Jörg has been described as an ‘excellent’ and ‘highly respected’ private equity lawyer, ‘extremely experienced and very analytical’ with a ‘low ego-negotiation style’. He is ‘recognized throughout the market for his experience acting on domestic and cross-border M&A, carve-outs, joint ventures and add-ons.’ - JUVE, Chambers, Legal 500
Dr. Jörg Kirchner was a corporate partner at Kirkland & Ellis in Munich until January 31, 2020 when he became Of Counsel to the Firm.
Prior to joining Kirkland, he practiced at a German media company and at international law firms. He has extensive experience on private equity and M&A matters, handling both cross-border and national transactions, including LBOs, minority investments, joint ventures and carve-outs.
Jörg Kirchner is listed in all major legal directories as a leading name for private equity.
Admissions & Qualifications
- 1992New York
- The George Washington University Law SchoolLL.M.1991
- Higher Regional Court of MunichSecond State Examination1991
- Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenDr. jur.1989
- Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenFirst State Examination1987