Vin Thorn is a tax partner with the Boston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He advises clients on a wide array of tax matters, with a focus on the tax aspects of private equity transactions; strategic M&A; spin-offs; and growth investments. Vin regularly advises several clients on an ongoing basis, including Abry Partners, Altas Partners, Clearhaven Partners, Fortive Corporation, Gemspring Capital, Genstar Capital, Greenbelt Capital Partners, L Catterton, Nexstar Media Group, TA Associates, Trilantic Capital Partners and Windjammer Capital Investors.



Recipient, Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award, 2008–2010


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021Massachusetts
  • 2009New York


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.2008

    Robert McKay Scholar

    Executive Editor, NYU Journal of Law & Business

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel HillM.S.2005
    Master of Accounting Fellowship
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel HillB.S.

    with Highest Honors