Liam Hardy is a partner in Kirkland's Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation and appellate litigation in federal and state courts across the country.
Before joining Kirkland, Liam served as a law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Judge David B. Sentelle of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and Judge Margaret A. Ryan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Services.
Memberships & Affiliations
Registered Professional Mechanical Engineer, California M31160
Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Washington D.C. (2009-2010)
Summer Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Washington D.C. (2007)
Legal Intern, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Defense Office of General Counsel, Washington, D.C. (2006)
Senior Manager, AOL Time-Warner, Inc., Dulles, VA (2004-2005)
Ispiri, Inc., Mountain View, CA (2002-2003)
Manager, Microsoft Corp., Mountain View, CA (1999-2002)
Engineer, Exponent, Inc., Menlo Park, CA (1996-1999)
Aerospace Engineer, U.S.Army Aeroflightdynamics Directorate, Moffett Naval Air Station, CA (1995-1996)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit