Jeffrey C. Hammes Re-elected Chairman of Kirkland & Ellis' Global Management Executive Committee

CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Jeffrey C. Hammes has been elected to serve a second three-year term as Chairman of the Firm's Global Management Executive Committee. Mr. Hammes became Chairman in 2010 and his second term will start in February 2013.

Mr. Hammes' first term as Chairman was marked by many important initiatives including strategic lateral hiring and the Firm's significant expansion in Asia.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a 1,500-attorney law firm representing global clients in complex corporate, litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration, intellectual property and technology, restructuring and tax matters. The Firm has offices in Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C.

SOURCE Kirkland & Ellis LLP


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