Dane Christensen is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Before joining Kirkland & Ellis, Dane worked as an analyst in the technology transfer industry, evaluating the patentability and marketability of university-developed technologies. Prior to working in technology transfer, Dane served two years as a missionary in Brazil and later worked as a manager at the Rio 2016 Olympic golf tournaments.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021Illinois


  • English
  • Portuguese


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.2021

    Doctoroff Business Leadership Program

    Teaching Assistant for "Strategies and Processes of Negotiation“

    Student Admissions Council

    Founder of the JD/MBA Alumni Mentorship Program

  • University of Chicago Booth School of BusinessM.B.A.2021

    Editor of Chicago Business, "ChiBus“

    Teaching Assistant for "Private Equity Transactions," "Managerial Decision Making," "Cost Analysis," "Marketing Strategy," "Strategy and Structure" and "Effective Management of Groups and Teams“

  • Brigham Young University, Marriott School of BusinessB.S., Business Strategy; Philosophy & Microbiology Minorsmagna cum laude2017

    Beta Eta Sigma

    Phi Kappa Phi

  • Utah Valley UniversityA.S.2013

    Division I Golf, All Conference

    Presidential Academic Scholar