David Fox is leaving after more than 20 years with Skadden. He is joined by Daniel E. Wolf.
According to Fox:
Daniel and I are energized by this unique opportunity to grow our practices. While we will always fondly remember our time at Skadden, we are very excited by the prospect of collaborating with the many talented lawyers at Kirkland to take its M&A practice to the next level.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a Chicago-based law firm that practices in the US and internationally. As of 2008, it was the seventh largest law firm in the US and the 11th largest in the world by revenue. It has offices in New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Munich, Hong Kong, and Palo Alto.