Shainee S. Shah

Associate Litigation


Shainee Shah is a litigation associate in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Shainee’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. She has extensive experience representing clients in a variety of industries across a broad array of subject matters, including contract disputes, class actions, restructuring matters, securities, and product liability. Shainee advises clients on all aspect of litigation in both state and federal courts. She also maintains an active pro bono practice.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020Texas
  • 2016New York


  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.2015

    First Place at the State Bar of Michigan 1L Oral Advocacy Competition

    Quarterfinalist at the Michigan Law Campbell Moot Court Competition

    Notes Editor, Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law

    President, South Asian Law Students Association

    Co-President, Michigan Health Law Organization

  • Northwestern UniversityB.A., Political Science; Global Health Studies Minor2012