Curtis Grabs Kirkland Bankruptcy Atty In NY

Law360, New York (March 8, 2011, 7:43 PM EST) -- Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP announced Friday that it had snagged Kirkland & Ellis LLP bankruptcy attorney Michael Cohen, who joins the firm's New York office as partner.

Cohen, who represented debtors in formal bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructuring at Kirkland, said he was attracted to Curtis by the potential to broaden his practice to include creditors, distressed investors and parties looking to acquire assets out of Chapter 11.

“I had been exposed to Curtis while working at Kirkland, and knew their reputation to be...
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