Jennifer Avery-Emani is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Jennifer focuses on complex transactions including leveraged buyouts, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate representations for private/family owned companies, publicly held corporations, and private equity funds and their portfolio companies.
“Series LLCs: Nuts and Bolts, Benefits and Risks, and the Uncertainties that Remain” (Texas Journal of Business Law, 2012).
“Analysis and Guidance for Use of Earnout Provisions” (ABA M&A Section, 2010).
Admissions & Qualifications
- 2013, Illinois
- 2011, New York
- 2008, Texas (inactive)
- Duke University School of LawJ.D.cum laude2008
Justin Miller Award for Integrity
James S. Bidlake Memorial Award for Superior Achievement in Legal Analysis, Research and Writing
- Duke University School of LawLL.M., International and Comparative Law2008
- Stanford UniversityB.A., American Studies (Politics, Policy, Economics); Spanish Language Minor2000Black Student Association Honor Roll