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Daniel E. Wolf

Daniel E. Wolf

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

New York, NY, USA


Daniel Wolf is a corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Daniel’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions where he represents public and private companies, as well as private equity firms, in a variety of domestic and international transactions, including spin-offs, split-offs, split-ups and carve-outs. His transactional experience spans the range of M&A activity including many significant cross-border and contested transactions. He also counsels public company clients on governance, finance, securities and other general corporate matters.
 
Daniel was named to The International Who’s Who of Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyers and Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Business Lawyers in 2016 for the third consecutive year, noting that he is "a brilliant lawyer." Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranked him among the best Corporate/M&A attorneys in the country. The 2016 ranking marked Daniel’s sixth consecutive year appearing in Chambers USA, calling Daniel an “exceptional lawyer.” Daniel was recognized as one of the “Top 50: America’s M&A Star Dealmakers 2013” by the Global M&A Network and in 2012 he was named an “M&A MVP” in Law360’s “MVPs of the Year” for his work on some of the year’s most high-profile and complex deals. Law360 also named him one of its five “Rising Stars” in M&A under the age of 40 in 2011. 
 
Daniel is the leading contributing author of the Kirkland M&A Update, the Firm’s M&A thought leadership publication. Daniel’s content has been recognized by various academic and business publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, The New York Times’ Deal Professor, Investment Dealers’ Digest, Deal Lawyers, Practical Law Company (PLC) and Law360.
 
Daniel is a graduate of the London School of Economics, LL.B., 1995 first class honours.
Daniel E. Wolf is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Spin-offs: The Decision to Separate - Spin-offs 2017, Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Decision to Separate - Spin-offs 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Avoiding Underfunded Spin-Offs (December 2014) - Spin-offs 2017, Thursday, February 23, 2017
IRS Makes Important Changes to Ruling Policy for Spinoffs (September 2015) - Spin-offs 2017, Thursday, February 23, 2017
Having Your Spin and Eating Your Deal Too—Spin-offs and Reverse Morris Trusts - Spin-offs 2017, Thursday, February 23, 2017
Dean S. Shulman, Mike Carew and Adam Kool, New U.S. Treasury Regulations Implement Inversion Rules, Take Aim at “Serial Inverters” and Earnings Stripping (April 19, 2016) - Spin-offs 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018
Miramar Police Officers’ Retirement Plan v. K. Rupert Murdoch, et. al., No. 9860-CB (Del. Ch. Apr. 7, 2015) - Spin-offs 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018
Daniel E. Wolf and David B. Feirstein, Making Sure Your Contract Rights Don’t Spin Away - Spin-offs 2018, Monday, February 12, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Spin-offs: The Decision to Separate - Spin-offs: The Decision to Separate, Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Decision to Separate - The Decision to Separate, Monday, February 12, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Spin-offs: The Decision to Separate - Spin-offs: The Decision to Separate, Thursday, February 23, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Spin-offs: The Decision to Separate - Spin-offs: The Decision to Separate, Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Decision to Separate - The Decision to Separate, Monday, February 12, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Spin-offs 2017, Wednesday, March 01, 2017, New York, NY
Spin-offs 2018, Monday, February 19, 2018, New York, NY
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