Christopher Burwell is a corporate partner in the New York and Bay Area offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice concentrates on structuring, negotiating and executing complex business transactions. He frequently advises private equity funds and their portfolio companies in leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs and growth equity and other minority investments.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in California
  • 2016, New York


  • Cornell Law SchoolJ.D.2015
  • Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell UniversityM.B.A.2015
  • University of ChicagoM.A., Humanities2010
  • Colorado CollegeB.A., Biology2008