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6/20/2018
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | Press Mentions
Judge holds class action over defibrillators doesn't belong in Illinois
Kirkland represents St. Jude and Abbott in a proposed class action.
6/20/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Anastasia Beverly Hills on partnership with TPG Capital
6/20/2018
Vault | Awards & Rankings
Vault Law 100 2019
6/19/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Abbott Escapes Ill. Suit Over Defibrillator Battery Life
Kirkland counseled Abbott regarding a proposed class action.
6/19/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Charlesbank, Partners Group Flip Varsity Brands to Bain
Kirkland advised Bain on its acquisition of Varsity Brands.
6/19/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Bain Capital Private Equity in Acquisition of Varsity Brands
6/19/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Toys 'R' Us Seeks to Expand IP Assets Sale
Kirkland represents Toys R Us in matters related to its restructuring.
6/18/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Cressey Raises Largest Fund
Kirkland represented Cressey in raising its sixth fund targeting healthcare services and information technology.
6/18/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Fortress Credit Advisors in Financing for Perry Ellis Take-Private
6/18/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Kirkland Guides Cressey’s $1.1B Health Care Fund Close
Kirkland guided Cressey in closing a private equity fund and co-investment vehicle.
6/18/2018
Mergers & Acquisitions | Press Mentions
M&A daily wrap: Cressey, Perry Ellis, George Feldenkreis, Rent-A-Center
Kirkland advised Cressey on the closing of its recent healthcare service and information technology investment fund.
6/15/2018
The American Lawyer | Awards & Rankings
Transatlantic Legal Awards 2018
6/14/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels PPM America Capital Partners on formation of $648M seventh co-investment fund
6/12/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
PE's Emerging Markets Push Presents Opportunity For Attys
Nadia Murad discussed private equity investing in China
6/12/2018
Preqin | Awards & Rankings
Private Capital Law Firms: Fund Formation 2018
6/11/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Justices Won't Take Up MLB Antitrust Exemption Challenges
Kirkland & Ellis advised the Chicago Cubs in a contract dispute brought by Wrigley Field-area rooftop owners. On Monday, June 11, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case.
6/8/2018
Reuters | Press Mentions
6th Circuit rejects Honeywell retirees' bid for lifetime healthcare benefits
Kirkland represented Honeywell in a case related to retiree healthcare benefits.
6/8/2018
Euromoney Legal Media Group | Awards & Rankings
Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2018
6/8/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Honeywell Only Owed Benefits Until CBA Expired: 6th Circ.
Kirkland represented Honeywell in a successful case related to retirees' lifetime health care benefits.
6/7/2018
Intellectual Asset Management | Awards & Rankings
IAM Patent 1000 - The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2018
6/7/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Immigration Judges May Waive Inadmissibility, 11th Circ. Says
Kirkland represents a Haitian immigrant in a case related to whether immigration judges can issue a waiver of inadmissibility if an individual is applying for a temporary nonimmigrant visa.
6/7/2018
Press Releases
Kristin L. Mendoza Joins New York Office of Kirkland & Ellis
6/6/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents L Catterton on investment in The Honest Company for $200 million
6/6/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
VER Heads to Confirmation
Kirkland counsels VER Technologies regarding its reorganization.
6/5/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Cenveo Reaches Global Ch. 11 Plan Settlement With Creditors
Kirkland represents Cenveo in Chapter 11 proceedings.
6/5/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
EV Energy Emerges From Bankruptcy as Harvest
Kirkland represents EV Energy in its restructuring.
6/5/2018
Houston Business Journal | Press Mentions
Houston energy company emerges from Chapter 11 with new name
Kirkland serves as legal counsel to EV Energy regarding its Chapter 11.
6/5/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland advises Shermco on sale to Gryphon Investors
6/5/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels FourPoint Energy, Quantum, GSO and Magnetar on JV with Double Eagle Energy
6/5/2018
Press Releases
Scott Cockerham Joins Kirkland & Ellis in Washington, D.C.
6/4/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Royal Resources on acquisition of its assets by Osprey to create company valued at $894M
6/1/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis advises Mill Point Capital in closing of $450 million inaugural fund
6/1/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Bain Capital Private Equity in Recapitalization of TriTech Software Systems
6/1/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis represents Madison Dearborn Partners in acquisition of Alcami Corporation
5/30/2018
The Anti-Corruption Report | Press Mentions
One More Arrow in the Government’s Anti-Corruption Quiver: The Global Magnitsky Act
Mike Casey commented on The Global Magnitsky Act, and an executive order which identified individuals subject to sanctions and delegated authority for implementing the law to the Treasury and State Departments.
5/30/2018
The Legal 500 | Awards & Rankings
The Legal 500 United States 2018
5/29/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
2nd Circ. Backs Sabine's Rejection Of Gas Servicing Contracts
Kirkland represents Sabine in a matter related to its Chapter 11.
