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Phone: +1 312-862-2481
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New York
Phone: +1 212-446-4800
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Overview News Events Publications
9/5/2017
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Who’s Who in Chicago Business 2017
8/21/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels EFH in agreement to be acquired by Sempra Energy
8/15/2017
Best Lawyers | Awards & Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America 2018
7/7/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels EFH in Agreement to be Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway Energy
5/26/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Ranked a Top-Tier Firm by Chambers & Partners
1/25/2017
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Most Successful Restructurings of 2016
9/5/2016
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Who’s Who in Chicago Business 2016
8/15/2016
The Best Lawyers in America | Awards & Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America 2017
7/29/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels EFH in agreement to be acquired by NextEra Energy
6/7/2016
New York Institute of Credit | Awards & Rankings
Leadership in Credit Education Award
5/27/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Ranked a Top-Tier Firm by Chambers & Partners
1/25/2016
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Largest Chapter 11s of 2015
1/25/2016
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Most Successful Restructurings of 2015
1/18/2016
Super Lawyers | Press Mentions
Amped; Perpetually Moving Bankruptcy Attorney James Sprayregen Can’t Be Outworked
James Sprayregen’s career and work ethic are profiled.
1/15/2016
Grant's Interest Rate Observer | Press Mentions
Black as Coal
James Sprayregen is quoted regarding restructuring developments in the energy industry.
9/8/2015
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Who’s Who in Chicago Business 2015
8/17/2015
The Best Lawyers in America | Awards & Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America 2016
5/19/2015
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Ranked a Top-Tier Firm by Chambers & Partners
4/17/2015
Grant's Interest Rate Observer | Press Mentions
Drill They Must
James Sprayregen is quoted regarding developments in oil and gas restructuring matters.
4/10/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
Ergen Not Giving Up On LightSquared Ch. 11 Injunction
Kirkland advises LightSquared in its restructuring.
3/26/2015
The Deal | Press Mentions
Falcone-Backed LightSquared Wins Court Approval to Exit Bankruptcy
Kirkland advises LightSquared in its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
3/26/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
LightSquared Wins Approval to Exit Marathon Ch. 11
Kirkland advises LightSquared in its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
3/25/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
Ergen Makes Peace with LightSquared's Ch. 11 Exit
Kirkland advises LightSquared in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
3/18/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
Ergen Cash-Out Paves Way For LightSquared Ch. 11 Exit
Kirkland advises LightSquared in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
3/17/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
Cerebus, Solus Bid For Ergen's LightSquared Debt
Kirkland advises LightSquared in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
3/16/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
LightSquared Brings Objectors on Board with Ch. 11 Plan
Kirkland advises LightSquared.
3/10/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
Solus Springs $589M Equity Play in LightSquared Trial
Kirkland advises LightSquared.
3/9/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
Dish Chair Seeks Late Appeal as LightSquared Trial Looms
Kirkland advises LightSquared.
3/9/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
LightSquared Begins Ch. 11 Trial With $400M Surprise
Kirkland advises LightSquared.
3/4/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
LightSquared Judge Says No More Delays To Ch. 11 Trial
Kirkland advises LightSquared in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
January 2015
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Most Successful Restructurings of 2014
1/20/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
LightSquared Cleared For Voting On Falcone-Backed Plan
Kirkland advises LightSquared Inc. in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
1/16/2015
Law360 | Press Mentions
2014 Practice Group of the Year: Bankruptcy
Kirkland is profiled as one of the most successful restructuring practices of 2014.
11/14/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
Falcone Won't Give Up On LightSquared Equity Play
Kirkland advises LightSquared.
11/3/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
Ergen Deal Could Be LightSquared’s Ticket Out Of Ch. 11
Kirkland advises LightSquared.
