Michael Cline is a corporate attorney in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on representing private equity sponsors and public and private company clients in complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital investments, leveraged buyouts and related general corporate counseling.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Texas


  • University of Houston Law CenterJ.D.magna cum laude2015

    Order of the Coif

    Order of the Barons

    Houston Law Review

  • Austin CollegeB.A., Economics2010

    Captain, Men’s Varsity Soccer