Linda K. Myers

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Linda K. Myers

Linda K. Myers

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Biography

Linda K. Myers is on the board of Gibraltar Industries, Inc., Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Chicago Network and Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. In her past career Ms. Myers was Chairman of The Catherine Cook School. Ms. Myers received a graduate degree from Georgetown University Law Center and an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin.

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Number of Boards

11

Birthday

1965

Age

55

Number of Awards

7

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner & Chairman at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Vice Chairman at Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP provides legal services. The company counsels clients in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property and restructuring matters. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Education
J.D., Dean's List
Class of 1989

Georgetown University Law Center is the law school of Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. Established in 1870, the Law Center offers J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. degrees in law.[5] As the second largest law school in the United States, Georgetown Law often touts the advantages of its wide range of program offerings and proximity to federal agencies and courts, including the Supreme Court

B.A., Dean's List
Class of 1986

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison.

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Current

The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is a voluntary bar association for the state of New York. NYSBA was founded in 1877 with the stated goal to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession. Its first President was David B. Hill. Among the reforms in the legislation signed into law creating the association was the removal of the restrictions on the admission of women to the practice of law. In 1896, NYSBA proposed the first global means for settling disputes among nations, what is now called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

Member
Current

Founded in 1877, the Illinois State Bar Association is the premier legal association in the state. As a voluntary organization of more than 30,000 members, the Association's primary focus is to assist Illinois lawyers in the practice of law and to promote improvements in the administration of justice. The Association engages in many important activities on behalf of the profession — among them proposing and shaping legislation, educating the public, and supporting the courts and the rule of law

Career History
Partner
1994 - Current

Kirkland & Ellis LLP provides legal services. The company counsels clients in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property and restructuring matters. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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$1,000 - $2,499
2012

The Chicago Bar Foundation mobilizes Chicago's legal community to improve access to justice.

$100 - $249
2008

Columbia College Chicago is an international leader and recognized pioneer in arts and media education. With over 120 years of deep experience teaching creative students to develop authentic voices and meaningful skills, Columbia graduates are fully prepared to launch sustainable careers in the visual, performing, media and communication arts. Their educational philosophy is rooted in the essential wedding of theory with practice. Their students are immersed in a creative learning environment designed to give them ample opportunity to test and perfect their art, craft or practice, while grounding them in a rigorous academic curriculum that provides broad context and the intellectual, analytical and creative capacity to succeed in their chosen fields.

$100 - $249
2008

Columbia College Chicago is an international leader and recognized pioneer in arts and media education. With over 120 years of deep experience teaching creative students to develop authentic voices and meaningful skills, Columbia graduates are fully prepared to launch sustainable careers in the visual, performing, media and communication arts. Their educational philosophy is rooted in the essential wedding of theory with practice. Their students are immersed in a creative learning environment designed to give them ample opportunity to test and perfect their art, craft or practice, while grounding them in a rigorous academic curriculum that provides broad context and the intellectual, analytical and creative capacity to succeed in their chosen fields.

Political Donations
$2,700
2016

Former Senator from New York

$1,000
2015

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$2,500
2014

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

Transactions
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company purchases Celgene Corp.

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Bain Capital Private Equity LP, Bain Capital Holdings LP purchase Varsity Brands LLC from Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC, Ares Management Corp (Private Equity), Partners Group (Private Equity)

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Bain Capital LP, Bain Capital Private Equity LP purchase Epic Health Services, Inc. from Webster Equity Partners, LLC

Awards & Honors
2017
Crain's Chicago Business Magazine - Who’s Who in Chicago Business
2016
Crain's Chicago Business Magazine - Who’s Who in Chicago Business
Admitted to the New York Bar
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