Private Equity Panel

Hosted by Stephen Ritchie at Kirkland&Ellis

Please join the Alumni Law Society for a panel discussion on Private Equity and networking hour.

Panelists Include

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    Stephen Ritchie

    Stephen L. Ritchie is a partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis. Steve's practice is concentrated in the areas of complex business transactions, with a particular focus on structuring, negotiating and managing the legal aspects of mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, venture capital and growth equity investments, restructurings and workouts. He has also served as lead counsel in the representation of numerous portfolio companies of private equity funds.

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    Mark Tresnowski

    Mark Tresnowski is a Managing Director and MDP's General Counsel. Prior to joining MDP, Mark was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and also Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Allegiance Telecom Inc., a portfolio company of MDCPII. Mark is on the Boards of Directors of the American Investment Council, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship and Court Theatre and on the Board of Trustees of Children’s Home + Aid.


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      Sara Robinson Dasse

      Sara Robinson Dasse is the Senior Compliance Officer of Adams Street Partners and is responsible for the firm's global regulatory counseling in connection with the operation of registered investment advisers and the formation and operation of private equity funds. Sara earned a BA, summa cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame and a JD from the University of Chicago Law School. 

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      Christian McGrath

      Mr. Christian B. McGrath, J.D., serves as the General Counsel and Managing Director at GTCR, LLC. Mr. McGrath joined the firm in 2007 as a General Counsel and also served as its Chief Compliance Officer. Previously, Mr. McGrath worked at Sara Lee Corporation and Latham & Watkins. He holds a J.D. with honors, from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Stanford University.



Event Information

300 N LaSalle 


Cost: Complimentary

Event Contact
Linda Pantale