Joelle Khoury, based in Los Angeles, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Private Equity, Financial Services, and Real Estate practices. Companies seeking to build strong management teams value her practical, real-world, solutions-oriented approach and ability to speak their language. Joelle draws on deep experience in corporate strategy, growing businesses, and executing complex business transactions gained while serving as a senior executive. Her expertise ranges from mergers and acquisitions, asset management, capital markets, venture capital, debt, real estate, compliance, and employment to general corporate matters. Joelle also actively serves clients as a member of the Firm’s Media & Entertainment Practice.
I’m energized by connecting people and personalities and convinced that strong, compatible, diverse teams are powerful drivers of corporate success.
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Joelle was a General Counsel and Partner at Fifth Wall, the world’s largest venture capital firm focused on technologies for the global real estate industry, based in Los Angeles. Prior to that she was with Saban Capital Group in LA, serving first as its Director of Business and Legal Affairs before advancing to the post of Vice President for Business & Legal Affairs. Earlier Joelle was a Corporate Associate at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Associate at Cooley LLP in New York and Southern California.
Joelle earned a BA in political science from the University of California at San Diego and both a J.D. and LL.M. in international law from Duke University. While off work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, traveling, and cooking.