Courtney May is a corporate associate in the Investment Funds Group in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Courtney's practice focuses on advising investment fund sponsors on a broad variety of regulatory, compliance and transactional matters. She has experience supporting a wide range of fund sponsors with many aspects of their business, including:

  • Investment adviser registration, including corresponding compliance infrastructure;
  • Establishment of private investment vehicles, including compliance with offering requirements and appropriate exemptions under federal securities laws;
  • Structuring transactions, including management of material non-public information; and
  • Navigating and preparing for government interactions, including SEC examination and enforcement matters.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021District of Columbia
  • 2021Massachusetts


  • Cornell Law SchoolJ.D.2020
    Cornell Law Review
  • University of Texas at AustinB.A.2016