Law firm Kirkland & Ellis LP has named Brian Greene as a partner in its debt finance practice group. Previously, Greene worked at Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP where he was a partner.
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 5, 2018 — Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Brian Greene has joined the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office as a partner in the Debt Finance Practice Group. Mr. Greene represents leading private and public entities in domestic and international project finance, energy and infrastructure projects, particularly in the United States and Latin America.
“Brian is a rising star in project finance with a strong track record of working with key players in the energy sector. He is another talented addition to our robust energy and infrastructure platforms,” said Jeffrey C. Hammes, Chairman of Kirkland’s Global Management Executive Committee.
Mr. Greene was previously a partner of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. He joins his former Norton Rose partner Rohit Chaudhry, who along with Roald Nashi, joined the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office last month.
Mr. Greene is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and Princeton University. He was named a project finance rising star by Law360 in 2017, and a Euromoney PLC LMG Rising Star in project finance in 2015 and 2016.
Kirkland’s Debt Finance Practice Group includes more than 175 attorneys across the Firm’s 13 offices representing borrowers and lenders in a variety of complex transactions. The team utilizes Kirkland’s deep experience across disciplines such as private equity, capital markets, restructuring and other areas, to advise on complex financings for equity investors, buyout sponsors and borrowers, among others.
The 200 lawyers in Kirkland’s Energy Practice Group have a strong presence in Houston, New York and Washington, D.C., and handle an array of sophisticated energy transactions and advisory engagements. Law360 recently recognized Kirkland as a 2017 Energy Practice Group of the Year, the second consecutive year that Kirkland was recognized in that category.
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Kirkland & Ellis is a global law firm with more than 2,000 attorneys representing clients in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions, restructuring, litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration, and intellectual property matters. The Firm has 13 offices around the world: Washington, D.C., Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco and Shanghai.