McDermott Snags Kirkland Energy Transaction Pro

Law360, New York (August 8, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT) -- McDermott Will & Emery LLP said Monday that it had lured to its New York office a former Kirkland & Ellis LLP energy attorney whose transaction and restructuring expertise should bolster the firm before a forecasted rise in energy project bankruptcies.

Iskender H. “Alex” Catto — who helped represent Constellation Energy Group Inc. in its pending $7.9 billion acquisition by Exelon Corp. — has joined McDermott's energy advisory practice group, the firm said.

His move to McDermott comes in advance of an expected wave of Chapter...
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