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Kirkland Loses Frankfurt Restructuring Partner to US Rival

Apr 21, 2021 - Legal Week

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has recruited a restructuring partner in Frankfurt from Kirkland & Ellis, building on strong 2020 results to increase its presence in a growing field as Europe emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wolfram Prusko practised at Kirkland for eight years, rising to partner in 2016. He previously practised as an associate at Shearman & Sterling, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Prusko is the latest high-profile addition to Willkie's Frankfurt office since l...