Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Local Board Member, New England
Matthew D. Cohn is a corporate partner in the Boston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Matt focuses on mergers and acquisitions and private equity, representing large and middle market private equity funds and other financial sponsors as well as public and private companies in complex leveraged buyouts, growth equity and minority investments, joint ventures and corporate reorganizations.
He has experience counseling clients in a variety of industries, including technology, financial services, business services, software, sports, media, entertainment, energy and infrastructure, healthcare, education, retail, consumer products and manufacturing. Matt serves on various firm-wide committees including the Pro Bono Management Committee and the Recruiting Committee. Matt is also the co-head of recruiting and hiring for Kirkland’s Boston office.
Matt lives in Wellesley with his wife and three children. Matt is an avid sports fan and is a season ticket holder for the Celtics and Bruins.