Alec Campbell is a tax partner in the Boston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Alec represents U.S. and non-U.S. investment fund managers in connection with the formation of funds that invest in the U.S. and/or overseas, including venture capital funds, buyout funds, funds-of-funds, debt funds and other investment partnerships. Alec also regularly advises investment fund managers and institutional investors on the formation of continuation funds, the purchase and sale of interests in investment funds, the tax aspects of other secondaries transactions and liquidity solutions for private fund sponsors.

Alec has worked on numerous fund formation and alternative investment transactions ranging from several million dollars to several billion dollars for clients, including: ABRY Partners, Alpine Investors, Ares Management, Arlington Capital Partners, Bain Capital Credit, Berkshire Partners, Camden Partners, Clearlake Capital Group, CPPIB, GTCR, HarbourVest Partners, Hg Capital, iCapital, Lexington Partners, Mainsail Partners, Nextech Invest, Silver Oak Services Partners, Summit Partners, Thoma Bravo, Trilantic Capital Management, Union Capital, Vance Street, Veritas Capital Fund Management, Vitruvian Partners and Whitehorse Liquidity Partners.


Thought Leadership


Speaker, GP-Led Training 1, Kirkland & Ellis Liquidity Solutions Academy, New York City, New York, November 2, 2021 

Speaker, Tax Issues in Fund Liquidity Transactions, Kirkland & Ellis Liquidity Solutions Academy, New York City, New York, November 6, 2019


Recognized for Tax (Massachusetts) by Chambers USA, 2023

Recognized for US Taxes: Non-Contentious by The Legal 500 United States, 2019

Memberships & Affiliations

Boston Bar Association

American Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013Massachusetts
  • 2012New York


  • English
  • French


  • New York University School of LawLL.M., Taxation2011
  • University of AlbertaJ.D.with Distinction2009

    Dean’s List

    First Class Standing

  • University of TorontoH.B.Sc., Physics2002