Chris Brassfield is an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on merger and conduct litigation, government investigations, including Second Requests, and antitrust counseling. Chris has worked with clients in industries including life sciences technology, health care, pharmaceuticals, distribution, private equity and retail. He has also guided clients in merger strategy, HSR analyses and regulatory filings.

Before joining Kirkland & Ellis Chris was an associate at one of the top antitrust firms in the country. He received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School and a B.S. in Economics from Brigham Young University.


Thought Leadership


“Sports and Labor Monopsonies: Learning from the Pros,” Monopoly Matters, ABA Section, Antitrust Law Unilateral Conduct Committee Newsletter, Fall 2018


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021District of Columbia
  • 2018New York


  • The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D.2018
    International Law Review
  • Brigham Young UniversityB.S., Economics2013