David J. Sorkin

Member (Attorney) & General Counsel at KKR & Co., Inc.

David J. Sorkin

David J. Sorkin

Member (Attorney) & General Counsel at KKR & Co., Inc.

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Career Highlights

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP
KKR & Co., Inc.
BrightView Holdings, Inc.

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5285

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1960

Age

60

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Senior Advisor at Evercore, Inc.

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Co-Founder at KKR & Co., Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at KKR Financial Holdings LLC

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Global Head-Strategic Growth at KKR & Co., Inc.

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Chief Administrative Officer at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP

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Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Co-President & Co-Chief Operating Officer at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP

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Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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Co-Founder at KKR & Co., Inc.

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David J. Sorkin
Member (Attorney) & General Counsel at KKR & Co., Inc.
Education
B.A., summa cum laude

Williams College is a private liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States. It was established in 1793 with funds from the estate of Ephraim Williams. Originally a men's college, Williams became co-educational in 1970. It is located in Williamstown, MA, USA.

JD, cum laude

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

Career History
General Counsel, Secretary & Director
2007 - Current

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP (KKR) is a active manager which invests in companies located in across the globe. The firm invests in broad range of sectors. It provides financing for traditional management buyouts, build-ups and growth capital requirements in both private and public companies. It also makes minority investments.

Member (Attorney) & General Counsel
2007 - Current

KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) is a leading global investment firm with deep roots in private equity, diversified capabilities, and an impressive track record. When you partner with KKR, you benefit from decades of financial and operational experience, broad industry knowledge, and a powerful network of global relationships. Through an integrated approach, we work closely with companies and investment partners around the world to deliver flexible capital solutions. The power of partnership with KKR means we strive for better investments, stronger businesses, and shared success. With offices around the world, we fulfill our mission one investor at a time, one company at a time—and we do this as one global firm. As investors with an industrialist vision, we think long-term, pursue the highest standards of excellence, and align our interests with those of all our investment partners by putting our own capital behind our ideas

General Counsel
Tenure Unconfirmed

BrightView Holdings, Inc. is an investment company, which engages in the provision of commercial landscaping services. It operates through the following segments: Maintenance Services and Development Services business. The Maintenance Services segment provides mowing, gardening, mulching, and snow removal, water management, irrigation maintenance, tree care, golf course maintenance and specialty turf maintenance services. The Development Services segment comprises of landscape architecture and development services. The company was founded on November 7, 2013 and is headquartered in Blue Bell, PA.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current
Director
Current
Member, Executive Committee
1985 - 2007

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP provides legal services. Established in 1884, the firm provides coordinated legal advice on corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the firm's practice.

Political Donations
$2,700
2018

Senior Policy Adviser at Squire Patton Boggs LLP

$900
2013

Senator from Virginia

$20K
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

Transactions
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KKR & Co., Inc. purchases Marshall Wace LLP from MW Partners LP

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KKR & Co., Inc. purchases KKR Financial Holdings LLC

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KKR & Co., Inc. purchases KKR Credit Advisors (Ireland) Unlimited Co.

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