Frederick Tanne

  • New York NY

Frederick Tanne - Corporate Law Attorney

About Frederick Tanne

A New York attorney, Frederick “Fred” Tanne holds a bachelor of science in communication studies from Northwestern University. He received a juris doctor with distinction from Emory University School of Law and later passed the bar to practice law in New York. Frederick Tanne dedicated his early career to Shearman & Sterling, a company in which he honed expertise in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions as an associate.

Subsequently, he made a lateral move joining Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He became a junior partner in less than a year and was named senior partner in 1995. He has since transitioned into an of counsel role, in which he provides guidance on corporate law. His experience in complex business negotiations impacts multimillion-dollar cases related to recapitalization and buyouts. Further, the firm looks to Fred Tanne for guidance on private equity funds, growth capital investments, and restructuring. For more information about Frederick Tanne and his practice, visit www.kirkland.com.

Work History

Work History
Jan 1990 - Present

Partner

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Feb 2015 - Present

Of Counsel

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Education

Education
Aug 1982 - May 1985

JD

Emory University School of Law
Jan 1978 - Jan 1982

Communications Studies

Northwestern