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Sidley Austin LLP

Mehdi Khodadad

Century City, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
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Corporate/M&A: Private Equity - California

Up and Coming

Up-and-comer Mehdi Khodadad exhibits notable skill in domestic and cross-border private equity deals as part of a diverse transactional offering. He is particularly focused on technology and life sciences deals.
"He is very effective and keep his cool under pressure. He's great.""He is responsive, knowledgeable and business-oriented. He works well to provide excellent results, and I consider him to be an extension of the in-house team."
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Mehdi Khodadad’s practice focuses on representing leading technology and life sciences companies and their private equity and other investment sponsors. He counsels corporate clients, entrepreneurs and investors on a wide variety of transactions, including private and public financings, corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs and related private equity transactions, cross-border and other structured corporate transactions. Mehdi also regularly advises the boards of directors, management and special committees of corporate clients and their investors on a wide variety of securities law and corporate governance matters.

Mehdi was included on the “Leaders of Influence: Private Equity Investors & Advisors 2020” list, published by The Los Angeles Business Journal, and was named to their 2020 “Thriving In Their 40’s” list, honoring leading business professionals. He also led the Sidley team that received The Deal’s “Private Equity Deal of the Year” award for 2020. Mehdi was recognized by the American Lawyer as a “Dealmaker of the Year” in 2015 for his work on one of the 20 most significant transactions that year, and was named one of the Daily Journal’s “Top 20 Lawyers Under 40” that year as well.

Mehdi Khodadad

Sidley Austin LLP


1999 Avenue of the Stars, 17th floor

Century City



CA 90067

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