Alex Schwartz is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Alex represents issuers and sponsors in connection with initial public offerings, secondary equity offerings and high yield offerings as well as general corporate and securities law counseling including periodic reporting, disclosure issues, corporate governance, Section 16 reporting and stock exchange listing requirements. Additionally, Alex has experience representing private equity sponsors and other companies in complex business transactions, including structuring and negotiating mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings.


Thought Leadership


"Recent Trends in IPOs of Private Equity Sponsor-Backed U.S. Companies," Practical Law The Journal, September 2016


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013California
  • 2016Illinois


  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law2013

    Managing Editor, UCLA Law Review

  • University of California, Los AngelesB.A., Business Economics; Accounting Minor2010