Tax MVP: Kirkland & Ellis' Steven Clemens

Law360, New York (December 18, 2013, 5:25 PM EST) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP attorney Steven Clemens' role in analyzing the tax implications of 3G Capital Partners Ltd.’s $28 billion acquisition of H.J. Heinz Co. and the $665 million purchase of investment banking firm Duff & Phelps Corp. led by private equity firm Carlyle Group LP secured his spot among Law360's 2013 Tax MVPs.

Clemens, who has been with Kirkland since 1997, said those two deals are indicative of the firm's recent push to be a larger presence in public mergers and acquisitions. In both deals, Clemens provided clients...
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