Jordan C. Murray

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Jordan C. Murray

Jordan C. Murray

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Jordan Murray is a corporate partner and member of the firm’s Private Equity Funds and Investment Management Groups. His practice focuses on advising sponsors of, and institutional investors in, open- and closed-ended private investment funds, co-investment vehicles and separately managed accounts. Mr. Murray also has advised both private investment firm owners and institutional buyers in connection with investments in private investment firms, and has restructured private investment firms in preparation for potential liquidity events for the firms’ owners. He represents numerous private fund clients, including BGI, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, D. E. Shaw, Diamond Castle, GE Asset Management, Gramercy, NCH Capital, Newport Global Advisors, Pharos Capital, Providence Equity Partners, Rockwood Capital and Third Point.

Mr. Murray is recognized as a top practitioner in Lawdragon Insights: Private Funds (2014), where clients say that he is “an extremely accomplished negotiator, technician and savvy deal guy.” Mr. Murray is also recognized as a leading lawyer for private equity fund formation by Chambers USA (2013) and Chambers Global (2013), where sources note that he is “extremely intelligent and responsive” and has a “great balance of strong legal skills and good negotiating and business acumen.” Chambers states that Mr. Murray “has made a strong impression on the market, encouraging incredibly positive feedback,” with one client enthusing, “I think the world of his work.” He is also recognized as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000 (2013). Mr. Murray is a frequent author and speaker on private equity topics and a contributing author of the Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report.

He received his A.B. from Duke University in 1996 and his J.D. cum laude from the Fordham University School of Law in 1999.

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Education
J.D., cum laude
Class of 1999

Fordham University School of Law (commonly known as Fordham Law or Fordham Law School) is a part of Fordham University in the United States. The School is located in the Borough of Manhattan in New York City, and is one of eight ABA-approved law schools in that city.

A.B.
Class of 1996

Duke University is an academic university that offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It also has publications and research services. The university was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

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Partner
Prior

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP provides legal services. Practice areas include: complex acquisition, financing transactions, litigation & arbitration, tax, employee benefits, and trusts & estates. The company was founded in 1931 by Eli Whitney Debevoise and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Partner
2017 - 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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Standard Life Aberdeen Plc, Bonaccord Capital Partners purchase MSouth Equity Partners LLC

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Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), The Blackstone Group, Inc. purchase Marlin Management Co. LLC from McGovern Trust

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Debevoise and Plimpton Private Equity Report

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