Douglas C. Gessner

Doug Gessner

is a partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he concentrates on representing private equity and venture capital sponsors in all aspects of private equity and venture capital investment activity including leveraged buyouts of public and private companies, recapitalizations of private companies, growth equity investments in public and private companies, start-up investments, and formation of private equity funds. Doug received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, highest honors, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.

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Areas of Practice 1) Debt Finance, 2) Leveraged Acquisitions, 3) Mergers & Acquisitions, 4) Mezzanine Finance, 5) Private Company, 6) Corporate Finance, 7) Private Equity, 8) Corporate and 9) Restructuring
Law School Harvard Law School, J.D., 1989 magna cum laude; Editor, Harvard Law Review
Education University of Michigan, B.A., Economics, 1986 Highest Honors
Bar Member / Association State bar of Illinois
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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