Overview

Rob Goodin is a partner in the Houston and Austin offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Rob’s practice focuses on complex and strategically important transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, divestitures, joint ventures and corporate governance, with a particular focus on the infrastructure and energy sectors. Rob also counsels clients on ESG-related investing, including advising on transactions related to carbon management, renewable energy and energy transition.

Rob is also an adjunct professor at The University of Texas School of Law where he teaches a course on transactional law and related skills entitled “Doing Deals.”

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Recognition

Rob serves as an adjunct professor at The University of Texas School of Law where he teaches a course on transactional law and related skills entitled “Doing Deals.”

Memberships & Affiliations

Texas Business Law Society — Board of Advisors

LawMeet Transaction Competition — Coach for University of Texas School of Law

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Texas

Education

  • University of Texas at Austin School of LawJ.D.with Honors2014

    Founder and Vice President, Texas Business Law Society

    Director of Media, Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law

    LawMeet Transaction Competition

  • University of North Carolina WilmingtonB.S., Business Administration (Economics, Entrepreneurship & Business Development with significant coursework in Finance)cum laude2011

    Chancellors Achievement Award

    Leadership Excellence Award

    President, National Association for Business Economics