Kirkland & Ellis has strengthened its funds practice in New York with the hiring of two partners: Erica Berthou and Jordan Murray. Both attorneys advise sponsors of and investors in private investment funds and co-investment funds, including those in the buyout, infrastructure, energy, real estate, debt, distressed and credit sectors. For insight from Berthou, see our two-part series on ESG investing: “The Past, Present and Future in the Hedge Fund Industry” (Nov. 10, 2016); and “How Hedge Fund Managers Can Design an ESG Investing Policy” (Nov. 17, 2016). For coverage of other recent hires at the firm, see “Kirkland & Ellis Expands Its Investment Funds Team in Boston” (Jul. 27, 2017).