Rigoberto Chavez is a corporate associate in Kirkland & Ellis LLP's New York office. Rigo's practice focuses on capital markets transactions, corporate governance matters and securities law compliance. He represents issuers and underwriters on a variety of securities matters, including initial public offerings and other equity offerings, high yield and investment-grade debt offerings, tender offers, exchange offers and other liability management transactions. 

Prior to joining Kirkland, Rigo was an associate at a global law firm in New York where he advised corporate and sovereign clients on a variety of cross-border corporate and financial transactions, with a particular emphasis on Latin America. 



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2019New York


  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of LawJ.D.2018

    Business Law Certificate

    Full Tuition Award

  • University of California, BerkeleyB.A., Political Sciencemagna cum laude2014

    Full Ride Scholarship