PE Firm Huntsman Gay Picks Up Partner From Kirkland

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 6:05 PM EDT) -- A Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner has been tapped for a new position at Palo Alto, Calif.-based private equity firm Huntsman Gay Global Capital and will leave the law firm at the end of this month, a Kirkland & Ellis spokeswoman confirmed to Law360 on Monday.

James Learner, who represented Huntsman Gay in several deals during his time in the private equity practice, will leave the field of law to become a managing partner at the company, according to a Friday report by Fortune. Learner, who...
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