Kirkland & Ellis LLP- Mario Mancuso has joined the law firm where will be in charge of the firm's national security and committe on foreign investment in the United States (CFIUS) practice. He will be based in both the New York and Washington, D.C. offices. Before joining Kirkland & Ellis, Mancusco was the head of the international trade and investment, aerospace & defense and Israel practices for Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.
Littlejohn & Co.- The Greenwich, Connecticut-based middle-market private equity firm hired Jordan Tongalson as principal and head of business development where he will be focusing on the firm’s deal sourcing efforts. Before joining Littlejohn, Tongalson was an executive director in Morgan Stanley’s (NYSE: MS) global industrials group and also served as a vice president at the Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX).