Dane is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on leveraged buyouts of public and private companies, strategic mergers and acquisitions, growth equity and venture capital investments, executive compensation and incentive equity arrangements, and other general corporate and commercial matters. Representative transactions have ranged in size from several million dollars to $17 billion and have covered a wide array of industries, including healthcare, technology, life sciences, federal government contracting, and telecommunications. Dane has handled such matters on behalf of, among others, Bain Capital Private Equity, Hellman & Friedman, GTCR, Thoma Bravo, Summit Partners, Apax Partners, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, Madison Dearborn Partners and ParkerGale Capital.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021Illinois


  • English
  • Portuguese


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.2021
  • University of Chicago Booth School of BusinessM.B.A.2021
  • Brigham Young University, Marriott School of BusinessB.S., Business Strategy; Philosophy & Microbiology Minorsmagna cum laude2017
  • Utah Valley UniversityA.S.with Honors2013

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