PAYOM PIRAHESH is an associate in Sidley’s Century City office and is a member of the Private Equity and Mergers and Acquisitions practices. Payom has significant experience advising private equity funds and their portfolio companies in acquisitions, divestitures, and limited partner co-investment programs, as well as day-to-day legal matters. He also has an active practice counseling target companies in sales to private equity funds and other acquisitive buyers.
Payom handles a wide range of transactions including LBOs, auction processes, carve-outs, joint ventures, co-investments, and seller rollovers. He additionally advises on corporate governance matters.
Earlier in his career, Payom was seconded to the private equity legal group of a global New York-based alternative asset manager.
Admissions & Certifications
- New York
- University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law, J.D., 2011 (Order of the Coif)
- University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, B.S., 2008 (magna cum laude)