Kyle in His Own Words

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Kyle R. Gaughan


Kyle Gaughan is an associate in LP’s Corporate Practice Group.  He advises and represents clients in a range of corporate matters including mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, private equity, and commercial transactions. In his work, Kyle has drafted, negotiated and reviewed commercial contracts and managed corporate governance matters with private equity shareholders. Kyle enjoys the challenge of corporate work because of the different challenges each transaction brings about and working with clients to help them reach their business goals.

Prior to joining LP, Kyle was in-house Corporate Counsel for Ferrara Candy Company where he served as the legal lead on the Ferrero Group’s acquisition of Ferrara Candy Company. He earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 2015.



University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2015
University of Illinois, B.A. in History and Political Science, 2012
Bar Admissions
Illinois, 2015
Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review, Executive Comments Editor, 2014-2015
Michigan Journal of Private Equity and Venture Capital, Associate Editor, 2013-2014


What was your very first job?
I used to work at Dippin’ Dots at Navy Pier. I was lucky enough to work with my best friend on most occasions and met plenty of interesting customers along the way.
What’s your favorite vacation spot?
California. I take advantage of the opportunity to visit warmer weather.
iPhone or Android?
Android. I purchased the original Android in college and haven’t changed since.

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