Emma Balls is a corporate associate in the Salt Lake City office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice is principally focused on representing private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, debt and equity restructurings and minority equity investments and related general corporate counseling. Emma has worked on transactions in a variety of industries, including technology, renewables and clean energy, health care and retail.


Memberships & Affiliations

Member, Utah State Bar

Member, Women Lawyers of Utah


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020Utah


  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2020

    Order of the Coif

    Lead Note & Comment Editor, Board of Editors, BYU Law Review

    Recipient, Neeleman Merit Scholarship

    Vice President, Women in Law

  • University of UtahB.A., Sociology2017
    Certificate in Criminology