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Derek Pease

Derek Pease

Senior Fund Counsel

New York

Derek Pease joined Silver Lake in 2020 as Senior Funds Counsel.

Derek Pease joined Silver Lake in 2020 as Senior Funds Counsel. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Mr. Pease was a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in its New York office, where he specialized in the formation, structuring, and management of private investment funds. Previously, Mr. Pease served as General Counsel at a private equity registered investment adviser and  prior to that was an Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Mr. Pease received a B.S. from Duke University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.