Duane Morris Starts Europe PE Practice With Ex-Kirkland Atty

Law360, New York (May 14, 2012, 6:27 PM EDT) -- A cross-border corporate transactional attorney who specializes in private equity deals has left Kirkland & Ellis LLP and joined Duane Morris LLP in London to launch the firm's European private equity practice, Duane Morris said Monday.

Pierfrancesco Carbone, previously a private equity corporate attorney with Kirkland, will work in Duane Morris' corporate practice group in London and oversee the rollout of its European private equity practice, the firm said.

Carbone is U.S.-based Duane Morris' first private equity hire outside of the U.S. and Asia. The firm...
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