Grace Brier is a litigation partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Grace’s practice focuses on complex civil disputes in federal courts, state courts and arbitrations across the country. She has experience representing clients in matters involving contract disputes, class actions, fraud claims, restructuring matters and government-facing litigation and investigations. Grace also maintains an active pro bono practice.



Recognized as Litigator of the Week runners-up by The American Lawyer Litigation Daily for class certification denial in a case involving more than 1,200 oil and gas leases in the Southern District of Ohio on behalf of client Rice Drilling D, LLC

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Pro Bono Service Award


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017District of Columbia


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D.with Honors2017

    George Washington Scholar

    Notes Editor, Federal Circuit Bar Journal

    Vice President, Mock Trial Board

    Dean’s Fellow

  • University of Notre DameB.B.A., Finance; B.A., English2012