Jeffrey C. Hammes

Former Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Jeffrey C. Hammes

Jeffrey C. Hammes

Former Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Biography

Presently, Jeffrey C. Hammes is Chairman for L&F Acquisition Corp. Mr. Hammes is also on the board of 5 other companies. He previously occupied the position of Chairman at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP and Member of Illinois State Bar Association. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin and a graduate degree from Northwestern University School of Law.

Overview
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4645

Number of Boards

12

Birthday

1959

Age

62

Number of Awards

10

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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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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at University of Wisconsin Foundation

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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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Investment Partner at eBond Advisors, LLC

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Former Vice Chairman at W.W. Grainger, Inc.

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Director, Secretary at Hammes Family Foundation

Education
JD
Class of 1985

The Northwestern University School of Law is an elite, private American law school in Chicago, Illinois. Located in the North Side's Streeterville, it is one of the twelve constituent schools of Northwestern University. The law school was founded in 1859 as the Union College of Law of the Old University of Chicago. The first law school established in Chicago, it became jointly controlled by Northwestern University in 1873 and fully incorporated into Northwestern in 1891. Northwestern Law is a member of the "T-14" law schools, a prestigious group of 14 schools that have national recognition.

BBA
Class of 1980

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
Prior

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
1985 - 2019

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.

Certified Public Accountant, Tax Department
1980 - 1982

Arthur Andersen LLP used to provide accounting services. It was also into consulting services for clients that operate businesses throughout the United States and around the world. Arthur Andersen was founded in 1913 and was headquartered in Chicago, IL.

General Partner
Prior

K&E Investment Partners LP 2009 PEF, a subsidiary of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, is an American company. The firm acts as Private Equity Fund.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior

American Jewish Committee (AJC), established in 1906 by a small group of American Jews deeply concerned about pogroms aimed at Russian Jews, determined that the best way to protect Jewish populations in danger would be to work towards a world in which all peoples were accorded respect and dignity.Over 100 years later, AJC continues its efforts to promote pluralistic and democratic societies where all minorities are protected. AJC is an international think tank and advocacy organization that attempts to identify trends and problems early - and take action. Their key areas of focus are:•Combating anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry;•Promoting pluralism and shared democratic values;•Supporting Israel's quest for peace and security;•Advocating for energy independence;•Strengthening Jewish life.In addition to its New York headquarters and Office of Government & International Affairs in Washington, AJC has 29 chapters and 3 independent affiliates in the U.S. and 8 overseas offices. In addition, AJC has 28 global partnerships.AJC’s approach, tackling a breadth of interests in a deliberate and diplomatic manner, contributes to a success that gains trust, earns access, and, most importantly, produces results.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$20K - $30K
2012

Ravinia Festival Association provides professional music shows. Its programs include reach programs, teach programs, instrument game, and program for jazz. The company was founded in 1904 and is located in Highland Park, IL.

$10K - $25K
2010

American Jewish Committee (AJC), established in 1906 by a small group of American Jews deeply concerned about pogroms aimed at Russian Jews, determined that the best way to protect Jewish populations in danger would be to work towards a world in which all peoples were accorded respect and dignity.Over 100 years later, AJC continues its efforts to promote pluralistic and democratic societies where all minorities are protected. AJC is an international think tank and advocacy organization that attempts to identify trends and problems early - and take action. Their key areas of focus are:•Combating anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry;•Promoting pluralism and shared democratic values;•Supporting Israel's quest for peace and security;•Advocating for energy independence;•Strengthening Jewish life.In addition to its New York headquarters and Office of Government & International Affairs in Washington, AJC has 29 chapters and 3 independent affiliates in the U.S. and 8 overseas offices. In addition, AJC has 28 global partnerships.AJC’s approach, tackling a breadth of interests in a deliberate and diplomatic manner, contributes to a success that gains trust, earns access, and, most importantly, produces results.

$10K +
2009

TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES FOR ITS MEMBERS, PROVIDE A NETWORK OF SUPPORT FOR ITS MEMBERS, TO WORK FOR ADEQUATE FUNDING, AND TO ADVOCATE FOR EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE CHILDREN IN THE STATE OF WISCONSIN

Political Donations
$100
2019

Majority Whip at Office of the Senate Majority Whip, Dick Durbin

$2,700
2019

Majority Whip at Office of the Senate Majority Whip, Dick Durbin

$2,600
2019

Representative at Office of the Representative from Illinois' 8th District, Raja Krishnamoorthi

Transactions
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Lantiq Deutschland GmbH, Golden Gate Private Equity, Inc. purchase Infineon Technologies AG /Wireline Communications Business from Infineon Technologies AG

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Golden Gate Private Equity, Inc. purchases EBHI Holdings, Inc.

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Golden Gate Private Equity, Inc., Mac Acquisition LLC purchase Romano's Macaroni Grill, Inc. from Brinker International, Inc.

Awards & Honors
2012
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
2011
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
2010
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
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