Rising Star: Kirkland's Daniel Wolf

Law360, New York (March 17, 2011, 3:04 PM EDT) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner Daniel Wolf 's work with Avis Budget Group Inc. in its $1.52 billion bid to acquire Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc., and his representation of ABB Ltd. in its $4.2 billion purchase of Baldor Electric Co., have earned him a spot on Law360's list of five M&A lawyers under 40 to watch.

Avis' bid and preemptive antitrust filings by Wolf helped it overcome a competing bid by Hertz Global Holdings Inc., even after a judge in Delaware turned aside a suit...
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