M&A Group Of The Year: Kirkland & Ellis

Law360, New York (January 7, 2014, 5:42 PM EST) -- The combination of creative minds working at Kirkland & Ellis LLP helped it close a series of complicated deals in 2013, including 3G Capital Management LLC's $28 billion acquisition of H.J. Heinz Co. and Clearwire Corp.'s $3.6 billion sale to Sprint Nextel Corp., landing the firm among Law360's M&A Practice Groups of the Year.

Kirkland & Ellis partner David Fox told Law360 that by thinking outside the box and not being weighed down by following market precedents in 2013, the firm was able to get creative...
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