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, 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, manufacturing, professional sports, real estate, aerospace, financial assets and software, hardware and technology.

Before joining Kirkland, Adam was a corporate associate in the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.


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