Tricia Collins is a restructuring partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Tricia’s practice focuses on all aspects of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency.


Thought Leadership


Corporate Restructuring 2017: Why Some Attorneys See Rising Rate, But Most Don’t, Commercial Bankruptcy Investor (January 2017)

Ponzi Scheme Lender May Be On The Hook, After All!, Commercial Bankruptcy Investor (November 2016)

Supplier! Can Your Unpaid Administrative Claim Be Setoff Against Your Preference Liability, Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation (November 2016)

Optimizing Corporate Workouts With Independent Directors and Special Committees, Commercial Bankruptcy Alternatives (August 2016)

Private Equity Investment Funds, Beware!, The Corporate Counselor (August 2016)

Transparency is Key - Firms Targeting Fellow Restructuring Professionals’ Disinterestedness to Gain Leverage, Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation (July 2016)

Memberships & Affiliations

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (Communications Co-Chair)

Illinois Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

American Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Illinois


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Michigan State University College of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2015

    Trial Practice Institute Certification

  • Grand Valley State UniversityB.A., Communications2011

    Dean's List Honors