5/29/2018
The BTI Consulting Group | Awards & Rankings
BTI Brand Elite 2018
5/29/2018
Cook County Record | Press Mentions
IL Supreme Court: Government can't use change in law to deny info requests filed before law changed
Kirkland represents the Institute for Justice in a case related to the disclosure law in place when a Freedom of Information Act request is submitted.
5/29/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents BMC Software in Sale to KKR
5/29/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Haymaker on $404M deal with Kimbell Royalty Partners
5/29/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Clearlake on sale of minority stake to Dyal Capital, Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Landmark Partners
5/29/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Landmark Partners on minority investment in Clearlake
5/29/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents WellCare on Acquisition of Meridian for $2.5 billion
5/29/2018
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | Press Mentions
New FOIA exclusions not retroactive, Illinois Supreme Court rules
Jeffery Lula commented on the system that was in place prior to this ruling.
5/25/2018
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
Chambers USA Awards 2018
5/24/2018
Corporate Counsel | Press Mentions
Global Trade Sanctions Picture Growing Tenser and Murkier for General Counsel
Zach Brez and Marcus Thompson discussed the growth and impact of economic sanctions on companies and their legal departments.
5/24/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Judge Clears Toys 'R' Us IP Bidding Procedures
Kirkland represents Toys R Us in its bankruptcy.
5/21/2018
Press Releases
David Wheat to Join Kirkland & Ellis as a Tax Partner in Houston
5/21/2018
Press Releases
David Wheat to Join Kirkland & Ellis as a Tax Partner in Houston
5/21/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents GlobalLogic and Apax Funds in Sale of Ownership Stake to Partners Group
5/17/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Judge Confirms EV Energy's Prepack Plan
Kirkland counsels EV Energy regarding its Chapter 11.
5/16/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
EV Energy Gets Ch. 11 Confirmation Over Equity Opposition
Kirkland advises EV Energy regarding its Chapter 11 plan.
5/16/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Adds Investment Funds Partner Ken W. Muller in San Francisco
5/16/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland advises Savage on merger with Bartlett to form Savage Enterprises
5/15/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents lenders on $2.4B holding company financing for Freeport LNG
5/14/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland advises Oaktree and KKR on acquisition of Proserv
5/14/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland advises Red Rocks on purchase of assets in Oklahoma’s SCOOP play from Titanium
5/11/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Bain Capital Private Equity in Acquisition of Premiere Healthcare by Aveanna
5/11/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises BGH Capital in A$2.6B Debut Buyout Fund
5/11/2018
Press Releases
Ranesh Ramanathan Joins Kirkland & Ellis in Boston
5/10/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises New Mountain Capital on Sale of Alexander Mann Solutions
5/10/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Toys R Us Clears Bidding Procedures For Over 270 Stores
Kirkland represents Toys R Us in bankruptcy proceedings.
5/8/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Genentech Defends Herceptin Dosing Patents Before PTAB
Kirkland represents Hospira before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
5/8/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland advises Linden Capital Partners on formation of $1.5B healthcare fund
5/8/2018
Law.com | Press Mentions
Kirkland Hits Back on Behalf of Student Targeted by Hate Crime
Kirkland, alongside the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the Washington Lawyers' Committee advises a student at American University who was targeted by a hate crime pro bono.
5/7/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
EV Energy Investors Seek Appointment Of Ch. 11 Examiner
Kirkland represents EV Energy in its bankruptcy.
5/7/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Barteca Restaurant Group on sale to Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc. for $325 million
5/7/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Syncora on Sale of American Roads Business
5/3/2018
Press Releases
Chambers & Partners Ranks Kirkland & Ellis LLP and its Attorneys in the United States
5/3/2018
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2018
5/3/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Francisco Partners in Acquisition of Renaissance
5/3/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels HG Energy on its large asset exchange transaction with CNX and CNXM
5/2/2018
IFLR | Press Mentions
The Qualcomm defence: a possible new hostile takeover tactic
Mario Mancuso was quoted regarding the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
5/2/2018
Daily Journal | Press Mentions
Top Women Lawyers 2018: Sarah E. Piepmeier
Sarah Piepmeier is profiled as a leading intellectual property attorney.
5/1/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis advises Boeing in $4.25B acquisition of KLX
5/1/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis advises HGGC in $555M acquisition of RPX Corporation
5/1/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland advises Industrial Growth Partners on sale of IOTA Engineering
5/1/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Pro Oil & Gas Services on combination with Elite Production Services and acquisition of Whitetail Well Testing
4/30/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation on acquisition of ILG for $4.7 billion
4/30/2018
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer 2018
4/30/2018
The National Law Journal | Awards & Rankings
Pro Bono Hot List 2018
4/30/2018
The National Law Journal | Press Mentions
Securing the Future for Maryland’s HBCUs
Michael Jones is profiled regarding Kirkland's pro bono work on behalf of alumni of Maryland HBCUs.
