Thomas Dobleman is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He concentrates his practice principally in the areas of debt financing transactions, with an emphasis on leveraged buyouts, highly leveraged financings, work-outs, restructurings, liability management transactions and other special situation transactions. He represents private equity sponsors, private and public companies, hedge funds and alternative capital sources. The transactions that he has handled include complex secured and unsecured financings, leveraged buy-outs, debtor-in-possession and exit financings, bridge-debt facilities, asset-based financings, first-lien, second-lien, unitranche, mezzanine and subordinated debt financings and have ranged in size from billion dollar transactions to middle market and lower middle market transactions.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • Illinois


  • Washington University in St. Louis, School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2010
    Chief Executive Editor, Washington University Law Review
  • University of Notre DameB.B.A., Finance2007