Philip Omorogbe is a corporate associate in the San Francisco office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He maintains a corporate transactional practice, tailored for private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in the wide array of transactions they encounter, with a focus on technology and retail acquisitions.

He brings to his practice bankruptcy and restructuring experience, having been involved in some of the largest reorganization cases in the United States, including the restructuring of Puerto Rico’s over $74 billion debt load.

Philip earned his J.D. & M.B.A. degrees from the University of Toronto, and his Honors B.Sc. in Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavior from McMaster University, Canada. This diverse background in business, law and psychology informs his practice with keen business instincts and a multifaceted corporate perspective.


Thought Leadership


Co-Author with David R. Mandel, “Political Differences in Past, Present, and Future Life Satisfaction: Republicans Are More Sensitive than Democrats to Political Climate,” PLOSOne, June 5, 2014


Teaching Assistant, Corporate Reorganization, Harvard Law School, Winter 2019


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in California
  • 2019, New York


  • English
  • French
  • German


  • University of Toronto Faculty of LawJ.D.2018
    Co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Law and International Relations
  • University of Toronto Rotman School of ManagementM.B.A.2018
  • McMaster UniversityB.Sc., Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviorsumma cum laude2014
    with Honors