Wes Gangi is a corporate associate in the Investment Funds Practice Group in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Wes' practice focuses on the formation, structuring and management of private investment funds, as well as the operational, legal and regulatory issues faced by their sponsors. Wes also represents buyers and sellers, as well as market intermediaries, in their secondary market activities.



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Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

Volunteer Attorney — Lawyers for the Creative Arts


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018Illinois


  • Vanderbilt Law SchoolJ.D.2018

    Dean's List

    Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society

    Articles Editor, Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review

    Executive Board Member, Vanderbilt Law and Business Society

    Law and Business Certificate Recipient

  • College of CharlestonB.A., Philosophy2013
    Highly Distinguished for Work in Political Philosophy, Spring 2013