Victor Ghazal is an investment funds associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he focuses on fund formation and secondaries transactions. His practice primarily involves representing private equity fund sponsors across an array of formation, governance, operational and regulatory matters and strategies, including buyout, real estate, venture capital, growth equity, mezzanine debt and infrastructure. Victor also has experience counseling university endowments, public and private pensions, foundations and other institutional investors on co-investment arrangements, separately managed accounts and private fund placements.


Thought Leadership


Hong Kong’s New Limited Partnership Fund Regime,” JD Supra, August 28, 2020

COVID-19 U.S.: Navigating the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) under the CARES Act and Recent SBA Guidance,” JD Supra, May 1, 2020

Contracts, Negotiation, and Enforcement in the United States: Overview,” Thomson Reuters - Practical Law, March 1, 2020

Co-Determination in Germany: A Model for the U.S.?Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review, February 13, 2018

Imposing Market Maker Obligations on Liquidity Providers,” Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review, February 6, 2018

CEO Duality and Corporate Stewardship: Evidence from Takeovers,” The Visible Hand (Cornell University), February 1, 2016


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in New York
  • District of Columbia


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.2018
    Articles Editor, Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review
  • Grinnell CollegeB.A.2015
    Gilbert DeBartolo '69 Memorial Prize in Economics Recipient