Kevin W. Mausert is a partner in the corporate transactional group, where he concentrates his practice on complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, private equity and venture capital investments, recapitalizations, divestitures, private financings, executive compensation, equity incentive arrangements and other general corporate matters. He has been responsible for managing transactions in a wide variety of industries, including health care, manufacturing, distribution, software, technology, energy services, financial services, professional services and marketing. Kevin joined Kirkland & Ellis in 2006 and has been a partner of the Firm since 2012.

Representative clients include: Accel-KKR, Audax Group, Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company, Blue Point Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Flexpoint Ford, Fortress Investment Group, GSO Capital Partners, GTCR, KRG Capital Partners and Parthenon Capital Partners.


Memberships & Affiliations

Certified Public Accountant, Texas (inactive)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2006Illinois


  • Vanderbilt Law SchoolJ.D.2006

    Order of the Coif 

    Managing Editor, Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law

    Vanderbilt Law School and Owen School of Management’s Law & Business Certificate 

  • University of FloridaMaster of Accounting2002
  • University of FloridaB.S., Accountingwith Highest Honors2000