Mr Gregory Gallagher > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
300 NORTH LASALLE
CHICAGO, IL 60654
United States

Position

Greg’s practice focuses primarily on domestic and international transactional tax matters. In the domestic area, Greg has advised clients on a wide variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, IPOs, joint ventures, debt restructurings, bankruptcy and general tax planning. He also regularly advises clients on tax aspects of complex cross-border transactions.

Education

University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, 1997, Harno Fellow, Associate Editor, Law Review; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., University Honors, 1994.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

(Next Generation Partners)

Gregory GallagherKirkland & Ellis LLP

The internationally renowned team at Kirkland & Ellis LLP works with a broad spectrum of industry leaders on the full gamut of tax matters. The team is especially known for its prolific Chapter 11 restructuring capabilities, as well as its involvement in numerous big-ticket M&A transactions and investment fund formations. The practice is jointly headed up by Chicago-based Todd Maynes, a debt restructuring and tax litigation specialist, and New York-based Dean Shulman, a highly experienced advisor in all manner of transaction structuring mandates. Also in New York, Sara Zablotney is recognized for her capabilities in big-ticket transactions, with recent highlights including a series of high-value acquisitions for some of the country’s leading private equity firms. Gregory Gallagher and Mike Carew are noted for their respective strengths in domestic and cross-border deal structuring, while New York-based David Grenker focuses on restructurings, and public and private debt issuances. The Chicago-based William Levy possesses decades of experience in real estate transactions, restructurings and corporate reorganizations. In recent months, the firm has been on a significant hiring streak, with notable recent additions including the REIT-focused Mark Schwed from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in April 2021 and the renewable energy tax specialist Sophia Han from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in May 2021. All named lawyers are based in Chicago unless noted otherwise.