Sidra Mahfooz is a corporate law clerk and a member of the Investment Management Group. Her practice focuses on advising sponsors of private equity funds, including buyout, distressed, real estate, venture, energy and infrastructure funds. Ms. Mahfooz’s recent experience includes acting for clients such as Avanath Capital Management, EIG, KKR and Sequoia.

Ms. Mahfooz joined Debevoise in 2018. She received her J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2018, where she was a notes editor for the NYU Journal of International Law and Politics. She received her B.A. summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Stony Brook University in 2014. Ms. Mahfooz is fluent in Hindi and Urdu.


  • New York University School of Law, 2018, J.D.
  • Stony Brook University, 2014, B.A.

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