Kirkland, the report states, “has firmly established a leading M&A practice with a particular renown in the oilfield services industry, where his grasp of the business paradigm and his knack for sealing deals regularly puts him in the middle of front-page transactions.”
The energy sector was an M&A hotspot in 2011, the Law360 article states, as investors and developers pursued massive shale plays in the U.S., “in turn causing a surge in demand for infrastructure and oilfield service companies. During the past year, Kirkland represented energy service giants John Wood Group PLC, Schlumberger Ltd. and offshore driller Pride International Inc.
The Law360 feature on Kirkland is available here.
Additional background on Kirkland is available here.
Background on the firm’s M&A practice is available here.
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