Mahvesh A. Qureshi

Mahvesh A. Qureshi

Washington, D.C.

Email mahvesh.qureshi@​

Phone +1 202 637 3677

Fax +1 202 637 5910

LanguagesEnglish, Urdu, Spanish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Mahvesh Qureshi is a practical, commercially oriented, and experienced M&A and private equity lawyer. She routinely counsels clients on a range of U.S. and cross-border transactions including mergers and acquisitions, bolt-on acquisitions, divestitures, carve-outs, joint ventures, and investments.

Mahvesh's clients include corporations (from large multi-nationals to emerging growth companies) and strategic and financial investors (private equity and venture-based) in a variety of industry sectors including technology, media, telecoms, aerospace, defense, government services, diversified industrials, commercial goods, energy, and health care. With a dynamic and entrepreneurial spirit, Mahvesh is constantly reinventing herself as industries and her clients' needs evolve. She anticipates her clients' problems before they arise and draws on creative solutions to solve their challenges.

Mahvesh is a member of the firm's Global Private Equity Leadership Team and is global champion of the legal project management initiative, a firmwide effort to create better ways of managing matters and interacting with busy clients.

Mahvesh's passion for giving back and commitment to global issues has led her to a number of extensive corporate governance pro bono representations, including representation of Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls' education and empowerment.

Awards and recognitions


Legal Elite, Business Law
Virginia Business magazine

Education and admissions


J.D., Boston College Law School, 2001

B.A., Smith College, 1998

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia



Representative experience

NTT Communications Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Secure-24, a U.S.-based provider of comprehensive managed services.

PPG Industries in the sale of its flat glass operations to glass manufacturer Vitro S.A.B. de C.V.

21st Century Fox's formation of National Geographic Partners with The National Geographic Society.

Google in numerous domestic and cross-border investment transactions.

ABS Capital in numerous investments and acquisitions of growth stage companies, including Bambeco, Viventium, Scale Computing, iZotope, RedZone, and INTTRA.

Hearst Corporation's investments in Complex Media and Lightbeam Health Solutions.

Lockheed Martin's disposition of Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated.

Babcock International Group's disposition of its U.S. aerospace, defense, and government services industry sector business.

Accenture in its acquisition of Zenta US Holdings, Inc., a global mortgage processing and services company.

21st Century Fox's joint venture with Apollo to bring together Endemol, Shine Group, and CORE.

ABS Capital in its acquisitions of ConnectYourCare from Express Scripts and Accurate Group Holdings from Evolution Partners.

Cobham plc in the disposition of its U.S.-headquartered Analytic Solutions Business.

NV5 Global, Inc., an engineering and services firm, in multiple strategic acquisitions.

A power generation company in the sale of its interests in a hydroelectric facility.

A U.S. affiliate of UK-based defense contractor in its acquisition of an unmanned aerial vehicle services business.

21st Century Fox in equity investments in various multi-media companies.

A nonprofit foundation in numerous investments in early-stage growth companies.

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