Ahmed Sidik is a partner in the Houston and Austin offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Ahmed advises clients on complex corporate transactions, including carve-out transactions, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, private equity, growth equity and project development investments, recapitalizations, joint ventures, commercial arrangements and related general corporate counseling, with a particular focus on the energy, infrastructure and technology sectors. Prior to law school, Ahmed worked for an oilfield equipment and services company, where he was involved in projects with clients primarily from Southeast Asia.

Ahmed is recognized in The Legal 500 United States for Energy Transactions: Electric Power (2023–2024), by Lawdragon as one of the 500 Leaders in Energy in 2023, and has been named a Texas Rising Star for Mergers & Acquisitions by Thomson Reuters (2023).


Thought Leadership


Key Fiduciary Duty Issues in Specific M&A Scenarios, Mergers & Acquisitions / Acquisitions & Disposals Conference, Institute For Energy Law, Houston, Texas


Lawdragon, 500 Leaders in Energy, 2023–2024

The Legal 500 United States, Energy Transactions: Electric Power, 2023

Super Lawyers, Texas Rising Stars, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2023

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

Houston Bar Association - Oil, Gas & Mineral Law Section

State Bar of Texas


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Texas


  • French


  • South Texas College of Law HoustonJ.D.summa cum laude


    Assistant Articles Editor, Law Review

  • University of Texas at AustinB.B.A., Finance & Accountingwith Highest Honors

    First in Class

    Financial Analyst Program, REIT Fund