Joel Weinberger is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Joel counsels clients in a variety of asset securitization, structured finance, secured lending and receivables sale transactions. He represents private equity firms and/or their portfolio companies in structured financings involving bankruptcy remote special purpose entities and complex true sale and substantive consolidation analyses.


Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, “Tickets Please: Market Outlook for Equipment Loans and Leases,” ABS East, October 2023


Recognized by IFLR 1000 as a Rising Star for Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation, 2023

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States for Structured Finance: Securitization, 2021 & 2023


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Illinois


  • Indiana University Maurer School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2015

    Order of the Coif

    Executive Articles Editor, Indiana Law Journal

  • Roosevelt UniversityB.M., Violin Performancewith Honors2012