Adam Arikat is a tax partner in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Adam advises public companies and private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies on their domestic and international acquisitions, investments, divestitures, joint ventures, financings and restructurings. Adam also has experience advising on the structuring and negotiating of complex real estate transactions, including the formation of REITs, and oil and gas transactions, including the formation of carry partnerships.


Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, “An Emerging Accessible Tax Credit Market for Corporations,” SMU Corporate Counsel Symposium, September 2023


Recognized by The Legal 500 United States for U.S. Taxes: Non-Contentious, 2023


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014Texas


  • New York UniversityLL.M., Taxation2017
  • University of Texas at Austin School of LawJ.D.with Honors2013
    Order of the Coif
  • University of California, BerkeleyB.S., Applied Math & Economics2009
    Regents & Chancellors Scholar