Mackenzie Drutowski is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mackenzie is a member of the Firm’s ESG & Impact Practice Group, which advises private equity firms, public companies and financial institutions on complex and evolving legal issues relating to ESG & sustainability.

Mackenzie's practice includes advising clients on ESG reporting and disclosure, due diligence, regulatory requirements, investor demands, strategic opportunities and other ESG risks and opportunities. Mackenzie’s ESG practice builds on her five years of experience representing private equity firms, public companies and private companies in complex domestic and cross-border transactions in the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022District of Columbia
  • 2016Illinois


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.2016

    Legal Profession Award 

    American Bar Association Negotiation Competition, National Champion, 2016 

    Kirkland & Ellis Scholar, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2015 

    Senior Editor, Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business

  • The George Washington UniversityB.A., International Affairs2010

    John Henry Cowles Memorial Award 

    Elliott School Undergraduate Research Scholar 

    International and Domestic Politics Women’s Leadership Program