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Bernick To Leave Kirkland Ellis for Philip Morris
David Bernick, a senior partner at Kirkland & Ellis and leader of its litigation practice, will be leaving the firm to become senior vice president and general counsel at Philip Morris. Bernick has been with Kirkland & Ellis for 31 years. He starts his new position March 1 and will be based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
“I have spent my entire career at Kirkland & Ellis and I am proud to have contributed to the growth and success of one of the top law firms,” Bernick said in a press release. “I will remain close to my many friends and colleagues at the Firm, but I look forward to pursuing new challenges during the next phase of my career with Philip Morris International.”
Kirkland employs approximately 1,500 lawyers with offices in 10 cities around the world.Bernick To Leave Kirkland Ellis for Philip Morris by joshua