Ilan Napchan is a tax attorney who focuses his practice on complex business transactions, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, leverage buyouts, joint ventures, and recapitalizations. He has been the lead tax and structuring attorney on numerous private equity and M&A transactions ranging in size from several million dollars to more than one billion dollars. Ilan previously served as a partner at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP from 2007-2015. Prior to that he was a Product Specialist at Bank of America from 2003-2004. He served as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs from 2000-2002. He graduated from Northwestern University School of Law with a J.D. and cum laude from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering.