services Regulatory
Mark Thompson M&A/Private Equity
Jacob Traff M&A/Private Equity
Rebecca Villarreal M&A/Private Equity
Christopher Wall Debt Finance

Los Angeles

Name

Practice Area

Benjamin Herbert Intellectual Property Litigation
Bryan T. Ikegami M&A/Private Equity
Michael A. Onufer Litigation
James Rapore Litigation
Kristin Rose Litigation


New York

Name

Practice Area

Juliet Anderson Investment Funds
George N. Bauer Government, Regulatory and Internal Investigations Litigation
Shanti Sadtler Conway Intellectual Property Litigation
Christopher DeCoro Intellectual Property Litigation
Rachel Gray Debt Finance
Anthony R. Grossi Restructuring
Patrick Jacobs M&A/Private Equity
Ming Lim Capital Markets
Renata Lombardi Malavazzi M&A/Private Equity
Sean Malone Investment Funds
Mary Mazzello Intellectual Property Litigation
Marsha Mogilevich Capital Markets
Mira Atanassova Mulvaney Intellectual Property Litigation
Vishal Phalgoo M&A/Private Equity
Cristine Pirro Restructuring
Jaclyn L. Rabin Investment Funds
Alan M. Rabinowitz Intellectual Property Litigation
Elizabeth L. Richards Investment Funds
Drue A. Santora Derivatives
Peter Seligson Capital Markets
Clément Smadja M&A/Private Equity
Leslie Theophile Investment Funds
Jessica M. Woolf Debt Finance
Lina Zhou Investment Funds

Palo Alto

Name

Practice Area

Anjna R. Mehta M&A/Private Equity

San Francisco

Name

Practice Area

James W. Beach M&A/Private Equity
James Beard Intellectual Property Litigation
Kristen L. Derhaag Debt Finance
Sarah Forney Intellectual Property Litigation
Aditi Iyer Debt Finance
Ashley E. Littlefield Litigation
Sarah Schaedler Technology & IP Transactions
Jane Wu Debt Finance

Washington, D.C.

Name

Practice Area

Devin Allan DeBacker Litigation
Jonathan Jones Intellectual Property Litigation
William Kimmitt Litigation
Edmund G. LaCour Jr. Appellate Litigation
Beth Mueller Government, Regulatory and Internal Investigations Litigation
Sanjay José Mullick International Trade
Bryan M. O'Keefe Labor & Employment
Andrew Pruitt Litigation
Michael Schulman Labor & Employment
Megan M. Wold Appellate Litigation

NOTE:  In general, the admission date will be October 1, 2017, or such later date when any necessary regulatory requirements have been satisfied.

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