Jeremy Mandell is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on complex business transactions, including structuring and negotiating strategic and leveraged acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, recapitalizations and restructurings, executive compensation and incentive equity matters, and general corporate counseling and compliance. Jeremy has handled such matters on behalf of, among others, Thoma Bravo, Garnett Station Partners, Percheron Capital, AE Industrial Partners, Brightstar Capital Partners, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, CIVC Partners and Olympus Partners, as well as many of their portfolio companies.


Thought Leadership


Author, “The Carried Interest Controversy,” Tax Notes, September 18, 2017

Author, “Tripping Over Legal Highs: Why the Controlled Substances Analogue Enforcement Act is Ineffective Against Designer Drugs,” University of Illinois Law Review, May 12, 2017


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017Illinois


  • University of Illinois College of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2017

    Order of the Coif

    Development Editor, University of Illinois Law Review

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignB.S., Agricultural and Consumer Economicswith High Honors2012