Mariel A. Brookins is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  Her practice focuses on appellate and Supreme Court litigation. Prior to joining Kirkland, Mariel served as a law clerk to Judge Amy C. Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Judge Kevin C. Newsom of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018District of Columbia


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.

    Executive Articles Editor, Michigan Law Review

    Executive Board Member, Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition

  • Grand Valley State UniversityM.B.A.
  • Wheaton CollegeB.S., Business and Economics