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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

300 NORTH LASALLE, CHICAGO, IL 60654, USA
Tel:
Work +1 312 862 2000
Fax:
Fax +1 312 862 2200
Web:
www.kirkland.com

Rachel Cantor

Tel:
Work +1 312-862-3367
Email:
Web:
www.kirkland.com
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Position

Rachel’s practice focuses on the tax aspects of complex business transactions including domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and leveraged buyouts, as well as joint ventures, recapitalizations, and debt and equity restructurings. She has worked on numerous private equity, LBO, and merger and acquisition transactions ranging from several million dollars to several billion dollars for clients including: Madison Dearborn Partners, Audax Group, Wind Point Partners, Levine Leichtman and Accel KKR.

Education

University of Chicago Law School, J.D., with Honors; Comment Editor, University of Chicago Law Review; Yale University, B.S., Computer Science, cum laude.


United States: Tax

US taxes: contentious

Within: US taxes: contentious

The team at Kirkland & Ellis LLP advises clients on a range of tax controversy matters, from pre-audit planning, to audit through administrative appeals and post-appeal mediation. Todd Maynes focuses on the tax litigation aspects of bankruptcies and debt restructurings. Collaborating with Natalie Keller, he secured a favorable decision for WR Grace in a bankruptcy court litigation, seeking a multimillion-dollar refund from the IRS of excess interest collected by the IRS on an income tax deficiency. Rachel Cantor and JoAnne Nagjee are other key names. All named attorneys are based in Chicago.

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