Sam Peca is a corporate partner in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on the representation of private equity firms, private companies and public companies in complex transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Peca’s practice focuses particularly on transactions in the energy sector, including upstream and midstream purchase and sale transactions, restructurings, development agreements and the formation of joint venture platforms.



Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year — Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

ATJ Pro Bono Champion

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2011Texas


  • Washington University School of LawJ.D.2011

    F. Hodge O’Neal Corporate Law Award

    American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence

    Scholar in Law Award

  • The University of Texas at AustinB.A., English & Government2007

    Business Foundations Certificate