Alborz Tolou is a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Alborz has a broad transactional practice and counsels companies and sponsors on capital-raising through public and private equity and debt offerings and acquiring and disposing of businesses and assets. He represents issuers, underwriters and initial purchasers in public and private finance transactions, including high yield offerings, equity offerings and investment grade debt offerings and tender and exchange offers. Alborz also advises U.S. and international companies with respect to corporate and securities law matters, including corporate governance and SEC, NYSE and Nasdaq disclosure, reporting and compliance obligations, and restructuring matters.

Alborz earned his U.S. law degree from Harvard Law School. He also graduated summa cum laude from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, with a Ph.D. in Law, a Master of Law and a Bachelor of Law.



Landon H. Gammon Fellowship for Academic Excellence, Harvard Law School

Walter Hug Award, Top Ph.D. in Swiss Law, University of Fribourg

Prix d'Excellence, Top Ph.D. in Swiss Contract Law, SGHVR Foundation

Best Master of Law Student, University of Fribourg

Prix d'Excellence NKF, Best Master's Thesis in Corporate Law


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018, New York
  • 2019, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2020, Switzerland (Non-Registered)


  • Harvard Law SchoolLL.M.2017
    Landon H. Gammon Fellowship for Academic Excellence
  • University of FribourgPh.D., Lawsumma cum laude2017
  • University of FribourgLL.M.summa cum laude2015
  • University of FribourgLL.B.summa cum laude2013