Kirkland & Ellis LLP
|Kirkland & Ellis LLP|
|Employees||Approximately 1,500 lawyers in varying practice areas|
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a law firm that has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., and abroad in Hong Kong, London and Munich. It is one of the biggest law firms in the U.S., with $1.4 billion in revenue.
In 2010, U.S. News & World Report ranked Kirkland & Ellis in the top tier of U.S. law firms in the mergers-and-acquisitions law category. 
BP retained Kirkland & Ellis to represent the company in litigation over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
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Practice areas include:
- Corporate and Tax Law
- Intellectual Property
- Overview. Kirkland & Ellis.
- Tide of oil spill lawsuits begins to rise. Chicago Tribune.
- Law Firms' Newest Worry: U.S. News. New York Times Dealbook.
- Kirkland & Ellis is to Represent BP in Big-Ticket Oil Spill Litigation. ABA Journal.