Laura Bielinski is a debt finance associate in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on private equity, financing transactions and debt restructurings. Laura has extensive experience representing private equity funds, hedge funds, financial institutions and public and private issuers in a wide variety of financing transactions, with a concentration on acquisition financing, investment grade lending, cash-flow based lending, asset-based lending (including reserve-based lending for oil and gas transactions), mezzanine financing and subordinated debt financing. In addition, Laura is experienced in debtor-in-possession and exit financing and workouts and restructurings on behalf of both issuers and financial institutions.


Memberships & Affiliations

Young Professionals in Finance

Houston Young Lawyers Association

Houston Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016Texas


  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas


  • University of Houston Law CenterJ.D.2016

    Dean’s Merit Scholarship, 2013–2016

    Case Notes and Comments Editor, Houston Journal of International Law

  • Rice UniversityB.A., Physics & History2012