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11/21/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Silverfleet Capital on the Sale of CCC Group
11/20/2017
Press Releases
Julian Seiguer joins Kirkland as a Capital Markets partner in Houston
11/16/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Toys R Us Asks For $100M In Incentives For Execs, Workers
Kirkland represents Toys R Us in a Virginia bankruptcy court.
11/15/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Bonanza Creek Energy on merger with SandRidge Energy
11/14/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Bain Capital on $1 Billion investment in Axis Bank
11/13/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Blackstone on investment in Cloverleaf Cold Storage
11/12/2017
WTOP Radio | Press Mentions
Global Affairs
Mario Mancuso discussed the anti-corruption drive in Saudi Arabia, the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri, and the escalating regional struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
11/10/2017
Human Rights Campaign | Awards & Rankings
2018 Corporate Equality Index
11/9/2017
Thomson Reuters | Press Mentions
Honeywell retirees not owed lifetime health benefits - 6th Circuit
Kirkland represented Honeywell in a labor contract challenge.
11/8/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
3 Things To Know About EU’s Plans To Revise FDI Review
Mario Mancuso was quoted regarding the European Union's changing attitudes toward investment.
11/8/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Congress Seeks To Curb Chinese Investment With CFIUS
Mario Mancuso commented on legislation introduced in the Senate that aims to broaden the reach of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
11/8/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Au Bon Pain on sale to Panera Bread
11/6/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis partner Mario Mancuso releases ‘A Dealmaker’s Guide to CFIUS’
11/3/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels IGP, IGS on acquisition of Cetek
11/2/2017
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
Trailblazers: Litigation 2017
Erin Murphy's litigation practice is profiled.
11/1/2017
U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers | Awards & Rankings
Best Law Firms 2018
11/1/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis represents Duff & Phelps in $1.75B sale to Permira
11/1/2017
U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers | Awards & Rankings
Law Firm of the Year 2018
10/31/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents The Jordan Company on investment in Young Innovations
10/30/2017
The National Law Journal | Awards & Rankings
Appellate Hot List 2017
10/30/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Strayer Education on $1.9 billion merger of equals with Capella Education Company
10/30/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
PTAB Reverses Course, Institutes Review Of Herceptin Patent
Kirkland advised Hospira in a rare decision before the Patent Trial and Appeal board, which reconsidered an earlier decision and agreed to institute America Invents Act review of a Genentech Inc. patent covering breast cancer drug Herceptin.
10/27/2017
Benchmark Litigation | Awards & Rankings
Benchmark Litigation 2018
10/27/2017
Global Investigations Review | Awards & Rankings
The GIR 30 2017
10/26/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels DCLI on Purchase of TRAC Intermodal’s Domestic Chassis Fleet
10/26/2017
Benchmark Litigation | Awards & Rankings
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America 2018
10/26/2017
Retail Dive | Press Mentions
Toys R Us Reports Full Supplier Backing
Josh Sussberg was quoted from court transcripts regarding Toys R Us' bankruptcy proceedings.
10/25/2017
CNBC | Press Mentions
Toys 'R' Us says most top vendors have resumed shipments
Josh Sussberg was quoted from court transcripts regarding Toys R Us' bankruptcy proceedings.
10/24/2017
USA Today | Press Mentions
9-year-old boy urges bankruptcy judge to save Toys R Us
Josh Sussberg was quoted from court transcripts regarding Toys R Us' bankruptcy proceedings.
10/24/2017
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
Toys ‘R’ Us Smooths Over Troubles With Vendors
Josh Sussberg was quoted from court transcripts regarding Toys R Us' bankruptcy proceedings.
10/24/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Toys R Us Cleared To Tap Remainder Of $3.1B DIP Loan
Josh Sussberg was quoted from court transcripts regarding Toys R Us' bankruptcy proceedings.
10/23/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels LINN Energy on sale of Williston Properties for $285M
10/18/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
7th Circ. Won't Rethink Cubs' Win In Rooftop Sightlines Fight
Kirkland represented the Chicago Cubs in a lawsuit related to upgrades to Wrigley Field and stadium sightlines.
10/18/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Lovell Minnick Partners on acquirement of Tortoise
10/13/2017
Euromoney Institutional Investor | Awards & Rankings
IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2018
10/12/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Sponsors GLAAD Spirit Day for Fifth Year in a Row
10/10/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Illinois Powerhouse: Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland is profiled as a leading law firm in Illinois.
10/10/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Brightstar Capital Partners on investment in Texas Water Supply Company
10/9/2017
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
The Morning Risk Report: Sudan Compliance Remains Complicated
Mike Casey commented on the U.S. government's decision to revoke most economic sanctions on Sudan.
10/6/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Kellogg Gobbles Up Protein Bar Maker RXBAR In $600M Deal
Kirkland represented Kellogg in its acquisition of protein bar maker Chicago Bar Co.
10/6/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Kellogg Joins Industry Chase With Protein Bar Buy
Kirkland represented Kellogg in its acquisition of protein bar maker Chicago Bar Co.
10/6/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland advises Blackstone on purchase of joint venture interest in Grand Prix pipeline from Targa
10/5/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels LINN Energy on sale of Washakie Properties for $200M
10/4/2017
Law360 | Awards & Rankings
Illinois Powerhouses 2017
10/3/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
3rd-Party Release Constitutional, Millennium Labs Judge Says
Kirkland represents Millennium Labs' estate parties in Chapter 11 proceedings.
10/3/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Announces New Partners
10/3/2017
Press Releases
Prominent ITC lawyer Paul Brinkman to join Kirkland & Ellis in Washington, D.C.
10/3/2017
The National Law Journal | Awards & Rankings
Winning Litigators 2017
10/2/2017
Private Funds Management | Awards & Rankings
30 Under 40 2017
October 2017
New York Law Journal | Press Mentions
2017 Litigation Department of the Year: Intellectual Property
The Intellectual Property Practice Group of Kirkland & Ellis is profiled.
9/29/2017
The Am Law Daily | Press Mentions
Kirkland, Kutak Rock Unite Again in Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy
Kirkland represents Toys R Us in its bankruptcy.
9/29/2017
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
North Carolina Lawmaker Takes On Chinese Investments in U.S.
Mario Mancuso commented on Rep. Robert Pittenger and the global debate over how countries should approach Chinese investment.
9/28/2017
Turnaround Management Association | Awards & Rankings
Turnaround & Transaction of the Year Awards 2017
9/26/2017
Press Releases
Former Hedge Fund General Counsel Joshua Cohen Joins Kirkland & Ellis’ Investment Funds Group
9/26/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Francisco Partners in Investment in Availity
9/25/2017
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
Winning: James Hurst, Kirkland & Ellis
Jim Hurst discusses Kirkland's April 2016 trial win for Abbott Laboratories in Colquitt v. Abbott Laboratories and provides tips for trial lawyers.
9/22/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
5 Takeaways From CFIUS' Latest Annual Report
Mario Mancuso commented on the Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) in the United States.
9/21/2017
Albany Patch | Press Mentions
Toys R Us Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Outlines Strategy
Kirkland & Ellis advises Toys R Us in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
9/21/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
U.S. Tech Leadership May Require More Than Cfius
Mario Mancuso commented on the Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) in the United States.
9/20/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Toys R Us Bankruptcy Prospects Depend On Big Holiday Sales
Kirkland advises Toys R Us in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
9/19/2017
The Am Law Daily | Press Mentions
Four Big Law Firms Grab Roles on Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy
Kirkland advises Toys R Us in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
9/15/2017
International Tax Review | Awards & Rankings
Americas Tax Awards 2017
9/14/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Syngenta Gets Nearly $1M From Jury In Pesticide IP Suit
Kirkland achieved a trial victory of $975,600 for client Syngenta Crop Protection in a patent infringement lawsuit brought against Willowood LLC.
