Nick Aquart is an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on complex trial and appellate litigation.

Before joining Kirkland, Nick served as a law clerk to Judge Justin R. Walker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Judge John K. Bush of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and Judge David L. Russell of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. He also previously served in the Chambers of Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the United States Supreme Court.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021District of Columbia
  • 2019Florida


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit


  • Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.2019

    Boykin C. Wright Memorial Prize (Ames Moot Court Finalist)

    Assistant Articles Editor and Subscriptions Manager, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy

  • Florida International UniversityB.B.A., Financesumma cum laude2014

    Certificate in Banking and International Bank Management

    Presidential Scholarship Recipient

    Dean's List, 2011–2014

    Excellence in Civic Engagement Medallion of Distinction