Overview

Olivia Adendorff is a litigation partner in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She has broad experience in antitrust, consumer protection, and general litigation matters, with particular experience in FTC investigations, private antitrust litigation and class actions. She defends corporations in a wide variety of industries, including Fortune 500 pharmaceutical and technology companies.

Olivia has acted as trial and appellate counsel in both individual and class action suits involving claims in various practice areas, including antitrust, consumer protection statutes, state and federal False Claims Acts, and complex commercial disputes. In addition, Olivia also advises companies on consumer protection and antitrust compliance concerns.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

“Seventh Circuit Sets Up Potential Supreme Court Review of FTC Monetary Relief Authority,” Antitrust (forthcoming, Dec. 2019)

“Plaintiffs Face High Class Cert. Bar in Antitrust Cases,” Law360 (Feb. 8, 2016)

Editor, Antitrust Class Action Handbook

Recognition

Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019

Lawyer “On the Rise,” Texas Lawyer, 2019

“40 Under 40” Business Leaders in Dallas, Dallas Business Journal, 2017

Memberships & Affiliations

Board, Holy Trinity Academy

Member, Harvard Club of Dallas

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2009Texas

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Education

  • Harvard UniversityJ.D.cum laude2009
  • Harvard CollegeA.B.cum laude2006