North America Law Firm of the Year (Transactions)

“After sharing the 2009 title of North America Law Firm of the Year for transactions with Clifford Chance, Kirkland & Ellis proved its recognition was no fluke with an even stronger performance in 2010. Overall, the firm advised on more than $40 billion in transaction in 2010 and saw an overall increase in activity over 2009, when the mammoth GGP deal accounted for much of its volume.

Led by Stephen Tomlinson in New York, Kirkland & Ellis was in the thick of some of 2010’s biggest deals.”

This article appeared in its entirety in the March 1, 2011 edition of Private Equity Real Estate.