9/13/2017
The BTI Consulting Group | Awards & Rankings
BTI Litigation Outlook 2018
9/13/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Discovery Capital on Peabody’s Launch of Secondary Offering, Repurchase of Common Stock
9/11/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
The 5 Firms That Strike Fear in GCs
The BTI Litigation Outlook 2018 report calls out Kirkland as one of the five law firms that general counsel fear the most.
9/11/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
The 6 Firms GCs Want to Hire for Securities Suits
Kirkland is named as one of the top six law firms that general counsel turn to for securities and finance litigation, according to the BTI Litigation Outlook 2018 report.
9/9/2017
Crain’s Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Chicago’s Largest Law Firms 2017
9/8/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Gymboree Wins Court Approval For $1B Reorganization Plan
Kirkland represents Gymboree in its reorganization.
9/7/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs
Kirkland represents the Chicago Cubs in a case related to Wrigley Field-area rooftop owners' accusations that certain upgrades to the field obstruct stadium sightlines.
9/6/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Fortive on acquisition of Landauer for approximately $770 million
9/5/2017
Press Releases
Aaron Marks and Joshua Greenblatt to join Kirkland & Ellis as Litigation Partners in New York
9/5/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Adds Investment Funds Lawyer David King to San Francisco Office
9/5/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents SpecialtyCare on sale to Kohlberg & Company
9/5/2017
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Who’s Who in Chicago Business 2017
September 2017
Global Investigations Review | Press Mentions
40 Under 40: Edward Liva
Edward Liva is profiled as a rising young government and internal investigations partner.
9/1/2017
Financier Worldwide | Press Mentions
Bankruptcy boom: distress in the US retail space
Josh Sussberg discussed an uptick in bankruptcy filings among traditional brick and mortar retailers.
9/1/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Cubs See Win In Rooftop Sightlines Battle At 7th Circ.
Kirkland represents the Chicago Cubs in a case related to Wrigley Field-area rooftop owners' accusations that certain upgrades to the field obstruct stadium sightlines.
9/1/2017
Financier Worldwide | Press Mentions
Energy & utilities sector - Roundtable
Bill Benitez participated in a roundtable regarding the pace of the energy and utilities sector.
8/31/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents The Jordan Company on Acquisition of Odyssey Logistics & Technology
8/29/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Zenith Energy U.S. on the Acquirement of Arc Logistics Partners
8/29/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Vista Equity Partners on Acquisition of The Advisory Board Company's Education Business for $1.55 Billion
8/29/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Xactware Challenges To Rival's Patents End With A Whimper
Kirkland represented EagleView in a patent dispute.
8/28/2017
The Financial Times | Press Mentions
Banks use secured lending to sidestep retail losses
Josh Sussberg commented on U.S. banks' exposure to the country's troubled brick and mortar retailers.
8/28/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Harland Clarke Holdings on Valassis Acquisition of MaxPoint Interactive
8/28/2017
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
The 2017 D.C.'s Rising Stars: Daniel Bress
Daniel Bress is profiled as a prominent young Washington, D.C., attorney.
8/25/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Kirkland, NYC Charities Secure 'Sesame Street' Royalties
Anna Salek and Kristen Curatolo discussed their successful pro bono strategy that simplified copyright royalty payments to the charities named as beneficiaries of The Estate of Tony Geiss.
8/23/2017
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | Press Mentions
Abbott wins in patent case over DNA tech
Kirkland represented Abbott Laboratories in a patent infringement matter.
8/23/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Vista on Definitive Agreement to Acquire Applause
8/22/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Expands Global Investigations and Enforcement Practice with Addition of Award-Winning International Enforcement Team
8/21/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Clearlake on sale of Futuris
8/21/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels EFH in agreement to be acquired by Sempra Energy
8/18/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Enzo DNA Testing Patent Found Invalid In Win For Abbott
Kirkland represents Abbott in a patent fight with Enzo Life Sciences.
8/17/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Quick International and The Jordan Company on acquisition of Unitrans International Corporation
8/16/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Bayou City Energy on $3.8B Combination of Silver Run with Alta Mesa and Kingfisher Midstream
8/15/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels RimRock, Warburg Pincus on $500M Assets Purchase from Whiting Petroleum
8/15/2017
Best Lawyers | Awards & Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America 2018
8/14/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Calumet on Sale of Refinery and Related Assets to Husky
8/14/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents TPG Capital on Acquisition of Transplace
8/10/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Blackstone on Merger of Invitation Homes with Starwood Waypoint Homes
8/7/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Rising Star: Elizabeth Hess
Elizabeth Hess is profiled as a leading young life science attorney.
8/7/2017
Press Releases
Lee Morlock joins Kirkland & Ellis as Tax Partner in Chicago
8/4/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Advises Sapporo in Connection with its Acquisition of Anchor Brewing Co. in the U.S.
8/3/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Undisclosed Global Investment Fund in $200M Development Agreement with SandRidge Energy
8/3/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Grubhub on Acquisition of Yelp’s Eat24 Business for $287.5 Million
8/3/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Vista Equity Partners on Sale of ACTIVE Network to Global Payments for Approximately $1.2 Billion
8/3/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Symantec Sells Website Security Unit to Thoma Bravo's DigiCert
Kirkland advised Thoma Bravo portfolio company DigiCert Inc. in its acquisition of Symantec Corp.
8/3/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Xactly Investors Say New Disclosures End Vista Sale Suits
Kirkland advised Vista Equity Partners in a lawsuit brought by investors in Xactly Corp. The complaints were voluntarily dismissed.
8/2/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Rising Star: Justin Bender
Justin Bender is profiled as a leading young real estate attorney.
8/2/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises MidOcean Partners in Joint Acquisition of Stack-On Products
8/2/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Tronox in $1.325B Sale of Alkali Chemicals Business to Genesis Energy
8/2/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Sequel in Proposed Drilling Joint Venture with Eclipse
8/2/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Wyndham Worldwide on Spin-off to Become Two Publicly Traded Hospitality Companies
8/1/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Ideal Tridon in Acquisition by Snow Phipps Group
7/31/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BCBG, Fresh Out Of Ch. 11, Sues For IP Licensing Fees
Kirkland represents BCBG in a suit over IP licensing fees.
7/31/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Scripps Family on Sale of Scripps Networks Interactive to Discovery Communications for $14.6 Billion
7/31/2017
Crain's Chicago Business | Awards & Rankings
Most Influential Women Lawyers in Chicago
7/31/2017
The Am Law Litigation Daily | Press Mentions
The Kirkland Associate and the Case of the Bungled Pot Raid
Rob Bernstein discussed his pro bono efforts to help ensure the reinstatement of a search and seizure lawsuit.
7/31/2017
Euromoney Institutional Investor | Awards & Rankings
Top 250 Women in Litigation 2017
7/31/2017
Euromoney Institutional Investor | Awards & Rankings
Under 40 Hotlist 2017
7/28/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Kirkland Ellis Wins At 10th Circ. In Marijuana Raid Appeal
Rob Bernstein discussed his pro bono efforts to help ensure the reinstatement of a search and seizure lawsuit.
