Overview

Abbey Raish is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and advises public and private companies, financial institutions and private equity firms on a variety of ESG matters. Her practice focuses specifically on ESG disclosures in SEC filings, corporate governance, ESG transactional diligence, voluntary ESG reporting, corporate governance and human capital. Abbey’s practice builds on nearly a decade of experience providing capital markets and governance counseling to public and private companies, investment banks and private equity firms in connection with a multitude of legal matters, including leveraged buyouts, debt and equity offerings, initial public offerings, mergers and cross-border transactions, securities law issues and stock exchange requirements.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

"SEC Proposes New Climate Disclosure Requirements," Kirkland Alert, March 24, 2022

Speaking Engagements

Presenter, "Raising ESG to the Board Level," Diligent, July 20, 2022 

Presenter, "How to Elevate Climate Leadership to the Board Level and Beyond," 2022 Climate Leadership Conference, May 25–26, 2022

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois

Education

  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.2012
  • University of PennsylvaniaB.A., International Relations2004