Erin Kinney is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York. Her practice includes private equity and venture capital transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, carve-out transactions and early-stage and follow-on investments and financings. She also regularly represents portfolio companies of private equity clients, including with respect to acquisitions and equity financings and general corporate matters.


  • Jama Software and its controlling shareholder Insight Partners on Jama’s sale to Francisco Partners for $1.2 billion 
  • PSPDFKit, a document processing and manipulation platform and portfolio company of Insight Partners, in its acquisition of Intregrify
  • Klaus, a leading AI-powered quality management platform, in its acquisition by Zendesk
  • Insight Partners in its $4.4 billion acquisition with Clearlake Capital of cloud analytics company Alteryx Inc. 
  • Keyfactor, a portfolio company of Insight Partners, in connection with a significant minority investment from Sixth Street Growth
  • HealthEquity, Inc. in its acquisition of BenefitWallet’s Health Savings Account portfolio
  • Insight Partners in its investment in in Bestpass, Inc., a leading toll management and payment platform for commercial vehicles
  • Clovis Oncology, Inc. in the bankruptcy court-supervised asset sales of its targeted radionuclide therapy program to Novartis and its cancer drug Rubraca to pharma& Schweiz GmbH
  • Insight Partners in connection with its recommended public cash offer to the shareholders of SignUp Software AB
  • PDI Technologies, a portfolio company of Insight Partners, in its acquisitions of Blue Cow Software, LLC, and Skupos
  • CommerceHub, a portfolio company of Insight Partners, in its acquisition of ChannelAdvisor Corporation
  • Insight Partners on its investment in Precisely, a leader in data integrity software
  • Insight Partners and Achieve3000 in Achieve3000’s sale to McGraw Hill
  • Diligent in its acquisition of ESG software leader Accuvio
  • PAI Partners in connection with its $3.3 billion pending acquisition of Tropicana, Naked and other select juice brands across North America from PepsiCo, Inc.
  • Insight Partners in its acquisition, with Genstar Capital, of Vector Solutions
  • Keyfactor, an Insight Partners portfolio company, in its merger with PrimeKey under the Keyfactor brand
  • HealthEquity in its acquisition of Luum, a technology platform for employee commute management
  • Insight Partners in its partnership with HBC to launch Saks as a standalone ecommerce business, and its $500 million minority equity investment in Saks
  • Diligent in its acquisition of Galvanize, a SaaS governance, risk, and compliance software provider
  • Diligent in its acquisition of Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc., an ethics and compliance SaaS provider



University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2010 Emory University, B.A., 2007

Bar Admissions

New York, 2011

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