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Kirkland & Ellis

Labor & Employment

Band 4District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Renowned corporate firm with a strong focus on transactional labor and employment counseling. Experienced with advising a wide range of clients, including those in the retail, healthcare, technology and private equity sectors. Often sought to provide bankruptcy-related employment advice including on Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act compliance.


A client says: "It is a very service-oriented practice."

Another source reports: "The firm really provides superior counsel."

"This team is impressive on technical legal arguments and positions, taking into account the particular makeups of the applicable courts," notes an interviewee.

Work highlights

Advised PGA of America on all employment matters, including those related to the relocation of its corporate headquarters from Palm Beach, Florida to Frisco, Texas.

Notable practitioners

Partner Michael Schulman is a key contact.

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