7/28/2017
Corporate Counsel | Press Mentions
New Kirkland Program Gets Lawyers Thinking About Career Goals, Going In-House
Kirkland's In-House Insider Experience, a program designed to help Kirkland attorneys gain insight into their clients’ needs and perspectives and to prepare lawyers for a potential future career in-house, is discussed.
7/27/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
BCBG Cleared to Exit Bankruptcy
Kirkland represents BCBG in its bankruptcy.
7/27/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Millennium Labs Judge Grills Sides On 3rd-Party Releases
Kirkland represents the Millennium Labs estate parties in the company's Chapter 11.
7/27/2017
The American Lawyer | Awards & Rankings
The A-List
7/26/2017
WSJ Pro | Press Mentions
Kreutzer’s Take: Bracing for the GP Double-Dip
Jeff Kaplan commented on deals that overlap old and new funds.
7/25/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Rising Star: Rhett Van Syoc
Rhett Van Syoc is profiled as a leading young M&A attorney.
7/25/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Court OKs BCBG Chapter 11 Plan, Rejects $7M Parachute
Kirkland represents BCBG in a bankruptcy matter.
7/24/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Rising Star: Kimberly Branscome
Kimberly Branscome is profiled as a leading young product liability attorney.
7/24/2017
The Lawyer | Awards & Rankings
Global Litigation Top 50
7/24/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Trilantic North America on Investment in OrthoLite
7/24/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Navigating The PE Industry's Push Into Emerging Markets
Jeff Kaplan commented on an uptick in assets held by private equity funds focused on investments in emerging markets.
7/24/2017
CNBC | Press Mentions
Scaramucci awaiting US approval for China deal
Mario Mancuso discussed newly appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci waiting to sell his firm to Chinese investors.
7/22/2017
Android News | Press Mentions
Court Rules Sprint Heavily Overpaid For Clearwire In 2013
Kirkland & Ellis represented former directors in a stockholder class action arising out of acquisition of Clearwire.
7/21/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Rising Star: Erin Murphy
Erin Murphy is profiled as a leading young appellate attorney.
7/21/2017
The BTI Consulting Group | Awards & Rankings
BTI Industry Power Rankings 2017
7/21/2017
The American Lawyer | Awards & Rankings
Global Legal Awards 2017
7/21/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Judge Overturns Lengthy Debarment On DOD Food Contractor
Kirkland represents International Exports and its owners.
7/19/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Chancery Tosses Suit Over Swift Founder's Borrowing
Kirkland advises Swift Transportation Co. in a securities lawsuit brought by shareholder Shiva Stein.
7/19/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Avista on Acquisition by Hydro One for $5.3 Billion
7/18/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Rising Star: Jonathan Davis
Jonathan Davis is profiled as a leading young M&A attorney.
7/18/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BCBG Founder Says Clothier's Ch. 11 Plan Is In Tatters
Kirkland represents BCBG in a restructuring matter.
7/18/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Pearl Energy Investments in Closing of Second Fund
7/18/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Vector Capital and Sizmek on Acquisition of Rocket Fuel for $145 Million
7/18/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Wyndham Hotel Group on Acquisition of AmericInn for $170 Million
7/18/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
US Trustee Objects To Gymboree Ch. 11 Plan Disclosures
Kirkland represents Gymboree in its restructuring
7/17/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Rising Star: Atif Khawaja
Atif Khawaja is profiled as a leading young intellectual property attorney.
7/17/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Brentwood Associates in its Investment in Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza
7/17/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Francisco Partners and Procera Networks in Agreement to Acquire Sandvine Corp.
7/17/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents MidOcean Partners on $1B Sale of Water Pik
7/17/2017
Law360 | Awards & Rankings
Rising Stars 2017
7/14/2017
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
Eleventh Hour Settlement in Cialis Patent Suit Clears Path for Generics
Kirkland advised five generic drug producers in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Eli Lilly and Company. The matter settled favorably in Virginia federal court.
7/13/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Kirkland Guides Brentwood Associates To $1.15B Fund Close
Kirkland provided legal advice to Brentwood Associates regarding the firm's Private Equity VI LP fund.
7/13/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Lilly Settles Cialis Generic Patent Suit, Cuts Exclusivity
Kirkland advised five generic drug producers in a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Eli Lilly and Company. The matter settled favorably in Virginia federal court.
7/12/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents GCA Services Group in $1.25B Sale
7/11/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Adds Former SEC Official Alpa Patel to Investment Funds Group
7/11/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents L Catterton on Investment in Equinox Fitness Clubs
7/10/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Cogeco Communications and Atlantic Broadband on Acquisition of the MetroCast Cable Systems for $1.4 Billion
7/10/2017
CNBC | Press Mentions
The Amazon effect is hitting the apparel industry
Josh Sussberg was quoted regarding retail restructurings.
7/7/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Bain, Oaktree Flip International Market Centers to Blackstone
Bain Capital, Oaktree Capital Management and International Market Centers Inc. in the sale of International Market Centers Inc. to Blackstone Group LP.
7/7/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels EFH in Agreement to be Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway Energy
7/7/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents AECOM in its $175 Million Acquisition of Shimmick Construction
7/6/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Wind Point Partners in Closing of Eighth Fund
7/5/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Vitruvian Partners on Closing of €2.4 Billion Third Fund
7/5/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents 3i on investment in Cirtec Medical for c.$136 million
7/3/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Xactly Investors Say More Info Needed On $564M Vista Buy
Kirkland advises Vista Equity Partners in a lawsuit brought by investors for Xactly Corp.
7/1/2017
Intellectual Asset Management | Awards & Rankings
IAM Patent 1000 - The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2017
6/29/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Advises Platte River Equity in Closing of Fourth Fund at $625 Million
6/29/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels GSO Capital Partners on Preferred Equity Investment in Carrizo
6/29/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Monomoy Capital Partners on Acquisition of West Marine Inc. for $338 Million
6/28/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Adds Investment Funds Lawyers Sean Hill and Stephanie Berdik to New Boston Office
6/28/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Sycamore Partners on Acquisition of Staples for Approximately $6.9 Billion
6/26/2017
Vault.com | Awards & Rankings
2018 Vault Law 100
6/26/2017
American Bar Association | Awards & Rankings
ABA Pro Bono Publico Award
6/26/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises on Sinovac Biotech’s Going Private Proposal
6/23/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Bankrupt BCBG Seeks Go-Ahead For $131M Asset Sale
Josh Sussberg is quoted from court transcripts regarding Kirkland's work for BCBG in its restructuring.
6/22/2017
Global Restructuring Review | Awards & Rankings
GRR 30
6/21/2017
The Am Law Daily | Press Mentions
Kirkland Bankruptcy Partner Gives Back Amid Cancer Battle
Josh Sussberg’s battle with a rare form of cancer was discussed.
6/21/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents True Wind Capital on Acquisition of ARI Network Services for Approximately $140 Million
6/20/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Pamplona on Acquisition of PAREXEL for Approximately $5 Billion
6/19/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Bristol-Myers Squibb on Sale of Manufacturing Facility in Swords, Ireland, to SK Biotek
6/19/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Patent Suit Adversary Blasts Muzak Parent's Ch. 15 Bid
Kirkland counsels Mood Media on restructuring matters.
6/18/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Celanese on Joint Venture with Blackstone to Create Global Acetate Tow Supplier
6/16/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
TPG Growth Seeks Acquisitions for Medical Solutions
Kirkland was counsel to TPG Growth with regard to its acquisition of Medical Solutions.
6/15/2017
Crain's Chicago Business | Press Mentions
Kirkland & Ellis Embraces Alumni—Current and Future
Kirkland & Ellis is formalizing its alumni network to win new business and recruit law students.
