Austin Favory is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He concentrates his practice on forming, structuring, and operating private equity funds and their management companies. Austin also has extensive experience representing clients, including private-equity backed entities, in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation.

Before earning his J.D., Austin earned his B.S. and M.S. in biology and was responsible for growing the business for industry-leading medical device and life sciences corporations.

Austin leverages his technical background and his broad corporate and legal experiences to assist private equity clients in all aspects of fund formation and operation.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2019Illinois


  • DePaul University College of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2018

    Order of the Coif

    DePaul Law Review

  • DePaul UniversityM.S., Biology2014
  • Indiana UniversityB.S., Biology2007