Sbarro Bets Big On Kirkland To Guide 2nd Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 7:38 PM EDT) -- When it came time to steer Sbarro Holdings LLC through bankruptcy for the second time in less than three years, the restaurant chain's general counsel once again turned to Kirkland & Ellis LLP, making a high-stakes wager that the restructuring team's creativity and familiarity with Sbarro's inner workings would result in a short and smooth Chapter 11 ride.

Sbarro's decision to have Kirkland take the helm on its latest bankruptcy was prompted by the team's past successes in negotiating with parties that could cause trouble for...
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