6/14/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Luminate Capital Partners on Inaugural Fund with Over $265M in Commitments
6/13/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Bankrupt Gymboree Gets Access To $35M New DIP Money
Kirkland represents Gymboree in restructuring proceedings.
6/13/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Advises Carnelian Energy Capital in Closing of Second Fund
6/13/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels AIMCo on HEP’s Funding for Strategic Partnership with WPX Energy
6/13/2017
Richmond BizSense | Press Mentions
National retail chain files bankruptcy in Richmond
Kirkland is advising Gymboree on its bankruptcy.
6/12/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BigLaw Partner Balances Career And Cancer Fight
Josh Sussberg’s battle with a rare form of cancer was discussed.
6/12/2017
Reuters | Press Mentions
Children's apparel retailer Gymboree files for bankruptcy
Kirkland represents Gymboree in bankruptcy proceedings.
6/12/2017
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
Gymboree Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy to Slash Debts
Kirkland is advising Gymboree with respect to bankruptcy matters.
6/12/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Gymboree Throws In Towel
Kirkland represents Gymboree in bankruptcy proceedings.
6/12/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Gymboree To Restructure $1.1B In Debt In Ch. 11
Kirkland represents Gymboree in bankruptcy proceedings.
6/12/2017
Washington Business Journal | Press Mentions
Major children's clothing retailer files for Chapter 11 restructuring
Kirkland handles Gymboree's bankruptcy case.
6/12/2017
The Am Law Daily | Press Mentions
Play Time's Over—Three Firms Take Roles on Gymboree Bankruptcy
Kirkland represents Gymboree in its restructuring.
6/12/2017
Press Releases
Preeminent Tax Attorney Jared Rusman to Join New York Office of Kirkland & Ellis
6/9/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
BCBG Has $165 Million Plan to Stay Alive
Kirkland advises BCBG Max Azria Global Holdings LLC in bankruptcy proceedings.
6/9/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BCBG Seeking Asset Sale To Marquee, Global Brands
Kirkland advises BCBG Max Azria Global Holdings LLC in bankruptcy proceedings.
6/9/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents the Special Committee of Black Knight Financial Services in Connection with the Spin-Off of Fidelity National Financial’s Interests
6/9/2017
Private Equity Wire | Awards & Rankings
Private Equity Wire Global Awards 2017
6/9/2017
The American Lawyer | Awards & Rankings
Transatlantic Legal Awards
6/8/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
NFL Seeks To Stall Discovery In Fight Over Rams Move
Kirkland & Ellis advises The Rams Football Co. LLC and Kroenke in a lawsuit against the City of St. Louis.
6/7/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
GTCR's Deal Spree Continues With GreatCall Buy
Kirkland is legal counsel to GTCR in its acquisition of GreatCall.
6/7/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises GTCR in Proposed Acquisition of GreatCall
6/6/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents GTCR on Acquisition of Albany Molecular Research Alongside Carlyle
June 2017
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
D.C. Litigation Department of the Year: Kirkland & Ellis: General Litigation Winner
Kirkland was named as one of eight law firms that stood out in general litigation and in these practices: insurance, intellectual property, labor and employment, products liability and white collar.
6/1/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels HGGC, IDERA on $1.125B Recapitalization
6/1/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Deere on Acquisition of the Wirtgen Group for $5.2 Billion
6/1/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Funds Advised by Apax Partners on Acquisition of 3M’s Electronic Monitoring Business for $200 Million
6/1/2017
Lexpert | Press Mentions
Performance Sports Group sells substantially all of its assets to Investor Group led by Sagard and Fairfax Financial
Kirkland represents Sagard in the United States in the purchase of Performance Sports Group's assets.
6/1/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
PPG Abandons Bid for Akzo Nobel
Kirkland advised Akzo Nobel in an aborted $29 billion takeover bid by PPG Industries.
5/31/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
5th Circ. Won't Revive $219M FCA Suit Against Abbott Labs
The Fifth Circuit refused to revive a $219 million False Claims Act suit by a would-be whistleblower accusing Kirkland client Abbott Laboratories of improperly marketing bile duct stents for veins.
5/31/2017
Press Releases
Former Chicago Corporation Counsel Steve Patton Returns to Kirkland
5/31/2017
The Legal 500 | Awards & Rankings
The Legal 500 United States 2017
5/26/2017
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
Chambers USA Awards
5/26/2017
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2017
5/30/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Expands Investment Funds Regulatory Platform with Addition of Former SEC Officials
5/30/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Vista on Acquisition of Xactly for $564M
5/26/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Ranked a Top-Tier Firm by Chambers & Partners
5/26/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
US Trustee Objects To BCBG Ch. 11 Plan Details
Kirkland represents BCBG in restructuring matters.
5/25/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels CIVC Partners on Fund V Closing at $400M, Surpassing the Target of $375M
5/24/2017
Corporate Board Member and FTI Consulting | Awards & Rankings
America's Best Corporate Law Firms
5/24/2017
Global Restructuring Review | Press Mentions
Canadian music company seeks Chapter 15 relief in harmony with Canadian stay
Kirkland counsels Mood Media regarding restructuring matters.
5/24/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Muzak Parent Files Ch. 15 Amid Canadian Restructuring
Kirkland represents Mood Media in connection with the company's restructuring.
5/23/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
China Mobile Games Agrees To $1.5M Deal In Investor Suit
Kirkland represents CMGE and three executives in a proposed class of investors' suit accusing the company of insider transactions and corporate bribery.
5/23/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Cubs, Rooftop Owners Spar Over Stadium Views At 7th Circ.
Kirkland advises the Chicago Cubs in a breach of contract lawsuit regarding season tickets.
5/23/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Insignia on Decision to Acquire Tillamook Country Smoker
5/23/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Toronto's Mood Media Tunes Into Chapter 15
Kirkland is counsel to Mood Media in its restructuring.
5/22/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises HGGC in $446M Take-Private Acquisition of Nutraceutical International Corporation
5/22/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Olympus Partners on Acquisition of Petmate Holdings Co.
5/22/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Opens Boston Office
5/22/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Huntsman in Combination with Clariant
5/19/2017
Reuters | Press Mentions
Facebook Wins Dismissal of U.S. Lawsuits Linked to Terrorism
Kirkland persuaded a federal judge in New York to dismiss a pair of lawsuits alleging that Facebook Inc. supports terrorist organizations by allowing the groups to use its platform.
5/19/2017
The Am Law Daily | Press Mentions
Shout-Out: Kirkland Wins Dismissal of Suits Blaming Facebook for Terror Attacks
A team from Kirkland & Ellis persuaded a federal judge in New York to dismiss a pair of lawsuits alleging that Facebook Inc. supports terrorist organizations by allowing the groups to use its platform.
5/18/2017
Bloomberg | Press Mentions
Facebook Wins Dismissal of Suits Brought by Terror Victims
A Kirkland team persuaded a federal judge in New York to dismiss a pair of lawsuits alleging that Facebook Inc. supports terrorist organizations by allowing the groups to use its platform.
5/18/2017
ABA Journal | Press Mentions
Judge Tosses Suits Claiming Facebook is Liable for Aiding Terrorism
A team from Kirkland & Ellis persuaded a federal judge in New York to dismiss a pair of lawsuits alleging that Facebook Inc. supports terrorist organizations by allowing the groups to use its platform.
5/18/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Lawsuits Accusing Facebook Of Aiding Hamas Terror Tossed
A Kirkland team persuaded a federal judge in New York to dismiss a pair of lawsuits alleging that Facebook Inc. supports terrorist organizations by allowing the groups to use its platform.
