Debbie P. Yee is a partner in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She primarily advises public and private companies in the energy industry on strategic acquisitions and divestitures, as well as on capital raising transactions and corporate governance matters.

Debbie has been recognized as a Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers since 2016. She has also been honored as Up and Coming by Chambers USA, a Law360 Energy Rising Star, and as Dealmaker of the Week by The Am Law Daily.


Thought Leadership


Presenter, Take Private Transactions in the Oil and Gas Industry, Webinar, 2020

Presenter, M&A Strategies for Energy Companies in a Time of Market Distress, Webinar, 2020

Presenter, Structuring Solutions in Challenging Times, Webinar, 2020


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Texas


  • New York Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2006
    Executive Articles Editor, New York Law School Law Review
  • New York UniversityB.S.2003