Emily Lichtenheld is a corporate partner in the Austin office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on public and private company merger and acquisition transactions, including private equity investments, complex cross-border transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances. She also advises clients on corporate governance matters, defensive measures and other strategic matters. Emily's experience spans multiple industries, including energy, infrastructure, consumer and retail, medtech and insurance.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021Texas
  • 2016New York


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2015
  • University of Texas at DallasB.S., Economicssumma cum laude2012