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Drafting as Negotiation


Speaker(s): Kevin L. Morris, Kijsa J . Phillips, Seth A. Gastwirth
Recorded on: Jul. 28, 2015
PLI Program #: 153342

Kevin Morris is a corporate partner in Kirkland’s Chicago office. He concentrates his practice principally in mergers & acquisitions and other complex business transactions, including private equity transactions, leveraged and strategic acquisitions and divestitures of public and private businesses, joint ventures, in-court and out-of-court restructurings, and recapitalizations. Kevin represents a variety of private and public corporations and private equity investors in connection with, among other things, the structuring and negotiation of merger and other acquisition agreements, investment and joint venture transactions, distressed business situations, and significant commercial arrangements. Kevin serves on the Firmwide Diversity Committee, the Chicago Associate Review, Secretarial Review, the Chicago Legal Assistant Review Committee and the Chicago Recruiting Committee.

Mr. Morris serves as the Chicago Chair of the Practising Law Institute’s annual Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements seminar and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Chicago Committee.  He also serves on the Butler University Board of Trustees, where he is a member of the Advancement, Audit and Marketing Committees.