Linda Myers is a senior leader in Kirkland’s debt finance practice and serves on the Firm's global management committee. She counsels private equity sponsors and companies in connection with leveraged buyout financings for acquisitions, working capital facilities, CP backup facilities, refinancings and other commercial banking matters. She also represents lenders in distressed transactions, acquisition financing and refinancings, and counsels debtors navigating through bankruptcy.
Linda has promoted diversity and inclusion, at Kirkland and across the profession, throughout her career and currently serves on the board of The Chicago Network, a preeminent organization of Chicago’s leading professional women. Linda also enthusiastically supports professional, educational, civic and cultural organizations. She serves on the boards and has done pro bono legal work for the Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Linda also sits on the board of St. Ignatius College Prep, a Jesuit Chicago high school and is a member of the Parents Council to the Chancellor at Washington University in St. Louis. She also serves on the boards of woman-founded private equity firm Kinzie Capital Partners as well as Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROCK).
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.; University of Wisconsin - Madison, B.A.