Emily Castro is a debt finance associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Emily has experience working on matters involving multinational and domestic financial institutions, lenders, equity sponsors, public and privately held companies, and institutional investors.


Thought Leadership


Contributor, “Running on Empty? Wisconsin Lawyers On Being Mindful of Wellness,” InsideTrack, May 5, 2021

Memberships & Affiliations

State Bar of Wisconsin


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022Illinois
  • 2020Wisconsin


  • Marquette University Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2020

    Marquette Law Review 

    Pro Bono Honor Society

    Alpha Sigma Nu

  • Marquette University Graduate School of ManagementM.B.A.2020
  • University of Wisconsin-MadisonB.S., Community and Environmental Sociology2015
    Study Abroad, University of Leeds Business School