4/26/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Thoma Bravo in Raising $2.4 Billion Discover Fund II
4/25/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Atlas Partners on acquisition of University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences from Laureate Education for $400 million
4/25/2018
Global Restructuring Review | Press Mentions
Texas’ Charming Charlie exits Chapter 11 as Nine West submits plan
Kirkland advised Charming Charlie through its bankruptcy.
4/24/2018
Managing Intellectual Property | Awards & Rankings
IP Stars 2018
4/24/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents 3i on investment in International Cruise & Excursions
4/24/2018
Global Restructuring Review | Press Mentions
Toys “R” Us finds buyers for central European and Canadian stores
Kirkland counsels Toys R Us regarding its bankruptcy.
4/23/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Bain Capital and Viewpoint in Sale of Viewpoint to Trimble Inc.
4/23/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Charter on mobile operating platform partnership with Comcast
4/23/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Vitamin Shoppe on cooperation agreements with Shah Capital and Vintage Capital
4/20/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Fairfax Financial to Lead Bidding for Toys 'R' Us Canadian Equity
Kirkland counsels Toys R Us regarding bankruptcy matters.
4/20/2018
BankruptcyData | Awards & Rankings
Industry Best Awards 2018
4/20/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis advises GTCR on £1.0 billion sale of Callcredit
4/20/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Toys R Us Fetches $235M Offer For Canadian Stores
Kirkland represents Toys R Us in a bankruptcy matter.
4/19/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Envelope Maker's 3rd-Party Releases Draw Ch. 11 Trustee's Ire
Kirkland represents Cenveo in its Chapter 11.
4/19/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Advent in Connection With €1.9 BN Acquisition of Zentiva
4/19/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland advises Canyon Creek Energy on joint development drilling program with Pivotal
4/18/2018
Reuters | Press Mentions
Bankrupt EV Energy's lawyer beats back calls for equity committee
Brad Weiland was quoted from court transcripts regarding client EV Energy's Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
4/18/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland advises Landmark Partners in the formation and fundraising of Landmark Real Estate Fund VIII
4/17/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Vista on acquiring majority stake in LogicMonitor
4/16/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Hires Leading Litigation Attorney Sandra Goldstein in New York
4/16/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels on Salt Creek Midstream development in Delaware Basin
4/16/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Vista on sale of stake in PowerSchool Group to Onex
4/15/2018
Law360 | Awards & Rankings
Law360 400 2018
4/13/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Blackstone in Acquisition of Center For Autism & Related Disorders
4/12/2018
Reuters Breakingviews | Press Mentions
In play
Kirkland advises Toys R Us in its bankruptcy.
4/12/2018
The University of Chicago Law School Record | Press Mentions
Jeanne Cohn-Connor, ’84: Driving Change for the Environment and Women’s Rights
Jeanne Cohn-Connor was profiled.
4/12/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Sumeru Equity Partners in Joint Acquisition of Actian Corporation with HCL Technologies for $330 Million
4/12/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Huron Capital Partners on Formation of $142M Flex Equity Fund
4/12/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Vector Capital on Investment from Dyal Capital Partners
4/12/2018
Legal Marketing Association | Awards & Rankings
LMA Your Honor Awards 2018
4/11/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Judge Clears Toys 'R' Us Interim DIP Loan Increase
Kirkland counsels Toys R Us regarding its bankruptcy.
4/11/2018
Bloomberg | Press Mentions
Toys ‘R’ Us Receives Bids of Over $1 Billion for Asian Business
Josh Sussberg was quoted from court transcripts regarding offers for Toys R Us' Asian unit.
4/11/2018
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
Toys ‘R’ Us Receives Multiple Bids of Over $1 Billion for Asian Business
Kirkland advises Toys R Us regarding its bankruptcy.
4/11/2018
BBC News | Press Mentions
Toys R Us receives several $1bn bids for its Asia unit
Josh Sussberg was quoted from court transcripts regarding bidder interest in Toys R Us' Asian unit.
4/10/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Apax on Acquisition of Healthium Medtech
4/10/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Tenneco in $5.4 Billion Acquisition of Federal-Mogul
4/10/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Clearlake Capital in Acquisition of Wheel Pro Holdings
4/10/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Toys R Us Asks For Extra $80M In DIP Financing
Kirkland represents Toys R Us in its bankruptcy.
4/9/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Francisco Taps Familiar Faces for Largest Deal to Date
Kirkland served as legal adviser to Francisco in its acquisition of Verifone Systems.
4/9/2018
Bloomberg | Awards & Rankings
Global Legal Advisory Mergers & Acquisitions Rankings Q1 2018
4/9/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis advises Francisco Partners in $3.4B acquisition of Verifone Systems
4/9/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents Clearlake Capital in Investment in Lytx
4/9/2018
mergermarket | Awards & Rankings
League Tables of Legal Advisers to Global M&A for Q1 2018
4/6/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
VER Technologies Gets Interim OK On $364M DIP Package
Kirkland represents VER in a bankruptcy matter.
