Capital markets lawyer Matthew R. Pacey will join Kirkland & Ellis LLP as a partner in the Houston office.
Pacey’s practice concentrates on capital markets transactions, corporate governance and compliance. He regularly represents private equity-backed companies in connection with initial public offerings, particularly in the upstream, midstream and oil field service sectors. He has extensive knowledge of master limited partnership (MLP) structures and has represented issuers or underwriters in more than 50 MLP financing transactions with aggregate proceeds of over $20 billion.
He was previously a partner in the Houston office of Vinson & Elkins. Pacey holds a JD with honors, Order of the Coif, from The University of Texas School of Law, and two BA degrees from Texas A&M University.