Shawn Anderson

Partner Capital Markets
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Shawn Anderson is a capital markets partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Shawn has significant experience representing private equity sponsors, issuers and investment banks in complex and multi-jurisdictional transactions, including debt and equity offerings, acquisition financings and liability management exercises, with a particular emphasis on issuances of high-yield debt securities. He also advises companies, including foreign private issuers, on securities law compliance and corporate governance issues.

Shawn is recognised as a “Notable Practioner” by IFLR1000 (2021) for Capital Markets: Debt.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2010Illinois


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.cum laude2010

    Executive Colloquy Editor, Northwestern University Law Review

  • Syracuse UniversityB.A., Newspaper Journalism & Political Sciencemagna cum laude2003

    Renée Crown University Honors Program