Neil K. Vohra is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on negotiating and structuring complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, private equity investments, strategic investments, executive compensation and incentive equity arrangements and other general corporate matters. Neil has handled such matters on behalf of, among others, GTCR, KKR, Bain Capital Private Equity, Thoma Bravo, Partners Group, Pritzker Private Capital, Parthenon Capital, Accel-KKR, Great Hill Partners, Pegasus Capital Advisors, ParkerGale Capital, and Glencoe Capital, as well as many of their portfolio companies.

Neil was recognized by Best Lawyers in the 2023 and 2024 editions of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.


Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

Guest Lecturer, Private Equity Transactions, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Guest Lecturer, Private Equity Transactions: Issues and Documentations, University of Chicago The Law School


Co-Author, Ethical Dilemma of Worldwide Enforcement of Pharmaceutical Patents, Southern Law Journal of Business and Ethics, 2013 Edition

Co-Author, Swiss Secrecy Crisis, International Journal of Management, June 2012 Edition

Memberships & Affiliations

Board Member, South Asian Bar Association of Chicago

Board Member, Apna Ghar, a human rights non-profit organization working to end gender violence

Co-Chair of the API and South Asian Professional Networks at Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016Illinois


  • English
  • Hindi


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.2016
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignB.S., Financewith Honors2013