Larissa Cespedes-Yaffar is a corporate partner in the Boston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Larissa counsels private equity and growth equity funds in complex corporate transactions including platform and add-on acquisitions, equity investments, sales, general corporate matters relating to portfolio companies and other significant transactions. Larissa has experience counseling clients in a variety of industries throughout the United States and international markets, including technology, tech-enabled businesses, healthcare, manufacturing, and telecommunications.


Memberships & Affiliations

Boston Bar Association

Women's Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Massachusetts


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Cornell Law SchoolJ.D.2015
    Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy
  • Dartmouth CollegeB.A., Government2011