Amanda C. Border is a partner in the corporate group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She represents Firm clients in complex corporate and transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, growth equity and minority investments, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations and general corporate matters relating to the portfolio companies of private equity clients.


Thought Leadership


Moderator, “State of Private Equity”, Harvard Business School Venture Capital Private Equity Conference, February 2024

Moderator, "State of PE Panel," 29th Annual Harvard Business School Venture Capital Private Equity Conference, February 4, 2023


In 2023, Amanda Border was recognized by The Deal as one of the “Top Women in Dealmaking.”

In 2023, Amanda Border was named a “New Leader in Law” by The American Lawyer in a feature recognizing lawyers under 40 who have excelled in their practices.

In 2015, Amanda Border received a Pass with Honors upon completing HBX CORe (Credential of Readiness), a certificate program on the fundamentals of business from Harvard Business School comprised of three courses — Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting.

Memberships & Affiliations

Board of Directors — Easter Seals Massachusetts


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Massachusetts


  • Suffolk University Law SchoolJ.D.summa cum laude2012

    Note Editor, Transnational Law Review

    Member, Constitutional Law Moot Court Team

  • Bentley UniversityB.A., International Studiessumma cum laude2009