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Amit Mehta

Amit Mehta

Paul Hastings LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Amit Mehta is the chair of the Chicago office and is a partner in the Private Equity practice at Paul Hastings.

Mr. Mehta’s practice is focused on private equity and venture capital transactions, restructuring and distressed transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private securities offerings, and counseling boards and senior management on strategic business, corporate governance, financial, and transactional matters.

He regularly represents companies in acquisitions and dispositions and also in connection with distressed assets.

Mr. Mehta serves as general counsel for companies, including providing advice and assistance with respect to general corporate matters and corporate governance. He has a wide range of corporate finance experience, including venture capital and other private placement transactions and secured and subordinated financing transactions.

Accolades and Recognitions

  • Recognized by publications such as Chambers & Partners USA Guide, 2011
    - 2016, and listed by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2011-2017

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Director, Chicago Commons
  • Director, National Kidney Foundation of Illinois
  • Member, Middle Market Open Committee, benefitting the National KidneyFoundation of Illinois
  • Member, Georgetown Law Alumni Council of Chicago
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (cum laude)
  • Saint Louis University, Honors B.S.B.A. (magna cum laude)

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