Emily Deagen is a corporate associate in the Boston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice primarily involves counseling private equity and growth equity funds in complex corporate transactions, including platform and add-on acquisitions, equity investments, sales, general corporate matters relating to portfolio companies and other significant transactions. Emily also regularly advises clients on matters involving nonprofits and tax-exempt organizations, including but not limited to, nonprofit formation, application for tax-exempt status, commercial contracts with nonprofits, and joint ventures between for-profits and nonprofits.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Massachusetts
  • New York


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.2015

    Dean’s Award for Community Leadership

    Notes Editor, Journal of Law and Public Policy

  • Cornell UniversityB.S., Industrial and Labor Relations2012