Mike Pergler is a corporate partner in the Salt Lake City office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He concentrates his practice on representing fund sponsors in the formation and management of private investment funds, including buyout, venture capital, mezzanine, senior debt, funds-of-funds and other investment vehicles and separate accounts, as well as the operational and legal issues faced by their sponsors.

In addition, Mike counsels prominent institutional investors in connection with their investments in leading private equity, venture, real estate and hedge funds.

Representative Clients

3G Capital, Audax Group, Crestview Partners, General Motors Investment Management, Harvest Partners, Rhône Capital, Shorehill Capital, Starwood Capital Group, Summit Partners and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022Utah
  • 2013New York


  • English
  • Russian


  • Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaM.S., Managerial Science & Entrepreneurship2021
  • University of Virginia School of LawJ.D.2012
    Edwin S. Cohen Tax Prize
  • Brigham Young University, Marriott School of BusinessMaster of Accountancy2009
  • Brigham Young UniversityB.S., Accountingmagna cum laude2009