Class Action Group Of The Year: Kirkland & Ellis

Law360, New York (January 26, 2012, 10:07 PM EST) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP's skilled trial attorneys beat back large, long-running class actions against clients Raytheon Co., The Dow Chemical Co. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., earning them a spot among Law360's Class Action Practice Groups of 2011.

Kirkland attorneys have been involved in class action defense for more than four decades, since the creation of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation in 1968. Today, litigators at the firm have experience in MDLs and class actions in a number of industries, including the tobacco, radiation, pharmaceutical,...
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