10/30/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
Harbinger Fails In Attack On $1.7B LightSquared Guaranty
Kirkland advises LightSquared Inc. in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
10/6/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
Top Lenders Abandon Ch. 11 Plan To Split Up LightSquared
Kirkland advises LightSquared Inc. in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
8/30/2014
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
2014 Who's Who in Chicago Business
8/28/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
LightSquared Nails Down $121M In DIP Financing
Kirkland advises LightSquared Inc. in its bankruptcy case.
8/26/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
LightSquared Seeks $121M in DIP Financing
Kirkland advises LightSquared Inc. in its bankruptcy case.
8/18/2014
The Best Lawyers in America | Awards & Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America 2015
8/11/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
Harbinger Challenges LightSquared Ch. 11 Plan with Its Own
Kirkland advises a special committee in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of LightSquared.
8/7/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
LightSquared Offers Ch. 11 Plan Averting Ergen Debt Brawl
Kirkland advises LightSquared Inc. in its bankruptcy case.
7/14/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
LightSquared Puts Ergen At Center of New Ch. 11 Exit Plan
Kirkland advises a special committee in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of LightSquared.
7/1/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
JPMorgan, Fortress, Cerberus Back New LightSquared Plan
Kirkland advises a special committee in the Chapter 11 of LightSquared.
6/26/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
Edison Mission Wins Approval of $23M Retiree Settlement
Kirkland advises Edison Mission Energy in its bankruptcy filing.
5/23/2014
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Ranked a Top-Tier Firm by Chambers & Partners
5/21/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
Edison Mission to Pay $23M to Settle Retirees' Claims
Kirkland advises Edison Mission Energy in its bankruptcy filing.
3/19/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
Edison Mission Gets Final Approval For $2.6B Sale to NRG
Kirkland advises Edison Mission Energy in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
2/20/2014
The Deal | Press Mentions
Edison Mission Settlement Clears Way for Confirmation
Kirkland advises Edison Mission Bankruptcy in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
2/19/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
EME Cuts Deal To Emerge From Ch. 11 Free Of Liability
Kirkland advises Edison Mission Energy in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
1/30/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
IRS Asks Court to Reject Edison Mission's Ch. 11 Plan
Kirkland advises Edison Mission Energy in its Chapter 11 restructuring.
January 2014
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Largest Chapter 11s of 2013
January 2014
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Most Successful Restructurings of 2013
1/6/2014
Law360 | Press Mentions
2013 Practice Group of the Year: Bankruptcy
Kirkland is profiled as one of the top bankruptcy practices of 2013.
December 2013
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Bar Talk: Bankruptcy Winners: Kirkland, Skadden Lead on Largest Bankruptcy Matters
Kirkland's restructuring practice is discussed.
11/18/2013
The Deal | Press Mentions
Edison Mission Energy Files Plan
Kirkland advises Edison Mission Energy in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
10/21/2013
The Deal | Press Mentions
Edison Mission Energy Gets Buyer
Kirkland advises Edison Mission Energy in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
10/16/2013
Law360 | Press Mentions
Edison Mission Ch. 11 Doesn't Bar Enviro Action, Judge Told
Kirkland advises Edison Mission Energy in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
10/5/2013
Turnaround Management Association | Awards & Rankings
Turnaround Management Association 24th Annual Conference
9/5/2013
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Receives Three Restructuring Awards from Turnaround Management Association
8/28/2013
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
2013 Who's Who in Chicago Business
8/15/2013
The Best Lawyers in America | Awards & Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America 2014
8/1/2013
Law360 | Press Mentions
Edison Mission Creditors Looking To Sue Parent Co.
Kirkland advises Edison Mission Energy in its bankruptcy filing.
