Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Employees Approximately 1,500 lawyers in varying practice areas
Products Legal firm

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.[1] It is one of the biggest law firms in the U.S., with $1.4 billion in revenue.[2]

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. [3]


BP retained Kirkland & Ellis to represent the company in litigation over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.[4]

Products and Services

Practice areas include:

  • Litigation
  • Corporate and Tax Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Restructuring

Key People


  1. Overview. Kirkland & Ellis.
  2. Tide of oil spill lawsuits begins to rise. Chicago Tribune.
  3. Law Firms' Newest Worry: U.S. News. New York Times Dealbook.
  4. Kirkland & Ellis is to Represent BP in Big-Ticket Oil Spill Litigation. ABA Journal.