Sam is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and his practice focuses on the formation, structuring, marketing and operation of private equity funds and their management companies. Sam represents fund sponsors in connection with fundraises ranging from first-time funds to multi-billion dollar offerings, spanning across a broad range of investment strategies. He has extensive experience advising fund sponsors on a variety of operational and management issues, including firm governance, compensation, succession planning, employment and separation arrangements and regulatory compliance. Sam has also counseled fund sponsors on spin outs, co-investments, alternative investment vehicles, restructurings and fund-related aspects of M&A transactions.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013Illinois


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.cum laude2013
    Notes Editor, Northwestern University Law Review
  • Washington State UniversityB.A., Business Administrationmagna cum laude2006