Brendan Caldon is a partner in the Austin office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He focuses his practice primarily on the representation of private equity companies and their portfolio companies in all aspects of their businesses, including leveraged acquisitions, divestitures, and mergers and acquisitions, growth equity investments, De-SPAC transactions and related general corporate counseling.



In 2022, Mergers & Acquisitions recognized Brendan and his team’s work on Vista Equity Partners' acquisition of Drift as Enterprise Software Deal of the Year.


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in Texas
  • 2018, California
  • 2007, New York


  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Georgetown University Law CenterLL.M., Taxationwith distinction
  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.cum laude
  • Dartmouth CollegeA.B., Musicwith Honors
    Minor in Government