Matthew Baker is a corporate partner in the Salt Lake City office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He represents private equity funds and public and private company clients in complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital investments and related general corporate counseling. Matthew's practice covers a wide range of industries, including technology, healthcare, consumer, business services, industrials, aerospace & defense, life sciences, financial services and media.

*Not admitted to practice in Utah



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in Utah
  • 2010, California


  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2009

    Order of the Coif

    Co-Editor in Chief, International Law & Management Review

    First Prize, Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition, 2009

    Section of State and Local Government Award, American Bar Association

  • Harvard UniversityA.B., East Asian Languages and Civilizationscum laude2003
    John Harvard Scholarship