Michael F. Black is a corporate partner in the Investment Funds Practice Group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Michael’s practice focuses on the formation, structuring and operation of private equity funds and their management companies.

Representative Clients

Aria Growth Partners, Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company, Chicago Pacific Founders, Coventure Management, Eagle Merchant Partners, Hidden Harbor Capital Partners, KLH Capital, Luminate Capital Partners, Mill Point Capital Partners, NexPhase Capital, O2 Investment Partners, Principal Real Estate, Shore Capital Partners, Soundcore Capital Partners, Tyree D’Angelo Partners, Victor Capital Partners, Warren Equity Partners.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Illinois


  • University of Wisconsin Law SchoolJ.D.2015

    Managing Editor, Wisconsin Law Review

    Moot Court Board

    Dean's List

  • University of MichiganB.A., Political Science & History2010

    Editor-in-Chief, Michigan Journal of History