Rajab Abbassi is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Rajab’s practice focuses on corporate transactions in the insurance industry, and he has advised on many of the most significant transactions in the industry over the last 15 years. He regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions, reinsurance transactions, joint venture transactions and strategic investments, as well as securities offerings and other corporate transactions. Rajab also frequently counsels boards of directors and senior management on strategic and governance matters.

Rajab has been ranked by Chambers USA as a leading practitioner in Insurance Transactional and Regulatory matters, in which clients describe him as “off the charts intelligent” and “extremely hard-working.” He has also been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, and has been recognized by The Legal 500 U.S.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2005New York


  • Fordham University School of LawJ.D.2004
  • Rutgers UniversityB.A.2000