Benno Sauermann is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Benno concentrates his practice on the formation, structuring and operation of private equity funds and related management companies.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022Illinois


  • University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJ.D.2022

    Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award

    Teaching Assistant, Future of Finance and Alternative Investments

    Arthur Littleton & H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor

    Symposium Editor, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law

    Executive Editor, University of Pennsylvania Asian Law Review

    Philadelphia Diversity Law Group Fellow

    Honors Designation, Legal Practice Skills

  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaM.B.E., Bioethics2022
  • South Carolina Honors College at the University of South CarolinaB.A., English & Historysumma cum laude2019

    Phi Beta Kappa