6/6/2013
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Restructuring Partner James H.M. Sprayregen Appointed President of INSOL International
5/31/2013
Who’s Who Legal | Awards & Rankings
Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyer of the Year
5/24/2013
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Ranked a Top-Tier Firm by Chambers & Partners
January 2013
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Most Successful Restructurings of 2012
12/31/2012
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Who's Who in Chicago Business 2012
12/20/2012
Law360 | Press Mentions
Edison International Unit Fizzles Into Ch. 11
Kirkland advises Edison in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
12/17/2012
The Deal | Press Mentions
Edison Mission Powers Down with Ch. 11 Filing
Kirkland advises Edison Mission in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
10/4/2012
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Receives Restructuring Award from Turnaround Management Association
9/11/2012
The Best Lawyers in America | Awards & Rankings
2013 Lawyers of the Year
8/23/2012
The Best Lawyers in America | Awards & Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America 2013
6/7/2012
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Ranked a Top-Tier Firm by Chambers & Partners
4/19/2012
Law360 | Press Mentions
Rising Star: Kirkland and Ellis' Adam Paul
Adam Paul is profiled as an up-and-coming restructuring attorney.
4/1/2012
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Problem Solvers: Dealmakers of the Year
Jamie Sprayregen is included among the honorable mentions for his restructuring work for Corus Bankshares.
3/28/2012
The American Lawyer | Awards & Rankings
Dealmakers of the Year
1/11/2012
Law360 | Press Mentions
Bankruptcy Group of the Year: Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland is selected as one of the top five "Bankruptcy Groups of the Year."
January 2012
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Most Successful Restructurings of 2011
10/4/2011
The Best Lawyers in America | Awards & Rankings
2012 Lawyers of the Year
10/4/2011
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Receives Three Restructuring Awards from Turnaround Management Association
10/4/2011
Turnaround Management Association | Awards & Rankings
Turnaround of the Year - Mega Company, Transaction of the Year - Mega Company and Transaction of the Year - Mid-size Company
9/5/2011
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Who's Who in Chicago Business 2011
6/19/2011
Global M&A Network | Awards & Rankings
Turnaround Atlas Awards
6/13/2011
The WSJ Deal Journal Blog | Press Mentions
Will ‘Too Big to Fail’ Rules Be a Failure?
James Sprayregen and Stephen Hessler discuss potential shortcomings of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
6/10/2011
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2011: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
June 2011
Mergers & Acquisitions | Press Mentions
The Deal Tacticians
Kirkland's M&A practice is discussed in this article profiling David Fox, Daniel Wolf, Stephen Fraidin, Stephen Oetgen, William Sorabella, George Stamas, Jeffrey Symons and James Sprayregen are mentioned. Recent antitrust hires Tim Muris, Christine Wilson, Bilal Sayyed and Ian Conner are also mentioned.
3/29/2011
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2011: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
1/14/2011
Law360 | Press Mentions
Bankruptcy Group of the Year: Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis was chosen as one of the five best restructuring firms by the publication. James Sprayregen and Rick Cieri discuss Kirkland's practice.
1/11/2011
Law360 | Press Mentions
Law360's Bankruptcy Groups of the Year
Kirkland is named as one of Law360's Bankruptcy Groups of 2010.
January 2011
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Largest Chapter 11s of 2010
January 2011
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Successful Restructurings of 2010
12/1/2010
Financial Times | Awards & Rankings
U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report
11/8/2010
Financial Times | Press Mentions
GGP Sees Future After Model Transformation
James Sprayregen is quoted regarding Kirkland's work for General Growth Properties in their emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
10/22/2010
The New York Times | Press Mentions
Path Is Set for General Growth’s Bankruptcy Exit
Kirkland represents General Growth Properties in its restructuring.
10/6/2010
Thomson Reuters | Press Mentions
James Sprayregen Speaks at Reuters Restructuring Summit
James Sprayregen spoke on a variety of topics at the annual Reuters Restructuring Summit in New York on October 6, 2010.
9/14/2010
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Who's Who in Chicago Business 2010
September 2010
Financier Worldwide | Press Mentions
Chapter 15 Bankruptcies
James Sprayregen discusses developments in Chapter 15 bankruptcies.
6/11/2010
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2010: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
April 2010
Financier Worldwide | Press Mentions
Avoiding Chapter 22
James Sprayregen comments on developments in Chapter 22 law.
