Derek Pease is a corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He represents leading domestic and international financial sponsors in the formation, structuring and management of private investment funds. He also advises sponsors on internal economic arrangements, co-investments, joint ventures, legal and regulatory issues, and internal firm management matters.

Prior to joining Kirkland, Derek served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Altpoint Capital Partners LLC, an investment adviser registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Memberships & Affiliations

New York State Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2004New York


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.2003
  • Duke UniversityB.S., Economics & Computer Sciencecum laude2000