Overview

Alex Poor is a corporate associate in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on the representation of private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies and public and private company clients in complex business transactions, including public and private mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and related general corporate counseling.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

The “Control” Quagmire: The Cumbersome Concept of “Control” for the Corporate Attorney, 44 Sec. Reg. L.J. 101 (2016).

Bearing the Burden of Denial: Observations of Lower Court Decisions Misapplying Supreme Court Precedent in Second Amendment Cases, 67 SMU L. Rev. 401 (2014).

The “Control” Quagmire: The Cumbersome Concept of “Control” for the Corporate Attorney, Dallas Bar Association - Securities Section (October 2015).

Recognition

Certified Public Accountant (Texas)

Memberships & Affiliations

Dallas Bar Association

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Texas

Education

  • SMU Dedman School of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2015

    Salutatorian

    Order of the Coif

    Administrative Managing Editor, SMU Law Review

  • Trinity UniversityM.S., Accounting2010
    Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Trinity UniversityB.S., Accounting & Finance2009