Daniel Elizondo is a corporate partner in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Daniel concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance. He represents buyers, sellers, private equity funds and their portfolio companies in a variety of corporate transactions, including leveraged buyouts, private mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, carve-out transactions, structured equity financings, limited partner co-investments and other joint venture arrangements. He has experience in a wide range of industries including energy and infrastructure, industrials, technology, retail and insurance.



Selected as Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2018–2021


Admissions & Qualifications

  • California
  • Texas (inactive)


  • Stanford Law SchoolJ.D.with Distinction2008
    Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow (China)
  • Harvard CollegeA.B., Classicscum laude2002