Leia Pearl Andrew is a partner in the Capital Markets Practice Group in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She concentrates her practice on corporate finance transactions, securities offerings and corporate governance matters.

Leia advises public and private companies, investment banks and private equity firms on a multitude of legal matters, including debt and equity offerings, initial public offerings, special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) transactions, esoteric securitizations, cross-border transactions and securities law issues.

In addition, Leia counsels public companies in connection with ongoing disclosure obligations and corporate governance best practices and trends. She also assists clients in the preparation and review of SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, proxy statements and Section 16 filings.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018New York


  • University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJ.D.2017
  • Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaCertificate in Management2015
  • Vanderbilt UniversityB.A., Public Policy2014