Kirkland Pulls In Wilson Sonsini Finance Partner

Law360, New York (April 28, 2011, 7:17 PM EDT) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP said Monday it had snagged former Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC partner Christopher Kirkham to boost its debt finance practice in San Francisco.

Jeffrey C. Hammes, chairman of Kirkland’s global management executive committee, praised Kirkham as a highly respected attorney with hefty experience across a wide variety of finance and capital market matters.

“He is a natural fit for our existing debt finance group, and an important addition for our growing West Coast practice,” Hammes said.

Kirkham, 41, joined Kirkland on...
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