Alex Rose is a corporate partner in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Alex’s practice concentrates on the representation of both public and private companies and private equity funds in connection with complex transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, going private transactions, de-SPAC transactions, joint ventures, tender offers, divestitures, private financings, recapitalizations, debt and equity security investments, fund formation and other general corporate matters. Alex has broad experience counseling clients in a variety of industries, including infrastructure, energy, manufacturing, consumer products, retail, healthcare, real estate, transportation, technology, financial services and telecommunications.


Thought Leadership


The Tax Lawyer’s Dilemma: Recent Developments Heighten Tax Lawyer Responsibilities and Liabilities, 2011 COLUM. BUS. L. REV. 258 (2011).


Selected as a "Rising Star" by Texas Super Lawyers, 2020

Recognized for Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas by The Legal 500 United States, 2019


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Texas
  • 2012New York


  • Columbia Law SchoolJ.D.2011

    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

    Senior Operations Editor, Columbia Business Law Review

  • University of KansasB.S., Financewith Highest Distinction, with Honors2007