Mikaal Shoaib is a partner in Kirkland’s Los Angeles office. His practice focuses on the representation of private equity firms and their portfolio companies in a variety of matters, including leveraged buyouts; mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations and divestitures; growth equity and PIPE investments; restructurings; and executive compensation and corporate governance matters.

Mike’s experience spans a variety of industries including retail, consumer products, and food and beverage, among others.


Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

California Bar Association

New York State Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1998New York
  • 2008California


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.1996

    Dean’s List

    Book Review Editor, Journal of International Law and Business

  • Yale UniversityB.A., Historymagna cum laude1992