As a tax partner in the New York office, David Grenker works on the structuring of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions and the formation of domestic and offshore private equity funds and investments. He also advises on restructurings and public and private debt issuances and has represented clients in contract arbitrations. David has done research and editing work for Kirkland publications.

Representative Clients

A&M Capital Partners, Avista Capital Partners, Bansk Group, Court Square Capital Partners, L Catterton, Nordic Capital, Siris Capital Group, Vestar Capital Partners, Warburg Pincus


Thought Leadership


"Evolving Convertible Bond Strategies for Corporates," Kirkland Seminar, November 17, 2020


Recipient, 2006, 2008, 2010, Kirkland & Ellis LLP Pro Bono Service

Memberships & Affiliations

Chair, Private Investment Funds Tax Forum (2022–2023)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2004New Jersey
  • 2005New York


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.2004

    Line Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Technology

    Vice President of Membership, In Vino Veritas (Harvard Law School’s wine society)

  • University of VirginiaB.S., Commercewith Distinction2000