Zachary Avallone is a litigation partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on cases presenting novel questions of law and complex factual disputes. Zachary’s case load covers a broad spectrum, including consumer class actions, breach of contract, business torts, product liability, and false claims qui tam actions.

He also maintains an active pro bono practice.



Legal Counsel for the Elderly, Founding Member of the Young Lawyer's Alliance, Chair of Pro Bono Committee

Kirkland Pro Bono Award, 2013, 2014, 2016

Teach for America


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014California
  • 2014District of Columbia


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.magna cum laude2013

    Order of the Coif

    Dean's List

    James L. Waite Scholarship

    Senior Staff, Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy

    Georgetown Criminal Justice Clinic

    Alan J. Goldstein Memorial Award

    Law Fellow - Assistant Instructor for Legal, Research and Writing

  • University of California, IrvineB.A., International Studies2007

    Regent's Scholar

    Chancellor's Scholar