Kirkland & Ellis Picks Up Former US Attorney Garcia

Law360, New York (January 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Former U.S. Attorney Michael J. Garcia, the latest public sector crossover to team up with Kirkland & Ellis LLP, will join the firm's litigation practice group as a partner in its New York office.

Garcia, who served as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2005 to 2008, is returning to private practice after nearly two decades in government service. He will officially start with Kirkland & Ellis on Feb. 2.

Garcia said he was drawn to Kirkland's superb reputation for litigation as...
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