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.
The Best Lawyers in America: “Ones to Watch” for Mergers and Acquisitions, Energy, and Corporate Law (2021–2022)
Texas Diversity Council: 2021 Top Women Lawyer Award
Memberships & Affiliations
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation, Trustee (2017–2021) and Fellow
Admissions & Qualifications
- University of Texas at Austin School of LawJ.D.with Honors2014
- University of HoustonB.B.A., Accountingsumma cum laude2011