Christina King

Associate Tax


Christina is a tax associate in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice includes a focus on the federal income tax aspects of complex domestic and cross-border transactions, and also a focus on all aspects of tax controversy matters.


Thought Leadership


Panelist, “Navigating U.S. Tax Authority,” Young International Fiscal Association, September 2023

Panelist, “Tax Practice and Technology,” American Bar Association Tax Section, September 2022

Panelist, “The New PFIC Regulations,” International Tax Institute, December 15, 2020

Memberships & Affiliations

Member, State Bar of Texas

Steering Committee Member, Federal Bar Association, Tax Section

Member, American Bar Association, Tax Section

Member, Dallas Bar Association, Tax Section


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018Texas


  • Georgetown University Law CenterLL.M., Taxationwith Distinction2019
    Recipient, Akin Gump Robert Rothman Scholarship
  • Thurgood Marshall School of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2018

    Class Salutatorian

    Senior Editor, Thurgood Marshall Law Review

    Recipient, Houston Bar Association Real Estate Award

    Recipient, Houston Bar Association Tax Fellows Award

  • Baylor UniversityB.A., Medical Humanities2015