4/5/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Cobalt Ch. 11 Wind-Down Plan Approved After Settlement
Kirkland represents Cobalt in its Chapter 11.
4/5/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
VER Technologies Enters Ch. 11 With Merger Plan
Kirkland represents VER Technologies in its Chapter 11.
4/4/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
EV Energy Gets OK For Speedy Ch. 11 Confirmation Schedule
Kirkland represents EV Energy in its Chapter 11.
4/4/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises L Catterton on Sale of Ainsworth Pet Nutrition to The J.M. Smucker Company
4/4/2018
The Hollywood Reporter | Awards & Rankings
Power Lawyers 2018: Hollywood’s Top 100 Attorneys
4/3/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Charming Charlie Wins Plan Confirmation
Kirkland advises Charming Charlie regarding its bankruptcy.
4/3/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Jewelry Merchant Charming Charlie Confirms Ch. 11 Plan
Kirkland represents Charming Charlie in bankruptcy proceedings.
4/2/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
EV Energy Partners Files Prepackaged Chapter 11
Kirkland counsels EV Energy Partners regarding its bankruptcy.
4/2/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
EV Energy Partners Hits Ch. 11, Seeks To Shed $343M In Debt
Kirkland counsels EV Energy Partners regarding its bankruptcy.
4/2/2018
Houston Business Journal | Press Mentions
Houston-based upstream MLP files for bankruptcy protection
Kirkland counsels EV Energy Partners regarding its bankruptcy.
4/2/2018
Legaltech News | Press Mentions
How Evolving Media Types and Cybersecurity Concerns Impact E-Discovery
Christine Payne participated in a roundtable discussion regarding e-discovery.
4/2/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Coveris Holdings S.A. on sale of Coveris Americas to Transcontinental for $1.32 billion
4/1/2018
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
The 2018 Dealmakers of the Year: Andrew Calder, Kirkland & Ellis
Andrew Calder was named one of 2017's top dealmakers for his work on the sale of Energy Future Holdings to Sempra Energy.
3/29/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Cracking the Code
Kirkland represented Thoma Bravo in two deals in the cyber security sector in the fourth quarter of 2017.
3/29/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Accenture on acquisition of Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM)
3/29/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Q1 Restructuring Flash Report: A Reprieve for Energy
Brian Schartz discussed distress in the energy sector.
3/27/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Fed. Circ. Revives Billion-Dollar Oracle-Google Copyright Case
Kirkland represented Oracle in a copyright lawsuit against Google over smartphone software.
3/26/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Partner Mark Holscher Inducted Into the American College of Trial Lawyers
3/23/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels GenOn on agreement to sell Canal Units 1 and 2; proceeds expected to be $390.3M
3/21/2018
Daily Journal | Press Mentions
LA Landlords Sued for Allegedly Converting Apartment Units to Hotel
Kirkland advises residents of a Los Angeles residential motel in a lawsuit brought against the owners of the building.
3/16/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Counsels Mach Resources on Partnership with Bayou City Energy Management
3/16/2018
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | Press Mentions
Law at the time or law now? Top court hears case
Jeffery Lula was quoted from court transcripts regarding whether a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit can be decided using the law as it was written when the suit was filed or if a new version of the law holds more authority.
3/16/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Law360's International Trade Editorial Advisory Board
Mario Mancuso was named to Law360's 2018 International Trade editorial advisory board.
3/16/2018
Managing Intellectual Property | Awards & Rankings
MIP Americas Awards 2018
3/15/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Ill. High Court Weighs If FOIA Spirit Violated By New Laws
Jeffery Lula discussed a case related to how the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation handles Freedom of Information Act requests.
3/15/2018
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Kirkland Attacks ‘Deny Now—Lobby Later’ Mentality
Jeffery Lula was quoted regarding the Illinois state legislature's approach to handling Freedom of Information Act requests.
3/13/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis represents Blackstone in strategic minority investment in Rockpoint Group
3/13/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis represents Duff & Phelps in acquisition of Kroll from Corporate Risk Holdings
3/12/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Judge Clears Cobalt Plan Outline
Kirkland counsels Cobalt regarding its Chapter 11 plan.
3/8/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Cubs Escape Foul Ball Blindness Suit, But MLB Does Not
Kirkland won a court victory for the Chicago Cubs in a lawsuit brought by a baseball fan who claims he was blinded by a foul ball during a game at Wrigley Field.
3/6/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Cenveo Pushes Back Against Brigade Request
Kirkland & Ellis advises Cenveo in its bankruptcy.
3/6/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
GTCR, Sycamore Take CommerceHub Private In $1.1B Deal
Kirkland represented GTCR and Sycamore Partners in their acquisition of CommerceHub, Inc.
