Kirkland & Ellis Picks Up Mayer Brown Tax Whiz

Law360, New York (August 8, 2017, 1:47 PM EDT) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP has picked up a Mayer Brown LLP partner for its Chicago tax practice, the firm announced on Monday.

Lee Morlock, who had been with Mayer Brown since right out of law school, is expert in helping companies minimize their tax bills on cross-border deals, particularly acquisitions, real estate deals, private equity deal, and project finance investments.

Kirkland executive committee Chairman Jeffrey Hammes said in a statement that the firm's clients “face increasingly complex tax issues.”

And Chicago office tax partner Todd Maynes...
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