Jon Micheal Alan Wheat

Jon-Micheal A. Wheat

is a partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on complex business transactions, including structuring and negotiating strategic and leveraged acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and growth equity investments, equity and debt financings, recapitalizations and restructurings, executive compensation and incentive equity matters, and general corporate counseling and compliance. Jon-Micheal has represented public companies, private companies and private equity and venture capital firms in transactions ranging in size from several million dollars to more than $1 billion. His practice covers a variety of industries, including regulated industries such as healthcare and education.

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Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Mergers & Acquisitions and 3) Private Equity
Law School University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2004 cum laude; Emmett E. Eagan Award, excellence in the study of corporate law; Edward H. Rakow Scholarship, outstanding scholarly achievement in securities law
Education University of Notre Dame, B.A., Classical Greek & Philosophy, 2001 cum laude
Bar Member / Association State bar of Illinois
Most recent firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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