3/6/2018
Inframation | Press Mentions
Infra Funds Consider New Strategies as They Reach Maturity
Kelly Ryan is quoted regarding infrastructuring financing.
3/6/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Represents GTCR and Sycamore in $1.1B acquisition of CommerceHub
3/6/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Malone-Backed CommerceHub Goes Private With GTCR, Sycamore
Kirkland represented GTCR and Sycamore Partners in their acquisition of CommerceHub, Inc.
3/6/2018
Chicago Business Journal | Press Mentions
NYC, Chicago firms buy tech company for $1.1 billion
Kirkland represented GTCR and Sycamore Partners in their acquisition of CommerceHub, Inc.
3/5/2018
Press Releases
Brian Greene Joins Kirkland & Ellis in Washington, D.C.
3/2/2018
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Litigator of the Week: Copyright from Coast-to-Coast
Dale Cendali is interviewed about two major copyright victories - for Fox News and Nike - decided on the same day.
3/1/2018
Private Equity International | Awards & Rankings
Private Equity International Awards 2017
2/28/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels GenOn Energy on estimated $520M pending sale to power generation facility
2/28/2018
The Texas Lawbook | Press Mentions
Texas Business Bankruptcies Skyrocketed in 2017, Debt Hits ‘Height of Debt Lunacy’
Brian Schartz discussed energy bankruptcy trends.
2/27/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
In Brief: Equian Acquires OmniClaim
Kirkland counseled OmniClaim regarding its acquisition by Equian.
2/27/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises MidOcean Partners in Sale of Majority Stake in LegalShield to Stone Point Capital
2/27/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis represents OmniClaim in sale to Equian
2/26/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Special Committee of Spectrum Brands Holdings on combination with HRG Group in transaction valued at $10 billion
2/26/2018
Reuters | Press Mentions
Mexico slaps billionaire's steel company with fine for stock manipulation
Zach Brez commented on market manipulation where an investor plots self-trades to boost volumes.
2/23/2018
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Meet The American Lawyer's Young Lawyer Editorial Board
Josh Sussberg was selected as a member of The American Lawyer's Young Lawyer Editorial Board.
2/22/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises IK Investment Partners on Closing of €550 Million IK Small Cap II Fund
2/22/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Wafra on joint venture to form Capital Constellation
2/21/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Selected as One of the “World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors”
2/21/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Payments Tech Provider NMI Acquires Creditcall
Kirkland advises a U.S. payments technology provider on its agreement to buy a payment gateway company.
2/20/2018
Press Releases
Scott Jones Joins Kirkland & Ellis to Launch Boston Office’s Tax Practice Group
2/16/2018
Benchmark Litigation | Awards & Rankings
Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards 2018
2/15/2018
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Business Lawyers 2018
2/15/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Adds Infrastructure Finance Partners Rohit Chaudhry and Roald Nashi in Washington, D.C.
2/15/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland Advises Wyndham Worldwide on Sale of European Vacation Rentals Business
2/15/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels LINN Energy on sale of west Texas properties for $119.5M
2/14/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Brigade Capital Alleges Insider Dealings at Cenveo
Kirkland counsels Cenveo regarding a bankruptcy matter.
2/13/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Cenveo Creditor Seeks Probe, Alleging Insider Deals At Co.
Kirkland represents Cenveo in its bankruptcy.
2/13/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Charming Charlie Gets OK To Poll Creditors On Ch. 11 Plan
Kirkland advises Charming Charlie regarding its Chapter 11 plan.
2/13/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Judge Clears Charming Charlie Plan Outline
Kirkland represents Charming Charlie in bankruptcy proceedings.
2/12/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents funds advised by Apax Partners on sale of Genex Services to Stone Point Capital
2/11/2018
The Am Law Daily | Press Mentions
Kirkland’s Hurst Wins, and Then He Wins Some More—How Does He Do It?
Jim Hurst discusses his trial strategy and practice.
2/8/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Grubhub on partnership with Yum! Brands and agreement to sell $200 million of common stock
2/8/2018
World Trademark Review | Awards & Rankings
WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2018
2/7/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Practice Group of the Year: Real Estate
Kirkland & Ellis is profiled as one of the top real estate firms of 2017. Scott Berger and Jonathan Schechter discuss the practice.
2/7/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Alteri Investors on the Acquisition of CBR Fashion Group
2/7/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Development Capital Resources in $750 Million Joint Venture with California Resources Corporation
2/7/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Indigo Natural Resources in $650 Million Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
2/7/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis represents tronc in the sale of the Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune
2/7/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland Counsels Cyanco International in Acquisition Agreement with Cerberus Capital Management Affiliate
2/6/2018
Global Restructuring Review | Press Mentions
Canadian court extends Toys “R” Us’ protection amid US store closures row
Kirkland advises Toys R Us on the company's bankruptcy.
