James P. Faley

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

James P. Faley

James P. Faley

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Winston & Strawn LLP.
James P. Faley Jr., Partner



Chicago Office
T: +1 (312) 558-5792

Legal Services
Private Equity LBOs/Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures
Mergers and Acquisitions
Venture Capital/Growth Equity/Emerging Companies

Admissions
Illinois

Clerkships
Hon. Michael S. Kanne, USCA - 7th Circuit (1998-1999)


Jim Faley is a partner in the firm’s corporate department who concentrates his practice in private equity and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Faley has represented private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies, and other corporate clients in a variety of complex business transactions and matters, including mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, divestitures, equity investments, recapitalizations, restructurings, and general corporate matters. Over the course of his professional career, he has been responsible for structuring, negotiating, documenting, and closing a wide variety of these transactions ranging in size from several million dollars to more than $1 billion.


Education
Mr. Faley received an A.B. in Business Economics in 1992 from Brown University and a J.D., cum laude, in 1998 from Northwestern University School of Law, where he was an associate articles editor of the Northwestern University Law Review.

Publications

June 26, 2013 Briefing Delaware Supreme Court Finds Binding Commitment to Negotiate Agreement in Good Faith Obligates Parties to Negotiate Substantially in Accordance with Term Sheet
On May 24, 2013, the Supreme Court of Delaware issued a significant opinion regarding the law on breach of agreements to negotiate in good faith and the potential measure of damages that might result therefrom.

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Founder at Sycamore Partners Management LP

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James P. Faley
Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Education
J.D., cum laude
Class of 1998

The Northwestern University School of Law is an elite, private American law school in Chicago, Illinois. Located in the North Side's Streeterville, it is one of the twelve constituent schools of Northwestern University. The law school was founded in 1859 as the Union College of Law of the Old University of Chicago. The first law school established in Chicago, it became jointly controlled by Northwestern University in 1873 and fully incorporated into Northwestern in 1891. Northwestern Law is a member of the "T-14" law schools, a prestigious group of 14 schools that have national recognition.

A.B. in Business Economics
Class of 1992

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

Memberships
Associate Articles Editor
Prior
Career History
Partner
Current

Kirkland & Ellis LLP provides legal services. The company counsels clients in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property and restructuring matters. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Partner
Prior

Winston & Strawn LLP provides legal services. The company's practice areas include antitrust & trade regulations, employment & labor relations, intellectual property, taxation & trusts, and estates. It was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Clerk
1998 - 1999

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (in case citations, 7th Cir.) is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the courts in the following districts: Central District of Illinois Northern District of Illinois Southern District of Illinois Northern District of Indiana Southern District of Indiana Eastern District of Wisconsin Western District of Wisconsin The court is based at the Dirksen Federal Building in Chicago, Illinois. It is one of thirteen United States courts of appeals, composed of eleven judges.

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Clearlake Capital Group LP purchases Innovative XCessories & Services LLC from Olympus Advisors LLC

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Olympus Advisors LLC purchases Tank Holding Corp. (Nebraska) from Leonard Green & Partners LP

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GTCR LLC, Sycamore Partners Management LP, CommerceHub, Inc. /Private Group purchase CommerceHub, Inc.

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