Kirkland Partner Will Represent BP in Criminal Investigation
Posted Jun 22, 2010 8:38 AM CDT
By Debra Cassens Weiss
A Kirkland & Ellis partner who was formerly deputy attorney general will represent BP in a criminal probe by the Justice Department.
Filip will be working with other defense lawyers, including WilmerHale partner Jamie Gorelick, who represented BP in White House negotiations over the $20 billion compensation fund, the story says.