5/18/2017
New York Post | Press Mentions
Lawsuits Accusing Facebook of Ignoring Terrorist Groups Tossed
Kirkland persuaded a federal judge in New York to dismiss a pair of lawsuits alleging that Facebook Inc. supports terrorist organizations by allowing the groups to use its platform.
5/18/2017
Who's Who Legal | Awards & Rankings
Restructuring & Insolvency Firm of the Year
5/15/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Hamilton Insurance Group on Expansion of Partnership with AIG and Two Sigma Insurance Quantified and Sale of Hamilton USA
5/12/2017
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | Press Mentions
Cubs’ Ticket Policy, Prior Settlement Strike Out Broker
Kirkland advises the Chicago Cubs in a breach of contract lawsuit regarding season tickets.
5/11/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels KKR on Sale of Eagle Ford Properties to WildHorse Resource Development Corp. for $625M
5/10/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Bain Picks Up Surgery Partners Stake as Target Picks Up Peer
Kirkland advises Bain Capital in its agreement to acquire H.I.G. Capital’s stake in Surgery Partners, Inc. and simultaneously commit to provide equity capital for the acquisition by Surgery Partners of National Surgical Healthcare.
5/10/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BCBG Ch. 11 Sees Azria Wife Appeal Loss Of $7M Payout
Kirkland represents BCBG in Chapter 11 proceedings.
5/10/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Bain Capital in Surgery Partners Investment, Equity Commitment to $760M National Surgical Healthcare Acquisition
5/10/2017
Press Releases
Sean Lacey to Join Kirkland & Ellis’ Restructuring Group in London
5/10/2017
Becker’s ASC Review | Press Mentions
Surgery Partners pays $760M for National Surgical Healthcare
Kirkland advises Bain Capital in its agreement to acquire H.I.G. Capital’s stake in Surgery Partners, Inc. and simultaneously commit to provide equity capital for the acquisition by Surgery Partners of National Surgical Healthcare.
5/10/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Surgery Partners To Expand Facilities With $760M Buy
Kirkland advises Bain Capital in its agreement to acquire H.I.G. Capital’s stake in Surgery Partners, Inc. and simultaneously commit to provide equity capital for the acquisition by Surgery Partners of National Surgical Healthcare.
5/9/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises TPG on Investment in LLamasoft
5/9/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Strengthens German Practice with Hire of Private Equity Partner Volkmar Bruckner
5/8/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Peak Holding Corp. on its Sale to Itron for Approximately $100M
5/5/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents VWR in $6.4B Sale to Avantor
5/5/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Varde on its $125M Loan Facility for Lilis Energy
5/5/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Sanofi Escapes Health Plans' 'Deficient' Kickback Suit
Kirkland advised Accenture in a court win against drug manufacturer Sanofi-Aventis.
5/4/2017
Daily Journal | Press Mentions
Dealmakers
Kirkland acted as legal adviser to Centerbridge Partners in connection with its acquisition of Industrial Container Services, Inc. from Aurora Private Equity.
5/4/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels New Mountain Capital on Partnership with Legends Hospitality
5/2/2017
The Houston Business Journal | Press Mentions
Houston energy co. sells Marcellus assets for more than $1B
Kirkland advised HG Energy II Appalachia LLC in its purchase of Noble Energy Inc.
5/1/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Permian Resources on Common Equity Issuance and Debt Exchange
4/29/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises on US$6.8 Billion Proposed Privatization of Belle International
4/28/2017
Press Releases
Ground-breaking Decision Today for School Choice in California, Appellate Court Affirms 2015 Ruling in Favor of Palm Lane Parents
4/28/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis advises Centerbridge on acquisition of Industrial Container Services
4/27/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents The Jordan Company on Investment in Invo Healthcare Associates
4/27/2017
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer
4/26/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Paymetric in Merger with Vantiv
4/24/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BCBG Can Cancel Azria Employment Contract, Judge Says
Kirkland represents BCBG in bankruptcy proceedings.
4/24/2017
The Capitol Forum | Press Mentions
Ian John, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Ian John discusses recent agency merger trends.
4/24/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Welcomes Back Former White House Counsel Neil Eggleston
4/21/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BCBG Says Court Can Quickly Resolve Azria Contract Feud
Kirkland represents BCBG in its Chapter 11 case.
4/18/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents DiversiTech and The Jordan Company on Sale to Permira
4/17/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BCBG Founder, Wife Fight Bid To End Contract Dispute
Kirkland represents BCBG in bankruptcy proceedings.
4/17/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Sungevity Approved For $50M Ch. 11 Sale To Creditor JV
Kirkland represents the DIP lenders and stalking horse bidders in Sungevity's Chapter 11 case.
4/12/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Starwood Capital and Mammoth Resorts on Sale to Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners
4/11/2017
The Daily Journal | Press Mentions
Dealmakers
Kirkland advised Thoma Bravo in a minority investment in cybersecurity provider McAfee.
4/11/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Sungevity Cancels Auction, Goes With Stalking Horse Bid
Kirkland advised DIP lenders and stalking horse bidders in the cancelled Chapter 11 auction of Sungevity Inc.
4/10/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Delaware Rundown: What You Missed In Q1
Matthew Solum is quoted regarding the Delaware Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Chancery Court's right to appoint a custodian to oversee the sale of translation services firm TransPerfect. The litigation has since moved back to the Chancery Court.
4/10/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Brentwood Associates on Purchase of Jefferson Dental Care
4/10/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Subsidiary on Purchase of EXCO South Texas Oil, Natural Gas Properties
4/10/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Swift Transportation Company on its All Stock Merger with Knight Transportation, Inc.
4/7/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Creat on €940 Million Public Takeover of Biotest AG
4/7/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Advises Klöckner Pentaplast on Acquisition of LINPAC
4/7/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Sungevity Gets OK On $20M DIP Loan Over Trustee Objections
Kirkland advised DIP lenders and stalking horse bidders in the cancelled Chapter 11 auction of Sungevity Inc. Advisor Brad Weiland is quoted.
4/4/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BCBG Seeks Early End To Founder's Ch. 11 Contract Fight
Kirkland represents BCBG in bankruptcy proceedings.
4/4/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents ABRY in Sale of Inmar Inc. to OMERS Private Equity
4/3/2017
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
Ex-SEC Enforcer Khuzami Foresees Changes for Whistleblowers
Robert Khuzami discusses trends in enforcement of white-collar crime and what lies ahead for federal regulatory agencies under the Trump administration.
4/3/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Impax, AstraZeneca Get Win In Generic Zomig Patent Case
Kirkland represented Impax and AstraZeneca in a patent infringement suit.
4/3/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Sungevity Creditors Oppose 'Loan To Own' Package
Kirkland represents the DIP lenders in Sungevity's bankruptcy proceedings.
4/1/2017
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Dealmakers of the Year
Marc Kieselstein and Chad Husnick are profiled for their work on Energy Future Holdings Corp. in its successful emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
4/1/2017
Managing Intellectual Property | Awards & Rankings
IP Stars 2017
3/31/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents New Mountain Capital on Acquisition of TRC
3/30/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels EXCO on capital structure transactions
3/29/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
BCBG Max Azria Will Be Delivered to Auction in May
Kirkland is debtor counsel to BCBG in bankruptcy proceedings.
3/29/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Solar Firm Sungevity Ch. 11 Bid Rules Modified In Del.
