Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Since relocating to the West Coast in 2013 as a founding partner of Kirkland’s San Francisco Investment Funds group, Justin Solomon has established himself as a leading investment funds attorney and trusted advisor to many of California’s premier private equity fund sponsors. Solomon subsequently founded, and now leads, Kirkland’s Los Angeles Investment Funds group, the largest dedicated investment funds group of any law firm in Los Angeles.
With over 15 years of experience, he has led fund formations ranging in size from under $100 million to over $10 billion. In spite of the current economic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Solomon and his team have served as lead counsel to more than 40 different private equity sponsors in transactions involving more than 40 billions of dollars within the last two years. Creative and technically skilled, Solomon works closely with clients in implementing innovative transaction structures.