Micah J. Desaire is a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Micah regularly represents both public and private companies as well as private equity sponsors in a variety of complex business transactions, including domestic and international mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, leveraged buyouts, carve-outs, and de-SPAC transactions. Micah is frequently called upon to advise on large corporate transactions involving healthcare regulatory matters.

Micah advises clients on various healthcare-related issues, including state laws related to the corporate practice of medicine, licensure, federal healthcare fraud and abuse laws such as the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law, enrollment and reimbursement, and other related regulatory matters. Micah also routinely counsels clients on federal privacy matters, including compliance with HIPAA's Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules.


Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, TIPS, Animal Law Committee

American Health Lawyers Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021New York


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.2019
    AnBryce Scholar
  • University of DenverB.A., Political Sciencecum laude2014
    Phi Beta Kappa