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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.
9/20/2017
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.
9/13/2017
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
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
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.
7/22/2017
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.
7/19/2017
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
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.
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
Private Equity Wire | Awards & Rankings
Private Equity Wire Global Awards 2017
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.
5/22/2017
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Opens Boston Office
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.
11/15/2016
The Lawyer | Awards & Rankings
Global Litigation Top 50
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