Mr Rahul Vashi > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
609 Main Street
Houston, Tx 77002
United States
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Position

Rahul’s practice focuses on acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic joint ventures involving a broad range of energy assets, with an emphasis on the upstream and midstream sectors. Rahul’s practice includes advising clients with the formation of drilling partnerships, joint development arrangements, farmout and participation agreements, and other joint venture arrangements, the acquisition and divestiture of upstream and midstream oil and gas assets and companies, and oil and gas special situations and alternative financing transactions.

Career

Admitted to Texas Bar.

Education

The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Plan II Honors; B.B.A., Business Honors, 2007; New York University School of Law, J.D., 2010

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Energy transactions: oil and gas

(Next Generation Partners)

Rahul VashiKirkland & Ellis LLP

The Kirkland & Ellis LLP energy transactions team is ‘one of, if not the, best in the industry. They are exceptional practitioners, business oriented and completely understand the ins-and-outs of the key legal points’. The practice specializes in large acquisitions and the multidisciplinary team covers the spectrum of oil and gas matters, not least asset-backed securities and transactions involving assets located in all of the significant domestic shale and conventional plays, as well as the Gulf of Mexico. Andrew Calder focuses on complex M&A, corporate and securities law, and corporate governance. He co-leads the practice with Anthony Speier, who handles acquisitions, divestitures and the formation of joint ventures involving assets across the energy value-chain. Their Houston-based team includes ‘top energy transactional attorneyDavid Castro, as well as experienced practitioners Sean Wheeler, Kyle Watson, Chris Heasley, Lindsey Jaquillard, William Benitez and Rahul Vashi.