Samita T. Ali-Khan

Partner Capital Markets
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Samita T. Ali-Khan is a partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. She has experience in U.S. and international finance, capital markets transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Samita has represented issuers and financial institutions with respect to high yield debt offerings, registered equity offerings, investment grade offerings and private placements.



“Europe High-Yield Bond” award at the IFR Awards 2017 for Maxeda DIY Holding B.V.’s offering of €475 million 61/8% Senior Secured Notes

Transatlantic Legal Awards, “Transatlantic Debt Capital Markets Team of the Year,” 2017


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016New York


  • English
  • Bengali


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.2015
  • The Johns Hopkins UniversityB.A., Sociology & Africana Studieswith University and Departmental Honors2012

    Phi Beta Kappa

    Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society

    Psi Chi Honor Society

    James S. Coleman Award for Senior Honors Thesis in Sociology

    University Honors Certificate in Social Inequality