Jennifer Wu is a capital markets partner in the Austin office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Jennifer counsels companies across the technology and energy industries and investment banking firms in public offerings, including initial public offerings, high yield notes offerings and "at-the-market" offerings. In addition, she advises issuers on federal securities law compliance, special committee representation and ongoing corporate governance and Exchange Act reporting matters. She has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Texas Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) each year from 2019–2022 and serves on Law360’s Capital Markets Editorial Advisory Board.


Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

Boardroom Diversity: Are Times a-Changin'? Recent DEI Developments in Corporate Governance, August 2021

Presiding Officer, 30th Annual LLCs, LPs, and Partnerships Conference, July 2021


“Rising Star,” Texas Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2019–2022

Board Member, Law360 Capital Markets Editorial Advisory Board, 2022

Participant, Harvard Law School Women’s Leadership Initiative, 2022

Fellow, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellows Program, 2021

Memberships & Affiliations

United Way for Greater Austin, Women United Executive Committee

The Junior League of Austin

Leadership Austin, Emerge Class of 2016


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Texas


  • University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJ.D.

    Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award

    Production Editor, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law

    Supreme Court Clinic

    The University of Pennsylvania Law School American Inn of Court

  • Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaCertificate in Business and Public Policy
  • Rice UniversityB.A.