Kimia Cressy is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on complex real estate transactions including joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions as well as financing, development, and management of real estate assets. She advises private equity funds, REITs, and other institutional investors in transactions involving office, retail, multifamily, industrial, hospitality and mixed-use properties.



Recognized by the Best Lawyers® as “Ones to Watch,” 2022

Memberships & Affiliations

Associate Board, UCLA Department of Economics

Alumni Board of Directors, UCLA School of Law


Admissions & Qualifications

  • California


  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of LawJ.D. (Business Law Specialization)2013

    President, Business Law Association

    Vice President, Real Estate Law Association

  • University of California, Los AngelesB.A., Business-Economics; Accounting & French Minors2009