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, consumer products, TMT, insurance and industrials.

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.


Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

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


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

Chambers USA, Private Equity: Buyouts (Massachusetts), 2019–2020


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017Massachusetts
  • 1998New York


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

    Order of the Coif

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