Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Announces New Partners

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that 193 attorneys have been promoted to partner effective October 1, 2022.

Austin

Name

Practice Area

Sean McClay

Debt Finance

 

Bay Area

Name

Practice Area

Katya Boyko

M&A and Private Equity

Kyle Calhoun

Intellectual Property Litigation

Andrew Chan

Tax

Courtney Chen

Investment Funds

Zeke Couch

Investment Funds

Michael Hanna

M&A and Private Equity

Jared Maher

M&A and Private Equity

Ankur Sharma

M&A and Private Equity

Jessica Tjang

Debt Finance

 

Beijing

Name

Practice Area

Justin You Zhou

Capital Markets

 

Boston

Name

Practice Area

Brian Allen

Investment Funds

S. Grant Bowen

Debt Finance

Larissa Cespedes-Yaffar

M&A and Private Equity

Charles Chen

Investment Funds

Alexander Flynn-Tabloff

Employment & Labor

Tiffany M. Knapp

Intellectual Property Litigation

Scott Lenahan

Investment Funds

Alisha Patterson

Investment Funds


Chicago

Name

Practice Area

Amelia Bailey

Litigation

Michael F. Black

Investment Funds

Kelsey Bleiweiss

Litigation

Cassandra Catalano

Litigation

Chris Chase

Employee Benefits

Bernadette Coppola

Technology & IP Transactions

Lee Discher

Debt Finance

Hannah Ehrenberg

Real Estate

Cot Eversole

Capital Markets

Cameron Ginder

Litigation

Jessica Giulitto

Litigation

Emily Hogan

Debt Finance

Kevin Jacobsen

Technology & IP Transactions

Nathan Jimenez

Investment Funds

Justin Joffe

M&A and Private Equity

Deidre Kalenderian

Executive Compensation

James Kestler

Litigation

Dan Latona

Restructuring

Michael LeFevour

Litigation

Patrick Loughery

Debt Finance

Caroline Lourgos

Intellectual Property Litigation

Kevin McClelland

Restructuring

Ryan McNish

Investment Funds

Taylor Melching

M&A and Private Equity

A.J. Million

Capital Markets

Patricia Radkowski

Litigation

Bruce Ratain

Intellectual Property Litigation

Tricia Schwallier Collins

Restructuring

Ashley Sinclair

Capital Markets

Kevin Stocks

M&A and Private Equity

Andrew Struckmeyer

M&A and Private Equity

Eric Sweigard

M&A and Private Equity

Julia Trotta

Investment Funds

Jordan Turban Miles

M&A and Private Equity

Patrick Valenti

Investment Funds

Daniella Vespoli

M&A and Private Equity

Neil Vohra

M&A and Private Equity

Kate Walling

Litigation

Andrew Walter

Intellectual Property Litigation

Jenny Warfield

Real Estate

Nicholas Warther

Tax

Michael Wester

Investment Funds

Margaret Yeager

Private Equity/Private Investment & Family Office

Ziyad Ziyadzade

M&A and Private Equity

 

Dallas

Name

Practice Area

Victoria Acuff

Real Estate

Noah Allen

Capital Markets

Layton Bell

Debt Finance

Rudgee S. Charles

Asset Finance & Securitization

William C. Eiland II

M&A and Private Equity

Rebecca Fine

Tax

Ruben Garcia

Litigation

Catharine Hansard

M&A and Private Equity

Sable Hodson

Litigation

Randall W. Miller

Litigation

 

Hong Kong

Name

Practice Area

Ryan Choi

Capital Markets

Min Lu

M&A and Private Equity

Stacey Shen

M&A and Private Equity

Shinong Wang

Investment Funds

Ling Zhu

Investment Funds

 

Houston

Name

Practice Area

Jennifer Cornejo

Environmental Transactions

Patrick Corrigan

M&A and Private Equity

Alia Heintz

M&A and Private Equity

Ieuan List

Capital Markets

Rex Manning

Litigation

Patrick Y. Moneypenny

M&A and Private Equity

Ryan Phelps

Tax

Scott Reid

Debt Finance

Anthony Sanderson

Capital Markets

Zach Savrick

M&A and Private Equity

Shainee Shah

Litigation

Billy Vranish

Capital Markets

Camille Walker

M&A and Private Equity

Fraser Wayne

M&A and Private Equity

 