2/6/2018
Press Releases
Leading Private Equity Attorney Jennifer Perkins Joins Kirkland & Ellis LLP
2/5/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Practice Group of the Year: Securities
Kirkland & Ellis is profiled as one of the top securities firms of 2017. Paul Clement, Matthew Solum and Mark Filip discuss the practice.
2/2/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Envelope Maker Cenveo Files Ch. 11, Hopes To Shed $700M
Kirkland advises Cenveo regarding its bankruptcy.
2/2/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Bain Capital on Acquisition of Bugaboo
2/2/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises GTCR and Regatta in Strategic Investment in Resonetics
2/1/2018
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
Hire Power
The team of investigations and government enforcement attorneys Asheesh Goel, Zachary Brez, Kim Nemirow, Cori Lable and Marcus Thompson, is mentioned as one of the most significant lateral moves of 2017.
2/1/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels on creation of Valence Media -- a new diversified media company
1/31/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Värde on preferred stock investment in Lilis Energy
1/31/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Vine Oil & Gas on exchange of Haynesville Basin assets with GEP
1/31/2018
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Largest Bankruptcy Filings of 2017
1/31/2018
Turnarounds & Workouts | Awards & Rankings
Most Successful Restructurings of 2017
1/31/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Toys R Us Ch. 11 Landlord Deal Could Be Model For Retailers
Kirkland represents Toys R Us in proceedings related to its bankruptcy.
1/30/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Ultra Petroleum on cooperation agreement with Fir Tree Partners to add new directors
1/29/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Comvest Credit Partners in closing its Fourth Direct Lending Fund
1/26/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Practice Group of the Year: Private Equity
Kirkland & Ellis is profiled as one of the top private equity firms of 2017. Jon Ballis discusses the practice.
1/26/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Judge Clears Cobalt International's Bidding Procedures
Kirkland represents Cobalt in bankruptcy proceedings.
1/26/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Judge OKs Cobalt's $500M Pact With Sonangol For Oil Blocks
Kirkland represents Cobalt in bankruptcy proceedings.
1/25/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Sentinel on $2.15B and $460M funds closings
1/25/2018
Managing Intellectual Property | Press Mentions
U.S. Patent Litigation Trends to Watch in 2018
Chris Mizzo discussed district court patent trends to watch out for in 2018.
1/23/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Practice Group of the Year: Energy
Kirkland & Ellis is profiled as one of the top energy firms of 2017. Andrew Calder and Anthony Speier discuss the practice.
1/23/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Expands M&A Practice with Hire of Leading Corporate Attorney Eric Schiele in New York
1/22/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Practice Group of the Year: International Trade
Kirkland & Ellis is profiled as one of the top international trade firms of 2017. Mario Mancuso and Gregg LoCascio discuss the practice.
1/19/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Warburg Pincus on $150M capital commitment to Stronghold Energy II
1/18/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 Practice Group of the Year: Bankruptcy
Kirkland & Ellis is profiled as one of the top bankruptcy firms of 2017. Anup Sathy and Edward Sassower discuss the practice.
1/18/2018
Bloomberg BNA | Press Mentions
Kirkland Pro Bono Case Exposes Loophole in Illinois FOI Law
Jeffery Lula commented on a pro bono case involving a Freedom of Information request.
1/18/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Wyndham Worldwide on acquisition of La Quinta’s franchise and management businesses for $1.95 billion
1/16/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels EIG on USA Compression Partners investment
1/16/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Warburg Pincus on investment in SemGroup deal
1/16/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Spectrum Brands Holdings on sale of Global Consumer Battery Business to Energizer Holdings for approximately $2 billion
1/16/2018
Law360 | Awards & Rankings
Practice Groups of the Year 2017
1/15/2018
Vanguard | Press Mentions
Ground for a rewarding legal life
Paul Tanaka's career was highlighted, as well as the valuable role that environmental transactions attorneys play.
1/12/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Cobalt International Seeks Bidding Procedures Approval
Kirkland counsels Cobalt Energy in bankruptcy proceedings.
1/11/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Charming Charlie Gets Final DIP OK Over Landlord Concerns
Kirkland represents Charming Charlie in bankruptcy proceedings.
1/11/2018
The Deal | Press Mentions
Charming Charlie Wins Final DIP Approval
Kirkland counsels Charming Charlie regarding its bankruptcy.
1/10/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Clearlake Capital on acquisition of Perforce Software from Summit Partners
1/10/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents New Mountain Capital and ACA Compliance on sale to Starr Investment Holdings
1/10/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Peak Rock Capital in closing $1.3B Fund II
1/9/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Charming Charlie Says Committee DIP Issues Are Resolved
Kirkland represents Charming Charlie in bankruptcy court.
1/8/2018
Press Releases
Christian Atwood Joins Kirkland & Ellis as Corporate Partner in Boston
1/8/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland advises Lucid II Management and Jefferies on $1.6B sale of Lucid II by Lucid Energy Group
1/5/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Francisco Partners in Take-Private of Connecture, Inc.
