Priya Arshanapalli is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She focuses her practice on structuring, negotiating and forming private equity and real estate funds, as well as general partner structuring and advice. Priya has represented numerous private equity sponsors in establishing open-end and closed-end private equity funds with a broad range of investment strategies, including core, value-added and opportunistic real estate, infrastructure, debt, venture, fund-of-funds, growth equity and buyouts.

Representative clients include: A&M Capital, Accel-KKR, Dune Real Estate Partners, GEM Realty Capital, Hines, Invesco Private Capital, Lennar Corporation, Macquarie Capital, Meridian Realty Partners, Northern Pacific Group, PPM America, Realterm and WHI Real Estate Partners.


Thought Leadership


Note: Freezeouts in Delaware: An Exploration of the Appropriate Standard of Review; Columbia Business Law Review


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013Illinois


  • Spanish


  • Columbia Law SchoolJ.D.2013

    Harlan Fisk Stone Scholar

    Notes Editor, Columbia Business Law Review

  • Harvard UniversityA.B., Social Anthropology2010