Roger Lucas is a tax partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He concentrates his practice on business formations, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, executive compensation, and financings.

Roger regularly represents private equity funds in connection with their acquisitions and dispositions. Roger also represents Fortune 500 companies and private companies in connection with their acquisitions and dispositions. His clients have included Water Street Healthcare Partners, EOS Partners, Monitor Clipper Partners, Norwest Equity Partners, Excellere Partners, Sycamore Partners, Olympus Partners and others.

In addition to his mergers and acquisitions practice, Roger assists sponsors with the structuring of investments in their funds.


Thought Leadership


"The Real Deal Webinar Series: Current Tax Planning Techniques in U.S. & International Transactions," Winston & Strawn, December 2015


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Illinois


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.1992
  • New York UniversityLL.M.1996
  • University of MichiganB.B.A.1988