By J. Edward Moreno (April 19, 2021, 1:33 PM EDT) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP has opened an office in Austin, making it the latest BigLaw firm to expand its presence in Texas.
The office will be launched by four partners who are relocating from offices across the country, the firm announced Monday. Jon A. Ballis, chairman of Kirkland's executive committee, described the move as putting the firm "in a dynamic city at the center of exciting changes in the infrastructure, technology and energy sectors."
"Our lawyers in Texas have built an outstanding platform and vibrant presence in the state," Ballis said in a statement. "We look forward to becoming an integral...
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