3/30/2010
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
5 Bankruptcy Lawyers Among ‘Most Influential’ Attorneys
James Sprayregen was chosen by The National Law Journal as one of the five most influential bankruptcy attorneys of the decade.
3/29/2010
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
The Decade's Most Influential Lawyers
James Sprayregen is profiled as one of the most influential bankruptcy lawyers of the past decade.
3/29/2010
The National Law Journal | Awards & Rankings
The Decade's Most Influential Lawyers
2/23/2010
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Restructuring Group Launches into 2010 with High-Profile Filings and Emergences
2/22/2010
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2010: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
January 2010
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Largest Chapter 11s of 2009
9/7/2009
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Who's Who in Chicago Business 2009
August 2009
Financier Worldwide | Press Mentions
The Growing Threat of Commercial Property Bankruptcies
James Sprayregen is quoted regarding the effects of commercial property bankruptcies.
6/12/2009
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2009: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
4/17/2009
Investment Dealer's Digest | Press Mentions
A Matter of Law in I-Banking
James Sprayregen discusses his return to Kirkland from Goldman Sachs, and the trend of attorneys leaving investment banks to return to the practice of law.
4/11/2009
The New York Times | Press Mentions
Personal Bankruptcy for Madoff More Likely
James Sprayregen is quoted with regard to the proposed personal bankruptcy of Bernard Madoff.
2/23/2009
Reuters | Press Mentions
Signs of Life Seen in Bankruptcy Loan Market
James Sprayregen is quoted regarding developments in the DIP market.
2/1/2009
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Star Laterals of the Year
Michael Garcia and James Sprayregen are recognized as prominent lateral hires of 2008.
12/31/2008
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
Buyout Shops Swoop In for a Feast on the Cheap
James Sprayregen is quoted regarding the "loan-to-own" trend in recent bankruptcies.
12/9/2008
The New York Times | Press Mentions
Crippled by Debt, Tribune Co. Seeks Bankruptcy Protection
James Sprayregen is quoted regarding the Chapter 11 filing of Tribune Company.
12/5/2008
The AmLaw Daily | Press Mentions
Kirkland's Sprayregen: ‘I'm Open for Business and Available’
James Sprayregen will return to Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group. He was previously with Goldman Sachs in New York.
12/2/2008
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
Carlyle's Bet On Telecom In Hawaii Ends Badly
Kirkland is representing Hawaiian Telcom Communications in its Chapter 11 filing. James Sprayregen is quoted.
12/2/2008
Law360 | Press Mentions
Kirkland & Ellis Welcomes Back Restructuring Pro
James Sprayregen will return to Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group. He was previously with Goldman Sachs in New York.
12/2/2008
The Deal | Press Mentions
Movers & Shakers
James Sprayregen will return to Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group. He was previously with Goldman Sachs in New York.
12/2/2008
Chicago Tribune | Press Mentions
Sprayregen’s Homecoming
James Sprayregen will return to Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group. He was previously with Goldman Sachs in New York.
12/1/2008
The AmLaw Daily | Press Mentions
Bankruptcy Heavy Returns to Kirkland
James Sprayregen will return to Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group. He was previously with Goldman Sachs in New York.
12/1/2008
The New York Times | Press Mentions
Bankruptcy Lawyer Leaves Goldman for Law Firm
James Sprayregen will return to Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group. He was previously with Goldman Sachs in New York.
12/1/2008
The Lawyer | Press Mentions
Goldman Restructuring Head Rejoins Kirkland
James Sprayregen will return to Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group. He was previously with Goldman Sachs in New York.
12/1/2008
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog | Press Mentions
In the End, Bankruptcy Star Sprayregen Chooses Law over Banking
James Sprayregen will re-join Kirkland as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group.
12/1/2008
Crain's Chicago Business | Press Mentions
Sprayregen Returning to Kirkland
James Sprayregen will return to Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group. He was previously with Goldman Sachs in New York.
12/1/2008
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | Press Mentions
Sprayregen Returns to Kirkland from Wall Street
James Sprayregen will return to Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group. He was previously with Goldman Sachs in New York.
