Christopher Wu is a transactional partner in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  He represents private equity sponsors and public and private companies on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, including leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments, joint ventures, divestitures, restructurings and other strategic transactions. Chris also has extensive experience in representing issuers and investment banks in public and private securities offerings and counsels clients on matters of corporate governance, securities law and compliance.



The Legal 500 United States, Private Equity Buyouts, 2020

The Los Angeles Business Journal Top Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles, 2020

Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2015–2018


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2008California


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.2008
    Notes Editor, Georgetown Law Journal
  • Harvard CollegeB.A., Applied Mathematics2005