Dominic Spence is a partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He advises both U.S. and non-U.S. clients on a wide range of domestic and cross-border real estate-related transactions. Dominic has experience representing private equity investors in connection with the formation of joint ventures and acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, financings and development of real estate and real estate-related assets. He also has experience representing institutional clients in connection with the real estate aspects of corporate transactions and leasing related matters.


Thought Leadership


Contributing Attorney, “Injustice Exposed: The Criminalisation of Transgender People and its Impacts,” Human Dignity Trust


2019 Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers, The National Black Lawyers Top 100

2017 Empire State Counsel Honoree, Empire State Counsel Program

Memberships & Affiliations

New York State Bar Association

LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017New York
  • 2021Florida


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.2016
    Certificate in Transnational Legal Studies
  • University of Central FloridaB.S., Business Management2012
    Alpha Kappa Psi