Overview

Armand is a partner in the M&A/Private Equity Practice Group. He serves as lead counsel to large- and middle-market buyout funds and to public and privately owned companies in a variety of complex domestic and cross-border transactions, including leveraged acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, equity and debt financings, and workouts. Armand has broad experience counseling clients in a variety of industries, including health care, business services, software, technology, telecom, cable, broadcast, media, data centers, insurance and consumer products.

Since 2019, Armand has been recognized by Chambers USA for his work in Private Equity: Buyouts, where clients note, "He brings a really nice mix of a good, keen legal mind, together with a great sense for what's market and what's fair. He has a nice, smooth tact about him which facilitates getting deals done." Armand was a founding partner of the Firm’s Boston office in 2017. He was previously based in Kirkland’s New York office for 20 years. He holds various leadership roles across the Firm.

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Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

Moderator, Healthcare Panel, 27th Annual Harvard Business School Venture Capital & Private Equity Virtual Conference, February 6, 2021

Recognition

 IFLR1000, “Notable Practitioner,” Private Equity/Mergers & Acquisitions, 2019–2021 

Chambers USA, Private Equity: Buyouts (Massachusetts), 2019–2021

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017Massachusetts
  • 1998New York

Education

  • The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D.with High Honors1997

    Order of the Coif

  • University of VermontB.A., Sociologycum laude1992
    Phi Beta Kappa