Whitney L. Becker is a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Whitney focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts, including product liability, accounting malpractice, consulting (including systems implementation and financial due diligence), and restructuring litigation.


Thought Leadership


The Eleventh Circuit Ruling in Adinolfe v. United Technologies and the Use of Lone Pine Orders Before Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Motions to Dismiss, 14 Expert Evidence Report 576 (Dec. 22, 2014)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2010Illinois


  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois2012
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois2011


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2010
    Articles Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law
  • Northwestern University Medill School of JournalismB.S.J., Journalism and adjunct major in International Studies2007