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  • Education
    • J.D., The University of Chicago Law School, 2017
    • B.S., The Ohio State University, 2014, summa cum laude

Zeshawn Qadir is dedicated to helping clients identify and implement solutions designed to meet their business needs and objectives. 

As an associate in the Corporate and Transactional practice group, Zeshawn advises clients on a variety of complex transactions and provides a range of legal advice to help clients achieve their immediate and long-term goals. Zeshawn represents public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, equity financings and recapitalizations, joint ventures, reorganizations and general corporate and commercial contracting matters. 

Zeshawn draws on prior experience representing clients in the insurance industry to identify solutions to legal and regulatory issues in the context of a transaction in order to evaluate and control risk, while advancing the client’s business objectives.

 
  • Represented a real estate private equity client in its joint venture with a third party investor involving a $100 million platform investment. 
  • Represented a private equity client in the acquisition of a fire and safety equipment company. 
  • Represented a real estate client in its corporate restructuring and employment of new executives.
  • Represented a multinational health services company in its sale of two subsidiaries and related reinsurance transactions.
  • Represented a financial services company in its acquisition of partnership interests and related side letter negotiations.
  • Represented a leading global alternative investment manager in its conversion from a publicly traded Delaware partnership to a corporation.
  • Represented a mutual insurance company in its offering of $300 million in catastrophe bonds, and a reinsurance company in its offering of $250 million in catastrophe bonds.