Asher Qazi is a capital markets partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Asher regularly advises public and private company and sponsor clients on debt and equity offerings, securities and stock exchange rules, and corporate governance issues.

Prior to joining Kirkland, Asher completed his doctorate at the University of Chicago Law School where his research focused on judicial behavior. His prior experience includes working as a corporate attorney in Pakistan with a focus on public-private partnerships and serving as a law clerk to Honorable Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja, the former Chief Justice of Pakistan.



Recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship

Recipient of National Management Foundation Gold Medal

Memberships & Affiliations

Lahore High Court Bar Association 

New York State Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014, New York
  • 2014, High Courts of Pakistan (inactive)


  • English
  • Urdu


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.S.D.2018
  • University of Chicago Law SchoolLL.M.2012
  • Lahore University of Management SciencesB.A.; LL.B.2010