Maggie Flores is a corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Maggie has diverse experience representing both public and private companies as well as private equity sponsors in connection with complex business transactions, including structuring and negotiating domestic and international mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, leveraged buyouts, carve-outs, de-SPAC transactions, capital markets offerings, and other recapitalizations, restructurings and strategic transactions. She also counsels clients on a range of general corporate and securities law matters, including periodic reporting and disclosure issues, corporate governance and fiduciary duties.


Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, “Dissecting the SPAC Mania Part 2: Tips for Surviving a de-SPAC Transaction,” The Fourth Floor, July 6, 2021 

Speaker, “Dissecting the SPAC Mania Part 1: Navigating the Legal Landscape,” The Fourth Floor, June 22, 2021 

Speaker, “Proxy Solicitations in the Age of Corporate Activism,” Understanding the Securities Laws, Practising Law Institute, 2018-2021


Recognized as a “Notable Practitioner” for Corporate and M&A and Private Equity by IFLR1000, 2021–2022


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021New York
  • 2011Illinois


  • Indiana University Maurer School of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2011

    First in Class

    Order of the Coif

    Scribe Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

    Articles Editor, Indiana Law Journal

  • Princeton UniversityA.B., English2006
    Certificate in Finance