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KIRKLAND AND ELLIS INTERNATIONAL LLP

901 MAIN STREET, DALLAS, TX 75202, USA
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Work +1 214 972 1770
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Fax +1 214 972 1771

Michael Considine

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Work +1 214-972-1664
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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Michael Considine is one of the founding partners of the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Michael represents clients in connection with significant corporate events, focusing on cross-border M&A, carve-out divestitures, joint ventures and private equity investments. Michael helps clients create innovative commercial solutions to complex business and legal issues. His experience spans a variety of industries, including consumer products, energy, manufacturing, real estate, software and technology.


United States: Industry focus

Energy: transactions: oil and gas

Within: Energy: transactions: oil and gas

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is instructed by public and private companies, investment banks, private equity firms and hedge funds in transactions in the power, renewables and infrastructure sectors, and has experience across the spectrum of upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas matters. Andrew Calder and Anthony Speier jointly head the practice from the Houston office, which also includes David Castro, William Benitez and John Pitts, who specialize in energy-sector corporate transactions. Douglas Bacon and Sean Wheeler, the latter of whom joined the team from Latham & Watkins LLP, advised Rowan Companies on its $12bn all-stock merger with Ensco. The team was considerably strengthened by a number of additional new arrivals in 2018: Kevin Crews, Ryan Gorsche and Benjamin Adelson joined from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLPMichael Considine and Alex Rose joined from Jones DayDilen Kumar was hired from Winston & Strawn LLPDavid Wheat joined from KPMG; Thomas Laughlin, Lanchi Huynh and Houston-based Julian Seiguer were brought on from Vinson & Elkins LLP; also in Houston, Chad Smith joined from Latham & Watkins LLP and Brooks Antweil joined from Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. All new arrivals are based in Dallas unless stated otherwise.

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