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Keith E. Villmow

Keith E. Villmow

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Keith E. Villmow's practice concentrates on tax aspects of complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, buyouts, recapitalizations, debt and equity restructurings, and executive compensation.


Co-author: Levin, Rocap & Villmow, "The Jobs Act's Harsh New Deferred Compensation Rules," Tax Notes (September 12, 2005)

"New Temporary Regulations under Code Sec. 355(e)," Journal of Taxation of Corporation Transactions (August-September 2002) (with Todd Maynes and Olga Loy)

"Key Federal Income Tax Considerations in Corporate Debt Restructurings," Journal of Taxation of Corporation Transactions (May-June 2002) (with Olga Loy)

Co-author: Krane & Villmow, "Spin-Offs and Leverage," 75 Taxes 679 (Dec. 1997)

Adess, Angus, & Villmow, "The Erosion of Deferral: Subpart F After the 1993 Act," 47 Tax Lawyer 933 (1994)


1993, Illinois


Stanford University, J.D. 1993
University of Chicago, M.B.A. 1983
Swarthmore College, B.A. 1979 Phi Beta Kappa


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