Law360 recognized Willkie as one of its 2011 "Private Equity Practice Groups of the Year." Willkie is one of only five major firms to receive this honor. Law360 has published an in-depth profile of Willkie’s Private Equity Practice Group, highlighting its significant accomplishments in 2011. The article also includes a joint interview with partners Gordon Caplan, the Chair of the firm’s Private Equity Practice, and William Gump, Co-Chair of the Corporate and Financial Services Department. The article discusses the breadth of Willkie’s practice, noting that the firm’s work in this area "touches on nearly every one of private equity’s growing list of legal needs." The article also details some of the firm’s recent high-profile transactions, including its involvement in the buyout of retail giant J.Crew and in the respective sales of Internet assets to Google and LivingSocial.