Carter W. Emerson

Carter Emerson

practiced corporate law with the international firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP for over 30 years in mergers, public and private offerings and other financings, and securities and corporate governance advice. He joined Kirkland & Ellis in 1974, served on its management committee for 16 years and was a partner until 2007 when he became Of counsel to the Firm. Described as a "constructive deal doer" and a practitioner with "the best combination of public and private expertise," Carter is listed as one of the top lawyers in Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global. He is also named in Who's Who Legal and The Best Lawyers in America as an outstanding practitioner in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and securities laws matters.

Carter and his wife Susan live in Chicago, Illinois.

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Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Capital Markets, 3) Initial Public Offerings, 4) Leveraged Acquisitions, 5) Mergers & Acquisitions, 6) Private Company, 7) Corporate Finance, 8) Private Equity, 9) Restructuring and 10) Corporate Governance & Counseling
Law School Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1972 magna cum laude
Education Miami University, B.S., Finance, 1969
Bar Member / Association State bar of Illinois
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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