In Memoriam for Kevin Morris

Kevin Morris is a corporate partner in Kirkland’s Chicago office. He concentrates his practice principally in complex business transactions, including private equity transactions, leveraged and strategic acquisitions and divestitures of businesses, in-court and out-of-court restructurings, recapitalizations and joint ventures. Kevin represents a variety of private equity investors and private and public corporations in connection with among other things, distressed business situations, the structuring and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, significant commercial agreements, and investment and joint venture agreements. Kevin serves on the Firmwide Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the Chicago Secretarial Review Committee, the Chicago Legal Assistant Review Committee and the Chicago Recruiting Committee.

Kevin is a member of the Board of Trustees for Butler University and a member of the Board of Directors for the Chicago Committee.


Memberships & Affiliations

Board of Trustees — Butler University

Board of Directors — Chicago Committee

Recipient — 2007 Butler University Hilton Ultimus Brown Alumni Achievement Award


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2002Illinois


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.2002
    William W. Wilkow Scholar
  • Butler UniversityM.B.A., Finance1996
  • Butler UniversityB.S., Marketing1995

    Midge Rust Business Scholar

    William J. Davey Business Scholar

    Student Government Association Scholar

    Academic and Athletic Achievement Scholar

    Phi Eta Sigma

    Alpha Lambda Delta