Sharon Freiman is a capital markets partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Sharon advises issuers and underwriters in a broad range of matters, including initial public offerings and other equity offerings, high-yield and investment-grade debt offerings, and private placements of securities. Sharon also regularly counsels issuers on SEC disclosure and compliance, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Sharon's experience ranges across a variety of industries, including life sciences, financial institutions, consumer goods and technology.


Thought Leadership


“Public Company Updates: SEC Adopts 10b5-1 Trading Plan Rules; Stock Buyback Proposal Comment Period Reopened; New Non-GAAP CDIs,” Kirkland Alert, December 15, 2022

“SEC Proposes New Climate Disclosure Requirements,” Kirkland Alert, March 24, 2022

“Financing for the Future: Surging Sustainable Finance Market Presents Challenges, Opportunities,” Kirkland Alert, August 16, 2021

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, “Top 3 Things You Wish You Knew - The Journey from Private to Public Company GC,” The Fourth Floor's GC Salon, May and August 2022


Ones to Watch: Securities/Capital Markets Law, Best Lawyers, 2024


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015New York


  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hebrew


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2014
    Harvard Business Law Review
  • Vassar CollegeB.A., Economics2011

    General and Departmental Honors

    Phi Beta Kappa

    Omicron Delta Epsilon