Branden Lankford is a corporate associate in the Austin office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on representing public and private companies, private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in complex domestic and international transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, private equity investments, divestitures, restructurings and joint ventures. Branden's transactional experience also includes advising clients in connection with commercial agreements as well as general corporate and governance matters. He has advised clients across a broad range of industries, including energy, infrastructure, technology and healthcare.


Memberships & Affiliations

State Bar of Texas


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018Texas


  • University of Texas at Austin School of LawJ.D.2018

    Associate Editor, Texas Law Review

    Staff Editor, Texas Journal of Oil, Gas & Energy Law

    Dean’s Achievement Award in Legal Analysis and Communication

    Dean’s Achievement Award in Criminal Law

    Outstanding Memorandum Award

  • University of Texas at AustinB.A., Government; Spanish Minor2014
    McCombs Business Foundations Certificate