Ameer I. Ahmad

Corporate & Securities, Private Equity, Private Equity, Funds & Investment Management


Ameer Ahmad serves as a co-leader of Mayer Brown's North American Private Equity, Family Office and Private Investment practice. He is a partner in Mayer Brown's Chicago office and a member of the Corporate & Securities practice. He concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, restructuring and general corporate governance. Ameer advises public companies and financial sponsors across a broad range of industries on corporate, securities and transactional-related matters.


Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Represented SCG Financial Acquisition Corp. in its acquisitions of Symon Communications, Inc. and Reach Media Group Holdings, Inc.*
  • Represented Univision in its investment in The Onion, Inc.*
  • Represented Knox Capital in its acquisition of Stancor, Inc.*
  • Represented Rackson Corporation in its acquisition of a portfolio of Burger King franchisees*


  • Recipient, Lexology's "Client Choice" Award, Mergers & Acquisitions: Illinois, 2017


  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS
  • University of Illinois College of Law, JD, summa cum laude
    Order of the Coif; Lectures Editor, University of Illinois Law Review


  • イリノイ州弁護士


  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association