1/1/2007
Turnaround Management Association - Chicago/Midwest Chapter | Awards & Rankings
Large Turnaround of the Year
5/1/2006
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2006: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
3/1/2006
Practical Law Company | Awards & Rankings
PLC Which lawyer? Global 50 2006
2/26/2006
Chicago Tribune | Press Mentions
Building Off the Messes of Others; James Sprayregen, United Airlines Lead Bankruptcy Attorney Has Created a Thriving Practice at Chicago Law Firm Kirkland & Ellis
James Sprayregen is profiled regarding Kirkland's bankruptcy practice.
2/16/2006
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2006: Bankruptcy
December 2005
Turnarounds and Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers – 2005
10/1/2005
International Financial Law Review | Awards & Rankings
IFLR 1000: Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms
9/19/2005
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Crain's List: 2005's Big Litigation
9/1/2005
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Who's Who in Chicago Business 2005
5/1/2005
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2005: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
4/1/2005
Corporate Counsel | Press Mentions
Deals & Suits: United Airlines Bankruptcy
A federal bankruptcy judge rejected United Airlines' agreement with its pilots union, ruling that the agreement gave the pilots unfair leverage over the Chapter 11 proceedings of UAL Corp. and allowing the airline to end pension payments to its pilots only if it stops paying pension benefits to members of all its other unions. The Kirkland team representing UAL is mentioned in this article.
3/4/2005
Daily Bankruptcy Review | Press Mentions
At Kirkland & Ellis, Rick Cieri is His Own Toughest Critic
Partner Rick Cieri says that the key to his success as a bankruptcy attorney has come from continually striving for improvement. Rick, along with his friends and colleagues, discussed his distinguished career in this profile by the Daily Bankruptcy Review.
3/1/2005
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Big Suits: United Airlines et al.

A federal bankruptcy judge rejected United Airlines' agreement with its pilots union, ruling that the agreement gave the pilots unfair leverage over the Chapter 11 proceedings of UAL Corp. and allowing the airline to end pension payments to its pilots only if it stops paying pension benefits to members of all its other unions. The Kirkland team representing UAL is mentioned in this article.

3/1/2005
Practical Law Company | Awards & Rankings
PLC Which lawyer? Global 50 2005
12/14/2004
BCD News and Comment | Press Mentions
Kirkland & Ellis Honored for Patient Work on Conseco
The Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association recently honored Kirkland & Ellis LLP with the "Transaction of the Year" award for its management of the Chapter 11 reorganization of Conseco Inc.
11/15/2004
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Crain's List: 2004's Big Litigation
11/15/2004
Crain's Chicago Business | Press Mentions
Focus: Law Firms
In Crain's Chicago Business' first annual law firm feature, James H.M. Sprayregen, John T. Hickey, and Jack S. Levin were named among the best of the best in their areas of practice. 
11/2/2004
The Chicago Sun-Times | Press Mentions
A 24-Hour Kind of Player
James Sprayregen's practice is profiled.
9/1/2004
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Who's Who in Chicago Business 2004
5/1/2004
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2004-2005: Bankruptcy
5/1/2004
Practical Law Company | Awards & Rankings
Global Counsel Restructuring and Insolvency Handbook: The Law and Leading Lawyers Worldwide
4/19/2004
The Deal's Bankruptcy Insider | Awards & Rankings
Dire Stats
4/1/2004
Global Turnaround | Press Mentions
Kirkland & Ellis is Bullish on Restructuring in Europe
James Sprayregen discusses European restructuring developments.
1/15/2004
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Largest Chapter 11s - 2003
9/1/2003
Crain's Chicago Business | Press Mentions
Who's Who in Chicago Business 2003
Jack Levin, Doug McLemore, William Singer and James H.M. Sprayregen are listed in Crain's Who's Who in Chicago Business.
