David Thompson is a partner in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on representing private equity sponsors and public and private company clients in complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures, SPAC formation and initial business combinations, preferred equity investments, restructurings, carve outs and related general corporate counseling. David’s experience covers a broad spectrum of matters, with a particular focus on the energy and infrastructure sector, including matters related to power generation, renewables, onshore and offshore E&P, midstream, industrials and energy transition.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • Texas


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.
    Staff Editor, NYU Journal of Law & Business
  • University of FloridaM.Acc.
  • University of FloridaB.S., Accounting