Overview

Zahra Usmani is a mergers & acquisitions and private equity partner in the Austin office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She regularly advises public and private companies, private equity firms, and strategic investors on acquisitions, joint ventures, project development, and general corporate matters in domestic and cross-border transactions. Zahra's experience covers a variety of sectors, such as energy (including renewables), technology, and chemicals.

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Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America: “Ones to Watch” for Mergers and Acquisitions, Energy, and Corporate Law (2021)

Memberships & Affiliations

Houston Young Lawyers Foundation, Trustee (2017–2021) and Fellow

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • Texas

Languages

  • English
  • Urdu

Education

  • University of Texas at Austin School of LawJ.D.with Honors2014
  • University of HoustonB.B.A., Accountingsumma cum laude2011