Caitlin Powell Gimpel is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on advising private equity funds and their portfolio companies on structuring and negotiating complex M&A and corporate transactions, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, corporate carve-out transactions, corporate recapitalizations and equity financings, executive compensation and incentive equity arrangements, and general corporate governance matters. Caitlin has represented clients in transactions ranging in size from several million dollars to more than $3 billion dollars, in transactions focused on the software, technology, healthcare, public safety, industrial materials, payment processing, and food and consumer products industries.


Memberships & Affiliations

Member, Goodman Theatre Scenemakers Board


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014Illinois


  • English
  • Italian


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.2014
    Member, The University of Chicago Law Review
  • College of the Holy CrossB.A., Italian & Political Sciencecum laude2008

    College Honors Program

    McBride Scholar

    Pi Sigma Alpha (National Political Science Honor Society); Gamma Kappa Alpha (National Italian Honor Society)