Jeff Gilson is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where his practice concentrates on advising public companies, private equity funds and their portfolio companies on the structuring and negotiation of complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of both public and private companies, corporate restructurings, employment and equity agreements, as well as their general corporate governance needs.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014Illinois


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.with Honors2014

    Ann Watson Barber Outstanding Service Award for Exceptional Contribution to the Quality of Life at the Law School

    Thomas R. Mulroy Prize for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy and Oral Argument

    Chair, Hinton Moot Court Competition

  • Kalamazoo CollegeB.A., Political Science, Economics & Businesscum laude2009