Bloomberg Law
May 20, 2021, 3:30 PM

Kirkland Starts Austin Hiring With Baker Botts Partner Kaercher

Roy Strom
Roy Strom

Kirkland & Ellis has kicked off its hiring in Austin, Texas, luring John Kaercher, a former co-chair of Baker Botts’ private equity group.

Kaercher advises on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, special purpose acquisition companies, and securities offerings. He often works for clients in the technology, media, telecommunications, and energy sectors.

“John has built a name for himself in the energy and technology M&A space,” Andrew Calder, a corporate partner and a member of Kirkland’s executive committee, said in a statement. “We are excited for him to join the team in Austin.”

Austin is Kirkland’s third Texas location ...

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