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Alexandra Mihalas

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Alexandra Mihalas is a partner in the Firm's employee benefits practice. Her practice focuses primarily on transactional ERISA matters for private and public companies, with a particular emphasis on acquisitions and sales by venture capital and other private equity funds, and the ERISA issues that arise in complex bankruptcy restructurings. Alexandra also advises clients regarding legal compliance of qualified and non-qualified defined benefit and defined contribution plans and employee welfare benefit plans.

United States: Labor and employment

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Within: Next generation lawyers

Alexandra Mihalas - Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Within: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

The 15-partner team at Kirkland & Ellis LLP is regularly involved in high-profile corporate transactions, which recently included acting for Caesars Entertainment in relation to its $18bn Chapter 11 restructuring proceeding; New York-based Scott Price and Chicago-based Jeffrey Quinn led that matter. Also in Chicago, Michael Falk acted for Boeing in its $4.3bn acquisition of KLX, advised Tenneco on its $5.4bn acquisition of Federal-Mogul, and also acted for private equity firms GTCR and Sycamore Partners in relation to a £1.1bn stake acquisition in CommerceHub. In addition, Alexandra Mihalas acted for Ainsworth Pet Nutrition in its $1.9bn sale to The JM Smucker Company. Boston’s Katherine Coverdale was recently made partner, and Matthew Antinossi in Chicago is also recommended.

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