Kirkland represents the DIP lenders in Sungevity's bankruptcy proceedings.
3/28/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BCBG To Resolve Azria Contract Fight Before Bid Deadline
Kirkland represents the debtors in BCBG's bankruptcy proceedings.
3/27/2017
The American Lawyer | Awards & Rankings
Dealmakers of the Year
3/28/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Sungevity Creditors Say Ch. 11 Auction Plan Chills Bidding
Kirkland represents the DIP lenders in Sungevity's bankruptcy proceedings.
3/27/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Advises Bain Capital Private Equity on $3.2B Acquisition of Sealed Air’s Diversey Care
3/27/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Sealed Air Shifts Gears With Diversey Sale to Bain
Kirkland counseled Bain on its purchase of Diversey Care.
3/27/2017
Press Releases
Shubi Arora Joins Kirkland & Ellis as Corporate Partner in Houston
3/27/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Skadden, Kirkland Steer $3.2B Diversey Sale To Bain
Kirkland acted as legal adviser to Bain Capital in its acquisition of Diversey.
3/24/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BCBG Fights Founder, Wife Over Job Termination In Ch. 11
Kirkland represents BCBG in restructuring matters.
3/24/2017
Managing Intellectual Property | Awards & Rankings
MIP North America Awards
3/24/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Samson, Magnum Hunter End $17M Claims Fight In Del. Ch. 11
Kirkland represents Samson in bankruptcy proceedings.
3/21/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Advises Marlin Equity in Closing of Marlin Equity V and Marlin Heritage II
3/20/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Blank Check Co., Cision To Form $2.4B Media Software Co.
Kirkland & Ellis advises Cision, Inc. in its merger with public investment vehicle Capitol Acquisition Corp. III.
3/20/2017
The BTI Consulting Group | Awards & Rankings
BTI Brand Elite 2017: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms
3/20/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Cision, Inc. in Merger with Capitol Acquisition Corp.
3/20/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents The Carlyle Group on Acquisition of Arctic Glacier from H.I.G Capital
3/16/2017
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017
3/16/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Pine Brook on its Investment in Admiral Permian Resources
3/15/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
PE Real Estate Fundraising Enviro More Crowded Than Ever
Shannon O'Sullivan is quoted regarding the importance of creative fund structures in private equity real estate funds currently on the market.
3/15/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Solar Firm Sungevity Gets Interim OK To Tap $20M DIP Loan
Kirkland represents the DIP lenders in Sungevity's bankruptcy proceedings.
3/14/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Reciprocity In CFIUS Reviews Might Hit Chinese Deals Hardest
Mario Mancuso discussed the notion that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) should incorporate investment reciprocity into its national security reviews of inbound transactions.
3/13/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Vista Equity Partners on Acquisition of D+H for Approximately C$4.8 Billion
3/13/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Midstream Cos. Lose Appeal Over Nixed Sabine Contracts
Kirkland represents Sabine Oil & Gas Corp. in Chapter 11 proceedings.
3/9/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs
Kirkland's victory for C.R. Bard in a patent infringement action is discussed.
3/8/2017
IFLR | Press Mentions
Trulia Pushes M&A Litigation Into Federal Courts
Yosef Riemer and Matt Solum are quoted regarding increasing numbers of M&A litigation cases being heard in federal and other state courts following the implementation of Delaware’s In re: Trulia in 2015.
3/8/2017
Press Mentions
ZTE Fine Shows Big Sanctions Aren't Just For Banks Anymore
Mario Mancuso was quoted regarding the Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC) and its practices.
3/7/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Francisco Partners in Investment in Ericsson Business Unit
3/3/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Launches West Coast Real Estate Practice with Hire of Kevin Ehrhart
3/2/2017
The Dave Nee Foundation | Awards & Rankings
David S. Stoner Uncommon Counselor Award
3/2/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Industrial Growth Partners on its Acquisition of IOTA Engineering
3/2/2017
The Am Law Daily | Press Mentions
Kirkland Latest Firm to Bag Bankruptcy Role From Ailing Retailers
Kirkland handles BCBG's bankruptcy filing.
3/1/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
BCBG Max Azria Falls to Retail Pressures, Seeks Protection
Kirkland is debtor counsel to BCBG in Chapter 11 proceedings.
3/1/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
BCBG Max Azria Hits Ch. 11 Amid Retail Store Closings
Kirkland represents BCBG in restructuring proceedings.
3/1/2017
Private Equity Real Estate | Awards & Rankings
Global PERE Awards
3/1/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Macquarie Atlas Roads on Acquisition of 50% Interest in Dulles Greenway for $445 Million
3/1/2017
Private Equity International | Awards & Rankings
Private Equity International Awards
3/1/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
These Law Firms Dominated At The Federal Circuit In 2016
John O'Quinn is quoted regarding Kirkland's victories before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
2/28/2017
Daily Journal | Press Mentions
Dealmakers
Kirkland advised Inteliquent in connection with its sale to an affiliate of GTCR.
2/28/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Advent on Acquisition of CCC Information Services
2/23/2017
The Daily Princetonian | Press Mentions
Q&A with former SEC Official Norm Champ '85
Norm Champ discusses his role in the regulation of the finance industry after the Great Recession.
2/22/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Quinpario Acquisition Corp. 2 on $ 2.8 Billion Combination of SourceHOV, Novitex and Quinpario
2/22/2017
PYMNTS.com | Press Mentions
U.S. Lawmakers Want Heavier Scrutiny on Chinese Investments
Mario Mancuso commented on Chinese investment in the United States.
2/21/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Tronox in Agreement to Acquire Cristal TiO(2) Business
2/21/2017
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
Lawmakers Push for Tighter Scrutiny of Chinese Investment in U.S.
Mario Mancuso commented on Chinese investment in the United States.
2/20/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Selected as One of the “World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors”
2/16/2017
Benchmark Litigation | Awards & Rankings
Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards
2/17/2017
Forbes | Press Mentions
Blue Nile Acquisition Completed, Company To Go Private
Kirkland served as legal advisor to an investor group in its acquisition of Blue Nile.
2/16/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels KKR on Financing for Covey Park Acquisition from Chesapeake for $465M
2/16/2017
The Am Law Daily | Press Mentions
Litigators of the Week: Winning the Water War
Kirkland served as lead trial counsel for Georgia in an original action in the U.S. Supreme Court in a five week bench trial that resulted in a Report and Recommendation rejecting Florida’s claim seeking an equitable apportionment of the water flowing from Georgia into Florida.
2/15/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Advises Dermody Properties on Closing of $442.4M DPIF
2/14/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Creditors' Bid To Undo Sabine's Ch. 11 Plan Nixed As Moot
Kirkland advises Sabine Oil & Gas in its Chapter 11 reorganization plan.
2/14/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Special Master Deals Fla. Loss In Water Fight With Ga.
Kirkland served as lead trial counsel for Georgia in an original action in the U.S. Supreme Court in a five week bench trial that resulted in a Report and Recommendation rejecting Florida’s claim seeking an equitable apportionment of the water flowing from Georgia into Florida.
2/14/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Special Master Deals Fla. Loss In Water Fight With Ga.
Kirkland & Ellis won a victory for the state of Georgia in a lawsuit over the use of water from the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin.
2/14/2017
Press Releases
State’s Attorney Set to Dismiss All Charges Wednesday for ‘Marquette Park 4’ Who Were Wrongly Convicted of a 1995 Double Murder and Robbery
2/13/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2016 Practice Group of the Year: Private Equity
Kirkland's private equity practice is profiled as one of the best of 2016.
