Kaitlin Kines

Kaitlin Kines

Kaitlin Kines
Santa Monica
+1 424 252 6408
Kaitlin Kines is an associate in the firm’s Business Law department and a member of its Private Equity group. Kaitlin advises emerging and late-stage companies as well as private equity, venture capital, and growth equity investors. She regularly manages a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, growth equity investments, and strategic collaborations. Kaitlin provides integral day-to-day corporate counseling to the portfolio companies of buyout sponsors across the technology, sports and entertainment, hospitality, and banking sectors. 


Mergers and Acquisitions; Growth Equity

  • Various buyouts and growth equity transactions for Thoma Bravo, Sixth Street Partners , Accel-KKR, Accel Partners, Declaration Partners, Hopin Ltd, Avantus Aerospace, and Amplitude, Inc.

Pro Bono

  • Pro bono representation of low-income New Yorkers through Legal Services of NYC, a nonprofit pro bono organization offering immigration and immigrants' rights assistance

Professional Activities

Kaitlin is a member of the American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association and California Bar Association. Kaitlin represented Goodwin as a 2021 ACG Rising Star for the Association for Corporate Growth (Los Angeles).




Georgetown University Law Center

(Georgetown Law Journal, Executive Editor)


Franklin & Marshall College

(magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa)



  • New York
  • California


Speaker, “Inside View: Perspectives from Junior Associates,” Georgetown University Law Center Annual Corporate Law Symposium, February 2018, 2019