Real Estate MVP: Kirkland & Ellis' Stephen Tomlinson

Law360, New York (November 17, 2011, 5:45 PM EST) -- When Anglo Irish Bank Corp. decided to shed its U.S. commercial property loan portfolio, it looked to Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner Stephen Tomlinson to assist in one of the largest sales of troubled commercial real estate assets since the financial crisis, helping him earn a spot on Law360's list of Real Estate MVPs.

Anglo Irish Bank's U.S. portfolio, valued at $9.5 billion, had a host of bidders seeking to buy the loans, related to 250 properties, that the bank had made during the height of the property boom. Tomlinson, who...
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