Alisa Waxman is a corporate partner and a member of the firm’s Investment Management Group. Her practice focuses on advising sponsors of private equity funds, including buyout, energy, infrastructure and distressed funds. Ms. Waxman’s recent experience includes acting for clients such as Brookfield Asset Management, Clearwater Capital Partners, EIG, Gávea Investimentos, Glendon Capital Management, Global Infrastructure Partners, IFM, KKR, Newport Global Advisors, Leeds Equity Partners, Oak HC/FT, Providence Equity Partners and Vinci Partners.

Ms. Waxman joined Debevoise in 2011. Ms. Waxman received a J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School cum laude in 2011, where she was a comments editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. She received a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish Literature summa cum laude from Temple University in 2006, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2011, J.D.
  • Temple University, 2006, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York