Kirkland poaches Bacon from Freshfields

October 27, 2016 Doug Bacon has left his post as a partner in the New York office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to join Kirkland & Ellis. Bacon will join the firm as a corporate partner based in his hometown of Houston.

Prior to joining Freshfields as a partner in 2010, Bacon was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, where he joined in 2000. He has worked with clients such as Apax Partners, KRR, MSD Capital, and TPG.

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