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The newly released T.M.X Elmo is seen Tuesday September 19, 2006 in New York.
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‘Elmo’s Song’ Case Gives Kirkland Associate Chance to Shine

‘Elmo’s Song’ Case Gives Kirkland Associate Chance to Shine

By Perry Cooper, Bloomberg BNA Kirkland & Ellis LLP faced a conundrum in a pro bono case: how to efficiently distribute copyright royalty payments from composer Tony Geiss’s estate to 10 of New York’s largest charities over the next 70 years. Geiss is best known for writing “Elmo’s Song” and other music for “Sesame Street,”

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Top Kasowitz Partner is Joining Kirkland & Ellis

After 24 years with Kasowitz Benson Torres, Aaron Marks is parting ways for a global platform. Marks, whose clients have included AMC Networks and luxury fashion brand Coach, will join Kirkland & Ellis next Monday, he told Big Law Business. He joins with fellow Kasowitz partner Joshua Greenblatt, who had been with the firm since

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Kirkland’s Hunt for Roughly 245 Summer Associates in U.S.

It’s that time of year: law firm partners around the country are descending upon the nation’s top law schools in an attempt to lure the best students. Kirkland & Ellis — a 1,900-lawyer firm known for its commitment to recruiting — is sending as many as 14 attorneys per day to interview more than 900 law students


Kirkland & Ellis Hire Expands SEC Alumni Roster

Kirkland & Ellis LLP has snagged another former senior SEC official in Washington after taking on two of them earlier this year, the law firm said July 11. Alpa Patel became a partner at the firm following her departure from the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management, where she oversaw rulemaking on private

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Alex Acosta, Former Kirkland Lawyer, Is New Labor Nominee: Five Facts

On Thursday, President Donald Trump nominated a conservative alumnus of the law firm Kirkland & Ellis to be his Secretary of Labor: R. Alexander Acosta, dean of Florida International University College of Law. Acosta, who worked at Kirkland as an associate in the 1990s, was named a day after Andrew F. Puzder withdrew consideration for

LONDON - JULY 3: Maria Sharapova of Russia hugs her father Yuri as she celebrating winning the ladies final match against Serena Williams of USA at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship on July 3, 2004 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London. Sharapova won 6-1 6-4.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Who Made Partner at Kirkland, Covington, Goodwin and Curtis

One hundred and twelve lawyers have been promoted to partner at four major law firms, according to a collection of recent announcements. The large majority (81 of the lawyers) are non-equity partners at Kirkland & Ellis. Thirteen lawyers — mostly in Washington — were promoted to partner at Covington & Burling, while 15 were named partner

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Quintet of Facebook Lawyers Dispatched to Apologize to Judge

By Patricia Hurtado, Bloomberg News Days after a judge chastised a law firm representing Facebook Inc. for sending only a junior associate to court in a case alleging the company doesn’t do enough to deter terrorists, a team of five attorneys was dispatched to apologize. “Your honor, we hear you loud and clear, and we apologize.

Paul Clement, partner at Bancroft PLLC and former solicitor general of the United States, poses for a portrait in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, March 7, 2012. Photographer: Christopher Powers/Bloomberg

How the SCOTUS Firm Conservatives Love Got Acquired by Kirkland (in Two Weeks!)

The big news that everyone in the legal market is buzzing about today is Kirkland & Ellis’s mass hire of 17 lawyers from the Bancroft law firm, a prominent Washington, D.C. boutique specializing in arguing cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. The firm, founded by Viet D. Dinh, staffs the former U.S. Solicitor General Paul