Overview

Jeffrey Swatzell is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis. His practice primarily involves counseling leveraged buyout and private equity funds and their portfolio companies on structuring and negotiating complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of public and private companies, corporate restructurings and recapitalizations, and debt and equity financings. He also counsels clients on a range of general corporate matters, including corporate governance.

Jeffrey has worked on transactions in a variety of sectors, including aerospace, manufacturing, specialty chemicals and materials, professional services, technology, healthcare, and asset management. He has handled matters on behalf of, among others, AE Industrial Partners, Blue Sea Capital, One Equity Partners, ParkerGale Capital, Soundcore Capital Partners, and Sun Capital Partners, as well as many of their portfolio companies.

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Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2007Illinois

Education

  • Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of LawJ.D.with Honors2007

    Moot Court Honor Society

    Seventh Circuit Review

  • Miami UniversityB.S., Business (Economics); Business Legal Studies Minor2003