Former SDNY U.S. Attorney Michael Garcia to Join Kirkland & Ellis in New York

Michael J. Garcia, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, will join law firm Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in its New York office, effective February 2.  The firm announced yesterday that Garcia will join its Litigation Practice Group.

As U.S. Attorney from 2005 to 2008, Garcia supervised more than 230 federal prosecutors and directed the investigation of some of the world’s most high-profile cases involving securities fraud, racketeering and counterfeiting.  These investigations included whether the multitrillion-dollar credit-default swap market was illegally manipulated.

Read the Kirkland & Ellis announcement