Overview

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.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

“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).

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013, Illinois
  • 2011, New York
  • 2008, Texas (inactive)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Education

  • 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 Minor2000
    Black Student Association Honor Roll