Adam Garmezy is a corporate partner in the Houston and Austin offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on strategic and financial transactions for public and private companies and private equity sponsors, including mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, private equity transactions, sales processes, venture capital investments, capital raises, carve-out divestitures, SPAC transactions and joint ventures, as well as corporate restructurings and workouts. He has extensive experience in a variety of industries, including energy (conventional and alternative), infrastructure, food ingredients, professional sports, manufacturing, real estate, aerospace, financial assets and software, hardware and technology.


Thought Leadership


Balancing Hydraulic Fracturing’s Environmental and Economic Impacts, 23 DUKE ENVTL. L. & POL’Y F. 405 (2013)

Memberships & Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

New York State Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014Texas
  • 2018New York


  • Duke University School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2014

    Dean’s Scholar

    Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy

    Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum

  • Amherst CollegeEconomics & Psychologymagna cum laude2011