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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
2/15/2018
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
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
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.
12/29/2017
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.
12/20/2017
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
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
11/10/2017
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
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
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.
9/26/2017
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
8/14/2017
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
Law360 | Press Mentions
Judge Overturns Lengthy Debarment On DOD Food Contractor
Kirkland represents International Exports and its owners.
7/20/2017
San Francisco Business Times | Awards & Rankings
Corporate Philanthropists List
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
7/14/2017
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.
6/21/2017
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.
5/15/2017
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
4/26/2017
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
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.
3/28/2017
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
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.
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