Eric N. Fischer is a corporate funds partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP who focuses on advising sponsors and investors in connection with single- and multi-asset continuation vehicle transactions. Since 2021, Eric has assisted clients in closing over 30 continuation vehicle transactions, with aggregate transaction values of over $17 billion.

Eric also has significant experience with other types of private fund secondaries, including limited partner tender offers and traditional portfolio sales, as well as transactions relating to private funds and alternative asset managers more broadly, such as preferred equity financings, management spin-outs and investments in alternative asset management firms.

Prior to joining Kirkland, Eric was an associate in the New York office of another international law firm, where he predominantly represented sponsors and investors in connection with the formation of private funds and managed accounts across asset classes and strategies.

Eric’s representative clients include Align Capital Partners, Alpine Investors, Aterian Investment Partners, Audax Group, Bain Capital, Berkshire Partners, BPOC, GTCR, L Catterton, Linden Capital Partners, Madison Dearborn Partners, Vestar Capital Partners, Waud Capital Partners and Wind Point Partners.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017New York


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.cum laude2016

    Dean's List, 2013–2014 & 2015–2016

    Georgetown Law Journal

    CALI Award in Bargain, Exchange, and Liability

    CALI Award in Professional Responsibility

  • Washington University in St. LouisB.A., Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern Studies2013