Jacob Klapholz is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Jacob advises private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies and other borrowers in a range of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including leveraged buyouts and working capital credit facilities across a variety of business sectors.


Memberships & Affiliations

Boston Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2023Illinois
  • 2017Massachusetts


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.2017

    Student Managing Editor, Food & Drug Law Journal

    Barristers' Council ADR Advocacy Division

  • Brown UniversityA.B., Music Theory, History and Compositionwith Honors, magna cum laude2013