Real Estate Group Of The Year: Kirkland & Ellis

Law360, New York (January 12, 2012, 6:45 PM EST) -- Bolstered by a series of high-profile additions, Kirkland & Ellis LLP's real estate group advised Anglo Irish Bank Corp. on the blockbuster sale of its $9.5 billion U.S. real estate portfolio and repeatedly closed complex equity deals in a handful of days, earning it a place among Law360's Real Estate Groups of 2011.

Kirkland added several seasoned partners to its real estate group, most notably the team of Scott Berger, Jonathan Schechter and Andrew Shiner from White & Case LLP, which joined Kirkland in June. The...
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