London

Name

Practice Area

Gabriella Bornstein

Intellectual Property Litigation

Aisling Campbell

Investment Funds

Jacqueline Clover

Technology & IP Transactions

Chris Connolly

M&A and Private Equity

Daniel D’Ambrosio

ESG and Impact

Sion Davies

Antitrust & Competition

John de Rohan-Truba

Intellectual Property Litigation

Jack Donelan

M&A and Private Equity

Emma Faulkner-Hill

Tax

Joel Gory

Antitrust & Competition

Ben Hai

M&A and Private Equity

Rehan Hanif

Debt Finance

Gabe Harley

Restructuring

Hamesh Khatkar

M&A and Private Equity

Victoria Legg

M&A and Private Equity

Chrystel Marincich

Capital Markets

Patrick Navein

Litigation

Jiri Peterka

M&A and Private Equity

Lorenza Prelz Oltramonti

Investment Funds

David Pritchett

Investment Funds

Emma Reid

Financial Services Regulatory

Oscar Robinson

Intellectual Property Litigation

Claire Rushton

M&A and Private Equity

Shahrzad Sadjadi

Antitrust & Competition

Noah Stewart-Ornstein

Litigation

Jamie Thomson

Investment Funds

 

Los Angeles

Name

Practice Area

Yvonne Beeler

Intellectual Property Litigation

Matthew Benedetto

M&A and Private Equity

Sam Blake

Intellectual Property Litigation

Yungmoon Chang

Intellectual Property Litigation

Eric Cohen

M&A and Private Equity

Caroline Epstein

Debt Finance

Amelia Gordon

Debt Finance

Andrew Hurley

Debt Finance

Garry Padrta

M&A and Private Equity

Ingrid Petersen

Intellectual Property Litigation

Shandy Pinkowski

Investment Funds

Christopher Raidy

Debt Finance

Michael Rosenberg

Litigation

Matthew Summers

Litigation

                       

Munich

Name

Practice Area

Marlene Ruf

Restructuring

 

New York

Name

Practice Area

Sara Allawi

Investment Funds

Rachael Bentley

Restructuring

Guillemette Chamayou

Investment Funds

Jacob Clark

Real Estate

Linda Dahl

Investment Funds

Nathaniel DeLucia

Intellectual Property Litigation

Samuel Dykstra

Environmental Transactions

Vera Esses

Litigation

Ciara Foster

Restructuring

Peter C. Fritz

M&A and Private Equity

Asaf Gamzo

Investment Funds

J. Todd Garcia, Jr.

Antitrust & Competition

Olivia George

Debt Finance

Zoey Hitzert

Capital Markets

Timothy Hughes

Debt Finance

Derek Hunter

Restructuring

Rex Hupy

M&A and Private Equity

Jake Jung

Tax

Olga Kamensky

Investment Funds

Jennifer Karinen

Capital Markets

Kim Kaufman

Investment Funds

Katy Kim

Investment Funds

John Kleinjan

Executive Compensation

Jenny Lee

Litigation

Christie Mok

Capital Markets

Thomas Norelli

Trusts & Estates

Eugene Park

Debt Finance

Leila Ravi

Debt Finance

Brittany Roger

Debt Finance

Joanna Schlingbaum

Technology & IP Transactions

Fishel Schreiber

Executive Compensation

Ned Schultheis

M&A and Private Equity

Allyson Smith

Restructuring

Dominic Spence

Real Estate

Haley Stern

Litigation

Amanda Katlowitz Strickler

Investment Funds

David M. Towarnicky

M&A and Private Equity

Charles Wehbe

M&A and Private Equity

Colin Zelicof

M&A and Private Equity

 

Salt Lake City

Name

Practice Area

Paul Hendrickson

Tax

Cameron Leishman

M&A and Private Equity

Matthew Pinegar

Investment Funds

Elena Simion

M&A and Private Equity

Spencer Topham

M&A and Private Equity

 

Shanghai

 

Name

Practice Area

Sally Han

Litigation

Nelson Ni

M&A and Private Equity

 

Washington D.C.

 

Name

Practice Area

Patrick Arnett

Intellectual Property Litigation

David Branham

Executive Compensation

Erin Cady

Litigation

Katherine Canning

Litigation

Steven Cantor

Tax

Michelle Sliwinski DeMaio

Environmental Transactions

Katie Drummonds

Antitrust & Competition

Lucie Duvall

Antitrust & Competition/Consumer Protection

Don Hong

Litigation

Mary Miller

Litigation

Karthik Ravishankar

Intellectual Property Litigation

Emily Scott

Intellectual Property Litigation

Ben Wallace

Litigation

Sally Ye

Executive Compensation

 

Note: For certain partners, admission will take effect when any necessary regulatory requirements have been satisfied.