5/1/2003
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Business Lawyers 2003-2004: Insolvency/Corporate Recovery
3/1/2003
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Big Suits: Conseco Bankruptcy
This article summarizes Conseco Inc.'s bankruptcy filing and Kirkland's role as lead bankruptcy counsel.
February 2003
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Big Suits: UAL Bankruptcy
This article summarizes UAL Corporation's bankruptcy filing and Kirkland's role as lead bankruptcy counsel.
February 2003
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Flying High On Chapter 11
Taking the lead in formulating UAL Corporation's bankruptcy strategy has highlighted Kirkland partner James H.M. Sprayregen's reputation as one of the best in the field. This article summarizes his role in this complex matter.
January 2003
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
45 Under Forty-Five: The Rising Stars of the Private Bar
Kirkland partner James H.M. Sprayregen is chosen by The American Lawyer as one of the highest-performing members of the private bar under the age of 45. Emily Nicklin and George Stamas, who were selected for the honor in 1995, are also profiled.
12/23/2002
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
Big Suits: Firms United
Kirkland acts as corporate restructuring counsel for UAL Corp. in the fifth-largest bankruptcy filing ever.
September 2002
International Financial Law Review | Awards & Rankings
IFLR 1000: Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms
7/1/2002
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Big Suits: Williams Communications Bankruptcy
Kirkland & Ellis bankruptcy attorneys represent the official committee of unsecured creditors in the Williams Communications bankruptcy case.
June 2002
Law Business Research | Awards & Rankings
The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers- Insolvency
5/1/2002
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Big Deals: Temple-Inland | Gaylord Container
A team of Kirkland & Ellis lawyers help clear Gaylord Container Corporation’s debt stemming from a 1995 chemical explosion in one of its plants, resulting in its purchase by Temple-Inland Inc.
4/1/2002
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
The World's Leading Lawyers 2002-2003: Insolvency/Corporate Recovery: Chicago
9/1/2001
JD Jungle | Awards & Rankings
Hot Jobs 2001
7/13/2001
Awards & Rankings
Global Counsel 3000
3/1/2001
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Big Deals: Trans World Airlines, Inc.
A team of Kirkland & Ellis attorneys represented Trans World Airlines, Inc. in its bankruptcy.
3/1/2001
Global Insolvency & Restructuring Review | Press Mentions
TWA Bankruptcy
This article highlights the various Kirkland & Ellis attorneys that represented TWA in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy in conjunction with a takeover offer bid from American Airlines, Inc.
2/26/2001
The Executive Lawyer | Press Mentions
Corporate Deals & Suits
Kirkland represents Trans World Airlines Inc. in its acquisition by American Airlines.
1/22/2001
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
Deal of the Week: Trans World Airlines, Inc.
Kirkland represents TWA in its bankruptcy filing.
1/10/2001
Turnaround Management Association | Press Mentions
TMA Honors Restructuring Team That Transforms Zenith from Manufacturer to a Sales & Distribution Company
Attorneys from Kirkland's Bankruptcy Group, among them James H.M. Sprayregen, are honored for their work in overcoming legal challenges and opposition in carrying out a prepackaged plan for Zenith Electronics Corporation.
4/26/2000
Bankruptcy Court Decisions Weekly News and Comment | Press Mentions
Kirkland & Ellis Expands
Kirkland & Ellis announces the addition of six lawyers to the Restructuring, Workout and Bankruptcy Practice.
10/24/1999
Bankruptcy Court Decisions Weekly News and Comment | Press Mentions
Zenith Plan Approved
Under this plan, Zenith, represented by Kirkland & Ellis' James H.M. Sprayregen and members of our Restructuring, Workout and Bankruptcy Group, becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of LG Electronics.
6/22/1999
Bankruptcy Court Decisions Weekly News and Comment | Press Mentions
Harnischfeger Industries Inc. Files Chapter 11
Restructuring partner James H.M. Sprayregen is mentioned in this article outlining details of Harnischfeger Industries' bankruptcy reorganization.
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