Matthew Pinegar is a partner in the Investment Funds Practice Group in the Salt Lake City office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on the formation, marketing, management and regulatory compliance of private equity funds, funds-of-funds and other investment vehicles, as well as the operational, legal and regulatory issues faced by their sponsors.

Matthew’s practice has an emphasis in structuring and forming premier private funds and their management companies across a wide variety of investment strategies. He has represented sponsors in forming private funds ranging in both size, from under $100 million to several billion, and geography.

*Not admitted to practice in Utah



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in Utah
  • 2019, Texas
  • 2018, New York


  • English
  • Portuguese


  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2016
  • Brigham Young UniversityMaster of Accounting (Tax)2013
  • Brigham Young UniversityB.S., Accounting2013
    Men's Basketball, 2007–2009