Kirkland & Ellis provides exceptional service to clients around the world in complex corporate and tax, litigation, intellectual property, restructuring and counseling matters. The Firm offers clients the unsurpassed resources of a large, integrated, multidisciplinary, global team of more than 3,500 attorneys across 19 cities in New York, Chicago, Austin, Beijing, Boston, Brussels, Dallas, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Munich, Palo Alto, Paris, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Washington, D.C.
Kirkland is a global leader in providing sophisticated advice to investment fund sponsors, institutional investors and other market participants in the alternative investment fund space. Kirkland’s strength lies in our unique ability to bring together best-in-class lawyers in all major markets across an extensive, cross-border private equity platform in the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific. With more than 570 dedicated Investment Funds attorneys, no other law firm matches the breadth, depth and scope of Kirkland’s experience in investment funds legal services. In addition to offering one of the largest and most active investment funds practices in the world, Kirkland’s platform also includes a dedicated fund finance bench that brings in-depth practical market knowledge to a wide range of financing structures. Since 2018, Kirkland has executed more than 1,000 fund financing transactions for over 400 clients, including more than 110 NAV facilities, representing approximately $248 billion in aggregate transaction value.