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, restructurings and other special situation transactions. He represents private equity sponsors, private and public companies and lending institutions. He is also experienced in loan workouts and restructurings, including debtor-in-possession and exit financings. The transactions that he has handled include complex secured and unsecured financings, leveraged buy-outs, bridge-debt facilities, asset-based financings, cross-border transactions, first-lien, second-lien, unitranche, mezzanine and subordinated debt financings and have ranged in size from several millions of dollars to billions of dollars.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • Illinois


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