Environmental Group Of The Year: Kirkland & Ellis

Law360, New York (January 26, 2011, 4:51 PM EST) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP's environmental litigators won a sweeping appellate victory for Dow Chemical Co. in the Rocky Flats radioactive waste case last year, while its transactional team smoothed the path out of bankruptcy for two chemical companies, earning the firm a spot among Law360's Environmental Groups of 2010.

“What we've been able to do is combine a lot of subdisciplines within environmental law,” said Walter Lohmann, the head of Kirkland's environmental transactional practice group. “What we've succeeded in doing is to bring all of the...
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