Emerson Bursis is a litigation associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He has represented clients in federal and state courts, in matters involving commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, securities litigation, asset forfeiture, and criminal law.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2019New York


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2018

    Order of the Coif

    Managing Editor, Michigan Law Review

  • Rider UniversityM.B.A.2015
  • Rider UniversityFinance & Economicssumma cum laude2014