Sagun Poudyal is a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice is focused on public and private company mergers and acquisitions, minority and joint venture investments, leveraged buyouts, equity financings, carve-outs and divestitures. Sagun also advises clients with respect to general corporate and governance matters.

Prior to joining Kirkland, Sagun worked as an analyst with the distressed trading desk of a global investment bank in Mumbai, India, advising on a range of distressed debt transactions across sectors in Asia-Pacific, including those involving primary and secondary bank debt, insolvency claims, debt restructurings and special situations.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021New York


  • English
  • Nepali
  • Hindi


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of LawLL.M.2020

    Dean’s List

    Research Fellow, Berkeley Center for Law and Business

    Articles Editor, Berkeley Business Law Journal

    Best Legal Memorandum, Legal Research and Writing

    Business Law Certificate

  • National Law School of India UniversityB.A.; LL.B. (Hons.)2017