Amarto Bhattacharyya is an associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Amarto has broad experience in complex commercial litigation and government investigations. His commercial litigation experience includes breach of contract, fraud, insurance and indemnity, product liability, consumer protection, restructuring, and antitrust matters. He has played an integral role in several class actions and other cases involving federal and state courts, arbitrations, and negotiations. His government investigations experience includes corporate monitoring work and internal investigations. Amarto also maintains an active pro bono practice.



“Best Advocate” out of more than 700 competitors at the National Trial Competition hosted by the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2017

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Diversity Fellowship, 2016

First Place and “Best Advocate” out of 160 competitors at the Greenhalgh Mock Trial Competition at Georgetown Law, 2015

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Pro Bono Scholarship, 2015


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017Illinois


  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • English
  • Bengali


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.magna cum laude2017

    Order of the Coif

    Executive Editor, Georgetown Law Journal

    Senior Writing Fellow in the Legal Research & Writing Department

  • Yale UniversityB.A., Political Sciencewith Distinction2012

    President, Yale Mock Trial Association