2/13/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Pharm-Olam on Partnership with Quad-C
2/13/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Samson Resources Ch. 11 Plan, $4B Debt Rework Confirmed
Kirkland represents Samson in bankruptcy court.
2/13/2017
Oil & Gas Investor | Press Mentions
Samson Resources Moves Toward Chapter 11 Emergence
Kirkland represents Samson in bankruptcy proceedings.
2/13/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Samson Resources Wins Confirmation of Reorganization Plan
Kirkland represents Samson in bankruptcy proceedings.
2/10/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Blackstone on Acquisition of Aon’s Technology-Enabled Benefits and HR Platform for $4.8 Billion
2/10/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Mead Johnson on Acquisition by Reckitt Benckiser for Approximately $17.9 Billion
2/10/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Oracle Says Trial Judge 'Undermined' Google Copyright Case
Kirkland advises Oracle in an appeal aimed at reviving its $8.8 billion copyright lawsuit against Google.
2/9/2017
World Trademark Review | Awards & Rankings
WTR 1000: The Definitive Guide to Trademark Legal Services
2/8/2017
The BTI Consulting Group | Awards & Rankings
2017 Client Service All-Stars Report
2/6/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2016 Practice Group of the Year: Tax
Kirkland's tax practice is profiled as one of the best of 2016.
2/6/2017
Press Releases
Michael Falk joins Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis as employee benefits and executive compensation partner
2/6/2017
PERE | Press Mentions
U.S. Government to More Carefully Scrutinize Foreign RE Buys
Mario Mancuso was quoted on the evolution of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
2/2/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Investors Didn't Show Party City Lied Before IPO, Judge Says
Kirkland advised Advent International Corp. in a class action claim brought by Party City Holdco Inc.
2/2/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents GTCR in Partnership to Form Ceba-Tech Specialty Solutions
2/2/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Younique in Partnership with Coty
2/1/2017
Inside Counsel | Press Mentions
Early Motion Practice for Patent Eligibility
Joseph Loy comments on early motion practice and patent eligibility.
2/1/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Huron Capital Partners on Formation of $550M Fund V
1/31/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2016 Practice Group of the Year: Bankruptcy
Kirkland's trial practice is profiled as one of the best of 2016.
1/31/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Lovell Minnick on Investment in Currency Capital
1/27/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents CoverMyMeds on Sale to McKesson Corporation
1/27/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Home Point Financial on Acquisition of Stonegate Mortgage Corporation for Approximately $211 Million
1/25/2017
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Most Successful Restructurings of 2016
1/26/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Warburg Pincus on Investment in Nexera Holding
1/25/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Goodman Networks works out prepack to slash more than $200M in debt
Kirkland is legal counsel to Goodman Networks in Chapter 11 proceedings.
1/25/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents WGL Holdings in $6.4B Merger with AltaGas
1/24/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2016 Practice Group of the Year: Trials
Kirkland's trial practice is profiled as one of the strongest of 2016.
1/24/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Incline Equity Partners on Closing of $601M Fund IV
1/23/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2016 Practice Group of the Year: Energy
Kirkland's Energy Practice Group is profiled as one of the best of 2016.
1/10/2017
Global Competition Review | Awards & Rankings
GCR 100
1/20/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Accenture on Acquisition of Seabury Group’s Corporate Advisory and Aviation Consulting Business
1/19/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Bain Capital Private Equity on Acquisition of Daymon Worldwide Inc.
1/18/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents GTCR in $735M Sale of NewWave Communications
1/17/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Ridgemont Equity Partners in Acquisition and Merger to form Worldwide Express Global Logistics
1/17/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents L Catterton on its Acquisition of Leslie’s Holdings
1/17/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Samson Resources Cleared For $60M Ch. 11 Rights Offering
Kirkland represents Samson in its bankruptcy case.
1/13/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Blackstone and Sanchez Energy on Anadarko’s Eagle Ford Acreage Deal
1/12/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
'Nightmare' $4B Samson Ch. 11 Finds Route To Peace, Exit
Kirkland represents Samson in debt restructuring proceedings.
1/11/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents GlobalLogic and Apax Funds in Significant Equity Stake Sale to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
1/11/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Lincolnshire ends four-month National Pen process with sale to Vista Print parent Cimpress
Kirkland acted as legal adviser to Lincolnshire Management and National Pen in Lincolnshire's sale of National Pen to Cimpress.
1/11/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Samson Files Amended Ch. 11 Plan After Deal With Creditors
Kirkland represents Samson in Chapter 11 proceedings.
1/9/2017
Reuters | Press Mentions
Bankrupt Samson Resources Reaches Settlement for Ch. 11 Plan
Kirkland advises Samson Resources in its bankruptcy filing.
1/9/2017
Law360 | Awards & Rankings
Five Kirkland Practice Groups Named to Law360's "Practice Groups of the Year" List
1/9/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Bain Capital Private Equity on Acquisition of MSX International (MSXI)
1/9/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Bayou City Energy Affiliate on Sale of STACK Well Interests to Alta Mesa
1/9/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Samson Settles With Creditors To End Ch. 11 Plan War
Kirkland represents Samson in its Chapter 11 proceedings.
1/8/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents CITIC Limited, CITIC Capital and The Carlyle Group on Formation of Strategic Partnership with McDonald’s
1/5/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises CEB on $2.6 Billion Sale to Gartner
1/4/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Blackstone Strikes Deal with Music Rights Company SESAC
Kirkland advises The Blackstone Group LP in its purchase of music rights organization SESAC Holdings from private equity firm Rizvi Traverse Management.
1/4/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Blackstone Tests Longer Investment Horizons In SESAC Buy
Kirkland advises The Blackstone Group LP in its purchase of music rights organization SESAC Holdings from private equity firm Rizvi Traverse Management.
1/4/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Solera on Acquisition of Autodata
1/4/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels GTCR and Convergex on Decision to Combine the LiquidPoint and Dash Financial Businesses
1/4/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Blackstone on Acquisition of SESAC
1/3/2017
Mergers & Acquisitions | Press Mentions
Clearlake Acquires Network Security Provider Landesk from Thoma Bravo to Merge with Heat Software
Kirkland advised Clearlake Capital on its acquisition of LANDESK Software from Thoma Bravo. A separate Kirkland team advised Thoma Bravo on the sale.
1/3/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Clearlake Capital reveals twin software deals to kick off new year
Kirkland advised Clearlake Capital on its acquisition of LANDESK Software from Thoma Bravo. A separate Kirkland team advised Thoma Bravo on the sale.
1/3/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Clearlake Capital Reveals Twin Software Deals to Kick Off New Year
Kirkland advises Thoma Bravo in its sale of Clearlake Capital Group LP.
1/3/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Clearlake Capital on Definitive Agreement to Acquire LANDESK Software from Thoma Bravo
1/3/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Thoma Bravo on Sale of LANDESK to Clearlake Capital
1/2/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Patent Cases To Watch In 2017
Joseph Loy discusses the potential impact of a ruling in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Brands Group LLC before the U.S. Supreme Court.
1/2/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Technology Cases To Watch In 2017
Ken Adamo discusses upcoming issues and cases in the technology space, specifically with respect to licensing arrangements.
January 2017
Financier Worldwide | Press Mentions
Q&A: Patents Portfolio Management and Licensing
Paul Collier discusses developments in patents portfolio management and licensing.
