Paul Basta

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Office Location(s): New York, NY

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

  • About

    Paul Basta is a partner in the Restructuring Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  He represents debtors, creditors and investors in restructuring distressed companies.  Clients recognize that he "knows how to pull together disparate views and find the right solution," that he has "one of the best analytical minds on the street" and that he's "hard working, intuitive and a great communicator."  Paul also represents numerous private equity funds in connection with their distressed portfolio companies.


  • Education
    • George Washington University Law School, J.D.
    • University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)