M&A MVP: Kirkland's William Sorabella

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 4:01 PM EST) -- Burger King Holdings Inc. and 3G Capital Management LLC had a problem: They both wanted to get a deal done in the fall of 2010, but could not agree on a structure. Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner William B. Sorabella helped lead a team with an innovative solution that cinched the $4 billion deal and earned him a spot on Law360’s list of M&A MVPs.

The private equity group had identified the Burger King fast food chain's parent company as a potential acquisition target as early...
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