When Chicago-based Kirkland & Ellis opened an office in Houston two years ago, the law firm's first hires focused on energy-related corporate law, securities, mergers, acquisitions and corporate governance.
On Monday, the firm announced it was launching a tax practice group. Chad McCormick joined the firm as a partner to help build the new group. Before the move, McCormick was a partner in the Houston office of Baker Botts.
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