Mike Sartor is a corporate partner in the Boston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mike focuses on representing private equity sponsors as well as public and private companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions. Mike also has substantial experience representing private equity firms in their fund formation activities and strategic transactions and representing public and private companies in general corporate law matters. Representative clients include 3i Group plc, Cerberus Capital Management, Gemspring Capital, Monomoy Capital Partners, Nautic Partners, Parthenon Capital and TPG Growth.



Best Lawyers: Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2023

The M&A Advisor: Emerging Leader, 2016

The Legal 500: Notable Adviser

IFLR1000: Notable Practitioner


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Massachusetts


  • Washington and Lee University School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2005
    Lead Articles Editor, Washington and Lee Law Review
  • Colgate UniversityA.B., Economics1999