Kevin Crews is one of the founding partners of the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Kevin represents private equity sponsors and public and private companies in acquisitions and investments (controlling and minority), divestitures, joint ventures, financings, restructurings and other corporate matters. He also represents management teams in connection with the formation of joint venture platforms and follow-on transactions. In addition, Kevin has represented private equity sponsors in numerous preferred equity investments and other structured securities transactions.
Kevin has wide-ranging industry experience, with a particular focus representing clients in the energy sector, including midstream oil and gas, oil and gas exploration and production, power generation and infrastructure.
Midstream M&A, Financier Worldwide Magazine, October 2018
Oil And Gas – Seeking The Hand of Private Equity, Law360, January 16, 2013
Recognized in The Legal 500 United States – Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas, 2019
Named a “Rising Star” by Texas Super Lawyers, 2014–2019
Selected for 2017–2018 Leadership Arts Institute by the Business Council for the Arts
Kevin is also an adjunct lecturer at University of Texas Law School teaching a course on negotiating M&A and other corporate transactions.
Memberships & Affiliations
Member, Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Admissions & Qualifications
- Columbia Law SchoolJ.D.2008
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Columbia Business Law Review
- The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillB.A.summa cum laude, with Highest Honors2003