Kevin K. Nolan

Senior Associate


Kevin Nolan is a senior associate in the Transactional Department, and a member of the Fund Formation Practice Group. He joined the firm in 2011.


Mr. Nolan concentrates his practice on advising venture capital and private equity funds in connection with fund formations, portfolio investments, corporate governance and fund administration matters. Mr. Nolan also represents institutional investors in the United States and abroad in their investments in private investment funds.

Community Involvement

Mr. Nolan is a board member of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee. Also, he is a Big Brother for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay and an alumnus of The Partnership Fellows Program.


  • "Wal-Mart’s Industrial Loan Company: The Risk to Community Banks,” 10 N.C. Banking Inst. 187 (2006)


Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Nolan was a corporate attorney at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston, Massachusetts. While there, he focused on preparing formation and investment documents for private investment funds and management companies. He advised registered investment advisers and fund managers, assisted in the launches of numerous private equity and hedge funds and prepared financing, asset purchase and merger documents for venture capital and M&A transactions.

During law school, Mr. Nolan was a legal intern with the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. As an intern, he assisted with the investigation of complaints against real estate brokers. Also, he researched and drafted a section of the real estate license law treatise for the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials.

Prior to beginning his legal studies, Mr. Nolan served as a legal assistant at various law firms in New York, where he focused on commercial real estate.

Professional Activities

Mr. Nolan is a member of the American Bar Association’s Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee, the Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association.


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JD, University of North Carolina School of Law, The James E. and Carolyn B. David Society, Staff Writer, The North Carolina Banking Institute Journal

BA, Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland at College Park

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