Dilshad Kasmani joined ManifestSeven in September 2019 as the Company’s Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In June 2021, he took on the additional role of President.
Mr. Kasmani has extensive experience providing legal and strategic advice to boards and C-suite executives with respect to transactions, operational issues, compliance, governance, and legislative efforts.
Prior to joining M7, Mr. Kasmani held positions with American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: AMID) and Cardtronics plc (NASDAQ: CATM). Mr. Kasmani was previously with the international law firms of Andrews Kurth LLP and Paul Hastings LLP, where he focused on a wide variety of corporate and securities matters, primarily in the context of mergers and acquisitions, private equity investing, and corporate governance. Over the course of his career, Mr. Kasmani has represented clients in transactions, fund formations and public offerings collectively valued at more than $6.0 billion.
Prior to his legal career, Mr. Kasmani served in various levels of state and local government, including as the Chief Economist of the Harris County Tax Office. Mr. Kasmani is also a US Navy veteran.
Mr. Kasmani hold a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from the University of Houston, a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Houston, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the South Texas College of Law.