Paul Anderson is a corporate partner in Kirkland & Ellis's Chicago office. His practice primarily involves advising private equity firms and private companies in connection with structuring and negotiating complex business transactions, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalisations, senior credit financings, mezzanine financings, restructurings, work-outs and other general corporate matters.

Mr Anderson received his BA degree in 2003 from Dartmouth College. He received his MBA and JD in 2010 from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where he was a member of the Northwestern University Law Review editorial board, graduated cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Prior to law school, Mr Anderson spent four years working for the General Electric Company, where he was a member of the financial management programme and corporate audit staff.