Samir Gandhi is the managing partner of Sidley’s New York office.
Sam focuses on capital markets offerings, corporate matters and private equity transactions. He represents issuers and underwriters in a broad range of capital markets activities and has extensive experience advising corporate clients on disclosure and governance matters, complex financial structures, public offerings and private placements. Sam also represents domestic and foreign fund sponsors, investment banks and other private investors in their private equity and venture capital activities and rights holders and media companies in sponsorship and media contracts in the sports and entertainment industries.
Sam is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, co-chair of the firmwide Marketing and Practice Development committee and member of the firm’s COVID-19 Task Force. Sam also serves as the board chair of South Asian Youth Action (SAYA), a non-profit organization focused on fostering South Asian youth academically, professionally and personally, and is a member of the College Advisory Council of the University of Chicago.
Sam was also a member of the 2016 FIFA Reform Committee.