Brian Wolfe is a corporate partner in Kirkland’s Chicago office, where he advises private equity and public company clients in a variety of corporate matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.



Adjunct Professor, "Private Equity Transactions," Washington University School of Law (2013–Present)

Named among the BTI Client Service All-Stars 2016

Briefed and argued a case before the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (2013–14)

Counsel for the Chicago 2016 Olympic Bid Exploratory Committee (2008–09)

Memberships & Affiliations

Member, Board of Directors, Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc.

Member, Auxiliary Board of Directors, Teach for America — Chicago


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2008Illinois


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


  • Washington University in St. Louis, School of LawJ.D.with Honors2007
    Executive Articles Editor, Washington University Global Studies Law Review
  • Miami UniversityB.S., Decision Science2000