Marie-Joe Abi-Nassif is a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Marie-Joe advises public and private companies, including private equity firms and strategic investors, in connection with domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs and dispositions, co-investments as well as general corporate matters, with a focus on the energy, technology and healthcare sectors.

Prior to joining Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Marie-Joe was an M&A associate at another international law firm in New York, and previously served as a Lecturer in corporate law at the Panthéon-Assas University in Paris.



Lecturer in Corporate Law, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, 2011–2012


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York


  • English
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Italian


  • Columbia Law SchoolLL.M.
  • Université Paris II Panthéon-AssasMaster in Corporate Law
  • Saint Joseph UniversityLL.B., Private Lawwith Honors