Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Parimah Hassouri has joined the Firm’s New York office as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. Her appointment follows the recent addition of Rajab Abbassi as a partner in New York and bolsters Kirkland’s ability to serve clients on complex insurance transactions and insurance regulatory matters.
Ms. Hassouri has represented a broad range of clients operating in the life, health, property and casualty, financial guaranty, mortgage guaranty and title insurance industries, as well as private equity funds and other sponsors acquiring and divesting insurers and insurance-related entities. She has extensive experience in regulatory filings associated with mergers and acquisitions and other changes in corporate structure, including mutual holding company conversions and redomestications. She has also advised on the formation and licensing of insurance companies, insurance intermediaries and captive insurers, and routinely assists companies with corporate governance and compliance issues. Ms. Hassouri also works with early-stage and developed insurtechs, helping them structure their products and get them out to market.
“Parimah is an outstanding lawyer, and her experience within the insurance industry will be a huge benefit to our clients who operate and transact in the insurance industry as we continue to grow our capabilities in this sector and more broadly across the financial institutions space,” said Rajab Abbassi, partner at Kirkland.
Ms. Hassouri joins from the New York office of McDermott, Will & Emery where she was a partner.
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