Sean Hilson is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Sean’s practice is focused on the representation of private equity sponsors, financial institutions and corporate borrowers in all aspects of debt financing transactions, including syndicated credit facilities, leveraged acquisition financings, recapitalizations and reorganizations.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013Illinois


  • Notre Dame Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2013

    Solicitations Editor, The Journal of College and University Law

    Arthur Abel Memorial Writing Award

    Dean's Award in Administrative Law

  • Trinity CollegeB.A., International Studies2010
    Departmental Honors, Asian Studies