Patrick V. Salvo is a partner in the Austin office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He primarily focuses on public and private company mergers and acquisition transactions and activism defense. He also counsels early stage private companies and public companies both the US and internationally and has advised a broad range of publicly traded companies, private investment funds, banks and investment managers in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, stockholder arrangements as well as corporate governance, securities offerings and other transactional matters.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2023Texas
  • 2016New York
  • 2016Florida
  • 2015Massachusetts


  • English
  • French


  • Columbia Law SchoolJ.D.2015

    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

    Richard J. Lipson & Paul S. Lipson Prize

    Parker School Recognition of Achievement in International & Comparative Law

    Managing Editor, Columbia Journal of European Law

  • Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign ServiceB.S.F.S.cum laude2009

    with Honors

    Honors Thesis Award