Jennifer Sheehan is a real estate partner in Kirkland's New York office. Jennifer represents and counsels a wide variety of clients in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, restructurings, and fund formation. Jennifer also assists in the real estate aspects of corporate financing, bankruptcy proceedings, mergers, acquisitions, and related transactions.



Recognized in the 2015 edition of The Legal 500 U.S. for Real Estate

Certified Mediator by the Center on Conflict Resolution

Recipient, 2010 Kirkland & Ellis LLP Pro Bono Service Award

Recipient, 2009 Kirkland & Ellis LLP Pro Bono Service Award

2007 Julius H. Miner Moot Court Champion of Northwestern University School of Law


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2009New York


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.2008

    Journal of Law and Social Policy

    Recipient, William Jennings Bryan Award, as Moot Court Champion

    Recipient, Lowden-Wigmore Prize

  • University of California, Los AngelesB.A., English2001

    Sigma Tau Delta (English National Honor Society)

    “Best in Writing Award” for UCLA Student Media