Kirkland & Ellis Welcomes Back Restructuring Pro

By Liz McKenzie (December 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Bankruptcy pro turned Wall Street lender James H.M. Sprayregen is returning to longtime employer Kirkland & Ellis LLP after nearly three years at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Sprayregen joins as a partner in the restructuring practice group and will work from the firm's Chicago and New York offices starting Dec. 12.

"I look forward to working with the talented lawyers at Kirkland and helping clients find solutions to their toughest financial problems," Sprayregen said.

As the co-head of Goldman Sachs' Americas restructuring group, he advised U.S. and international clients in restructuring and distressed situations. His work explored various aspects of restructuring...

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