Overview

Kristin Leighton-Wade is a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Her practice focuses on the formation, marketing, management and regulatory compliance of private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge funds, funds-of-funds and other investment vehicles, as well as the operational, legal and regulatory issues faced by their sponsors.

She also has experience advising clients on securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and finance transactions.

Representative Clients

  • Blackstone
  • Warburg Pincus
  • SoftBank Investment Advisers
  • Court Square Capital Partners
  • Black Creek Group
  • Arlington Capital
  • Summit Partners
  • GTCR LLC
  • Round Hill Music Royalty Partners

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Memberships & Affiliations

New York State Bar Association

New York County Lawyers’ Association

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Education

  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.2013
  • University of Southern CaliforniaB.A., International Relations; Spanish & Business Law Minors2008

    Presidential Scholar

    National Merit School-Sponsored Scholar