Chris Thomas is a corporate attorney in Kirkland’s Chicago office. His practice primarily involves advising private equity firms and public and private companies in connection with structuring and negotiating complex business transactions, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and other general corporate matters. Chris has handled matters on behalf of Bain Capital, GTCR, KKR and Thomas H. Lee Partners.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2009, Ohio (inactive)
  • 2013, Illinois


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.2009
    Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy
  • Case Western Reserve UniversityB.A., History, Economics & Political Sciencesumma cum laude2006