Joshua Kogan is a corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice regularly serves large and middle-market private equity/leverage buyout fund clients and their portfolio companies in connection with leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, mergers, venture capital/growth equity investments, and restructurings. Some of Josh’s clients include L Catterton, New Mountain Capital, Abry Partners, Blackstone Group, The Carlyle Group, Avista Capital Partners, Irving Place Capital, KPS Capital Partners, and Trilantic Capital Partners.

Josh has been recognized as a “Notable Practitioner” for M&A by IFLR1000 in 2021, 2020 and 2019 and as an “Emerging Leader” by The M&A Advisor in 2016. He also serves on several Firm committees including, as co-chair of the Firmwide Associate Review Committee, Nonshare Partner and Associate Compensation Committee, the New York Office’s Recruiting Committee, and the New York Office’s Operations Committee.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2004New York


  • The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D.with High Honors2003

    Order of the Coif

    George Washington Law Review

  • Northwestern UniversityB.A., Political Sciencewith Honors2000