Nicholas Benham is a litigation associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Nick’s practice focuses primarily on white collar, government compliance, and investigations matters. He also has experience in complex commercial litigation matters and in bankruptcy and restructuring litigation matters.

Nick is committed to pro bono work, having assisted clients in immigration and criminal justice matters. He is also an active participant in Kirkland’s Pride Professional Network.


Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

CLE Panelist, CLE: “Winning at Trial in the Time of Covid,” Association of Corporate Counsel, February 2022


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2024New York
  • 2021Texas


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.cum laude2020

    Annual Review Co-Managing Editor, Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law

    Legal Research and Writing Fellow

    Georgetown Law Federal Legislation Clinic

  • University of MissouriB.A., Political Science & Sociologysumma cum laude2017

    University of Missouri Award for Academic Distinction

    Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha of Missouri Chapter