1/5/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Boardriders on acquisition of Billabong
1/4/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Charming Charlie Landlords Oppose Lease Rejection Plans
Kirkland represents Charming Charlie in its bankruptcy.
1/3/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises NPAC Holdings on Sale of Powerflute
1/3/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Vector Capital in Restructuring of Vector’s Funds II and III and affiliated vehicles for approximately $450 Million
1/3/2018
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents Morgan Stanley, Financial Advisor to SCANA in Connection with its Merger with Dominion Energy for $14.6 Billion
1/2/2018
The American Lawyer | Awards & Rankings
Litigation Department of the Year 2018
1/2/2018
Law360 | Press Mentions
Vector Capital Inks $450M Deal To Restructure PE Funds
Kirkland served as legal counsel to Vector Capital in its agreement to restructure two of its investment funds with affiliates of Goldman Sachs, as well as Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC.
1/1/2018
The American Lawyer | Press Mentions
The American Lawyer's Litigators of the Year
Jim Hurst is profiled as one of the most successful trial litigators of 2017.
12/31/2017
Bloomberg | Awards & Rankings
Global Legal Advisory Mergers & Acquisitions Rankings 2017
12/31/2017
mergermarket | Awards & Rankings
League Tables of Legal Advisers to Global M&A 2017
12/31/2017
Thomson Reuters | Awards & Rankings
Mergers & Acquisitions Review: Legal Advisors 2017
12/29/2017
The Financial Times | Press Mentions
U.S. retail’s turbulent relationship with private equity
Josh Sussberg discussed a short-term financing deal in client Toys R Us' bankruptcy.
12/27/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Alta Marcellus Development on acquirement of Ultra Petroleum's asset for $115M
12/22/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
PaperWorks to Cut $275 Million in Debt
Kirkland & Ellis advises PaperWorks Industries Inc. in its restructuring support agreement.
12/21/2017
S&P Global Market Intelligence | Press Mentions
Bankrupt retailers reorganize at a record rate in 2017
Josh Sussberg commented on an uptick in retail industry bankruptcies ending in reorganization rather than liquidation.
12/21/2017
Crain's New York Business | Awards & Rankings
Leading Women Lawyers in New York City 2018
12/21/2017
The M&A Advisor | Awards & Rankings
Turnaround Awards 2018
12/20/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 MVP: Sara Zablotney
Sara Zablotney is profiled as a leading tax attorney.
12/20/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 MVP: Sarkis Jebejian
Sarkis Jebejian is profiled as a leading mergers & acquisitions attorney.
12/20/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
GTCR's Ceba-Tech to Sniff Out Specialty Chemical Targets
Kirkland provided legal counsel to GTCR in its acquisition of a minority stake in Flavor Producers.
12/20/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis advises Venado in $765 million acquisition of Eagle Ford Shale assets of Cabot Oil & Gas
12/19/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 MVP: Dale Cendali
Dale Cendali is profiled as a leading media and entertainment attorney.
12/19/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 MVP: Mario Mancuso
Mario Mancuso is profiled as a leading international trade attorney.
12/19/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis advises LINN Energy in sale of Oklahoma Waterflood and Texas Panhandle properties for $122 million
12/19/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland advises EQT in the formation and fundraising of EQT Credit Opportunities III
12/18/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 MVP: Daniel Wolf
Daniel Wolf is profiled as a leading M&A attorney.
12/18/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 MVP: Peter Martelli
Peter Martelli is profiled as a leading private equity attorney.
12/18/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Cayan on its sale to TSYS for approximately $1.05 billion
12/18/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Warburg Pincus on equity commitment in ATX Energy Partners
12/18/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
MLB, Cubs Want Out Of Fan's Foul Ball Blindness Suit
Kirkland & Ellis advises the Chicago Cubs in a lawsuit related to the Illinois Baseball Facility Liability Act.
12/15/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland advises EIG on investment in Rosehill
12/14/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 MVP: Nicole Greenblatt
Nicole Greenblatt is profiled as a leading restructuring attorney.
12/14/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Cobalt Hits Ch. 11, Seeks To Stall Securities Litigation
Kirkland represents Cobalt in its bankruptcy.
12/14/2017
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
Cobalt International Energy Files for Bankruptcy
Kirkland represents Cobalt in its bankruptcy.
12/13/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Charming Charlie's DIP Plans Get Interim OK In Delaware
Kirkland represents Charming Charlie in bankruptcy court.
12/13/2017
RetailDIVE | Press Mentions
The running list of 2017 retail apocalypse victims
Kirkland advised Charming Charlie, True Religion Apparel, Toys R Us, Gymboree, Payless, Rue21, BCBG Max Azria and The Limited in 2017.
12/12/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
2017 MVP: Andrew Calder
Andrew Calder is profiled as a leading energy attorney.
12/12/2017
Financial Times | Press Mentions
North America Innovative Lawyers 2017
Kirkland & Ellis is named one of the top five most innovative North American law firms and legal service providers.
