Bankruptcy Group Of The Year: Kirkland & Ellis

Law360, New York (January 14, 2011, 5:58 PM EST) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP's restructuring group counseled several clients reorganizing massive debt loads toward successful emergence from bankruptcy in 2010, including hundreds of General Growth Properties Inc. affiliates holding $15 billion in debt, earning the firm a place among Law360's Bankruptcy Groups of 2010.

The group's other notable achievements in 2010 included work for Flying J Inc. and chemical companies Chemtura Corp. and Tronox Inc.

The practice group's co-leaders, Rick Cieri and James Sprayregen, attributed Kirkland's ability to juggle so many large-scale, complex restructurings to its...
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