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Tariq S. Akeel

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Tariq Akeel is a corporate/M&A associate in Baker McKenzie's Chicago office. He is involved in advising companies on a variety of transformative transactions, including early-stage investing, stock and asset acquisitions, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and private equity transactions.

He regularly advises clients on private equity fund investments and assists with venture capital investments in early to mid-stage companies.

Practice Focus

Tariq's practice includes complex domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, and private equity transactions. In addition, his business background allows him to assist and advise clients with a variety of their transactional and general corporate needs.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association


  • Illinois~United States


  • Michigan State University (JD, summa cum laude)
  • Michigan State University (MBA Finance, summa cum laude)
  • Brown University (BA Psychology)


  • English