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Summary: Rainmaking lawyer James Hurst leaves one large Chicago firm for another. You know you’ve hit that sweet spot in your legal career when you make a lateral move and your steps of departure echo throughout the country. As we’ve…>read moreNo Comment December 13, 2014
Summary: Kirkland & Ellis has announced that James Hurst has joined the law firm in Chicago from Winston & Strawn. Kirkland & Ellis has added the chair of Winston & Strawn’s litigation practice, James Hurst, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. Hurst…>read moreNo Comment December 11, 2014
Summary: Leading corporate attorney Graham White has joined Fried Frank as the head of its European private equity practice, the law firm announced on Monday. White will also take over as managing partner of the London office of the firm.…>read moreNo Comment October 14, 2014
Summary: Weil Gotshal & Manges announced this week that noted bankruptcy attorney Ray Schrock has left Kirkland & Ellis to join Weil’s New York office as a partner. The news release by the firm noted that Shrock is expected to…>read moreNo Comment September 26, 2014
Summary: Kirkland & Ellis makes two key hires for its Global Restructuring Practice group in Hong Kong, enhancing their market positioning in Asia. Kirkland & Ellis announced this week of two key hires in its Global Restructuring Practice in Hong…>read moreNo Comment September 12, 2014
The law firm of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP has been able to pry Ray Schrock from rival firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP, according to The Wall Street Journal. Schrock will join the firm as a partner and will hold…>read moreNo Comment August 8, 2014
The rankings are out. For the twelfth year in a row, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz headed Vault Law’s list of the most prestigious law firms in the country. But it was a horse race. Let’s get to the stats.…>read moreNo Comment June 19, 2014
Stephen Lucas was plucked from Linklaters in 2011 by Weil Gotshal & Manges for a hefty compensation package that totaled $3.9 million, according to The Lawyer. Now, with his three-year deal ending, Lucas set his sights on more. Kirkland &…>read moreNo Comment May 23, 2014
The elite law firms in the country saw profits per partner rise by 5.5 percent in 2013 and per-lawyer revenue increased by 4.1 percent, according to a report in the New York Times. The New York Times cited the latest…>read moreNo Comment April 29, 2014
Global law firm, Kirkland & Ellis LLP has announced expansion of its corporate practice with the addition of one more office in the U.S. The new office in Houston is the law firm’s seventh in the U.S. and twelfth, internationally.…>read moreNo Comment April 28, 2014
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