Called "ahead of the pack when it comes to private equity," by 2010 Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Kirk Radke is recognized internationally as one of today's top private equity and corporate attorneys. During his 26 year career, he has handled every type of complex business transaction for global private equity and corporate clients. Clients describe him as "a terrific lawyer with an exhaustive practice" and a "terrific all-around deal lawyer" who "knows the intricacies of the industry at the highest possible level." According to the 2011 Chambers Global, The World's Leading Lawyers for Business directory, Mr. Radke "handles a broad range of matters and has gained international recognition for his cross-border work." The directory called him a "'a key figure in the market," while noting that "clients hail his practice as "ahead of the pack." In the 2011 edition of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Mr. Radke is applauded as an "expert in both buyouts and fund-raisings." Previous editions of Chambers lauded his "meticulous approach" and noted that "if you need to declare war on someone, he's your man." Mr. Radke has been honored by: World Finance magazine: 2011 "Best Individual Lawyer in the USA," 2010 "Best Lawyer USA" and 2009 "Best Private Equity Lawyer, USA" Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business (every edition since 2003): nationally ranked as a Tier 1 attorney in "Private Equity: Buyouts." Mr. Radke is the only attorney in Chambers USA to rank in Tier 1 for "Private Equity: Buyouts" and also rank in "Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation." Chambers Global, The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (every edition since 2001): Mr. Radke has been recognized among the top private equity lawyers globally for "Private Equity Buyouts" and, similar to Chambers USA, Mr. Radke also ranks globally for his work in "Fund Formation." Additionally, Mr. Radke is regularly recognized by Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Practical Law Company, International Who's Who and IFLR's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers.