Justin Thekkekara is a corporate associate in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on representing private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies, and other public and private companies in complex transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, private equity investments, and leveraged buyouts. Justin also advises clients on general strategic, governance, compliance and corporate matters. He has advised clients across a broad range of industries, including energy, infrastructure, telecommunications, utilities, and real estate.

In addition to private equity and M&A matters, Justin has experience in the formation, structuring and operation of various private investment funds and their management companies, including with respect to the formation, structuring and corporate governance of Luxembourg entities.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016Texas


  • University of Virginia School of LawJ.D.2016
    Articles Editor, Virginia Journal of International Law
  • Boston UniversityB.S., Business Administration2013
    Dean's List
  • Boston UniversityB.A., Philosophy2013
    Dean's List