Jacob Walley

Partner Tax


Jacob Walley is a tax partner in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice includes a focus on the tax aspects of complex domestic and cross-border transactions, including private equity and real estate fund formations, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, tax-free spin-offs, restructurings, public offerings and other financings, as well as a focus on all aspects of tax controversy matters, including handling matters before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in examination, mediation, and appeals proceedings, and before the United States Tax Court.

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017Texas


  • United States Tax Court


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.with Honors2017
  • Brigham Young UniversityB.S., Economicscum laude2013