William Tuttle is an investment funds partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and focuses his practice on capital markets and corporate matters. Will represents business development companies (BDCs), asset managers, issuers, closed-end funds and underwriters/investment banks. His experience includes facilitating public and private securities transactions for investment banks and strategic mergers and acquisitions for companies. In addition, Will counsels investment advisers on structuring and forming new investment funds, with an emphasis on leveraged loan funds.
Will has been recognized for his work in legal directories such as The Legal 500, Legal and IFLR1000. In addition, Will was named one of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association, an affiliate of the American Bar Association.
IFLR1000 United States: Capital Markets, Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity – Rising Star 2021
The Legal 500 United States: Capital Markets: Debt Offerings - Advice to Issuers 2019
The Legal 500 United States: Capital Markets: Equity Offerings - Advice to Issuers 2019
The Legal 500 United States: Capital Markets: Global Offerings - Advice to Issuers 2019
The Legal 500 United States: Capital Markets: High Yield Debt Offerings - Advice to Issuers 2019
Admissions & Qualifications
- District of Columbia
- New York
- Vanderbilt Law SchoolJ.D.
Order of the Coif
Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Articles Editor
- University of VirginiaB.A.with High Distinction