Sumner Fontaine is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Sumner focuses his practice on debt financing transactions and represents private equity groups, commercial lending institutions and other private and public companies in connection with the negotiation, structuring and documentation of secured and unsecured financing transactions for both borrowers and lenders, including senior, mezzanine and subordinated debt transactions, acquisition financings, and loan workouts and restructurings, including debtor-in-possession financings.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018Illinois
  • 2016North Carolina


  • Tulane University Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2016
    Managing Editor, Tulane Law Review
  • Villanova UniversityB.A., Political Science2012