Michele Cumpston is a corporate partner in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Michele concentrates her practice in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, private equity and corporate governance. She represents buyers, sellers, private equity funds and their portfolio companies and financial institutions in a variety of complex M&A transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, going private transactions, divestitures, restructurings, recapitalizations, minority investments, business combinations and executive compensation and equity incentive arrangements.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014California


  • Stanford Law SchoolJ.D.2014

    Pro Bono Distinction

    Co-Editor in Chief, Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance

  • University of California, Los AngelesB.A., Business Economics; Accounting Minorsumma cum laude2010
    Phi Beta Kappa