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Washington, D.C., Illinois


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Years of experience


Industries served

Financial markets and services

Graduated from

University of Notre Dame Law School, 2012

Practice areas

fund formation,company formation,software or licensing,sec compliance,divestiture or dissolution,corporate transactions other,partnership or joint venture,securities offerings and ipo,mergers and acquisitions due diligence,lending,derivatives,financing or investment,sexual harassment,discrimination


Shawn Durrani is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He focuses his practice on the representation of private equity fund sponsors in connection with secondary transactions, recapitalizations, sales of minority interests and other complex business transactions. Shawn also represents fund sponsors connection with the formation, structuring and operation of private equity funds.

Prior to joining Kirkland, Shawn worked in the Chicago and D.C. offices of other international law firms and served as an attorney in the Division of Clearing and Risk of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.