12/12/2017
Financial Times | Awards & Rankings
North America Innovative Lawyers Report 2017
12/11/2017
Law360 | Awards & Rankings
MVPs of the Year 2017
12/11/2017
WSJ Pro Private Equity | Press Mentions
Retail Chain Charming Charlie Seeks Bankruptcy Protection
Kirkland is legal adviser to Charming Charlie.
12/7/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Vitruvian Partners on the Acquisition of Technogroup
12/6/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Toys R Us' $90M Worker Incentive Plan Gets Judge's OK
Kirkland represents Toys R Us in bankruptcy court.
12/5/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Marguerite on Closing of €700 million Second Fund
12/5/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Oaktree on acquisition of NAPEC
12/1/2017
Financier Worldwide | Press Mentions
Annual Review: Private Equity & Venture Capital 2017
Adam Larson commented on private equity energy dealmaking in the United States over the last 12 to 18 months.
12/1/2017
KPLR St. Louis | Press Mentions
Attorneys argue Rams relocation lawsuit in St. Louis
Andrew Kassof was quoted from court transcripts regarding the guidelines of the Rams' move from St. Louis to Los Angeles.
12/1/2017
St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Press Mentions
Attorneys for Rams file motion to derail St. Louis' case
Andrew Kassof was quoted from court transcripts regarding the guidelines of the Rams' move from St. Louis to Los Angeles.
12/1/2017
The BTI Consulting Group | Awards & Rankings
BTI Client Service A-Team 2018
12/1/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Adds Leading Investment Funds Lawyers Erica Berthou and Jordan Murray to New York Office
12/1/2017
CBS St. Louis | Press Mentions
NFL Met St. Louis In Court Today Over Rams Relocation Controversy
Andrew Kassof was quoted from court transcripts regarding the guidelines of the Rams' move from St. Louis to Los Angeles.
11/30/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland counsels Bernhard Capital Partners on purchase of three infrastructure management companies
11/29/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Rhône on strategic partnership with Eurazeo
11/29/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Toys R Us Asks To Delay Closures For Holiday Season
Kirkland represents Toys R Us in bankruptcy court.
11/28/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland Represents HCI Equity Partners in Closing Fund V Above $400M Target
11/27/2017
MediaPost | Press Mentions
Barracuda Networks Is Going Private in $1.6 Billion Deal
Kirkland represented Thoma Bravo in its acquisition of Barracuda Networks.
11/27/2017
The Deal | Press Mentions
Thoma Bravo Beefs Up Security With Barracuda
Kirkland represented Thoma Bravo in its acquisition of Barracuda Networks.
11/27/2017
Mergers & Acquisitions | Press Mentions
Thoma Bravo bets large on tech, buying email encryption provider Barracuda
Kirkland represented Thoma Bravo in its acquisition of Barracuda Networks.
11/27/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Wilson Sonsini Guides Barracuda’s $1.6B Sale To PE Firm
Kirkland represented Thoma Bravo in its acquisition of Barracuda Networks.
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
11/20/2017
Bloomberg | Press Mentions
Silicon Valley's Chinese Backers Are Under Threat in Congress
Mario Mancuso discussed government efforts to raise the tech community’s awareness of the national security dimensions of some foreign investment.
11/20/2017
Legaltech News | Press Mentions
The Shareability Factor: Are Patent Pools Useful for Blockchain Innovation?
Joe Loy commented on the benefits of starting a blockchain patent pool early and the potential for pools to stifle innovation.
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
11/14/2017
CTFN | Press Mentions
New CFIUS Legislation Suggests Sweeping Changes
Mario Mancuso commented on newly proposed legislation that aims to broaden the power and scope of CFIUS.
11/13/2017
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | Press Mentions
Forty Under 40 2017
Chad Husnick was profiled as a leading young restructuring attorney.
11/13/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland represents Blackstone on investment in Cloverleaf Cold Storage
11/11/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Advises Bonanza Creek Energy in Gathering and Processing Agreement with Cureton Front Range
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.
11/9/2017
The Am Law Litigation Daily | Press Mentions
Litigators of the Week: Kirkland Duo Delivers Big for Honeywell
Winn Allen and Craig Primis' win on appeal for Honeywell was discussed.
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
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
American Bankruptcy Institute | Awards & Rankings
40 Under 40 2017
10/10/2017
Law360 | Press Mentions
Illinois Powerhouse: Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland is profiled as one of the leading law firms 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
10/3/2017
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.
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.
9/14/2017
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.
9/8/2017
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
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
New York Law Journal | Awards & Rankings
Litigation Department of the Year: Intellectual Property
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
The Deal | Press Mentions
Symantec Sells Website Security Unit to Thoma Bravo's DigiCert
Kirkland was counsel to Thoma Bravo and DigiCert in the purchase of Symantec Corp.'s website security business.
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.
7/28/2017
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
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