12/31/2016
Bloomberg | Awards & Rankings
Global Legal Advisory Mergers & Acquisitions Rankings 2016
12/31/2016
mergermarket | Awards & Rankings
League Tables of Legal Advisers to Global M&A for Q1-Q4 2016
12/31/2016
Thomson Reuters | Awards & Rankings
Mergers & Acquisitions Review: Legal Advisors for Full Year 2016
12/26/2016
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
The 2016 Appellate Hot List: Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland's appellate practice has been singled out as one of the best of 2016. Kirkland's addition of attorneys from Bancroft in September 2016 is discussed.
12/26/2016
The National Law Journal | Awards & Rankings
The Appellate Hot List
12/22/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland Advises Alta on $1.24B Purchase of Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Assets from Anadarko
12/22/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland Advises Alta on $207M Purchase from Mitsui as Part of its Interest in the Marcellus Shale Gas Project
12/21/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels AIMCo on Agreement to Acquire Ownership Stake in Howard Energy Partners
12/19/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
2016 Sports MVP: Andrew Kassof
Andrew Kassof is profiled as a leading sports litigation attorney.
12/19/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
Honeywell Beats Retiree Health Benefits Suit With Tackett
Kirkland advised Honeywell International Inc. in a victory against a proposed class of retired factory workers regarding a collective bargaining agreement with regards to health insurance.
12/19/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Bain Capital Private Equity in Acquisition of Epic Health Services
12/19/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Addison Group on Sale to Odyssey Investment Partners
12/18/2016
Forbes | Press Mentions
China Investment in the U.S. Hit an All-Time High in 2016, but Don’t Expect the Same in 2017
Mario Mancuso discussed possible changes to the U.S.-China trade relationship.
12/16/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
2016 Bankruptcy MVP: Edward Sassower
Edward Sassower is profiled as a leading bankruptcy attorney, with particular emphasis on his work for Energy Future Holdings Corp.
12/16/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
2016 Product Liability MVP: Mike Brock
Mike Brock is profiled as a leading trial lawyer, specifically for his work on the GM ignition-switch trials.
12/16/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
Don't Miss It: Hot Deals & Firms We Followed This Week
Kirkland counseled GTCR and IQNavigator on the merger of Beeline and IQNavigator.
12/16/2016
The Financial Times | Press Mentions
FT North America Innovative Lawyers 2016
Kirkland was named one of the 25 most innovative law firms in North America. Kirkland’s work on the Chapter 11 restructuring and related litigation for Sabine Oil & Gas was highly commended in the “Managing Complexity and Scale” category, and Kirkland's CareerLink career assistance service was recognized as a “groundbreaking” example of innovation in “Supporting and Developing Talent.”
12/16/2016
U.S. News Media Group -- Best Lawyers | Awards & Rankings
Law Firm of the Year
12/16/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
The Top Technology Cases Of 2016
Ken Adamo provides insight on some of the most significant technology matters of the last year.
12/15/2016
Daily Journal | Press Mentions
Dealmakers
Kirkland counsels Golden Gate Capital on a debt-financed buyout.
12/15/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Warburg Pincus on $2.43B sale of Brigham to Diamondback Energy
12/15/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland represents HGGC in formation of oversubscribed $1.84B Fund III
12/14/2016
The Deal | Press Mentions
In a surprise move adtech company Neustar to go private rather than split
Kirkland counsels Golden Gate Capital on a debt-financed buyout.
12/14/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Warburg Pincus in Raising $2B China Fund
12/14/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Golden Gate Capital on Acquisition of Neustar for $2.9B
12/14/2016
LMG Life Sciences | Awards & Rankings
LMG Life Sciences 2017
12/14/2016
Thomson Reuters Westlaw Journal | Press Mentions
Patent exhaustion case added to Supreme Court’s queue
John O’Quinn commented on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review whether the first sale of a product exhausts the patent owner’s rights in it.
12/14/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
PE Shop, Singaporean Wealth Fund Drop $2.9B On Neustar
Kirkland counsels Golden Gate Capital on a debt-financed buyout.
12/13/2016
The Deal | Press Mentions
Abbott seeks April Trial for Bid to Escape Alere Merger
Kirkland Advises Abbott Laboratories in a $7.9 billion lawsuit brought by Alere Inc.
12/13/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels GTCR and IQNavigator on Merger of Beeline and IQNavigator
12/13/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
Samson Set For Showdown On 2 Competing Ch. 11 Plans
Kirkland represents Samson in its Chapter 11 proceedings.
12/12/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
2016 Life Sciences MVP: Jay Lefkowitz
Jay Lefkowitz is profiled as a leading life science attorney.
12/12/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Expands M&A Practice with Hire of Jonathan Davis in New York
12/12/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Lake Pacific Partners in Sale of Maxi Canada
12/12/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
Sauer-Danfoss Investors Settle $700M Take-Private Bid Suit
Kirkland represents Sauer-Danfoss in a class action.
12/9/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
Chancery OKs $17.5M Deal To End Sterling Chemical Sale Row
Kirkland represented the directors of Sterling Chemical in a class lawsuit.
12/7/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Vista on $850M Purchase of SunGard Public Sector and Education Businesses from FIS
12/7/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Cerberus on Acquisition of Staples’ European Business
12/6/2016
Human Rights Campaign | Awards & Rankings
2017 Corporate Equality Index
12/6/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises on Closing of CD Capital Natural Resources Fund III
12/6/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland Receives 100 Percent Score on HRC’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index for 10th Consecutive Year
12/6/2016
Financial Times | Awards & Rankings
North America Innovative Lawyers Report
12/6/2016
The Deal | Press Mentions
Thoma Bravo flips Deltek to Roper Technologies
Kirkland provided legal advice to Deltek in its acquisition by Roper Technologies.
12/5/2016
Law360 | Press Mentions
2016 Real Estate MVP: Scott Berger
Scott Berger is profiled as a leading real estate attorney.
12/5/2016
InfraPPP | Press Mentions
Brisa sells Northwest Parkway in Colorado
Kirkland advises Northwest Parkway in its acquisition by Northleaf Capital Partners.
12/5/2016
The Recorder/The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Supreme Court Dives into Patent Exhaustion with Printer Cartridges
John O’Quinn commented on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review whether the first sale of a product exhausts the patent owner’s rights in it.
12/5/2016
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
Winning: Mike Brock, Kirkland & Ellis
Mike Brock is selected as one of 26 trial lawyers who scored big court wins in 2016. His work for General Motors in a series of ignition-switch lawsuits is discussed.
12/2/2016
Denver Business Journal | Press Mentions
Northwest Parkway toll route gets new international operators
Kirkland advises Northwest Parkway in its acquisition by Northleaf Capital Partners.
12/1/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents CHS Capital on Sale of TricorBraun Holdings to AEA Investors
December 2016
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
Litigation Trailblazers
Yosef Riemer is profiled as a leading litigator.
11/30/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels CSL Capital Management on Formation of Land Pressure Pumping Company
11/29/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Oaktree on Partnership with Sterling Lumber
11/28/2016
The Deal | Press Mentions
3i-backed Q Holding to more than double medical sales with Degania acquisition
Kirkland served as legal counsel to 3i Group in Q Holding's acquisition of medical catheter manufacturer Degania Silicone.
11/23/2016
Law360 | Awards & Rankings
Five Kirkland Partners Named to Law360’s “MVPs of the Year” List
11/21/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Gryphon Investors in Closing of $1.1 Billion Gryphon Fund IV
11/21/2016
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Partner Jonathan Henes Inducted Into the American College of Bankruptcy
11/21/2016
Managing Intellectual Property | Press Mentions
Utynam's Heirs
Daniel Bond was quoted from a session on demand letters.
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