Kevin J. Ellis is a corporate associate and a member of the firm’s Investment Management Group. His practice focuses on advising sponsors of private equity funds, co-investment vehicles and separately managed accounts, covering numerous sectors and strategies including buyout, infrastructure, fund of funds and mezzanine. Mr. Ellis’s recent experience includes acting for clients such as HarbourVest Partners, KKR and Prudential Capital Group.

Mr. Ellis joined Debevoise in 2017. He received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 2017, where he was an editor for the Michigan Law Review. He received a B.A. from the University of Michigan in 2014.


  • University of Michigan Law School, 2017, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, 2014, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York