Leon Johnson is a corporate partner in the Salt Lake City office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on representing private equity sponsors and public and private company clients in complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital investments, leveraged buyouts and related general corporate counseling.

*Not admitted to practice in Utah



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in Utah
  • 2017, Texas
  • 2015, California


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.2014

    President, Latter-day Saints Student Association

    Vice President, Harvard Federalist Society

  • Brigham Young UniversityB.S., Finance2010
    Letterwinner, Men’s Baseball