Jonathan Benloulou is a corporate partner in Kirkland’s Dallas and Los Angeles offices. Jon regularly advises private equity firms and private and public companies on merger & acquisition transactions, including leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, minority investments, restructurings and other strategic transactions. In addition, Jon has extensive experience in asset manager M&A transactions. He also counsels clients with respect to corporate governance and other general corporate matters.
He was recognized in the annual list of the “Top 20 Under 40” lawyers in California by the Los Angeles Daily Journal in 2015.
IFLR1000, “Highly Regarded” in California for Mergers & Acquisitions, 2020–2021
Los Angeles Business Journal, “Leaders of Influence: Private Equity Investors & Advisors,” 2020
M&A Advisor Emerging Leader Award, 2016
Daily Journal “Top 20 Under 40” Lawyers in California, 2015
The Legal 500 United States: Next Generation, 2017–2021
The Legal 500 United States: M&A Corporate & Commercial: Private Equity Buyouts, 2016–2021
The Legal 500 United States: Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+), 2014 and 2019
The Legal 500 United States: Technology: Transactions, 2016–2018
Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013–2016
Admissions & Qualifications
- 2006New York
- Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2005
- Columbia CollegeB.A.summa cum laude2002